Lecture/Talk
The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture by Susan Whitbourne, Professor of Psychology at UMass Amherst.

March 11, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

"Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination: Revisiting Sex Discrimination Law," presented by Chai Feldblum, Commissioner of the U.S., part of the Social Science Matters series.

March 12, 2015
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas

Come learn the basics for growing blueberries in your home landscape or small scale commercial operation.  The workshop will include some hands-on pruning lessons.  Bring your own tools or use ours.

March 14, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Tangerini Spring Street Farm
This workshop will provide information on all types of raspberries and an opportunity for hands-on pruning for participants to gain confidence in pruning their own plants at home.

March 21, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Ward's Berry Farm
When Big is Too Big: Do the Financial System’s Social Benefits Justify Its Size?

March 24, 2015
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies is proud to welcome Robert Eisenstein, director of the Five College Early Music Program and co-founder of The Folger Consort, as its Celebrity Lecturer for 2015.

March 24, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Thomas Leslie will be the guest lecture. He is the Pickard Chilton Professor in Architecture and the Director of Graduate Education for the Department of Architecture at Iowa State University.

March 24, 2015
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

The Sexual Minorities Educational Foundation, Inc. continues and expands the work of the Sexual Minorities Archives to collect, preserve, protect, and make accessible the literature, history, and art of all sexual minorities of all races and ethnicities.

March 25, 2015
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 168C

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies welcomes Sheila Fisher, Professor of English at Trinity College.

March 25, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Children are in the midst of a vast, unplanned experiment, surrounded by digital technologies that were not available but five years ago.  At the apex of this boom is the introduction of applications ("apps") for tablets and smartphones.  So-called "educational apps" - which as of July 2014 stand at 75,000 in the App Store (Apple, 2014a), are largely unregulated and untested.

March 27, 2015
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

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