Purpose

Submitted by Douglas E. Weber on Saturday, 2/28/2009, at 2:21 PM

This page is set up to allow people attending the class of 74 reunion to propose and coordinate events outside of the the formal reunion ones. So if someone wanted to do a hike in the Holyoke range, he could propose it here and others who want to attend could use this to coordinate the activity. Have Fun

 

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German Department Events 2007-08

 

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Simon Schama, "Righteous Uproar or Deafening Silence," April 25, 2007

Simon Schama
Simon Schama speaks in Pruyne Lecture Hall at Amherst College on Wednesday, April 25, 2007.

Historian Simon Schama gave a talk titled “Righteous Uproar or Deafening Silence: Remembering the

Strobe Talbott, "A Consequential Aberration: George W. Bush’s Foreign Policy—and Beyond," April 19, 2007

Strobe Talbott
Strobe Talbott speaks in Cole Assembly Room, Converse Hall, at Amherst College on Thursday, April 19, 2007.
Strobe Talbott, the John J.

Heidi Brayman Hackel, "Dumb Eloquence: Chirology on the Shakespearean Stage," April 17, 2007

Renaissance scholar Heidi Brayman Hackel of Oregon State University spoke on “Dumb Eloquence: Chirology on the Shakespearean Stage” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, in the Babbott Room in the Octagon at Amherst College. Sponsored by the English Department at Amherst College and the Georges Lurcy Lecture Series Fund, the event was free and open to the public.

Harold Varmus '61, "The Future of Science in the 21st Century," April 16, 2007

Harold Varmus '61
Harold Varmus '61 speaks in Pruyne Lecture Hall at Amherst College on Monday, April 16, 2007.

Richard Carmona, “Parting Words from a Surgeon General: Addressing Public Health Concerns,” April 1, 2007

Vice Admiral Richard Carmona, recently retired Surgeon General of the United States, delivered a lecture titled “Parting Words from a Surgeon General: Addressing Public Health Concerns” at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 1, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. Carmona spoke on his role as Surgeon General in eliminating health disparities and increasing health literacy in underserved communities. Sponsored by the Schwemm Lecture Fund, the Association of Amherst Students, the Office of the President, the Martin Luther, Jr.

Rigoberta Menchú Tum, "Healing Communities Torn by Racism and Violence," March 29, 2007

Rigoberta Menchu Tum
Rigoberta Menchú Tum speaks in Johnson Chapel on Thursday, March 29, 2007.

Howard Gardner, "What Does College Have to Do With Meaningful Work in a Meaningful Life?," March 29, 2007

Howard Gardner
Howard Gardner speaks in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall on Thursday, March 29, 2007.

Howard Gardner, MacArthur Fellow and the author of Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons, spoke on “What Does Co

Benjamin Justice, "Education and the American Empire: Rethinking Schooling as 'Cultural Imperialism'," March 14, 2007

Benjamin Justice, professor of education at Rutgers University, gave a lecture entitled "Education and the American Empire: Rethinking Schooling as 'Cultural Imperialism'" on Wednesday, March 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Babbott Room of the Octagon. This event was sponsored by the President's Initiative Fund on Education and Social Justice, the History Department and the Black Studies Department.

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