Lecture/Talk
Charlana Y. Simmons of Student Success and Diversity in the College of Natural Sciences will discuss the state of diversity in STEM at UMass, providing details about the enrollment, persistence and success of students from diverse backgrounds in STEM.

October 18, 2016
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall

Brett Gamboa of Dartmouth College will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled “Shakespeare vs. The Audience.” 

October 19, 2016
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Come and join this interactive discussion with a panel of speakers who bring a multitude of perspectives to the topic.

October 20, 2016
11:45 am-1:15 pm

Campus Center, 911-15

Amartya Sen's lecture “What's the Use of Human Rights?” asks whether human rights can close the gap between the concept of capabilities and their operationalization through policy and collective action.   

October 20, 2016
5:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Ryka Aoki is a Japanese American author known for her poetry collection “Seasonal Velocities” and her novel “He Mele a Hilo.” 

October 20, 2016
5:00 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

Claire Wardle, former communications director for UNHCR U.S., will give a lecture on "Advocacy and Communication Technology" as part of the Social Science Matters Series on Migration.

October 25, 2016
4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, 3rd Floor Communication Hub

Jeff Goodhind, librarian at the Renaissance Center, will be presenting a Rare Book Show and Tell from the Center’s collections.

October 26, 2016
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The College of Information and Computer Sciences presents its Distinguished Lecturer Series featuring Dieter Fox, University of Washington.

October 26, 2016
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Computer Science Building, 151

The History Department's Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series presents “Resisting Police Violence in Springfield and Beyond: Mothers, Scholars, and Queer People of Color Speak Out,” an evening of conversation with local and national voices:

October 26, 2016
7:00 pm

Scibelli Hall Auditorium, Springfield Technical and Community College, Building 2
 Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) history professor Rhonda Y. Williams is the founder and director of the Social Justice Institute at CWRU.

October 27, 2016
12:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

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