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Kimberly Williams
Williams Selected for Callaloo Workshop

Kimberly Williams, associate director of the Days-Massolo Center, was selected to participate in the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop held July 12-18 at Oxford University. The competitive program was presented by Callaloo, a quarterly not-for-profit journal of African Diaspora arts and letters.  More ...

Dolores Huerta speaks in the Chapel on April 24.
Dolores Huerta Advocates Change in Voices of Color Lecture

Dolores Huerta, recipient of the U.S. Medal of Freedom Award, spoke in the Chapel about a wide variety of contemporary social issues including immigration, racism, sexism and poverty on April 23. Huerta is perhaps most famous for co-founding the National Farmworkers Association with Cesar Chavez in 1962. The lecture was sponsored by the Voices of Color Lecture Series.  More ...

Lilly Ledbetter and President Barack Obama
Equal Pay for Equal Work

Twenty years ago in Jacksonville, Ala., Lilly Ledbetter was an ordinary woman who suffered an injustice that women around the world face every day. In a lecture at Hamilton on March 2 Ledbetter recounted how her goals in life were simply to save and create a nest egg for retirement and for her children. Now, she is a noted advocate for equal pay for equal work and has commandeered significant changes in legislation regarding pay discrimination on the basis of sex, including the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act that was passed in 2009.  More ...

Panelists Cassandra Harris-Lockwood K'74, Dana Hubbard, Kevin Alexander '13 and Anne Lansing.
Hamilton Welcomes Panel of Utica Community Leaders

Hamilton College on Feb. 16 welcomed four area residents, each boasting an impressive resume of work within the Utica community, for a discussion “The Utica Panel: Examining Social Issues and Community Connections.”  More ...

Richard Newton
The African American Bible: Bound in a Christian Nation

Although our nation prides itself on the separation of church and state, one needs only look at the Christian ideologies against marriage equality for same-sex couples, the conservative right’s pro-life movement, and the anti-muslim rhetoric of politicians to understand that these connection was never truly cleaved.  Richard Newton, assistant professor of religious studies at Elizabethtown College, visited the Hill on Feb. 16 for a discussion about African Americans’ connection to the Bible.  More ...

Attendees at the Posse Plus Retreat on Feb. 7, at the Radisson Hotel in Utica.
Posse Plus Retreat 2015: Crime and Punishment

Hamilton commemorated its 15–year partnership with the Posse Foundation by holding a Posse Plus Retreat on Feb. 6-8. The retreat is hosted by the Posse Foundation, a scholarship program that seeks to increase cultural and racial diversity in private colleges by sending students from minority-dominated cities to college together in “posses.” This year marks Posse's 25th year in operation and it has partnered with Hamilton College for the past 15 years. Hamilton’s Posse scholars come from Boston and Miami.  More ...

Arthur Flowers
Syracuse Professor Arthur Flowers Pays Homage to MLK Jr. in Hamilton Visit

Armed with an intricate headpiece of lion teeth, a variety of jazz instruments, and a deep-rooted passion for the growth of humanity, Syracuse Professor and self-described “word artist” Arthur Flowers serenaded the crowd in Tolles Pavilion on January 19 in homage to Martin Luther King Jr.  More ...

Documentary Film “Bully” to be Screened

The 2011 documentary film “Bully” will be screened at Hamilton College on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 4:15 p.m., in the Red Pit, KJ. The film explores the pained and endangered lives of bullied children, revealing a widespread problem that crosses geographic, racial, ethnic and economic borders. The screening is free and open to the public.  More ...

Shabana Mir
Mir Addresses What it Means to be "American" in Lecture

The question of what it means to be “American” has never been easy to answer. For marginalized groups, issues of competing identities and stereotypes can lead to discrepancies between self-identification and phenotypic identification. Shabana Mir, professor of anthropology at Millikin University, presented the findings of her research on the post 9/11 experiences of Muslim American women in American higher education in a Hamilton lecture on Sept. 23.  More ...

Pedro Noguera
No (White) Child Left Behind: The American Education Apartheid

This year marks the 60th anniversary of a legally desegregated public school system thanks to the Supreme Court case of Brown v. Board of Education. Pedro Noguera, the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University, explained in a Sept. 22 lecture that although this event was viewed as the first step in abolishing American apartheid, today, schools in the Northern U.S. are more likely to be segregated than those in the South.   More ...

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