About Colloquia

Amherst College will further enrich students' experiences this year by offering the Amherst College Colloquium Series. ACCS features renowned speakers taking divergent positions, speaking on prominent social, political and global issues. Each colloquium includes two days of lectures with the speakers and culminates in an open-forum that is free and open to the general public.

Current Colloquia

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