Lecture/Talk
Did you know that 58% of college students say they don't know how to help someone who is experiencing relationship violence? This workshop will help build an understanding of relationship violence and provide participants with the tools to educate others and address violence.

March 30, 2015
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 805-809

John Schmitt, Center for Economic and Policy Research, to present talk entitled: "Don't Blame the Robots -- Assessing the Job Polarization Explanation of Growing Wage Inequality."

March 30, 2015
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, Conference Room

Internationally known civil rights activist, women's rights activist, scholar, and academic Angela Davis will be engaging the UMass Amherst community in a lecture on Sustaining Social Justice Movements and Intersectional Struggles.

March 30, 2015
7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Fine Arts Center

This talk approaches research from the perspective of Critical Race Praxis which challenges members of the research community to spend less time with abstract theories and more time on the ground with communities of color who are experiencing injustice.

March 31, 2015
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 165

 The Northeast US and Atlantic Canada share many of the same types of forests, wetlands, and natural communities, and from a species perspective the region is one contiguous forest. 

April 1, 2015
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies welcomes Seth Coluzzi, Assistant Professor of Musicology at Brandeis University, to give a Renaissance Wednesday lecture.

April 1, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

 A public reading and book signing with Benjamin Hedin.

April 1, 2015
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

"Labor and the Locavore," presented by Margaret Gray, whose book of the same title won the 2014 Book of the Year Award from the Association for the Study of Food and Society and the American Political Science Association (APSA) Labor Project. Part of the Social Science Matters series.

April 1, 2015
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 917

If you have, or aspire to, a social media presence, join us for a lecture and discussion with Dr. Adrienne Keene, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Native American Studies at the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America,  Brown University. 

April 1, 2015
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 174

Interim Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean John Hird (political science) will speak about his recent research in a talk titled "How Effective is Policy Analysis?"

April 6, 2015
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

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