2008 Interterm Colloquia

Submitted by Stephanie N. Brown

Hot Buttons—And Who's Pushing Them - January 15-16

Join former White House Communications Director under President Bush and CBS political analyst Nicolle Wallace and Dee Dee Myers, the first-ever female White House Press Secretary (under the Clinton administration)and current MSNBC political commentator, in exploring the issues of women, the media and the changing electorate.

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Amherst College Colloquium Series

The Amherst College Colloquium Series featured renowned speakers taking divergent positions, speaking on prominent social, political and global issues. Each colloquium included two days of lectures and culminated in a forum that was free and open to the public.

There were three colloquia during the 2008-09 school year:

October—The Ethical Use of Biotechnology: Science and Ethics in Animal Research and Perfecting Humans