180 results found for: genres:"Lectures"

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1978

Abagnale, Frank W., 1948-

Frank Abagnale: lecture for the University Speakers' Agency, UMass Amherst

Amherst (Mass.) - Invited lecture by Frank Abagnale, the 1960s-era "Great Impostor" who at the ages of 16-21 impersonated a Pan Am pilot, a physician, an attorney, a professor of Sociology; check forger, and later prisoner and escapee. After his release from prison, Abagnale founded a firm that advised companies on issues relating to fraud.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Sound Recordings

1975 Sept. 13

Achebe, Chinua

Writer and society: the Nigerian example

Amherst (Mass.) - October Lecture (formerly Lugard Lectures) via Nigerian Broadcasting Corp. discussing importance of community to writers and examining the case of post-colonial Nigeria.

WFCR Radio Broadcast Collection

1967 Feb. 21

Alinsky, Saul David, 1909-1972

The democratic dilemma

Northampton (Mass.) - Political radicals and organizers. Lecture delivered at Smith College.

WFCR Radio Broadcast Collection

1966 Mar. 29

Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992

Escape to reality

Amherst (Mass.) - Lecture at the Student Union Ballroom sponsored by the Distinguished Visitors Program and UMass Science Fiction Society.

University of Massachusetts Science Fiction Society Collection

1978 May 11

Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992

Lecture by Isaac Asimov

Amherst (Mass.) - Asimov lecturing on predicting the future, science fiction.

WFCR Radio Broadcast Collection

1972 Oct. 16

Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992

Isaac Asimov: Distinguished Visitors Program lecture, UMass Amherst

Amherst (Mass.) - Invited lecture by science fiction author Isaac Asimov discussing science fiction, literature, and foretelling the future.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Sound Recordings

1991 July 8

Berger, Marcel, 1927-

The shape of space Part 2

South Hadley (Mass.) - Lecture by French mathematician, specialist in differential geometry and former director of the Institut des Hautes études Scientifiques.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Geometry, Analysis, Numerics and Graphics Collection

1991 July 8

Berger, Marcel, 1927-

The shape of space Part 1

South Hadley (Mass.) - Lecture by French mathematician, specialist in differential geometry and former director of the Institut des Hautes études Scientifiques.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Geometry, Analysis, Numerics and Graphics Collection

1991 July 8

Berger, Marcel, 1927-

The shape of space Part 3

South Hadley (Mass.) - Lecture by French mathematician, specialist in differential geometry and former director of the Institut des Hautes études Scientifiques.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Geometry, Analysis, Numerics and Graphics Collection

1980 Nov. 5

Bond, Julian, 1930-

Lecture by Julian Bond

West Springfield (Mass.) - Speaking at Western New England College on the day after the presidential election of 1980 and its impact on Black America.

WFCR Radio Broadcast Collection