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Exhibition on the 'Young Lords' Curated by Prof. Wilson Valentín-Escobar
"¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York," is curated by Hampshire Prof. Wilson Valentín-Escobar at the Loisaida Inc. as part of a three part series focusing on the Puerto Rican nationalist group the Young Lords.
James Baldwin: The Fire Next Time, and This Time
Thirty years after he taught at Hampshire, his work animates the common reading, tutorial discussions, and a community lecture.
Salman Hameed: Producing Science for Muslim Societies
"How do you make sense of the world in the light of modern science?" he asks. For starters, don’t be bound by tradition.
Preventing HIV: Teaching Thai Teens to Invest in Themselves
On a field-study in Thailand, Human Biology Professor Megan Dobro and her students work with Thai teens to empower them around critical sexual health issues.
NNAF Names Vanguard Award for Marlene Gerber Fried
The honor will recognize those who exemplify the Hampshire College philosophy professor’s “bold stance and brave leadership in abortion funding and advocacy.”
SuperDense Quantum Teleportation Success
Theoretical physicist Herbert J. Bernstein is a member of the research team publishing the first report of successful SuperDense quantum teleportation.
Deborah Gorlin Wins Sarton Poetry Prize
Writing is about “the joy of difficulty in the act of writing itself. In the end, there will be a poem, and it will be a discovery and a surprise.”
Professors Barskova, Bernstein Win 2015 Gruber Awards
The awards recognize best practices in teaching and advising at the College and were established in 2011 by Hampshire alum David Gruber 72F.
Jerome Liebling: Brooklyn and Other Boroughs, 1946-1996
The Stephen Kasher Gallery in New York City will show Jerome Liebling: Brooklyn and Other Boroughs, 1946-1996 from April 24 through June 6. The opening reception is Friday, April 24, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Poetry Professor Aracelis Girmay Wins 2015 Whiting Award
The beauty of these poems is always married to a deep, implacable pang. Their consolation is always rooted in the unifying force of remembered loss.
Q & A with Prof. Falguni A. Sheth in the New York Times
Prof. Falguni A. Sheth is interviewed as part of a series for the New York Times with philosophers on race. The Q and A is conducted by George Yancy.
Raymond Coppinger in Discovery News on the Origin of Dogs
Alum and researcher Abby Grace Drake 93F and Raymond Coppinger, a professor emeritus of biology at Hampshire College, are interviewed in Discovery about recent discoveries in the origin and ancestry of dogs.
Prof. Michael Klare on 'Keystone XL, Cold War 2.0, and the GOP'
Professor of Peace and World Security Studies Michael Klare writes for the Huffington Post on 'Keystone XL, Cold War 2.0, and the GOP Vision for 2016.'
Hampshire College's New Ethics Project Featured on Northeast Public Radio
WAMC 's Paul Tuthill interviewed Hampshire College Dean of Curriculum and Assessment Laura Wenk about Hampshire's new Ethics and the Common Good Project.
Ravett Films Featured in Retrospective
Professor of Film and Photography Abraham Ravett’s films were recently featured in a retrospective at the Festival Film Dokumenter in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the oldest documentary-only film festival in Southeast Asia.
Spector Receives Google CS Engagement Award
Hampshire College Professor Lee Spector has received a Google Computer Science Engagement Award.
Professor Michael Klare on the 'Carbon Counterattack'
Professor Michael Klare's recent post for TomDispatch looks at how carbon-based fuel companies are going on the offensive in the face of mounting criticism.
Sandra Matthews on Contemporary Photographic Practices in South Asia
Sandra Matthews, associate professor of film and photography, will be speaking on Contemporary Photographic Practices in South Asia as part of a seminar series on South Asian photography at Yale University.
A Project-Based Approach to Teaching Game Design
Over the course of three months, a group of students, faculty, staff, and community members designed, developed, and published the free digital game Word Snack.
Q&A with Professor Andrea Dezso
When Andrea Dezsö, associate professor of art, got a request from an editor at Princeton University Press to illustrate The Original Folk & Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, she hesitated, but only briefly.
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