Weekly Bulletin

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies hosts its 6th Annual History of the Book Conference on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speakers will be Sonja Drimmer, history of art and architecture, Lisa Fagin Davis, Simmons Graduate School of Information and Library...
The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies will host its annual Graduate Conference on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Reading Room. The keynote speaker is Coppelia Kahn of Brown University. The $10 registration fee covers all sessions, breakfast, lunch and...
The UMass Madrigal Singers will perform a program titled “Madrigals on Poetry by Petrarch, Dante, Guarini, and Tasso” as the fall First Sunday Concert series begins on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 2-4 p.m. in the Reading Room at the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies...
Jared L. Cohon of Carnegie Mellon University will present the department of civil and environmental engineering’s annual Tsuan Hua Feng Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 3 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge in the Student Union. Cohon will speak on “Collaborative Efforts, Current Issues and...
“A ‘Pataphysical Conversation,” an exhibit by artist Enid Blechman, will be on view Oct. 5-31 at the Hampden Gallery in Southwest. An opening reception is being held Sunday, Oct. 5 from 2-4 p.m. Blechman was born in New York City and currently divides her time between coastal...
Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa and Abebe Shimeles of the African Development Bank will speak on “Global Value Chains and Africa's Industrialization” on Friday, Oct. 10 at 3 p.m. in the third floor conference room of Gordon Hall. The program is part of the Political Economy Research...
The Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) is hosting a guest lecture by World Bank executive and alumnus Denny Kalyalya on Friday, Sept. 26 at 3 p.m. in Gordon Hall. Kalyalya, executive director at the World Bank representing the Africa Group I Constituency, will discuss “Financing for...
The Student Legal Services Office is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a panel discussion and an evening gala in the Marriott Center on Friday, Oct. 17. The event opens with a panel on “National Security and Due Process” with attorney Burton Weinstein, Michael McAuliff, senior...
“Recent Works” by artist Diana MacKenzie will be exhibited Oct. 5-31 at the Incubator Project Space in Hampden Gallery in Southwest. An opening reception is being held Sunday, Oct. 5 from 2-4 p.m. MacKenzie says her recent works are influenced by the balanced, understated harmony with...

Alumnus Matt Golombek, senior research scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will speak on “How to Select a Landing Site on Mars” on Friday, Oct. 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Marriott Room on the 11th floor of the Campus Center as part of the Geosciences Department’s Alumni Reunion.

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