|February 6th 2009||Special Event|
|Admissions / Ticket information||Free and open to the public|
|Location||main lecture hall, Franklin Patterson Hall, Hampshire College|
|Title||Art and Ascendancy: Readings and Reflections|
Hampshire College invites the public to Academics, Activism, Art, and Ascendancy: Women of Color Who Change the World, a lecture and panels series February 5 and 6, featuring distinguished alumnae.
The program celebrates college trustee Florence Ladd, who has provided leadership and service to Hampshire College and to higher education within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and beyond. Florence Ladd will conclude her service as a college trustee at the close of the current academic year, and her fellow trustees and college staff organized the program in her honor. All events will be in the main lecture hall of Franklin Patterson Hall.
On Friday, February 6, a panel entitled Art and Ascendancy: Readings and Reflections, begins at 5 p.m. Panelists will include Nancy Festinger, chief interpreter, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, and editor of Proteus, the newsletter of the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators, and Sara Littlecrow-Russell, poet and author of The Secret Power of Naming. Cynthia H. Tolentino, professor of English at the University of Oregon, will serve as moderator.
A reception will follow in the college gallery, with an exhibition of works by Hampshire faculty, staff, students, and alumni of color.
All events are open to the public and free. For more information, please call the office of the secretary of the college at 413.559.5780 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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