Drew Gilpin Faust To Speak on Death and the Civil War at Amherst Sept. 17

September 4, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-Historian Drew Gilpin Faust of Harvard University will deliver an address, "Missing in Action: Naming the Dead in the American Civil War," on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 4:30 p.m. in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Faust is an acclaimed American historian of the South, the Civil War era and women's experience. Her talk, the first annual Hawkins Lecture, is free and open to the public.

Psychologist Daniel Gilbert To Speak on “How to Be a Proper Coward ” at Amherst College April 14

March 31, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Daniel Gilbert, professor of psychology at Harvard University, will speak on “How to Be a Proper Coward” on Thursday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Gilbert's talk, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at Amherst College and the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science, is the third in a series on “Well-Being.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

Educational Reformer Theodore Sizer To Speak on “What Shall We Do with the American High School?” at Amherst College April 13

April 5, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Nationally prominent educational reformer Theodore Sizer, founder and chair emeritus of the Coalition of Essential Schools, will address the topic “What Shall We Do with the American High School?” at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by Amherst TEACH, Sizer's lecture is free and open to the public.