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4:00 pm

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November
November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Amherst Books, 8 Main Street
Amherst, MA United States

Join us in celebrating the publication of a new book by UMass political science professor Adam Dahl, Empire of the People: Settler Colonialism & the Foundations of Modern Democratic Thought. Empire of the People examines the constitutive role of settler colonialism in shaping modern norms of democratic legitimacy.

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7:00 pm

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November
November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Democracy in Chains, by award-winning historian Nancy MacLean, is an explosive exposé of the little-known thinker behind the radical right’s relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, stop action on climate change, and alter the Constitution. A finalist for the National Book Award, it has been described by Publishers Weekly as “a...

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November
November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Amherst Books, 8 Main Street
Amherst, MA United States

E. Patrick Johnson, Carlos Montezuma Professor of Performance Studies & African American Studies at Northwestern University, will discuss his new book, Honeypot: Black Southern Women Who Love Women, with Amherst College professor Judith Frank. Johnson is author of numerous books, including No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies & Appropriating Blackness.

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7:30 pm

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November
November 19 @ 7:30 pm
Umass Amherst Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 151 Presidents Drive
Amherst, 01003

Montreal-based RUBBERBANDance Group makes their UMass Amherst debut with their work Ever So Slightly, an exploration of the daily challenge to find balance and reflection in our lives. Combining live musicians with RBDG’s distinct mixture of contemporary, ballet, and hip-hop, the work conveys all the energy contained in urgency, revolt, chaos, and flight. Pre-performance talk...

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