Poet Billy Collins To Speak

November 10, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Poet Billy Collins will read and discuss poetry in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College on Friday, Dec. 1, at 4:00 p.m. The reading is free and open to the public.

Poet David Ferry To Read at Amherst College Oct. 18

October 9, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-Poet, translator and scholar David Ferry '46 will read from his work at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, in the Cole Assembly Room on the first floor of Converse Hall. The reading, sponsored by the Friends of the Amherst College Library, will be free and open to the public.

Writer Ted Conover To Speak

October 12, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ted Conover, journalist and author of Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing, will speak on Monday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. His talk is free and open to the public. He will also speak in classes at Amherst College and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Jerry Cohen To Speak on César Chávez at Amherst College

April 11, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Jerry Cohen, a long-time colleague of César Chávez, will speak on Monday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. He will discuss "César Chávez: Non-Violence and the Politics of Race." The talk is free and open to the public.

Amherst College Hosts Talk by Bay Buchanan

March 22, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Bay Buchanan, the sister of presidential candidate and television commentator Pat Buchanan, will speak about the failures of modern feminism and the current state of political affairs at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, in the Cole Assembly Room on the first floor of Converse Hall at Amherst College. Her talk and a reception to follow are free and open to the public.

Stanley Cavell Delivers Two Lectures at Amherst College

January 27, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Cora Diamond To Speak on "The Problem of Impiety" Feb. 27 at Amherst College

February 6, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Congressman Barney Frank To Speak at Amherst College April 16

April 5, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Congressman Barney Frank (Dem., Mass.) will give the keynote address at the sixth Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Alumni Weekend at Amherst College on at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall. The event is open to the public at no charge.

Philosopher Simon Blackburn To Speak at Amherst College March 27

Senator Gary Hart To Address National Security at Amherst College March 29

March 26, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.-Former presidential candidate Gary Hart will give a talk and discuss the war and terrorism, Saturday, March 29, at 4 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The event, sponsored by the Five College Program in Peace and World Securities Studies, the Amherst College Democrats, the department of political science and the Foreign Policy Forum at Amherst College, is free and open to the public.

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