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Neelofer Qadir Defends Dissertation and Accepts Assistant Professor Position

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Neelofer Qadir successfully defended her dissertation, Afrasian Imaginaries: Global Capitalism and Labor Migration in Indian Ocean Fictions, 1990 - 2015, in January 2019. In August 2019, she will...
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Malcom Sen Appointed Secretary for the American Conference for Irish Studies

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Malcolm Sen was recently made the secretary of the prestigious American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS), the American organization of Irish Studies. ACIS is one of the only major international...
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Rebecca Lorimer Leonard, Anne Bello, and Anna Rita Napoleone Awarded TEFD Mellon Mutual Mentoring Team Grant

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Rebecca Lorimer Leonard (Associate Professor, English), Anne Bello (Deputy Director, Writing Program), and Anna Rita Napoleone (Director, Writing Program) have been awarded a 2019-2020 Teaching...
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Sabina Murray Awarded Conti Faculty Fellowship

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Sabina Murray was awarded on her Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship.  The award was announced this week and supports three faculty from the Amherst campus for a year of research and writing.
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English Students and Writing Center Tutors Present at the Northeast Writing Centers Association Conference

Monday, April 1, 2019

Tutors from the UMass Amherst Writing Center attended and presented at the Northeast Writing Centers Association (NEWCA) Conference at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut...

Tess Halpern '19 Published In Upcoming Anthology on Student Activism

Monday, March 25, 2019

Tess Halpern '19, an English major pursuing a letter of specialization in the Study and Practice of Writing (SPOW), is included in the upcoming book Student Activism in the Academy: Its Struggle...