Virtual Event

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Jack and Jill Western Massachusetts Chapter presents to you the Pink & Blue Table Talk: Black Love featuring Aneeka Ayanna Henderson, PhD, and her book Veil and Vow: Marriage Matters in Contemporary African American Culture.

4:00 PM–5:00 PM
Sunday February 6, 2022

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Lisa Brooks Chi Salon:  "Digital and Open Access Publishing of Native and Indigenous Knowedge" with Professor Lisa Brooks

via Zoom on October 20, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Still They Remember CHI Salon:  "Still They Remember Me - Penobscot Transformer

October 27, 2021 - Virtual via Zoom 4:30-6:30 pm


del Moral interview

“For Historians, That Is Like Magic”

In the midst of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a professor of American studies and Black studies reflects on primary sources, intersectional identities and the new generation of Puerto Rican activists.

Please read this interview with Professor Solsoree del Moral:


  Shankar Talk on Legacies of Caste and Generation X

"Out of Place and Ahead of Her Time" - Angel DeCora

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Pawan Dhingra Dr. Pawan Dhingra, Professor of American Studies at Amherst College, was a guest on BYUradio's Top of Mind. Dr. Dhingra shares insights from his book, Hyper Education: Why Good Schools, Good Grades, and Good Behavior Are Not Enough. Click on the link below to listen to the full podcast:

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Past Lectures and Events

Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies 2021 Symposium Series


NAIS Symposium

President's Colloquium on Race and Racism

Hosted by President Biddy Martin, the President's Colloquium on Race and Racism features conversations with leading scholars studying the intersections of race and American democracy. Please register to participate in the final three events of the series. Beyond Hate and Anti-Asian Racism: A Conversation with Lisa Lowe

Lisa Lowe Pawan Dhingra

Amherst College Professor of American Studies Pawan Dhingra will moderate a conversation with Lisa Lowe, Samuel Knight Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at Yale University.

Lisa Lowe is an interdisciplinary scholar whose work explores questions of race, immigration, capitalism, and colonialism. Her most recent book, The Intimacies of Four Continents, traces relationships between Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Pawan Dhingra is the author of the widely profiled Hyper Education: Why Good Schools, Good Grades, and Good Behavior Are Not Enough and the award-winning Life Behind the Lobby: Indian American Motel Owners and the American Dream. Asian American.

Natives in Transit: Indian Entertainment, Urban Life, Activism from the 1930s to the 1970s


5-College Asian/Pacific/American Studies Symposium: "Looking Back to the Future: 20 Years of A/P/A Studies in the 5 Colleges

Looking Back to the Future

Dr. Theodore S. Gonzalves

Dr. Gonzalves will discuss the Smithsonian Institution's Ambitious Programming Challenge on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 at 2:30 pm in Pruyne Lecture Hall, Fayerweather.