Professor and Author Heather Williams to Speak at Amherst College Nov. 30

November 2, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Heather Williams will speak on “Teaching as a Political Act: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom” at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Cole Assembly Room (Red Room) in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Sponsored by the President's Initiative Fund on Education and Social Justice, this event is free and open to the public.

Kwanzaa Celebration at Amherst College Dec. 4

November 22, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College will present its annual Kwanzaa celebration at 12 noon on Sunday, Dec. 4, in the Cole Assembly Room (Red Room) in Converse Hall. Sponsored by the Dean of Students Office and the Black Students Union at the college, the program and traditional feast are free and open to the public.

Theologian Michael J. Buckley, S.J. To Speak on Atheism at Amherst College Feb. 2

January 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Michael J. Buckley, S.J., University Professor of Theology at Boston College, will speak on “The Dialectical Progress of Modern Atheism” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Cole Assembly Room (Red Room) in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Newman Club at Amherst College and the Willis D. Wood Fund, Buckley’s talk is free and open to the public.