Activist Eric Ward spoke about the intersections of antisemitism and other types of bigotry, emphasizing that antisemitic tactics are often weaponized against other minorities.
Peter Finnerty '25
The first cohort of the college’s new Democracy Fellows began their work this semester, joining a number of pro-democracy initiatives and organizations on campus. These include the Amherst College Students for Democracy student group and the Thinking Democratically faculty discussion group.
On April 19, the Political Science and Economics Department hosted the annual Vogel Lecture. This year's lecture, which featured researchers from Harvard and the University of Denver, focused on corporate wrongdoing and redress in Latin America.
Professor Saidiya Hartman, a prominent interdisciplinary scholar of Black history, spoke at Johnson Chapel Thursday, April 6 as part of the President's Colloquium on Race and Racism, where she previewed a piece of fiction that pokes fun at performative political speech.
Students and faculty gathered for an event on the future of civil rights in education with Catherine Lhamon ’93, the assistant secretary for civil rights at the United States Department of Education, on Thursday, March 23.