Writer Thomas Glave To Read March 5

February 8, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass—The Amherst College Creative Writing Center presents a reading by Thomas Glave on Monday, March 5, at 4 p.m. in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. The event is free and open to the public.

Novelist Colm Toibin To Give Public Reading Feb. 12

January 22, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass—Irish novelist Colm Toibin will read from his works on Monday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. The event, sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center, is free and open to the public.

"Anonymous" Political Journalist Joe Klein To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 20

October 7, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Creative Writing Center Readings at Amherst College in February and March

February 3, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - The Amherst College English Department and the Center for Creative Writing announce a series of readings in February and March. The readings, in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at 5 p.m., are free and open to the public, and will be followed by refreshments. For more information, see the Creative Writing Center Website or call 413/542-8200.

Author Rikki Ducornet To Read at Amherst College April 14

March 16, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass -- Poet and novelist Rikki Ducornet will read from her forthcoming novel, Gazelle, at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 14, in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. The event, sponsored by the Amherst College English Department, the Creative Writing Center and the F. Scott Turow Fund, is free and open to the public and will be followed by refreshments.

Sociologist Ira Silver '91 To Speak on “Urban Crises” at Amherst College Dec. 8

November 28, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

China Expert Minxin Pei To Speak at Amherst College Sept. 20

September 11, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Bernard Harcourt To Speak at Amherst College on “Miscarriages of Justice” April 16

April 6, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Bernard E. Harcourt, the Julius Kreeger Professor of Law and Criminology and the director of the Center for Studies in Criminal Justice at the University of Chicago, will give a talk titled “Flipping a Coin, Throwing the Dice: Miscarriages of Justice and the Sentencing Lottery” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, in the Babbott Room in the Octagon at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Croxton Lectureship, Harcourt’s talk will be free and open to the public.