Amherst College to Host Screening, Director’s Discussion of Mexican Film Revolución on April 28

April 25, 2011                                                                   

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, April 28, at 4 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium, Amherst College will host a screening of the new Mexican film Revolución and panel discussion about it with two of the film’s directors, Mariana Chenillo and Amat Escalante, and Amherst faculty members Rick Lopez, associate professor of history, and Javier Corrales, professor of political science.

Encouraging Tech-Loving Students to “Unplug”

March 28, 2011

Assistant Dean of Students Debra Krumholz, a career adviser and work-life balance consultant, has been helping ambitious Amherst students find jobs for six years now, so she’s accustomed to seeing undergraduates with busy academic and personal calendars rush over to her office for a meeting and collapse into a chair, exhausted after a day of classes and meetings.

ESPN Analyst and Former New York Mets Manager Bobby Valentine to Participate in Discussion of Baseball in Japan at Amherst College April 6

March 23, 2011

AMHERST, Mass.—On Wednesday, April 6, at 4:30 p.m. in Amherst College’s Stirn Auditorium, ESPN baseball analyst Bobby Valentine, former manager of the New York Mets and Chiba Lotte Marines; William Kelly ’68, professor of anthropology and Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies at Yale University; and Frank Ramppen, former bench coach of the Chiba Lotte Marines, will discuss baseball in Japan.

Francesca Zambello, Artistic and General Director of The Glimmerglass Festival, to Speak at Amherst College Dec. 12

November  30, 2010

AMHERST, Mass. – On Sunday, Dec. 12, at noon in Stirn Auditorium, the Amherst College Department of Music, the Mead Art Museum and the Center for Community Engagement will present Francesca Zambello, artistic and general director of The Glimmerglass Festival.

National Book Award Finalist Justin Spring ’84 to Speak about Book on Sexual Renegade Oct. 28

October 20, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—Author Justin Spring ’84 will speak about his book Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist and Sexual Renegade on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. in Amherst College’s Stirn Auditorium.

Amherst College to Host African Underground Project Film and Hip-Hop Performance March 29

March 10, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. – During the afternoon and evening of Sunday, March 29, Amherst College will host the African Underground Project, an award-winning documentary film series, panel discussion and live performance showcasing African hip-hop music and youth involvement in social and political action.

Lecture on Contemporary Artist Jonathan Meese Opens Mead Art Museum Exhibition Oct. 19

October 3, 2008
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AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum will sponsor a lecture titled “Ahoi de Angst: Meese, Myth and Culture” by contemporary art scholar Kim Conaty on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 3:30 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium on the school’s campus.

Contemporary Women Artists at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

May 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Mead Art Museum celebrates 25 years of coeducation at Amherst College with The Belles of Amherst: Contemporary Women Artists in the Collections of the Mead Art Museum and University Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst. There will be an opening reception at the Mead on Friday, May 31, at 4:30 p.m.; the exhibition will remain on view in the Fairchild Gallery from May 31 until Sept. 8.

German Writer Bernhard Schlink To Read at Amherst College April 16

April 8, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Bernhard Schlink, the author of The Reader (1995) and Flights of Love (2000), will read from his works on Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium at Amherst College. The reading, conducted in English, will be free and open to the public.