Five Colleges Queer/Trans/Sexuality Studies Certificate

Tuesday Sept. 17th 5:30-7:30pm @ the Powerhouse, Amherst College

Join faculty, staff and students from Amherst, UMass, Smith, Mount Holyoke and Hampshire to kick off the school year and learn more about the Five College Queer/Trans/Sexuality Studies Certificate. An informal reception will be followed by a panel discussion on “Queer/Trans/Sexuality Studies Now!” featuring faculty from each college.

Panelists include: Khary Polk, Amherst College (facilitator); Ren-Yo Hwang, Mt. Holyoke College; Kelly Anderson, Smith College; Sony Bolton, Amherst College; Patricia Montoya, Hampshire College; and Cameron Awkward-Rich, UMASS

Click here for more information about the certificate and eligible courses

New to the subject? As a historian, some of my favorite books are:

Resources for Secular Chapel

“What Serena Williams Means to Me,” Sunday Sept. 8, 2019 11am-12noon at Johnson Chapel. A gathering for Amherst College students, faculty, and staff hosted by Associate Professors Jen Manion and Michael Kunichika.

For inspiration, see “The Meaning of Serena Williams,” by Claudia Rankine and/or the documentary “Being Serena,” on HBO; and on tennis generally, see “The String Theory,” by David Foster-Wallace ’85