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.

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South African Economist Francis Wilson To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 16

September 19, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—South African economist Francis Wilson will give a talk titled “Halfway There: The Long Walk to Freedom and Economic Justice in South Africa” at 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the President’s Office at Amherst, Wilson’s talk will be free and open to the public.

Amherst College Russian Professor Catherine Ciepiela To Read Nov. 9

October 31, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Catherine Ciepiela, professor of Russian at Amherst College, will read from The Same Solitude, her new book that follows the epistolary romance between Russian poets Boris Pasternak and Marina Tsvetaeva, at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street). Sponsored by the Creative Writing Center at Amherst College, this event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.