Week of  November 4—10, 2012 feed
Carolyn Webb's work, Two Ways of Looking at an Elm Tree, I and II, is mounted on the south façade of the Fine Arts Center.

August 2—November 30, 2012

Fine Arts Center, South Facade

A new traveling exhibition that examines the challenges faced by African-American baseball players as they sought equal opportunities in their sport beginning in the post-Civil War era.  

October 12—December 7, 2012
This event does NOT occur on:
November 12, November 22

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

A solo exhibition of work by Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, the internationally acclaimed French artist whose innovative work merges the realms of the musical and the visual.

October 4—December 2, 2012, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
October 6—December 2, 2012, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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October 8, November 12, November 22—November 25

University Museum of Contemporary Art, Main Gallery

The Incubator Project Space presents "House of Observation," an exhibit by Claudia Sperry and Rachel Sperry.

October 28—November 29, 2012, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
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November 12, November 22—November 25

Hampden Gallery

"I Probably Shouldn't Be Telling You This" is an art exhibition by Linda Griggs.

October 28—November 29, 2012, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
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November 12, November 22—November 25

Hampden Gallery

Born out of unthinkable violence, the Greensboro Justice Fund was established to educate the public about discrimination and discriminatory organizations.

October 31—January 11, 2013
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November 22, December 16, December 22—December 23, December 25, December 28—January 1, January 6

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Floor 25

What happens when we worship a machine? In the mechanized world of Machinal, everyone and everything is a cog in the function of the machine: simple, elegant, terrible.

November 1—November 3, 2012 8:00 pm
November 3, 2012 2:00 pm
November 6—November 10, 2012 8:00 pm
November 10, 2012 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

The Oriana Singers, a group of twelve high school students from Farmington High School in Farmington, Connecticut, will perform a set of Renaissance-era songs.

November 4, 2012
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

UMass Renaissance Center Reading Room 650 East Pleasant Street Amherst MA 01002
Join UPC for a showing of "The Amazing Spiderman."

November 4, 2012
8:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Site FAC is a series of public art projects made by UMass MFA candidates that utilize the Fine Art Center as a site for creative activity.

November 5—November 27, 2012

Haigis Mall

Ellen Pader will speak about her research in a talk titled “Household Definitions, Zoning and Discrimination: How Housing Policies can Prevent Us from Being our Sibling’s Keeper, Create Waste and Cause Hate.”

November 5, 2012
12:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Declamation Day is a public-speaking tournament where undergraduates from across the campus read aloud works they have chosen from a wide range of published material.

November 5, 2012
4:30 pm-5:45 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Normal Guillard, who joined the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign (the Campaign) when she was 15 years old will speak and there will be a showing of the short film Maestra.

November 5, 2012
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, 174-76

A chamber orchestra concert coordinated by Elizabeth Chang.

November 5, 2012
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Rock the UMass Vote!

November 6, 2012
11:00 am-7:00 pm

Haigis Mall

The Atlantic-10 champion Minutewomen host Rider University in an NCAA Tournament Play-In Game.

November 6, 2012
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Flu clinics are open to students and all UHS patients.

November 6, 2012
4:30 pm-7:30 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons

Join Political Science and Legal Studies faculty, students and alums at our annual Election Night Celebration. 

November 6, 2012
7:00 pm

Campus Center, Cape Cod Lounge

Walk-in flu vaccine clinic open to everyone age 9 and older.

November 7, 2012
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 162

Fred Reinhart, Director of Commercial Ventures & Intellectual Property (CVIP), will speak on the need for MTAs.  Jennifer Donais, Director of Research Compliance, will speak on Export Control Regulations.

November 7, 2012
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room

Associate Professor Nicole Gurran is with the University of Sydney’s urban and regional planning program.

November 7, 2012
12:30 pm-1:30 pm

Hills North, 105

“Translating King Lear into Portuguese,” with Lawrence Flores Pereira, visiting fellow at the UMass Renaissance Center.

November 7, 2012
4:00 pm

Renaissance Center, Reading Room

The Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC) Student Advisory Board hosts the Faculty Sponsor Appreciation Night.

November 7, 2012
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

University Club

Want to make a difference?  Interested in programs like City Year, Teach For America, Peace Corps, and US PIRG, but unsure where to start or who can answer your questions? 

November 7, 2012
5:30 pm

Wilder Hall, 201

Listening beyond the rhythm of ocean waves and squawks of seagulls, biologist Sheila Patek explores the sounds below the ocean’s surface during her talk "(un)Silent Sea." The talk is part of the Honors Faculty Lecture Series presented by Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

November 7, 2012
6:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

The Time That Remains (Elia Suleiman, Palestine [France, UK, Italy, Belgium co-production], 2009).

November 7, 2012
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Infinity Brass members perform works by Oscar Boehme, Jan Bach, and others.  With Eric Berlin and Steve Felix, trumpet; Laura Klock, horn; Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone, and John Bottomley, tuba.

November 7, 2012
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A group exhibit featuring ten photographers whose work to provided us with an understanding of how landscapes of conflict are remembered and memorialized, landscapes that were historically contested.

November 8—December 4, 2012, Sun/Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
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November 12, November 22—November 25

Herter Art Gallery

Flu clinics are open to students and all UHS patients. Walk in or call (413) 577-5101 for an appointment.

November 8, 2012
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center

Former lecturer in the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at UMass Amherst, Doron Goldman is a longtime member of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), his interests are the Negro Leagues and baseball’s integration, as well as baseball’s role in the ongoing struggle for social justice in America.

November 8, 2012
4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level

This panel features faculty and staff who serve on the UMass Institutional Review Board (IRB), which reviews all faculty and graduate student research on campus that involves interaction with human subjects.

November 8, 2012
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

Guest speaker Gerard P. O'Connor of Saul Ewing LLP will discuss legal issues for start-ups with emphasis on their relationship to new venture strategy.

November 8, 2012
5:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

When artists Elizabeth Stone and Nour Bishouty exchanged thoughts about the image Woman in a Burkha, a painting by Stone in the exhibition Dialogue with a Collection: Elizabeth Stone - Embodied/Disembodied, both realized that they had entered intellectual territory that required a respectful and thoughtful conversation beyond the casual comments during a museum visit.

November 8, 2012
5:00 pm-6:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Thinking about life after UMass? If you want “real world” answers and advice on next steps in your academic or professional career, just ask someone who’s been there!

November 8, 2012
5:30 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th floor

Under the direction of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John, the world premiere of "Spirituals to Funk" represents the first-ever touring partnership between two icons of American music.

November 8, 2012
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Head coach John Micheletto leads the Minutemen into action against conference foe Providence.

November 9, 2012
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

George Ashley, HCC, will discuss the native peoples of New England in the sixteenth and seventeenth century; Kate Freedman, UMass, presents "Cultivating Inner and Outer Plantations: Quaker Networks of Family, Faith and Trade in the British Atlantic;" Barry Levy, UMass, speaks on "Militarism in Massachusetts;" and Mason Lowance, UMass, explores "Millennialism in Early American Literature and Theology."

November 10, 2012
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Renaissance Center, Reading Room

The Special Saturday Morning Series presents 2 Fun Programs for AFC and Campus Families.

November 10, 2012
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Campus Center, Graduate Center Lounge and Student Union Craft Center

Coach Dawley leads the UMass Minutewomen against Kent State in the 2012-13 season opener at home in the Mullins Center.

November 10, 2012
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

The quintet consists of graduate students in the Department of Music & Dance who teach locally at all levels, perform regularly with regional ensembles, and do community outreach events through the Pioneer Valley.

November 10, 2012
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall