Esra Özyürek: "Generation Allah: Democratizing Young Muslim Men and Working Through Holocaust Memory in Germany"

Mar. 19, 2018 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Gamble Auditorium

Please join us for the 2017-2018 Mary E. Johnson Lecture on Social Justice and Human Rights, featuring Associate Professor Esra Özyürek from the London School of Economics. Özyürek is a political anthropologist who seeks to understand how Islam, Christianity, secularism, and nationalism are dynamically positioned in relation to each other in Turkey and Europe. Her most recent book is "Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion and Conversion in the New Europe" (2014). This event is free and open to the public.

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2018 Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference

Apr. 7, 2018 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Mount Holyoke College Mary Woolley Hall, Chapin Auditorium

This year's 2018 Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference (WOCTLC) theme is Empowerment through Engagement and will consist of workshops that focus on the topics of peer networking, professional and personal development, and leadership opportunities. Most importantly, this conference will provide a space to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of women of color. Keynote speaker(s) are Tamika Mallory, Carmen Perez, and Linda Sarsour, founders of the National Women's March and the keynote event is free and open to the public!

Conference registration fees:


$10.00 for five-college students, faculty and staff

$15.00 for non five-college attendees

$8.00 per person for groups with 10 or more attendees. To take advantage of this group discount, contact or call 413-538-2550.

Hotel Accommodations: We are pleased to offer limited hotel and lodging on our campus. If interested, you may contact the Mount Holyoke Willits-Howell Conference Center

Below is a list of additional hotel options in the area or you may also contact or call 413-538-2550 if you have other questions.

  • Daniel Stebbins Bed and Breakfast
    • 25 Woodbridge Street, South Hadley, MA
    • 413-533-2149
  • Hampton Inn Hadley Amherst
  • Comfort Inn Hadley – Amherst
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Amherst-Hadley
  • Howard Johnson
    • Russell Street, Hadley, MA
    • 413-533-2149

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