Professor and Author Heather Williams to Speak at Amherst College Nov. 30

November 2, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Heather Williams will speak on “Teaching as a Political Act: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom” at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Cole Assembly Room (Red Room) in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Sponsored by the President's Initiative Fund on Education and Social Justice, this event is free and open to the public.