Lecture/Talk feed
In this lecture, Dr. Mandel will draw from the literature on welfare state policies, gender, and class in order to stress the importance of class distinction for understanding how welfare state policies affect the life chances of women. 

April 22, 2014
12:30 pm

Campus Center, 904

Dr. Margaret Ezell, Texas A&M, presents the Renaissance Center's Annual Collins Lecture, "The Presence of the Past: Finding Mary More."

April 22, 2014
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

The Department of Nutrition presents the 26th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture and Dinner. This year’s program is titled “From Neighborhood to Nation: Changing Policies to Improve Nutrition and Food Security.”

April 22, 2014
4:30 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Join Rabbi David Saperstein as he discusses how social justice, religion and politics can work together.

April 22, 2014
6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall, 160

Join the UMass Amherst Community as we celebrate the 44th Earth Day.  This year's Earth Day theme at UMass Amherst is "Climate Change: Building a Diverse Movement for Environmental Justice and Sustainability.”  

April 22, 2014
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Mahar Auditorium

Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer is a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Director of the Center for Research on Population and Health at the American University of Beirut (AUB).

April 23, 2014
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Machmer Hall, E33

Extreme events (floods, droughts, and fires) have a high public profile and changes in their frequency, magnitude, and duration have been linked to changes in climate.  

April 23, 2014
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, Conference Room

The UMass Renaissance Center's Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series concludes for the semester with Center curator David Katz's discussion and display of items recently added to the collection.  You'll be able to see close up and, in many cases, touch, the items being discussed.

April 23, 2014
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

A presentation of the current research on sleep and menopause health issues with discussion on the interactions between sleep, hot flashes and cognitive function in menopause.

April 24, 2014
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, 163C

Join Ann M. Ravel, vice chair of the Federal Election Commission andRaymond La Raja, associate professor of political science.

April 24, 2014
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall East (160E)

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