Professor Jay Berkovitz of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies gave an invited presentation on “Halakhic (Jewish Legal) Literature as a Source for Autobiography” at a March 6 symposium on “Biography, Autobiography and Hagiography” at Bar Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel.
Anna Nagurney, the John F. Smith Memorial Professor at the Isenberg School of Management, was one of five featured faculty speakers at the Brown Symposium for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences on March 3.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Stonewall Center and the Pride Alliance at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are holding a community forum on Tuesday, March 6 in 168C Campus Center at 7 p.m. in response to the reported assault on a student on Feb. 28 in the Southwest Residential Area, during which the assailant allegedly made homophobic comments to the victim.
Kathryn Lockwood, Department of Music and Dance, and percussionist Yousif Sheronick will perform music that encompasses jazz, European classical and world traditions on Sunday, March 11 at 4 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall.
Walter Benn Michaels, the Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar, will deliver a lecture titled "Model Minorities and Silent Majorities: The Meaning of Ethnic Identity in Modern American Literature" on Thursday, March 8 at 4 p.m. in 904-08 Campus Center.