Weekly Bulletin

Renaissance Center Reading Room
The Renaissance Center is hosting a free community class on literature of the 16th century taught by Marie Roche. The class meets April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, and May 6 from 6-8 p.m. in the center’s Reading Room at 650 East Pleasant St. Readings will be provided. Pre-register by March 31 by...
Yousef Munayyer
Alumnus Yousef Munayyer, a Palestinian Israeli citizen and former director of the Jerusalem Fund and Palestinian Center in Washington D.C., will speak on “The BDS Imperative: Why Imposing Costs on Israel is Necessary” on Monday, March 23 from 7-9 p.m. in 134 Hasbrouck Lab. In 2005,...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Gesine Hinterwalder, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Monday, March 23, 9 a.m., 109 Knowles Engineering Building Conference Room. Dissertation:...
Blackie Blackington Photo from 'Yankee Yarns' Exhibit
­“Yankee Yarns: True Tales of New England Characters from the 1920s and 1930s,” which showcases showcases Alton H. “Blackie” Blackington’s New England photography from the 1920s to the 1930s, is on exhibit through June 8 in the Learning Commons on the lower level...
Robert Eisenstein

Robert Eisenstein, director of the Five College Early Music Program and co-founder of the Folger Consort, will speak on Tuesday, March 24 at 4 p.m. as the Celebrity Lecturer at the Renaissance Center.

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Cover illustration of ‘SOS—Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Reader’

A reading and performance celebrating the publication of “SOS—Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader” is being held Monday, March 30 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room in the Goodell Building. The event will feature Afro-American studies professors John H. Bracey, Jr. and James Smethurst and poet Sonia Sanchez, who edited the book that is published by the UMass Press.

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Yousef Munayyer
Judaic and Near Studies alumni Yousef Munayyer and Cindy Spungin will discuss their career paths on Tuesday, March 24 at 5 p.m. in 301 Herter Hall. Munayyer is a Palestinian-American writer and political analyst based in Washington, D.C., and Spungin is associate director of Hillel at Brandeis...
Tameka Gillum
Tameka L. Gillum, associate professor in the department of health promotion and policy, will speak on “The Context and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence in Kenya” on Wednesday, March 25 at 5 p.m. in 911 Campus Center. The talk is part of the School of Public Health and Health...
Malory lady
Sheila Fisher, professor of English at Trinity College, will speak on “Is There Romance in This Romance? The Enigma of Malory’s Women” on Wednesday, March 25 at 4 p.m. at the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St. Refreshments are co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s Club...
Visual artist Amy Fagin will make a presentation on “Dark Tourism” at the sites of genocide in Rwanda and Ethiopia on Wednesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. at the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, 758 North Pleasant St. A narrated arts experience in photos, poetry and...

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