What's New at CMASS

Native Film Series 2015

JWECC, Chadbourne Hall B-3

The Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center is hosting the 2015 Native Film Series, screening films during the fall semester that aim to provide an understanding of contemporary Native American topics. Click here for dates and times.

Brandy Lein Worrall at YKCCWhat Doesn't Kill Us – Brandy Lein Worrall

Tuesday, Oct. 6. 4:30 – 7 p.m., Wilder Hall

Meet the author of What Doesn't Kill Us, a memoir of one woman's growing up with her parents' trauma from the Vietnam War and how it related to being diagnosed with breast cancer as a young adult.

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Latin@ Heritage Month

September 15 – October 15

Each year the United States observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

CMASS is collaborating with Latinos Unidos,  the Anthropology Department, UMass Dining Services, W. E. B Dubois Library, and the Stonewall Center to celebrate the beauty and richness of the Latin@ heritage. Highlights include lunch-and-learn conversations on topics including religion, language, musical traditions, identities and intersections of identity. Click for the full schedule. All events are free and open to the public – we look forward to seeing you!

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The Amazing Race Returns

Friday, Nov. 6. Check-in at 7 p.m.; race at 7:30 p.m.

Teams of three race to “pit stops” around the UMass campus. Get clues to the next destination and task, do the activity, and move on. The first team back at Wilder Hall wins! To register, send your team’s name, and the names, emails, phone numbers and student ID numbers of your team’s members to chonal@umass.edu by Wednesday, Nov. 4.

Walk for JusticeGroup gathers at the Walk for Justice

The Pioneer Valley community and students from the Five Colleges gathered September 19 for the Walk for Justice.
Olivia Laramie has the story.

Direct Action Panel Discussion

Five activists and organizers shared their stories as part of a panel discussion on the “Theory and Practice of Direct Action," September 19. Olivia Laramie reports.