South African Economist Francis Wilson To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 16

September 19, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—South African economist Francis Wilson will give a talk titled “Halfway There: The Long Walk to Freedom and Economic Justice in South Africa” at 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the President’s Office at Amherst, Wilson’s talk will be free and open to the public.

Historian Martha Hodes To Discuss “The Sea Captain’s Wife” at Amherst College Oct. 18

Western Historian Elliott West To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 26

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Writers Alexander Chee and Judith Frank To Read at Amherst College Oct. 26

October 9, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College faculty members Alexander Chee and Judith Frank will read from works in progress at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, in Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) on the Amherst campus. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Poet Peter Covino '85 to Read at Amherst College Dec. 7

November 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Poet Peter Covino, a 1985 graduate of Amherst College and author of two collections of poems, will read at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Philosopher Isabelle Peretz To Speak on “The Nature of Music from a Biological Perspective” at Amherst College Feb. 22

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Writer Olga Grushin to Read at Amherst College Feb. 19

February 9, 2007Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Russian and American writer Olga Grushin will read from her fiction at 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Center at Amherst, the reading is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Novelist Brian Morton To Read at Amherst College March 12

March 2, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Novelist Brian Morton will read at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 12, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Center at Amherst, the reading is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Bolivian Novelist Juan de Recacoechea and Translator Adrian Althoff ’04 To Read at Amherst College April 9

March 30, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Adrian Althoff, a 2004 graduate of Amherst College, will join Bolivian novelist Juan de Recacoechea for a reading from Althoff’s new English translation of American Visa at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 9, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Spanish department at Amherst, the reading is free and open to the public.

Sculptor and Photographer Petah Coyne To Speak at Amherst College April 12

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