College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute will host a special symposium entitled ‘Forty Years After: Chinua Achebe and Africa in the Global Imagination' to mark the fortieth anniversary of Chinua Achebe’s famous lecture on Joseph Conrad, which he presented at the University of Massachusetts in February 1975.

October 14—October 15, 2015 2:00 pm-6:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Presented by Mona Eltahawy as a part of the Social Science Matters Series on Resistance.

October 26, 2015
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Anita Sarkeesian, pop culture media critic and the creator of the video web series Feminist Frequency, will be giving a talk as part of the Social Science Matters Series on Resistance.

November 4, 2015
4:00 pm

Student Union Ballroom

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

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

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