Bruce Chilton To Discuss “Jesus’ Resurrection” April 4

March 13, 2002Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Bruce Chilton, professor of religion at Bard College, will speak on “Jesus’ Resurrection: From the Tombs of Caiaphas to the Visions of Jesus” on Thursday, April 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Fayerweather Hall Room 115 at Amherst College. Chilton’s talk, the third in a series on Rethinking Jesus: His Intellectual, Spiritual and Material World, is sponsored by the Willis D. Wood Fund and the Religion Department at Amherst College. The event is open to the public at no charge.

Mexican-American Filmmaker Gregorio Rocha To Speak at Amherst College April 4

March 25, 2002Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— Mexican-American filmmaker Gregorio Rocha will present a multimedia discussion of the lost film archive of Edmundo Padilla, an itinerant Mexican-American exhibitor, on Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium. This event, the final presentation in a semester-long Mexican-American film series, will be free and open to the public.

Amherst College Seniors Set Lecture on African Americans in Art April 5

“Loyalty and Dissent in Dangerous Times” at Amherst College April 5 and 6

Examining the Legacy of Amiri Baraka at Amherst College April 7

Heidi Gilpin To Speak on New Media and Performance at Amherst College April 2

March 26, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Heidi Gilpin, assistant professor of German at Amherst College, will talk about contemporary and international new media and performance projects in the Teaching Gallery of the Mead Art Museum on Tuesday, April 2, at 12:15 p.m., as part of the museum’s “First Tuesday” series of talks. The event is free and open to the public.

Brentano String Quartet To Present Schubert Octet March 29

March 11, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— The Brentano String Quartet will perform on Friday, March 29, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. There will be no charge for this special concert, in which the quartet will be joined by four noted New York musicians to play Schubert’s rarely performed Octet in F major.

Joy Miller To Study Indigenous Cultural Identity in Peru on Fulbright Grant

August 14, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— J. Joy Miller, a 2002 graduate of Amherst College, has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship for postgraduate study overseas. Miller will study the nature of indigenous identity in Peru, and its connections to the state and popular culture. Miller is the daughter of Cathryn Ann Miller of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Peter Shea Named Treasurer of Amherst College

March 12, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 Peter Shea Named Treasurer of Amherst College Amherst, MA — Peter Shea, a member of the Treasurer’s Office staff at Amherst College since 1987, has been named the college’s treasurer. The Amherst College Board of Trustees made the appointment at its meeting on Saturday, March 2.

Jeffrey Davidow, Ambassador to Mexico, To Speak at Amherst College March 25

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