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2020 -2021 Schedule

Date Time Speaker Topic
Sept. 9
10:30 - 11:00 Elizabeth Williams, Director,
Survey & Evaluation Res
Retired Faculty Survey
11:00 - 12:00 Marianna Ritchey
Assistant Prof., Music History
Composing Capital: Classical Music in The Neo-Liberal Era
Oct. 14
10:30 - 11:00 Alasdair Roberts
Professor and Director
School of Public Policy
A School of Public Policy at UMass
  11:00 - 12:00 Susan Whitbourne
Professor Emerita, Psych & Brain Sci. UMass Amherst & Faculty Fellow, Institute of Gerontology UM-Boston 
Age Friendly University
Nov. 18
10:30 - 11:00 Tyrone Parham
Chief of Police
Policing a Diverse Community
  11:00 - 12:00 Ray LaRaja
Professor, Political Science
Alexander Theodoridis
Associate Professor, Political Science
National Elections Analysis
. Dec. 2
Holiday Luncheon
Feb. 10
10:30 - 11:00 Jamilla Deria
Director, Fine Arts Center
Plans for the Fine Arts Center
  11:00 - 12:00 Jane Fountain
Distinguished University Professor of Pol. Sci & Public Policy; Director, National Center for Digital Government
Mar. 10
10:30 - 11:00 John McCarthy
Provost & Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Status of UMass Amherst
  11:00 - 12:00 Carlin Barton
Professor Emerita, History
The Cost of Compassion
Apr. 21
10:30 - 11:00 TBA
  11:00 - 12:00 Allison Butler
Sr. Lecturer, Communication Dept & Dir. Media Literacy Certificate Program
Cyber & Media Literacy
Zoom Meeting
Recording by Opera Singer Natalie Lewis
Presentation of Awards to Donald Proulx and Eric Einhorn for their outstanding service to the RFA

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