“Historical empathy is remembering that these are the real actions and emotions of people from the past. When we limit history to dates and names, we are forgetting the humanity of these people. Remembering this can aid us in understanding the past, present and future.”
Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s by Christopher M. Tinson
The current exhibition at the UMCA, 5 Takes on African Art/42 Flags is featured in the current issue of the Magazine of the University of Massachusetts. The article takes a close look at the University’s Curatorial Fellowship program and quotes graduate students and curatorial fellows Elizabeth Upenieks and Lucy Gong *17. Click here for a link to the article.
Rethinking the American Prison Movement critically reviews and engages the transformational and ongoing struggles against America’s prison system. Dan Berger and Toussaint Losier show how prisoners have used strikes, lawsuits, uprisings, writings, and diverse coalitions with free-world allies to challenge prison conditions and other kinds of inequality.
Lists of available German courses in the Spring 2018 at Amherst and Mt Holoyke Colleges are available here:
Please join us for the third instalement of our French Extremist Cinema Series!
Calvaire (2004) by Fabrice Du Wetz
Marc, a travelling entertainer, is on his way home for Christmas when his van brakes in the middle of a jerkwater town with some stange inhabitants.
** Content warning: The films presented during the festival depict acts of abuse and violence and may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.
Please join us for the second showing of our French Extremist Cinema Series!
INSIDE (2007) by J. Maury and A. Bustillo
** Content warning: The films represented during the festival depict acts of abuse and violence and may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.
It is with deep sadness that we report the untimely death of Eileen O’Neill, Professor of Philosophy. Prof. O’Neill was a historian of early modern philosophy whose scholarly breadth, philosophical acumen, and life-long commitment to rediscovering understudied and forgotten women in the history of philosophy will prove her to be one of the most influential historians of the past century.
Please join us for the projection of RAW by Julia Ducournau, 2016.