Lecture/Talk
This workshop brings together scholars who study movements and contentious politics in diverse world regions to explore the contested meanings of the current global surge of protest and to theorize patterns/resemblances and local specificities.  

October 10, 2014
10:00 am-5:45 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents its first Renaissance Wednesday Lecture of the Fall 2014 semester. The Renaissance Center welcomes Jean Howard of Columbia University: "Interrupting the Lucrece Effect? Representing Rape on the Early Modern Stage." 

October 15, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Featuring Neil Foley and Andrew K. Sandoval-Strausz.

October 20, 2014
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The UMass Amherst Libraries will host a talk by Lois Ahrens, founder and director of the Real Cost of Prisons Project. The event, followed by a reception, is free and open to the public.

October 21, 2014
4:00 pm

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents Rick Lopez speaking on "Botanical Illustration in Europe and the New World" for the Renaissance Wednesday Lecture.

October 22, 2014
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Donna Gabaccia is Professor of History at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. The 2014-2015 Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series brings together scholars, activists and policymakers to help understand the motivations, circumstances and conditions that define migrant and immigrant experiences. 

October 23, 2014
4:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents Matthias Bauer and Angelika Zirker speaking on "Authorship and Co-Creation in the English Renaissance: From George Herbert to Shakespeare" as part of the Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series. 

October 29, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
David R. Gaboury will give the 15th annual Tang Lecture. 

October 30, 2014
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

Bruce Desmarais will present findings on the domains of policymaking that are supported by dense networks of science. He will characterize the supporters of science that exhibit deep and broad reach in policymaking. 

November 3, 2014
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies welcomes Roberto Ludovico to the Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series, who will be speaking on Italian Renaissance Food.

November 5, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

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