First Koenig Scholars Arrive

Critical Players

Alum Wins Liberia’s Highest Honor

By Stephanie Brown '07
Kimmie Weeks '05
Kimmie Weeks '05 (at right,
next to a U.N. peacekeeper), after
receiving Liberia's highest honor.

Abiodun Addresses Cross-Cultural Translation in New African Art Book

February 12, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— In his preface to the groundbreaking and recently released A History of Art in Africa ($85, 544 pp., Prentice-Hall/Abrams, New York 2001), Professor Rowland Abiodun, John C. Newton Professor of Fine Arts and Black Studies at Amherst College, argues that the field of African art studies has been vexed by the problem of cross-cultural translation.

AIDS Activist Stephen Lewis To Speak at Amherst College Apr. 19

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