Lectures and Forums Series

2018-2019 Program of Events

Documentary Film Viewing & Discussion: Dolores Huerta (2017)

Date: September 13th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Auditorium

“Social Class Comes to Campus: A Workshop for First-Generation College Students”

Speaker: Rachel Rybaczuk, Interim Executive Director of Class Action
Date: October 2nd
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Campus Center Auditorium

“The N-Word: History, Race, and the College Classroom”

Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Pryor, Smith College
Date: October 16th
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

The 2018 Elections: A Panel Discussion

Speakers: Dr. Maryanne Barakso, Political Science, UMASS-Amherst; Dr. Tim Vercellotti , Political Science, WNEU & Director, Western New England University Polling Institute, Dr. Julie Walsh, Political Science, AIC
Date: November 8th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

Book Reading: “Gorbachev: His Life and Times” (W.W. Norton, 2017)

Speaker: Dr. William Taubman, Pulitzer Prize winner, Amherst College
Date: November 13th
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

“Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement”

Speaker: Dr. Yohuru Williams, Dean and McQuinn Distinguished Chair of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis-St. Paul
Date: February 12th
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

“Fighting the U.S. Youth Sex Trade: Gender, Race, and Politics”

Speaker: Carrie N. Baker, Professor and Director, Center of the Study of Women and Gender, Smith College
Date: March 7th
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

Poetry Reading: “Wounds in the Heart: American Poetry and the Spanish Civil War”

Speaker: Peter Neil Carroll
Date: April 4th
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Cultural Arts Center

Documentary Film Viewing & Discussion: At the River I Stand (1993)

Date: April 16th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Auditorium

 

*All events are free and open to the public.

For location directions please see the AIC Interactive Campus Map.

Please address questions or comments to:

 

Gary Jones, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of History
1000 State Street
Springfield, MA 01109
p.413.205.3950
f.413.205.3943
gary.jones@aic.edu

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