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Apr 12, 2019
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Juniper Literary Festival Keynote Reader: Horacio Castellanos Moya

Great Hall, Old Chapel, 144 Hicks Way, University of Massachusetts Amherst
7:00 pm

Horacio Castellanos Moya is a writer and a journalist from El Salvador. He has published twelve novels, five short story collections, two essay books, and a diary. His novels have been translated...
Apr 13, 2019
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Juniper Literary Festival Keynote Reader: Danez Smith

Great Hall, Old Chapel, 144 Hicks Way, University of Massachusetts Amherst
7:00 pm

Danez Smith is a Black, Queer, Poz writer & performer from St. Paul, MN. Danez is the author of Don’t Call Us Dead (Graywolf Press, 2017), winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection, the...
Apr 16, 2019
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"Feminist Rhetorical Practices Beyond Affirmation: Race, Nation, Geopolitics, and Action” with Rebecca Dingo

South College E470, University of Massachusetts Amherst
4:00 pm

Join us as Rebecca Dingo gives her talk, "Feminist Rhetorical Practices Beyond Affirmation: Race, Nation, Geopolitics, and Action.” Light refreshments will be served.
Apr 18, 2019
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"Life and Death of Books during the Siege of Leningrad (1941-44)," a talk by Polina Barskova

650 East Pleasant St., Amherst
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us for "Life and Death of Books during the Siege of Leningrad (1941-44)," a talk by Polina Barskova, Professor of Russian Literature at Hampshire College. ...
Apr 22, 2019

English Department Awards Reception

Great Hall, Old Chapel, University of Massachusetts Amherst
4:00 pm

Please join us for the annual Awards Reception, where we will celebrate students’ achievements. Refreshments will be served.
Apr 23, 2019
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"Shakespeare's Reformations: Thinking with Conversion" with Paul Yachnin

Old Chapel, 144 Hicks Way, University of Massachusetts Amherst
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Join us for the 2019 Collins Lecture, "Shakespeare's Reformations: Thinking with Conversion" with Paul Yachnin, Tomlinson Professor of Shakespeare Studies as McGill University....
Apr 25, 2019
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Retirement Celebration for Ron Welburn, Professor Emeritus

650 East Pleasant St., Amherst
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Please join us for a celebration in honor of Ron Welburn (now emeritus), who retired from teaching earlier this year.  In thanks for his long service to the department, the university, the...
Apr 27, 2019
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Raymond J. Lord Symposium on Historical Martial Arts

650 East Pleasant St., Amherst
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Renaissance Center will host the fifteenth annual Raymond J. Lord Symposium on historical European martial arts on April 27, 2019. This day-long event will feature presentations on martial...