Amherst College History Professor Fredric Cheyette Will Give Invited Lecture in Narbonne, France

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Amherst College Professor Martha Sandweiss is Selected for Bellagio Residency

January 24, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Martha Sandweiss, a professor of American studies and history at Amherst College, has been selected by the Rockefeller Foundation as a scholarly resident in the social sciences at its Bellagio Study and Conference Center in Italy. Sandweiss will use the residency to work on her forthcoming book, “Passing Strange: The Secret Life of Clarence King,” about a pioneering 19th-century American geologist and explorer.

Anti-Slavery Talk Given at Amherst College to be Preserved by Library of Congress

Amherst College History Professor Kevin Sweeney is Co-editor of Captive Histories

August 21, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Classicist Victor Davis Hanson To Speak on “The Western Way of War” at Amherst College Oct. 13

October 11, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Classicist and military historian Victor Davis Hanson will give a talk titled “The Western Way of War” at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The third lecture in the series sponsored by the Colloquium on the American Founding at Amherst, Hanson’s talk is free and open to the public.

Historian Martha Hodes To Discuss “The Sea Captain’s Wife” at Amherst College Oct. 18

Western Historian Elliott West To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 26

October 9, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Explorer Spencer Wells To Speak at Five College Geographic Information Systems Day at Amherst College Nov. 8

Stephen Nissenbaum To Speak on “Christmas With the Dickinsons” at Amherst College Dec. 7

November 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead and The Evergreens will present a lecture by historian and author Stephen Nissenbaum on “Christmas with the Dickinsons: Bedpost Stockings and Laurel Wreaths” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Amherst College Alumni House on Spring Street. The talk is free and open to the public.

Historian Walter Johnson To Speak on “The Negro Fever” March 8 at Amherst College