Political Science Professor Uday Mehta Receives Carnegie Fellowship

May 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Uday S. Mehta, a professor of political science at Amherst College, will receive one of 11 fellowships from the Carnegie Corporation of New York this year. Each Carnegie scholar, chosen in a highly competitive process, will receive up to $100,000, for one to two years to pursue subjects advancing the strategic work of the corporation.

Fredric Cheyette’s Ermengard of Narbonne Wins Three Awards

May 3, 2002 Director of Media Relations

David Blight's Race and Reunion Offers Critical Appraisal of America After the Civil War

January 24, 2001Contact: Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. David W. Blight, the Class of 1959 Professor of History and Black Studies at Amherst College, has just published Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory ($29.95, 512 pp., Harvard University Press, Cambridge 2001), a study of how Americans "black and white, from North and South, soldiers and politicians, writers and editors" made sense of America's most wrenching war.

"Conversations with Ilan Stavans" Premieres on WGBH-Boston June 23

June 19, 2001Director of Media Relations

Sarat's When the State Kills Examines the Death Penalty and America

April 10, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College, has written When the State Kills: Capital Punishment and the American Condition ($29.95, 314 pp., Princeton University Press, Princeton 2001), a critical appraisal of the effect of capital punishment on American law, politics and culture.

Activist John Dear To Speak on “The Road to Peace” March 14

February 27, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Fr. John Dear, a Jesuit priest and peace activist, will speak on “The Road to Peace: Walking the Way of Gospel Nonviolence” on Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College. Fr. Dear’s talk will be free and open to the public.

Writer Thomas Glave To Read March 5

February 8, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass—The Amherst College Creative Writing Center presents a reading by Thomas Glave on Monday, March 5, at 4 p.m. in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. The event is free and open to the public.

Novelist Colm Toibin To Give Public Reading Feb. 12

January 22, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass—Irish novelist Colm Toibin will read from his works on Monday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at Amherst College. The event, sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center, is free and open to the public.

Amherst College Professor Ilan Stavans Selects "The Poetry of Pablo Neruda"

September 2, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Sabina Murray To Read in Amherst College Creative Writing Series Sept. 22

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