Annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk Set For May 18

May 3, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Dickinson Homestead and The Evergreens in Amherst will sponsor the annual Emily Dickinson Poetry Walk on Saturday, May 18, at 1 p.m. The walk honors the memory of the poet Emily Dickinson, who died on May 15, 1886. The event is free and open to the public.

Joshua Lane To Speak on “Hadley” Furniture at Amherst College May 7

April 24, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Joshua Lane, assistant curator of furniture at Historic Deerfield, will speak about “New Discoveries in ‘Hadley’ Furniture” on Tuesday, May 7, at 12:15 p.m. in the Teaching Gallery of the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College.

Robert F. Drinan Sets Human Rights Lecture at Amherst College April 24

April 9, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Father Robert F. Drinan, S.J., a priest and professor of law at Georgetown University, will speak in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 on “The Promised Ethical Land: A World View of Human Rights.” The talk, and a catered reception to follow, sponsored by the Schwemm Fund, are free and open to the public.

Burke Long To Speak on Madame Mountford at Amherst College April 25

April 19, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Burke Long, professor emeritus of religion at Bowdoin College, will speak on “Madame Mountford, Diva of Fantasy Bibles and Other Victorian Entertainments” on Thursday, April 25, at 4 p.m. in the McCaffrey Room in the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. The lecture is sponsored by the Willis Wood Fund and the Religion Department and open to the public.

Jazz at Amherst College in April and May

April 12, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-- Amherst College has set its jazz concert schedule for the remainder of the spring, with combos and ensembles to perform throughout April and May. The jazz program, run by Bruce Diehl, will offer three performances, all of which are free and open to the public.

Amherst College Hosts Keepers of the Word Storytellers April 27

April 4, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Storytellers from across the country will spin their tales at the 10th annual Keepers of the Word Storytelling Festival, a day-long event on Saturday, April 27, in the Keefe Campus Center Frontroom at Amherst College. Performances are scheduled for 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. This year’s nationally known storytellers are Onawumi Jean Moss, Diane Ferlatte, Catherine Conant, Tim Tingle, Eshu Bumpus and Motoko.

Czech Nonet To Present Music at Amherst April 28

April 12, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Czech Nonet will present the final concert in the 2001-02 Music at Amherst Series on Sunday, April 28, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College, in a program that features Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat and the 1959 Nonet, which Bohuslav Martinu composed for the ensemble.

Sculptor Francis Cape To Discuss His Art at Amherst College April 29

April 9, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Francis Cape, sculptor and artist-residence at Amherst College, will give a talk called “Making Art in Fast Forward: From 1402 to 2002 in 27 ½ Years.” on Monday, April 29 at 4:15 p.m. in Room 115 in Fayerweather Hall at Amherst College. His talk will be free and open to the public.

Acclaimed Film About Israeli-Palestinian Conflict at Amherst College May 1

Lazerowitz Lecturer Jeffrey Ferguson To Speak on “Satire in the Bedroom” at Amherst College April 23

April 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Jeffrey Brown Ferguson, assistant professor of black studies and American studies at Amherst College, will give the annual Max and Etta Lazerowitz Lecture, on “Satire in the Bedroom: George Schuyler’s Racial Transgressions,” on Tuesday, April 23, at 4:30 p.m. in the Alumni House at Amherst College. The talk, and a reception immediately following, are free and open to the public.

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