William Kristol and Joseph S. Nye, "America in the World: Hard vs. Soft Power," October 27, 2004

William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard, and Joseph S. Nye of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University spoke on "America in the World: Hard vs. Soft Power," in a free public lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room at Converse Hall at Amherst College. The Victor S. Johnson Lecture Fund and the Office of the President at Amherst sponsored this lecture, which was moderated by Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx.

Sue Miller Reads from "Inventing the Abbots," March 26, 2002

Novelist Sue Miller read her short story "Inventing the Abbots" at Amherst College on March 26, 2002.

Lani Guinier, "Gender and Power," March 2, 2002

Harvard University law professor Lani Guinier spoke on "Rethinking Gender and Power: Building Diverse Learning Communities," on Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Amherst College. Her talk was part of a series of events at Amherst commemorating the 1976 arrival of the first women students at the college.

Joseph E. Stiglitz '64

Joseph E. Stiglitz, the John J. McCloy '16 Professor of American Institutions and International Relations at Amherst College and professor of economics at the graduate schools of both business and international relations at Columbia University, has delivered three lectures at Amherst College: "Globalization and Its Discontents," on March 1, 2002, "Information Economics: A New Paradigm," on Feb. 28, 2002, and "A Tale of Two Countries: Russia and China's Transition to a Market Economy" on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001.

James Merrill: A Celebration of his Collected Poems, April 12, 2001

Richard Wilbur
Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur
On April 12, an extraordinary gathering of friends and admirers of poet James Merrill met in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College to celebrate the publication of his Collected Poems.

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2006-2007 Archive

Spring 2007
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Michael Collier February 15, Thursday, 8 pm Pruyne Lecture Hall

Emily Dickinson Museum Celebrates Emily Dickinson's Birthday Dec. 13

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“George Bellows: A Ringside Seat” at Mead Art Museum and “George Bellows: A Family Festival” at Amherst College Archives Sept. 5

“A little Madness in the Spring” Turns Emily Dickinson Museum Upside Down April 28 & 29; Dickinson Museum Goes to the Dogs

April 4, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The Emily Dickinson Museum’s celebration of National Poetry Month, appropriately named after Dickinson’s poem “A little Madness in the Spring,” takes over Amherst on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, with a range of lectures, programs and outdoor events that will inspire even the most canine of poetry fans.

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