Lecture/Talk feed
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)

Biologist Brain K. Hall, from Dalhousie University, will give a public lecture on “Fish that climb waterfalls and others wonders of developmental, organismal and evolutionary biology.”

April 25, 2014
4:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, RM 137

Reverend James Lawson, Jr., Visiting Faculty, Civil Discourse and Social Change initiative, California State University, Northridge, speaks on "Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?"   Visiting Faculty, Civil Discourse and Social Change initiative, California State University, Northridge American Civil Rights Leader   Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?

April 28, 2014
7:00 pm

Goodell Hall, The Bernie Dallas Room

Dr. Abercrombie will discuss the relationship between text and music in Renaissance and early Baroque music.

April 29, 2014
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center, Reading Room

When the University of Leicester Archaeology Service undertook the Grey Friars project, it was thought that the chances of finding the remains of King Richard III were slim to none.

April 30, 2014
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center

Professor David Glassberg will examine the ways that past generations of Americans imagined and shaped the land, as well as explore the roots of the current environmental crises.

May 8, 2014
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

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