Sign Up for Summer Research Workshops and Gatherings
This summer, Academic Technology Services and the Library provide a number of opportunities to learn new research tools and meet with others outside the lab, carrel, and office. Whether you are a Summer Science Research Fellow, continuing your research from a spring Mellon Tutorial, working on a faculty project, getting a head start on your thesis, or simply working on campus, you'll find an opportunity of interest in this series, which begins Tuesday, June 11. The opportunities include receptions and discussion groups, along with workshops on everything from Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop to ArcGIS, GIMP, Mathematica, Python, Web Visualization, and Zotero. Follow the link to get the full details and schedule and to sign up.
For more information: http://bit.ly/ACSummerResearch13
Counseling Center Hours Over the Summer
The Counseling Center's office hours for the summer are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We are offering appointments for Amherst College students on weekdays between 1 and 4 p.m. For available appointment times, please call 413-542-2354 or stop by Scott House. For urgent mental health consultation for an Amherst College student in the evenings, on weekends or on holidays, the Counseling Center's on-call counselor can be reached through the Dean on Duty. The Dean on Duty can be reached through the Campus Police at 413-542-2291.
Register for the 2013 International Convention of the Black German Heritage & Research Association
This year's convention, Aug. 8 to 11 at Amherst College, will focus on Black Germans in Diaspora. The conference will feature a keynote address by Maisha Eggers, professor of childhood and diversity studies at the University of Magdeburg; a screening of the 1952 film "Toxi", with an introduction and Q&A by Professor Angelica Fenner of the University of Toronto, author of "Race Under Reconstruction in German Cinema" (2011); and presentations by guest artists Sharon Dodua Otoo and Sandrine Micosse-Aikins, editors of "The Little Book of Big Visions: How To Be an Artist and Revolutionize the World," published by the Berlin publishers Edition Assemblage in October 2012. Registration is open until July 1, 2013. Space is limited, so register early.
For more information: http://blackgermans.us/convention2013/