An evening of slam research presentations by Social and Behavioral Sciences faculty members over hors d'oeuvres and beverages.

November 17, 2015
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Center

Join speakers Ben Zuckerberg, Christine Ribic, and Lisa McCauley as they discuss grassland ecosystems, which originally dominated central North America but have been extensively altered by agriculture, fire suppression, and urbanization.

November 18, 2015
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Rethinking Occupy: 99 Percent Politics and 1 Percent Power is being presented by the Department of Labor Studies.

November 19, 2015
5:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Since 1995, Out Now has been the only youth organization in Springfield, Mass. dedicated to supporting the agency of queer families.

November 23, 2015
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 917

In this documentary, filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig and journalist Katie Couric investigate how the industry might be responsible for the obesity epidemic among today's children.

November 23, 2015
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Various Locations

Join Scott Jackson, John O'Leary, and Michelle Staudinger as they discuss the Massachusetts Wildlife Climate Action Tool, designed to inform and inspire local action to protect the Commonwealth’s natural resources in a changing climate.

December 2, 2015
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

David Schneider, Professor of Music, Amherst college, will discuss, Virtuous Virtuosity: The Concerto and the Topic of Quiet Transcendance.

December 4, 2015
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 154

Assistant Professor Seth Goldman (communication and Commonwealth Honors College) will speak about his recent research in a talk titled "The Victim Paradox: How Portrayals of Suffering Affect Outgroup Stigma and Support for Minority Rights."

December 7, 2015
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Paul Amar, associate professor in the global and international studies program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, speaks on “Resisting Police: Police Forces as Social Movements in Contentious Fields of Authoritarian-Populism, Militarized Masculinity, and Racial Brutality.”

March 24, 2016
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge