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.

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.

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.

Wendy Puriefoy, William Howell, Jere Hochman and Michael Morris, "Should 'No Child' be Left Behind?," January 27, 2007

Public Education Colloquium
Wendy Puriefoy, William Howell, Jere Hochman and Michael Morris speak in the Cole Assembly Room at Amherst College on Saturday, Jan.