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Ocean Vuong's Forthcoming Novel Profiled in the New York Times

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Ocean Vuong's debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, will be published by Penguin Random House and will be released in early June of 2019. The New York Times profiled Vuong and his...
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Martha Ackmann's (PhD '88) Novel Adapted for Broadway

Friday, May 24, 2019

Martha Ackmann, who earned her PhD in Literature from UMass Amherst in 1988, is a journalist and author whose novel, Curveball, is being adapted for Broadway. The book details the story of Toni...
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Stacie Klinowski Awarded W. E. B. Du Bois Graduate Fellowship

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Stacie Klinowski, a MA/PhD student in the Composition and Rhetoric program, was awarded a W. E. B. Du Bois Graduate Fellowship for 2019-20 from the Du Bois Center here at UMass Amherst. Beginning...
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Laura Furlan Named as Program Chair of the Five Colleges Native American and Indigenous Studies Program

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Laura Furlan was recently named as the Program Chair of the Five Colleges Native American and Indigenous Studies program....
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Florianne Jimenez, PhD Candidate, Awarded Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

Friday, May 10, 2019

Florianne “Bo” Jimenez, PhD Candidate in the Composition and Rhetoric program, was recently awarded a Dissertation Fieldwork Grant by the UMass Graduate School. She will be using the financial...
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Joy Hayward-Jansen, Korka Sall, and Subhalakshmi Gooptu Named as Five College Women's Studies Research Center Research Associates

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Joy Hayward-Jansen, Korka Sall, and Subhalakshmi Gooptu were recently named as Five College Women's Studies Research Center (FCWSRC) Research Associates for 2019-2020....