Weekly Bulletin

Normand Berlin
Normand Berlin, professor emeritus of English, will teach a community class on Shakespeare’s “King Lear” on April 7, 14, 21 and 28 at the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St. Reserve a spot by April 6 by calling the center at 577-3600 or e-mailing renaissance@english.umass....
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Matthew Lepori, Ph.D., Political Science. Monday, March 30, 10 a.m., 314 Thompson. Dissertation: “Place, Nature, and Political Economy: The Submerged...
Seth Coluzzi, assistant professor of musicology at Brandeis University, will give a Renaissance Wednesday lecture on April 1 at 4 p.m. at the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St. Refreshments are co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s Club.    
Ann Thompson
Ann Thompson, professor emeritus at King’s College London and a visiting scholar at the Renaissance Center, will speak on Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” on Wednesday, April 8 at 4 p.m. at the center, 650 East Pleasant St. Refreshments are co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman’s...
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...

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