Weekly Bulletin

A Five Colleges symposium on Nov. 7-9 will explore the value of collaborations between higher education and communities, focusing on the field of urban design. “Holyoke Community-Campus Partnerships: What Have We Learned? A Reflection on Community and Design,” is being held in Holyoke...
“The Meek Shall Inherit,” a multi-artist exhibition that focuses on the effects of human self-extension on the lives of animals in the modern built environment opens Nov. 9 at Hampden Gallery and runs through Dec. 2. A wide range of media are employed to bring the viewer into the...
The installation “Only The Strong Survive,” featuring a group of full-scale, woven wire animals facing off against a ’69 Dodge Charger, will be shown Nov. 9 to Dec. 2 at Hampden Gallery. The exhibit focuses on how human self-extension affects the animal kingdom. Artist/curator...
James Hankins of Harvard University will present the Renaissance Center’s Classical Legacy Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Reading Room. He will speak on “The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists.” Refreshments are co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s Club...
The final Five College Renaissance Seminar of the semester will be presented by Russ Leo of Princeton University, who will discuss “Lodovico Castelvetro’s Heterodox Poetics: A Protestant Aristotle” on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St...
The curator at the Renaissance Center, David Katz, will present a “Rare Book Show and Tell of selected pieces from the center’s collection on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Reading Room. Refreshments are co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s Club. For more information, go to...
Members of Project Unbreakable, a creative advocacy organization that uses photographs to give voice to survivors of sexual assault, will speak Monday, Nov. 3 from 6-8 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall. Photographer Grace Brown founded Project Unbreakable, and the executive...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Jing Guo, Ph.D., Chemistry. Monday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m., 329 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Stimuli-Responsive Supramolecular Assembly, Disassembly...
The Chancellor’s Diversity Advisory Committee (CDAC) is scheduled to meet Friday, Nov. 7, from 1-2:30 p.m. in 160E Commonwealth Honors College Building. Campus constituents are invited to share information that the Diversity Planning Steering Committee can use towards the creation of the...

Sociology professors Dan Clawson and Naomi Gerstel will read from their new book, “Unequal Time: Gender, Class, and Family in Employment Schedules,” on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. in 160 Commonwealth Honors College.

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