Inaugural Amherst Political Union Debate

November 14, 2010

Visiting professor Andrew Bacevich, a retired U.S. army colonel, and Max Boot, senior fellow for the Council on Foreign Relations, debated each other on the direction of post-9/11 U.S. national security policy for the inaugural event of the Amherst Political Union.

Inaugural Amherst Political Union Debate

November 14, 2010

Visiting professor Andrew Bacevich, a retired U.S. army colonel, and Max Boot, senior fellow for the Council on Foreign Relations, debated each other on the direction of post-9/11 U.S. national security policy for the inaugural event of the Amherst Political Union.

Distinguished Visitors to Teach at Amherst

March 31, 2010

A leading authority on U.S. military power and a renowned physicist are among the intellectual luminaries who will arrive at AmherstCollege in the coming academic year to teach courses that will allow students to benefit from their unparalleled expertise.

2007 Interterm Colloquia

Contemporary Issues of American Empire- January 21, 7:30pm

Boston University Professor Andrew Bacevich and Pulitzer Prize finalist Ronald Steel explored the forces shaping American foreign policy and the responses it evoked abroad and at home. Moderated by Cullen Murphy '74, Editor at Large, Vanity Fair.

The Public Discourse of Immigration in the United States- January 23, 7:00pm

Wesley Clark, Andrew J. Bacevich and Joseph E. Stiglitz ’64

2008 Spring Colloquia

Submitted by Stephanie N. Brown

Reducing Global Poverty - April 2-3

Join NYU economics professor and former research economist at the World Bank William Easterly and 2001 Nobel Prize winner, Columbia University economics professor and Amherst alumnus Joseph Stiglitz ‘64 to discuss and debate the importance of and strategies for “Reducing Global Poverty.”

view confirmed schedule here

Andrew J. Bacevich, "U.S. Options in Iraq"

On Thursday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room, Converse Hall, AndrewJ. Bacevich, professor of international relations at Boston University, spoke on the current situation in Iraq and the current policies available to the United States to contain our generation's greatest geopolitical crisis. His topics included the Bush administration's "surge," legislation in Congress for a timetable of withdrawal and the partition of Iraq into semi-autonomous Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish states.

Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel, "Contemporary Issues of American Empire," January 21, 2007

Andrew Bacevich & Ronald Steel
Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel speak in Cole Assembly Room on Sunday, January 21, 2007.

Historians Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel discussed “Contemporary Issues of America

Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel To Discuss Contemporary Issues of American Empire Jan. 21 at Amherst College

January 11, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— Historians Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel will discuss “Contemporary Issues of American Empire” at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The discussion will be moderated by Cullen Murphy ’74, editor-at-large for Vanity Fair. The event is open to the public at no charge.

Six Leading American Intellectuals Take On Three Important Public Issues at Amherst College Jan. 21, 23 and 27