The UMass Amherst Libraries invite the public to a talk and exhibit by professor emeritus of biology Ed Klekowski and Libby Klekowski, '91: “Archaeology of the First World War: Exploring the Trenches Today.” 

February 12, 2015
5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

The Journalism Department hosts author Eula Bliss, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for her book On Immunity, which was also included in the Top Ten Books of 2014 by The New York Times.

February 13, 2015
3:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S414

Join the UMass Department of Theater for Tennessee Williams: Gender Play in 2015 and Beyond, a fun, forward-thinking discussion about America's most beloved playwright and his complex relationship to gender, sexuality, trans and queer identities.

February 15, 2015
2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Curtain Theater

STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch with the Pioneer Valley Workers Center. PVWC seeks to build power for low-wage, and immigrant workers in Western Massachusetts.

February 18, 2015
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, tba

Plant-based dietitian, endurance athlete, author, and speaker Matt Ruscigno MPH, RDN will give a special guest lecture on vegan diets and how they are working for some of the most competitive athletes in the country!

February 23, 2015
5:00 pm

Campus Center, Basement TBA

Estimating Sustainability Returns upon Recycling Material Wastes of Construction Projects.

February 24, 2015
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211

Assistant Professor Dania Francis (economics) will speak about her recent research in a talk titled “Why Don’t More Black Students Take AP Courses? Examining Racialized Tracking, Social Isolation and the ‘Acting White’ Hypothesis.”

March 2, 2015
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies kicks off a new semester of Renaissance Wednesday Lectures with Else Hambleton of The Amherst Historical Society.

March 4, 2015
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Regional Inequality: Defining & Measuring Economic Development, presented by Maryann Feldman, Heninger Distinguished Professor in the Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina. Part of the Social Science Matters Series.

March 5, 2015
4:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Gail Sullivan, architect and founder of Studio G Architects, will be talking about designing people-centered, sustainable buildings and urban places that promote progressive social change. 

March 10, 2015
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S211