Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy and the Institute for Social Science Research present “Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the Twenty-First Century” - an Author Meets Critics event, followed by a reception.
September 9, 2016
11:00 am-1:30 pm
Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room
Dinner On Us parent-to-parent roundtable offers parents of young children the opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children.
September 12, 2016
5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Five panelists from across the Five Colleges and the Pioneer Valley will discuss photography's relationship with the book.
September 15, 2016
4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level
While the vast majority of incarcerated people in the US are men, the rate of growth for women's imprisonment has outpaced men by more than 50 percent between 1980 and 2014 and trans women have one of the highest rates of incarceration of any group.
September 20, 2016
Campus Center, Cape Cod Lounge
September 21, 2016
Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
The UMass Amherst Resistance Studies Initiative presents its Fall Speaker Series: “Distinguished Researchers and Activists Share Critical Reflections on Resistance Issues.”
September 21, 2016
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Tobin Hall, 423
The College of Information and Computer Sciences presents its Distinguished Lecturer Series featuring Robert Calderbank.
September 23, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Computer Science Building, 151
This event is also part of the the Basque Inaugural Symposium sponsored by the department of Anthropology. William Douglass founded the Basque studies program and has had a long career of both ethnographic and historical work tracing the demographic patterns, economic causes and lived experience of Basque migration across the world.
September 26, 2016
Campus Center, Hadley Room
Anthropologist Caroline Brettell, an internationally recognized immigration expert, discusses how the technology boom affects immigration, trends of new immigration gateway cities such as Dallas, Atlanta and Minneapolis and the challenges of women immigrants.
September 27, 2016
Campus Center, 805
A lecture and book signing with Reginald Dwayne Betts. Betts is the author of “A Question of Freedom,” a PEN New England Award winner and a national spokesperson for the Campaign for Youth Justice. Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series feature event.