A lecture on human rights and performance of ‘West Side Story’ at Hamilton College


CLINTON — Hamilton College has several lectures and a spring performance on its schedule of upcoming events.

Thursday, April 18

4 p.m. “Explicit and implicit influences on thoughts, feeling and behaviors toward others based on group membership,” by John Dovidio, the Carl Iver Hovland Professor of Psychology and Public Health at Yale University. The lecture will be held in the Chapel.

6:30 p.m.  Lecture on “Human Rights in Russia,” by Natalia Arno, president of the Free Russia Foundation. Located at the Red Pit in the Kirner-Johnson Building, Room 127.

Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20

7:30 p.m.  Spring Theatre Production of ‘West Side Story – the classic American musical receives an update with the Theatre Department’s production.

Set in 2018 Bronx, New York, one year after Hurricane Maria, the timeless musical tells a story of love, of otherness, and street gangs.

It will be accompanied by the Hamilton College Orchestra.

The performance will be held in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts. For ticket information, visit http://www.hamilton.edu/ campuslife/arts-at-hamilton/performingarts or call the Wellin Hall box office at 315-859-4331.

Tickets are $10 adults; $6 senior citizens and students.


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