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10:00 am

01
March
March 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Amherst College, Amherst, 01002 United States

A Conversation with Rebecca Carroll Host: Darryl Harper ’90 10–11 a.m. Frost Library, Center for Humanistic Inquiry (2nd floor)Followed by Q&A. Light refreshments served. Rebecca Carroll is a cultural critic and the editor of special projects at WNYC and a critic-at-large for the Los Angeles Times. She is the author of several books about race and blackness in America, including...

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12:15 pm

01
March
March 1 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Jones Library, 43 Amity Street
Amherst, 01002

Charles Eastman was a Native American (Santee Dakota) author and activist, and resident of Amherst from 1911-19, where he published nine of his eleven books. In this lecture, Kiara Vigil, Assistant Professor of American Studies at Amherst College, will highlight Charles Eastman’s life, his position as a “public face for the Indian people” and how...

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7:30 pm

01
March
March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Amherst College, Amherst, 01002 United States

An Evening with Jennifer Egan Host: Jennifer Acker ’00 7:30–9 p.m. Johnson Chapel*Followed by Q&A and book signing. Jennifer Egan is the author of Manhattan Beach, which was awarded the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. Her previous novel, A Visit from the Goon Squad, won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award....

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8:00 pm

01
March
March 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bowker Auditorium, 100 Holdsworth Way
Amherst, 01003

New Amsterdam Records presents artists whose vision ignores traditional definitions and rules. For this special collaboration with the Fine Arts Center, New Amsterdam will present a double bill of all-saxophone ensemble Battle Trance & percussionists Tigue. Battle Trance aims to fulfill the tenor saxophone's expansive potential as an ensemble instrument while Tigue is a group...

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9:45 pm

01
March
March 1 @ 9:45 pm - 11:30 pm
Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity Street
Amherst,

Introduction by Dr. Michael Klein, a valley-based organizational psychologist who worked as a synthesizer/keyboard technician in the nineties. Michael will introduce this film by discussing his work with Bernie Worrell, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, co-founder of Parliament Funkadelic, and keyboardist for the Talking Heads from 1980-1991. Universally acclaimed as one of the...

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