Geophysicist and Environmental Scientist, Dr. Gidon Eshel, Bard College, will give a special talk as part of the Department of Environmental Conservation's Fall Seminar Series, co-hosted by the Department of Nutrition.

October 9, 2015
12:15 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

For 20 years Michael was a producer for Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS. He is currently working as the executive producer for a benefit reading of Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde for Tectonic Theatre Project and the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. 

October 9, 2015
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Theater Green Room

Reclaim our Schools Holyoke is a community movement to fight back against high-stakes testing, school privatization, and other attacks on public education -- and to ensure that the direction of Holyoke's public schools remains in the community where it belongs.

October 13, 2015
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 911

Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco, will share critical reflections on resistance issues, as part of The Resistance Studies Initiative Fall Speaker Series.

October 13, 2015
4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

Despite The Dalai Lama's cancellation to visit UMass, Tenzin Thargay, a sophomore honors student, is coordinating a panel discussion,“The  Road Ahead: A Tibet Without the Dalai Lama?” to explore Tibet’s future without the spiritual guidance of the Dalai Lama in the light of China’s emergence as a global superpower.

October 13, 2015
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute will host a special symposium entitled ‘Forty Years After: Chinua Achebe and Africa in the Global Imagination' to mark the fortieth anniversary of Chinua Achebe’s famous lecture on Joseph Conrad, which he presented at the University of Massachusetts in February 1975.

October 14—October 15, 2015 2:00 pm-6:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies continues its Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series with David Gruender of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

October 14, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Recipients of the 2015 Du Bois Library Fellowships, Nneka Dennie and Crystal Webster will discuss their research. 

October 15, 2015
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

Tom Ricardi will share facts about birds of prey such as owls, eagles, falcons, and hawks, and with the help of several live birds, will demonstrate some of their unique behaviors and abilities. 

October 16, 2015
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Courtyard

Building a career in the arts requires a knowledge of some non-artistic skills, and this pair of short presentations will focus on some of those skills.

October 16, 2015
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Theater Green Room