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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 ...

Haim Goren
Historical Geographer to Discuss Scientific Study of Holy Land

Historical geographer Professor Haim Goren of Israel will present the Couper Phi Beta Kappa Library Lecture at Hamilton College on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 4:10 p.m., in the Red Pit, KJ.  Goren will speak on “Edward Robinson: ‘Father of the Scientific Study of the Holy Land.’”  Robinson is an alumnus of Hamilton’s class of 1816. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Robert Martin
Hamilton Celebrates Constitution Day With Martin Lecture

To commemorate America’s 227th “Constitution Day,” Professor of Government Robert Martin gave a talk on Sept. 17 titled “Alexander Hamilton’s Constitutional Order” in KJ’s Red Pit. “I come to history with a purpose,” he announced upon his introduction, immediately engaging his audience. The lecture focused on the hostile relationship between government and the press at a time when both were newly formed entities.  More ...

Hamilton to Commemorate Constitution Day on Sept. 17

Hamilton College will commemorate Constitution Day on Wednesday, Sept. 17, with a lecture titled "Alexander Hamilton's Constitutional Order" by Professor of Government Robert Martin at 4:10 p.m., in the Red Pit, KJ. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Daniel Mendelsohn
Best-selling Author, Bard College Professor Daniel Mendelsohn to Lecture

Best-selling author and Bard College professor Daniel Mendelsohn will present a lecture, An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic at Hamilton College on Thursday, Sept. 18, at 4:10 p.m., in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

John Dovidio
The Subtlety of Contemporary Racism

In modern day America, it’s sometimes said that racism no longer exists. Three decades after the Civil Rights Movement, our country elected its first black president, seemingly validating this view. However, John Dovidio, the Carl Iver Hovland Professor of Psychology and the Dean of Academic Affairs of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Yale University, disagrees.  More ...

John Dovidio
Yale Psychology Professor to Address the Subtlety of Contemporary Racism in Lecture

John Dovidio, the Carl Iver Hovland Professor of Psychology at Yale University, will present a lecture titled “The Subtlety of Contemporary Racism:  Implications for Intergroup Perceptions, Interaction, and Policy” on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 4:15 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Helen Sperling
Holocaust Survivor Helen Sperling to Lecture on May 5

Utican Helen Sperling, a Holocaust survivor and renowned lecturer, will speak at Hamilton College on Monday May 5, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is sponsored by Hillel and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Joanne Shenandoah performed at Hamilton on May 1.
Iroquois Influences on the Founding of Hamilton College

More than 220 years ago, the founder of the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Samuel Kirkland, joined forces with Chief John Skenandoah to accomplish a noble goal. They were to found an institution of higher education, where the native population and the European colonizers could learn with, and from, one another. Seven generations later, his descendant, Joanne Shenandoah, is carrying on his dream of cultural harmony.  More ...

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