The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Faculty Events

October21
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Law, Gender and the Limits of Liberal Governmentality: The Khwajasara Politics of Recognition, Legibility and Dispossession in Pakistan

In this Five College Legal Studies Seminar, Salman Hussain, Fellow, Legal Studies and Political Science, UMass Amherst, discuses "Law, Gender and the Limits of Liberal Governmentality: The Khwajasara Politics of Recognition, Legibility and Dispossession in Pakistan."

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October21
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:00pm

Equitable Growth Unbound: How Inequality Restricts our Economy and What We Can Do About It

Heather Boushey, President and CEO, Washington Center for Equitable Growth, discusses "Unbound: How Inequality Restricts our Economy and What We Can Do About It" in this political economy and economic theory workshop.

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October23
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:00pm

Are Wealthier Countries Healthier?

In this History and Development Workshop, Elizabeth Asiedu, professor of economics at the University of Kansas, leads the talk "Are Wealther Countires Healthier?"

Asiedu teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in Development and International Economics. Her research focuses on Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Aid and Gender. 

 

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October23
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:30pm

15th annual New Asia Cinema: Across Borders Film Festival

Curated by Professor Anne Ciecko, Diana Kasem, and Tenzin Sharling

World Premiere screening of A Place in the Sun: Stories from Exile Tibet. This evocative, poignant documentary focuses on Tibet’s quest for freedom, based on the aspirations and achievements of Tibetans in exile. The film’s director, Sonam Tseten, will be present at the screening, along with guest of honor, Ngodup Dorjee, Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to North America. This event has been coordinated by UMass Communication doctoral student, Tenzin Sharling. 

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October24
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

The Local Politics of Criminal Justice Reform

Join us for an afternoon of "The Local Politics of Criminal Justice Reform" with Criminal Justice Scholars and Hampshire County District Attorney David Sullivan as well as Hampshire County Director of Community Prosecution Projects Becky Michaels for a session of Q & A.

Panelists at 2 p.m:

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