“The Color of School Reform” Conference at Amherst College March 30 and 31

March 14, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Sonia Nieto, professor of language, literacy and culture in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts, will speak about “Multicultural Education: Beyond Diversity Dinners and Sensitivity Training,” on Friday, March 30, at 8 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Her talk is free and open to the public.

Environmentalists Daniel Botkin and Stuart Pimm To Speak March 26 and 29

Poet Forrest Gander To Give Public Reading March 12

February 23, 2001Concert Manager413/542-2195 AMHERST, Mass—The Amherst College Creative Writing Center will present a reading by Forrest Gander on Monday, March 12, at 8 p.m. in Porter Lounge in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The event is free and open to the public.

Cora Diamond To Speak on "The Problem of Impiety" Feb. 27 at Amherst College

February 6, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Philosopher Simon Blackburn To Speak at Amherst College March 27

Senator Gary Hart To Address National Security at Amherst College March 29

March 26, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.-Former presidential candidate Gary Hart will give a talk and discuss the war and terrorism, Saturday, March 29, at 4 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The event, sponsored by the Five College Program in Peace and World Securities Studies, the Amherst College Democrats, the department of political science and the Foreign Policy Forum at Amherst College, is free and open to the public.

Philosopher Thomas Nagel To Speak at Amherst College April 3

March 13, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.- Thomas Nagel, professor of philosophy and law at the New York University School of Law, will speak on "Moral Realism and Moral Objectivity" on Thursday, April 3, at 4:30 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room. This talk, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at Amherst College and the Forry Fund in Philosophy and Science as part of a series on "Objectivity in Science and Ethics," will be free and open to the public.

Writer Jason Berry To Speak on "The Crisis in the Catholic Church" at Amherst College April 9

March 16, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.-Investigative reporter Jason Berry will discuss "The Vatican and the Crisis in the Catholic Church" on Wednesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Berry will consider the international dimensions of the church's sexual crisis and its impact on the legacy of Pope John Paul II. His talk, sponsored by the Willis D. Wood and Schwemm Funds, will be free and open to the public.

Michael Ignatieff To Speak April 8 at Amherst College

John L. and Jean Comaroff To Speak on the "New South Africa" at Amherst College April 24

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