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Schedule of Events for 2015 Hampshire College Commencement

Tuesday,
December 16, 2014

 

Division III Showcase
Come enjoy a sampling of Division III projects presented by Hampshire's graduates. The showcase includes academic presentations, performances, film screenings, and readings.

Franklin Patterson Hall: West Lecture Hall

2 p.m.: Tasya Abbot, REDIRECTING OPHELIA: Narrative Intervention & Dynamics of Discomfort in Shakespeare

2:30 p.m.: Hamlet Cooper, Childish Things

3 p.m.: Alissa Graff, Detroit: 7.2 or 138.8? An Analysis of Change in Detroit

3:30 p.m.: Will Meyer, Ads That Look Like News: The Proliferation of Branded "News"

Franklin Patterson Hall: East Lecture Hall

2:30 p.m.: Edward Lipchus, Characterization of Avalanche Photodiode Detectors for the EXO Collaboration's Search for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay

3 p.m.: Kim Selznick, Securing Food Injustice: How Neoliberal Reforms in Mexico Privilege Corporate Agriculture at the Expense of Smallholder Campesino Producers

3:30 p.m.: Jonathan Pedigo, Hyperlocal Manifesto


Winter Graduate Reception
Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of our winter graduates with family, friends, faculty, and staff while enjoying light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.
4:00-5:30 p.m. in Franklin Patterson Hall (FPH) Lounge
 

 

Thursday,
May 14

 

Mandatory Graduate Informational Meeting
All graduating students are required to attend this informational session for commencement.
3:00-4:30 p.m. in Franklin Patterson Hall Main Lecture Hall

Div-Free Dance Party Celebration (hosted by alumni and family relations and the graduate gift program)
Come celebrate your alum status! Alumni and family relations invites you to a free dance party for all graduating students. Join classmates for tapas, drinks, and dancing until midnight. You are more than welcome to invite favorite faculty, staff, and even your parents to this event.
8:30 p.m.-Midnight in the Red Barn

 
Friday,
May 15
 

Division III Presentation and Performance Showcase
Come enjoy a sampling of Division III projects presented by Hampshire's graduates. The showcase includes academic presentations, performances, film screenings, and readings. You may pick up a schedule in the Franklin Patterson Hall lobby beginning at noon on Friday, May 15.
1-4 p.m. in Various Locations

Community Commencement Reception
(Hosted by the offices of the President and dean of faculty)
Join the graduating students, their friends, and families in celebrating their commencement with light hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, and live music.
4-5 p.m. in the Longsworth Arts Village

 

Saturday,
May 16

 

Commencement Ceremony
Please arrive early to ensure good seats. There are no tickets. Air-conditioned overflow seating is available in the Main Lecture Hall of Franklin Patterson Hall.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the Library Lawn

Celebratory Reception
Join the 2015 graduates for a light lunch immediately following the ceremony.
1-3 p.m. in the Charles R. and Polly Longsworth Arts Village under the Solar Canopy

Diplomas Dispersed
1-3 p.m., Cole Science Center Foyer

 
Sunday,
May 17
 
Student Residences Close
10 a.m.
 

*Please note that all events are tentative and subject to change.

 

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