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The film series “Käthe Kollwitz: Filmic Images of a Life,” curated and organized by the DEFA Film Library and the Smith College Museum of Art, begins Monday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. with the showing of “The Lost Angel.” All three films in the series will be shown in Graham Auditorium, Hillyer Hall (Brown Fine Arts Center), Smith College and are free to the public.

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Michael Klare
Author and Five College professor Michael Klare will address forces facing the global community in this year’s Jackie Pritzen Lecture, “World on Edge: War and Peace in the Climate Change Era,” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Hampshire College’s Franklin Patterson Hall...
U.S. flag
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Monday, Nov. 23 in honor of U.S. Army Private First Class Aaron Cordoba-Martinez, of Taunton, who died Nov. 14 of injuries sustained in a...
“Festival of Light” holiday posters
The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will soon be distributing the “Festival of Light” holiday posters to residence halls, administrative offices and local public schools. These colorful posters are a longstanding tradition at UMass Amherst, promoting greater awareness and...
Anton Törnberg,
The Resistance Studies Initiative invites all interested graduate students and faculty to a seminar with Anton Törnberg, a resistance and complexity researcher from the University of Gothenburg, on how transition theory and social movement research on mobilizations of activism can be...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Nancy Craig-Williams, Ph.D., Nursing. Tuesday, December 1, 1 p.m., Room 101 Skinner Hall. Dissertation: “Knowledge Development in Undergraduate Clinical...
David Mednicoff
David Mednicoff, director of Middle Eastern studies, will moderate a panel discussion on the ongoing civil war in Syria and the plight of the conflict’s refugees Dec. 3 from 4-6 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Panelists include Omar Dahi, Hampshire College professor of economics, and...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Bo Liu, Ph.D., Computer Science. Monday, November 23, 10 a.m., Room 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Algorithms for First-Order Sparse...
This Changes Everything poster
The public is invited to a free film screening of “This Changes Everything” on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall (next to Roots Café). Filmed on 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, “This...
Josh Stearns
Josh Stearns, award-winning journalist, community builder and civic strategist, will discuss how universities play a critical role in promoting a bold future for innovative, public interest journalism. He will speak Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in N310 Integrative Learning Center. Stearns is...

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