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Steve Wilson
Hamilton Performing Arts to Present Jazz Performance and Residency by Steve Wilson
The Hamilton College Performing Arts continues its Contemporary Voices and Visions series with a performance and residency by the Steve Wilson Jazz Quartet. The performance will be Saturday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. in Wellin Hall on the Hamilton College campus, and residency activities will take place on Friday, Oct. 25. The Hamilton College Jazz Ensemble will perform one selection with the Steve Wilson Quartet. More ...
Douglas Massey speaks with sociology prof. Chambliss and students
President of American Sociological Assoc. Speaks at Hamilton
Douglas Massey, outgoing president of the American Sociological Association and chair of the University of Pennsylvania’s sociology department, presented “Mexican Immigration: Consequences of Failed U.S. Policies” on Monday night. Massey discussed how the social and economic fabric of Mexico and the U.S. has been affected by U.S. immigration policies. He noted that beginning in the early 1900s, the U.S. government recruited Mexicans to work in this country but instead of creating a mutually beneficial system, created an exploitive one that continues to drive down wages of legal immigrants today and costs billions of dollars in useless border patrolling expenses. More ...
Pillow Presents Paper
Kirk Pillow (Philosophy) presented a paper, "Hegel and Homosexuality," at the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy National Meeting in Chicago in October. More ...
Briggs Gives Paper at Conference
In June, Austin Briggs, Tompkins Professor of English, Emeritus, delivered a paper--"Saucy Sources for 'Circe'"--on a panel he organized for the International James Joyce Symposium held in Trieste, Italy; clips from the panel were broadcast on Italian television, and Briggs was interviewed by an Irish TV team that is producing a program on Joyce. Briggs also delivered a lecture--"Asymmetry and Comedy in Joyce"--at the Joyce Summer School sponsored by Joyce's alma mater, University College, Dublin. Briggs' "James Joyce/J.M. Coetzee/Elizabeth Costello" appeared in the Spring issue of the James Joyce Literary Supplement; the essay is based in part on Coetzee's visit to Hamilton last November. More ...
Cheng Li to Lecture at The Maxwell School of Syracuse University
Professor of Government Cheng Li will speak on "China's Road Ahead: Will the New Leaders Make a Difference?" at The Maxwell School of Syracuse University on Thursday, Oct. 17, 4-6 p.m. in 220 Eggers Hall. More ...
Doug Massey
Sociologist Doug Massey to Discuss Mexican Immigration
Sociologist Doug Massey will discuss "Mexican Immigration in an Era of Economic Integration," on Monday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Hamilton Chapel. He will discuss the book, Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Mexican Immigration in an Era of Economic Integration, which he co-authored with Jorge Durand, and Nolan J. Malone, concerning the effects of Mexican immigration on the U.S. economy. The lecture is free and open to the public. More ...
Isserman Interviewed for VOA
Maurice Isserman, William R. Kenan Professor of History, was interviewed for a Voice of America story on the discussion about war with Iraq. Isserman drew comparisons between current anti-war sentiment and the anti-war movement of the sixties. More ...
Helfant Publishes Article in Genetics
Genetics published an article this month by Visiting Instructor of Biology Astrid H. Helfant titled "Mutational analysis reveals a role for the C terminus of the proteasome subunit Rpt4p in spindle pole body duplication in Saccharomyces cerevisiae." More ...
Xu and Jin Publish Books, Xu Gives Talk
Associate Professor of Chinese De Bao Xu and Professor of Chinese Hong Gang Jin published two books, Crossing Paths: Living and Learning in China, and Shifting Tides: Culture in Contemporary China, Cheng & Tsui Company, Boston, 2002. In addition, Xu's talk "Pedagogical Issues in Teaching Classical Chinese" was selected in the proceedings of "Reflecting on the Future of Chinese Language Pedagogy: A Conference Honoring the 40-year Career of Professor George Chih-ch'ao Chao", that was held at University of Chicago, Oct. 11. More ...
Former President Jimmy Carter spoke at Hamilton in April, 2001.
Hamilton and the Nobel Prize
The 2002 Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to former President Jimmy Carter, who spoke at Hamilton in April 2001 as part of the College’s Sacerdote Great Names Series. Carter’s award comes 90 years after 1864 Hamilton graduate Elihu Root, who served his country as Secretary of State, Secretary of War and U.S. Senator, won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1912. More ...
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