Lecture/Talk
Mazen Naous of UMass Amherst will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled “The Reinvention of Othello in Diana Abu-Jaber's novel Crescent.”  

April 5, 2017
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Research from social psychology offers many insights into the ways in which Whites are responding to shifts in norms and demographics in our country.

April 5, 2017
4:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Join us for a remarkable talk by Sally Butcher, London based cookbook author and proprietress of the notable Persian food store Persepolis as she takes us on a journey around the world via the salad bowl.

April 5, 2017
7:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

“Managing Risks to Infastructure with Real-Time Monitoring of Performance” presented by W. Allen Marr, Founder and CEO of Geocomp.

April 6, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Visiting Writers Series presents emerging and established writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

April 6, 2017
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall, Memorial Hall

Susan Clayton, Whimore-Williams professor of psychology at the College of Wooster in Ohio, presents “Psychology and Global Climate Change: From Denial and Depression to Adaptation and Resilience.”

April 7, 2017
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

Dawn Wright, Chief Scientist, ESRI, presents “Swells, Soundings, and Sustainability in the Ocean,” a brief history of how the ocean has been mapped from ancient times to the present. 

April 7, 2017
3:00 pm-4:35 pm

Old Chapel, auditorium

This speaker series, underwritten by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, showcases the contributions of various social science disciplines to pressing current societal issues.

April 11, 2017
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

John Drury, Reader in Social Psychology at the University of Sussex, presents (Dis)empowering Prejudice Through Collective Action: An Elaborated Social Identity Model.

April 12, 2017
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

Patricia Marten DiBartolo, Faculty Director of the Sciences, Caroline L. Wall '27 Professor of Psychology and 2008 recipient of Smith’s Sherrerd Prize for Distinguished Teaching at Smith College, will highlight in this talk the strategies and principles that can help to propel our classrooms toward better learning for all students.

April 12, 2017
12:15 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, 174-76

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