Ishle Yi Park, the Poet Laureate of Queens, To Perform At Amherst College Feb. 8

February 1, 2005Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.--Ishle Yi Park, the poet laureate of Queens, will perform a mix of poems, spoken-word raps and songs on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. in the Frontroom of the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Amherst College Asian Students Association and the Amherst College English Department, the event is free and open to the public.

Amherst College Hosts Keepers of the Word Storytellers April 30

April 13, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Storytellers from across the country will spin their tales at the 13th annual Keepers of the Word Storytelling Festival, a day-long event on Saturday, April 30, in the Keefe Campus Center Frontroom at Amherst College. Performances will be held at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Jewish Studies Scholar Susannah Heschel To Speak at Amherst College Sept. 6

August 28, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Susannah Heschel, the Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, will speak on “From Theory to Reality: Implications of Feminism for Judaism” at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6, in the McCaffrey Room in the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Willis D. Wood Fund and the department of religion at Amherst, Heschel’s talk is free and open to the public.