Lecture/Talk
Michael Klare, Ph.D. will give an Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence. Most modern conflicts have multiple roots, usually involving some combination of ethnic, national, or religious antagonisms along with a history of grievances and provocations. 

September 25, 2014
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

The talk features Mae Ngai. It is also part of the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series "Migration Matters: Rethinking Immigration in the Modern Americas".

September 25, 2014
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The College of Education presents the documentary film 40 Years Later: Now Can We Talk? followed by a discussion about race and education with Dr. Lee Anne Bell '82 EdD.

September 26, 2014
4:00 pm-6:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

Please join us for a lively panel discussion in which nationally respected labor economists, policymakers and organizers will address realistic and effective strategies to raise the minimum wage and reduce inequality in America.

September 29, 2014
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 168C

Prof. Thomas A. Foster, author of Sex and the Founding Fathers, will present the 2014-2015 Annual Lecture.

September 29, 2014
4:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The author of Orange is the New Black, this year’s Common Read book for first-year and transfer students at UMass Amherst, will be on campus to talk about her experiences and her book.  

October 1, 2014
7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

French economist Thomas Piketty, author of Capital in the 21st Century (2013) and perhaps the first to document the 20th-century fall and rise and rise of The One Percent, will deliver the Gamble Lecture.  

October 2, 2014
5:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Harper and co-authors Catherine Sands (MPPA ’09) and Diego Angarita will share results from a youth participatory action research project in which young people from Holyoke, Mass., studied the school food system in order to make positive interventions in their school district.

October 6, 2014
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

The talk features Jeffrey Lesser. It is also part of the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series "Migration Matters: Rethinking Immigration in the Modern Americas".

October 7, 2014
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Dr. Jared L. Cohon of Carnegie Mellon University gives the Annual Tsuan Hua Feng Lecture.

October 9, 2014
3:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

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