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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 ...

Understanding the Forces

Assistant Professor of Physics Kate Jones-Smith led a gallery talk and discussion on the mathematical and scientific concepts reflected in the Wellin Museum’s current exhibition Alyson Shotz: Force of Nature. The Feb. 19 talk explored how different practical and theoretical elements of math and science apply to Shotz’s work on display, many of which are sculptures named after scientific and mathematical terminology.   More ...

Fred Breglia
Arboretum Series Welcomes Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum

The Hamilton College Arboretum Third Saturday series continues on Saturday, Feb. 21, with Fred Breglia, executive director of Landis Arboretum, Duanesburg, N.Y. He will present “Plant Health Care! Pruning, Planting and Mulching!” at 10 a.m. in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium. This discussion of the most current and effective methods of pruning, planting and mulching your yard and garden is free and open to the public.  More ...

Catherine Gunther Kodat
Modernist Dance and the Metapolitics of Cold War Culture

University of the Arts (Philadelphia) Provost Catherine Kodat read and discussed selections of her recently published book, Don’t Act, Just Dance: The Metapolitics of Cold War Culture on Feb. 17. Kodat taught at Hamilton College for 17 years, and headed the English department for some time. This book, she explained, was aimed at “interrogat[ing] the revisionist thesis of postwar American art.”  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 ...

Catherine Gunther Kodat
University of the Arts Dean, Former Hamilton Professor Kodat to Lecture

Catherine Gunther Kodat, former professor of English and American studies at Hamilton and current acting provost and dean of the Division of Liberal Arts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, will present a lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at 4:10 p.m., in Room 3024 of the Taylor Science Center.  Her lecture is titled “Modernist Dance and the Metapolitics of Cold War Culture,” and it is free and open to the public.  More ...

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