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November 24, 2014 – 12:47 pm |

It is almost time for Thanksgiving, so here is some info about what is happening on campus!
What’s Closed?
All campus offices close Wednesday, Nov. 26 at noon and reopen Monday, Dec.1 at 8:30 a.m.
The post office …

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Nov. 6: Eqbal Ahmad Lecture by Randall Robinson

October 1, 2014 – 12:43 pm |

Randall Robinson, an internationally respected social justice advocate and author, will deliver Hampshire College’s 17th Annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture on November 6 at 4 p.m. His talk, “International Human Rights and the Need for Global …

Ideas into Action – Assistant Professor of Mathematics Sarah Hews

September 12, 2014 – 1:26 pm |

In this video on Hampshire’s YouTube channel, Professor Sarah Hews talks about Hampshire College’s approach to bringing graduate level concepts into first and second year math classes. Watch it here.>>

Hampshire Professor Featured in BBC Documentary

August 20, 2014 – 10:35 am | Comments Off

The work of Hampshire College professor Lise Shapiro Sanders 90F played an important role in the new BBC documentary series Shopgirls: The True Story of Life Behind the Counter.
Sanders’ 2006 book, Consuming Fantasies: Labor, Leisure, …

Photograph Inspires Ravett’s Latest Film Project

August 13, 2014 – 10:33 am | Comments Off

A single image led Professor of Film and Photography Abraham Ravett back to his birth country of Poland for his newest film project, Holding Hands with Ilsa.
The photograph, taken in a meadow near his hometown …

Hampshire’s Creative Media Institute Featured on PBS’s POV

August 5, 2014 – 3:20 pm | Comments Off

“As you read this, there are about a dozen students, mostly undergrads and few older types, who are being subjected to what might be the most dynamic and inspiring documentary tutelage ever mustered in a …

A word from Jessica M. Ortiz, director of New Student Programs

July 17, 2014 – 10:51 am | Comments Off

Greetings from the office of new student programs!
Summer is a busy time in our office, as we begin to connect with incoming students and prepare them for their arrival at Hampshire. The office of new …

Hampshire Div IV Weekend Explores the Humanities

June 12, 2014 – 6:43 pm | Comments Off

“The Hampshire people are willing to fight. They’re not going to stop.”
In asserting the need for the humanities in a digitized society, Elizabeth Brundage 78F voiced one of the most repeated rallying cries of Div …

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