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Mark and Kristin Kimball, owners and operators of Essex Farm and the Essex Farm Institute
Author of The Dirty Life to Discuss Food Ethics

Mark and Kristin Kimball, owners and operators of Essex Farm in the Adirondacks, will present a lecture titled “Food Ethics: A Farmer’s Perspective” on Tuesday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m., in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium. The Kimballs’ lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Dr. Lisa Randall
Harvard Physicist and Author to Give James S. Plant Lecture

Lisa Randall, author and professor of physics at Harvard University, will deliver the James S. Plant Distinguished Scientist Lecture on Monday, March 9, at 8 p.m., in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center. Randall’s lecture, titled “Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World,” is free and open to the public.  More ...

Levitt Panel Addresses Sexual Abuse Myths

Hamilton’s Levitt Center hosted two experts on March 4 for a lecture and discussion on the sexual abuse of minors. Ross Cheit, Brown University professor and author of the new book The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children, and Barry Anechiarico of the Counseling and Psychotherapy Center in Newton, Mass., discussed themes including the stigmatization of the survivors of sexual assault, the effects of punishment versus treatment of convicted sex offenders, and the psychological motivations behind sexual predators.  More ...

“Starting Point” by Curt Confer '02
Multimedia Artist Curt Confer ’02 to Lecture

Multimedia artist Curt Confer ’02 will present a lecture titled “Time Warp: Getting Lost in NYC’s Experimental Art Scene” on Friday, March 6, at 4:15 p.m., in the Kennedy Center’s Barrett Lab Theatre. Confer’s lecture is sponsored by the Theatre Department and is free and open to the public.  More ...

D.T. Max
New Yorker Writer, Author D.T. Max, Visits Classes, Gives Lecture

D.T. Max, a staff writer for The New Yorker, recently visited Hamilton to discuss his most recent work, a biography of David Foster Wallace. Calling his book “a biography” here is sort of disingenuous: Max’s work, titled Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace, remains the only full-length biography of the writer since Wallace’s unfortunate death in 2008.   More ...

Kevin Trainor
Relics in Buddhist Tradition Subject of March 5 Lecture

Professor Kevin Trainor of the University of Vermont will present a lecture on his research on relics in the Buddhist traditions of South Asia on Thursday, March 5, at 4 p.m., in the Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson  Building. Trainor’s talk is sponsored by the Religious Studies Department and is free and open to the public.  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 ...

Karl Inderfurth
American Diplomat Karl F. Inderfurth to Lecture About Afghanistan

American diplomat Karl F. Inderfurth, the Sol M. Linowitz Professor of International Affairs, will present a lecture titled “Afghanistan: The Last Days of Kabul?” on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m., in the Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson Building. Inderfurth’s lecture is sponsored by the Government Department and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Lilly Ledbetter
Women’s Equality Advocate Lilly Ledbetter to Lecture

Women’s equality advocate Lilly Ledbetter will present a lecture titled “Equal Pay for Equal Work” on Monday, March 2, at 4 p.m., in the Chapel. Ledbetter’s lecture is sponsored by the Days-Massolo Center and is free and open to the public.  More ...

D.T. Max
Lecture by New Yorker Writer D.T. Max Rescheduled

A lecture by D.T. Max, an author and staff writer at The New Yorker, has been rescheduled for Monday, March 2, at 4:10 p.m., in Dwight Lounge, Bristol Center. The lecture, titled “Consider the Writer: The Life of David Foster Wallace,” is free and open to the public. His previously scheduled visit in February was cancelled due to weather.  More ...

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