Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, "Environment, Development and Democracy," March 5, 2007

Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso speaks to a full Cole Assembly Room at Amherst College on Monday, March 5, 2007.

Former Brazilian

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.

Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel, "Contemporary Issues of American Empire," January 21, 2007

Andrew Bacevich & Ronald Steel
Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel speak in Cole Assembly Room on Sunday, January 21, 2007.

Historians Andrew Bacevich and Ronald Steel discussed “Contemporary Issues of America

The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Interfaith Service Celebrating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., February 9, 2007

The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright
The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright Speaks in Johnson Chapel on Feb. 9, 2007.

The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A.

Wendy Kopp, “One Day, All Children: The Unlikely Triumph of Teach for America and What I Learned Along the Way," Dec. 4, 2006

Wendy Kopp
Wendy Kopp speaks in Cole Assembly Room on Monday, Dec. 4, 2006.

Dr. Paula Rauch '77, "Life as a Child Psychiatrist: Helping Children Cope with Serious Illness in the Family," November 8, 2006

Dr. Paula Rauch '77, trustee of the college and director of child psychiatry consultation services at Massachusetts General Hospital, spoke on "Life as a Child Psychiatrist: Helping Children Cope with Serious Illness in the Family" on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room.

Victor Davis Hanson, “The Western Way of War,” October 13, 2006

Classicist and military historian Victor Davis Hanson gave 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 was free and open to the public.

Nicholas Kristof, "First Genocide of the 21st Century: The Crisis Facing Women in Darfur," October 3, 2006

Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas Kristof Speaks in Johnson Chapel on Tuesday, October 3, 2006.

Debby Applegate '89, “Henry Ward Beecher and Victorian America,” September 25, 2006

Debby Applegate, a 1989 graduate of Amherst and the author of the The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher, spoke on “Henry Ward Beecher and Victorian America” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall.

Kenneth Bacon '66, DeMott Lecture, August 28, 2006

Kenneth Bacon '66
Kenneth Bacon '66 speaks in Johnson Chapel on Monday, August 28, 2006.
Kenneth Bacon, Amherst College Class of ’66 and president of Refugees International, spoke to the incoming Class of 2010 at 6 p.m.

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