Guatemalan Indian Activist Rigoberta Menchú to Speak at Amherst College March 29

March 2, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Rigoberta Menchú, Guatemalan Indian leader and 1992 Nobel Peace Laureate, will give a talk on “Healing Communities Torn by Racism and Violence” at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College. Free and open to the public, the event is sponsored by Amherst’s Mayo-Smith-Read Trans-Disciplinary Fund.

View from home:

Yes, the contrast captures my life in Amherst-the plastic toys on the porch and the chapel in the background. My family and Amherst College crossing paths every day. This is a beautiful view at any time of the year.

 

Outdoor Class

Submitted by Samuel A. Masinter

A class meets outdoors in April behind Williston Hall. 

Rigoberta Menchu Tum

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A student listens to Rigoberta Menchu Tum speak in Johnson Chapel on Thursday, March 29. Photo by Jessica Mestre '10.

Stearns Steeple and the Mead in Winter

Submitted by Samuel A. Masinter
Stearns Steeple and the Mead Art Museum in February, as seen from atop Johnson Chapel.

Contrail Over Johnson Chapel

Submitted by Samuel A. Masinter
Photo by Charlie Quigg '09

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