Mead Art Museum to Host Gallery Talks on Painting and Literature Feb. 4, 18; March 4, 25; April 8, 22

January 27, 2010
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542 8229

AMHERST, Mass. —The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will host a series of afternoon gallery talks by six Amherst College professors—all experts in fields other than art history—focused on the theme of “Reading the Picture: Exploring Connections Between Painting and Literature” on the Thursday afternoons of Feb. 4 and 18, March 4 and 25 and April 8 and 22.

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Amherst College to Host Symposium on Jewish Writings April 4 and 5; Gathering Honors Scholar Who Edited the Dead Sea Scrolls

Submitted by Emanuel Costache

Amherst College Professor Susan Niditch Publishes New Book on Judges

Submitted by Patricia M. Allen
February 14, 2008 Contact: Emanuel Costache '09 Media Relations Intern 413/542-2321 Caroline Jenkins Hanna Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Susan Niditch, Samuel Green Professor of Religion at Amherst College, has just published Judges: A Commentary ($45, Westminster John Knox, 2008) as part of The Old Testament Library Series. The book-length commentary is accompanied by the author’s new translation of the biblical book.