Lecture/Talk
Professor Christian Appy of the Department of History will present his talk, “The Atomic Origins of America’s National Security State: How Nuclear Weapons Produced an Imperial Presidency and Degraded Democracy.” 

April 4, 2017
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Professor Joseph B. Berger presents his talk titled “Global Challenge in Higher Education Research.”

April 4, 2017
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

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

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

April 6, 2017
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall, Memorial Hall

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 UMass 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

Gail Y. Hilyard presents “Trust Relieves Math Anxiety: A Study of Community College Mathematics Instructors.”  This talk will highlight qualitative research about trust in the classrooms at all 15 community college in Massachusetts.

April 18, 2017
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

The choice to pursue a given professional path may feel free but is often constrained by subtle social cues about who does and doesn’t “belong there.” This lecture will show how such constraints can be lifted to allow students real freedom to pursue any academic and professional path, especially ones where their group is underrepresented.

April 19, 2017
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

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