Weekly Bulletin

Norbert Goldfield

Norbert Goldfield, executive director of Healing Across the Divides, an organization seeking to improve the health of marginalized Israelis and Palestinians, will address the monthly meeting of the Retired Faculty Association on Wednesday, March 11 at 11 a.m. in 917 Campus Center.

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Chai Feldblum
Chai Feldblum, commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, will speak on “Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination: Revisiting Sex Discrimination Law,” on Thursday, March 12 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room in Goodell Hall. A light reception will...
Image from Vang
“Vang” and “Map of My Kingdom,” two plays by Mary Swander, Iowa’s poet laureate and founder of the national organization AgArts, will be performed Tuesday, March 3, and Wednesday, March 4, at 8 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium The plays tackle urgent social, political and...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Sheera Hefter, Ph.D., Education. Tuesday, March 10, 9:15 a.m., 163 Hills South. Dissertation: “Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in Out-of-...
Ekwueme Michael Thelwell

“Black Power and the Spirit of Student Activism,” a conversation with professor emeritus Ekwueme Michael Thelwell and alumnus Stanley Kinard, will be presented Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. at the Augusta Savage Gallery in New Africa House. Talvin Wilks, visiting artist in residence, will lead the talk that will focus on the founding of New Africa House and the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies in 1970.

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Pancake breakfast at Renaissance Center
The Renaissance Center is holding its annual Dakin Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 14 from 8 a.m. to noon. The breakfast features syrup tapped from the center’s own maple trees (a tradition begun by Janet Dakin) and donated by local sugarer Robert McIntyre. The all-you-can-eat breakfast...
Andrew G. Reiter

Andrew G. Reiter, assistant professor of politics at Mount Holyoke College, will speak on “Fighting Over Peace: Spoilers, Peace Agreements, and the Strategic Use of Violence” on Thursday, March 5 at 1 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall - 160 East, as part of the Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence.

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Nominations are now open for the Rising Researcher student award program. Sponsored by the vice chancellors for research and engagement and university relations, the Rising Researcher program seeks to highlight the campus’ most promising undergraduate researchers and scholars and publicly...
Diane Englander's Red Gride handmade watercolor paper, acrylic and pencil
Exhibits by Barbara Hadden, Ethel Poindexter and Diane Englander open Tuesday, March 3 at the Hampden Gallery in Southwest. All three shows continue through March 31 and opening receptions will be held Sunday, March 8. In the main gallery, “Looking and Thinking” features works by...
Susan Albertine
Susan Albertine of the Association of American Colleges and Universities will present “Should Liberal Education Embrace Global/Public Health? And If So, How?” on Thursday, March 5 at 8 p.m. in 917 Campus Center. Presented by the Five College Culture, Health and Science Program,...

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