The UMass Amherst Libraries host a series of interactive climate change events in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. 

September 12—October 31, 2016, Mondays 3:00 pm-3:45 pm
September 21, 2016 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
September 29, 2016 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
October 20, 2016 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
November 4, 2016 12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1638 & 2601

Richard II and King John: Class will examine conflicting loyalties in emerging nationhood. 

September 13—November 8, 2016, Tuesdays 7:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 11

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

All faculty and instructors are invited to a creative teaching salon addressing the question “Starting a new semester: how do you kick off a class?"

September 29, 2016
3:30 pm-5:00 pm

University Club

"Science and the Renaissance (Rocking the Boat) will explore science, providing some background before moving directly into the Renaissance, concentrating on the factors that seriously interfered with scientific development throughout its history in Europe and elsewhere. 

September 29—November 3, 2016, Thursdays 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
 The event is an initiative of the Plant Biology Graduate Program that is designed to highlight an exciting area of plant biology by featuring a daylong program of speakers, along with a poster session for attendees from any institution to share their research. 

October 1, 2016
9:00 am-6:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 135

Diana Henderson of MIT will give the keynote address at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies fourteenth annual graduate student conference. 

October 1, 2016
10:00 am

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Class with Marie Roche: Shakespear's Timon of Athens and King Lear.  

October 3—November 21, 2016, Mondays 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Conference sessions are led by scholars, researchers, students and practitioners that demonstrate and investigate how contemplative practices are being used in higher education to build more just and humane relationships and institutions and will include: research presentations, experiential workshops, contemplative practice sessions, performances, roundtable conversations and panel discussions.

October 7—October 9, 2016 9:30 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center

Jennifer Higginbotham of Ohio State University will be presenting a Five College Renaissance Seminar titled "Mary Wroth's Blank Spaces." 

October 13, 2016
4:30 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
The annual symposium brings together peer-to-peer student sustainability educators/leaders (sometimes called ‘Eco-Reps’) from many different colleges and universities in the Northeast to learn and be inspired by each other for a half-day conference.

November 5, 2016
11:00 am-5:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room