Week of  November 25—December 1, 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
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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

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

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

The Student Union Art Gallery presents an exhibit by Caroline Woolard.

November 13—November 30, 2012, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 10:00 am-5:00 pm
November 13—November 30, 2012, Fridays 10:00 am-3:00 pm
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November 22—November 23

Student Union Art Gallery, 326

Classes resume on November 26.

November 22—November 25, 2012

Head coach Sharon Dawley leads the Minutewomen into action against the Crusaders of Holy Cross.

November 25, 2012
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Classes resume after Thankgiving Break.

November 26, 2012

The Brothers of Pi Kappa Phi are pedaling stationary bikes in the Campus Center for five days to raise funds and awareness on behalf of people with disabilities.

November 26—November 30, 2012 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Across from University Store

This lecture with Professor Sabina Murray will be a look at the power of engaging history in one’s fiction—of inviting the real into the imagined.

November 26, 2012
6:30 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Faculty recital featuring Laura Klock, horn and including Harbison: Twilight Music, Scriabin: Romance, and Macchia: Links, a premiere.

November 26, 2012
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Economy of We opening reception with artist's talk

November 27, 2012
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery, 326

Spoken Word Night is an opportunity to speak your truth before an audience in a welcoming, creative, diverse and vibrant setting.

November 27, 2012
7:30 pm

New Africa House, 203

Guitarist Mary Halvorson and violist Jessica Pavone have a long-standing duo, now in its eleventh year as a collaborative endeavor.

November 27, 2012
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

From the literal to the metaphorical! These 19 UMass undergraduates' 2 and 3D works are inspired by quotes from Shakespeare to Dr. Seuss.

November 28—December 7, 2012, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
December 2, 2012, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 9, 2012, Sundays 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Three distinguished panelists—all university and college teaching award winners, will each present a distinct approach to the integration of their research and teaching, spanning the instruction of graduate and undergraduate students, both inside and outside of the classroom.

November 28, 2012
1:30 pm-2:45 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

Please join us at a reception to celebrate the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life's beautiful new office in the Student Union.

November 28, 2012
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Dukes Room

Professor Judith Duncan draws on postmodern childhood studies and socio-cultural theories to critique current cultural assumptions underlying early childhood education, support for families, and early childhood education pedagogy.

November 28, 2012
3:30 pm

Campus Center, 917

Dr. Cornelina I. Bargmann will give the 7th Annual Sinauer Associates Lectuer.  Her research focuses on how the environment, experience and the biology of the brain interact to shape an animal's behavior. Cornelia I.

November 28, 2012
4:00 pm

Engineering Lab (E-Lab) II , Engineering II Auditorium (Rm 119)

The Yellow House (Amor Hakkar, Algeria/France, 2007).

November 28, 2012
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Tapestry Health is conducting free and anonymous HIV testing. Know your status!

November 29, 2012
12:00 pm-3:30 pm

Campus Center, 101

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

November 29, 2012
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), 302

What does it mean to be truly healed? This is the central question behind Violet: The Musical.

November 29—December 1, 2012 8:00 pm
December 6—December 8, 2012 8:00 pm
December 1, 2012 2:00 pm
December 8, 2012 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

Rob Weir is a lecturer of history at UMass Amherst and has taught at Bay Path College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and Mount Ida College, and was a senior Fulbright scholar in New Zealand.

November 29, 2012
4:00 pm

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

“Local Reformations and London City Comedy: Middleton’s The Puritan Widow,” with Brian Walsh of the English Dept., Yale University.

November 29, 2012
4:30 pm

Renaissance Center, Reading Room

Mark Anthony Neal is Professor of Black Popular Culture in the Department of African and African-American Studies at Duke University. He has written and lectured extensively on Black popular culture and music,

November 29, 2012
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Guy McPherson, professor emeritus of natural resources and the environment at the University of Arizona, highlighst the importance of living sustainably, a necessity driven by the ongoing collapse of the environment, industrial economy, and by the arriving shortages of cheap oil.

November 29, 2012
6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-69

WMUA 91.1 FM presents Hip Hop in Renaissance, a showcase revealing the diverse elements of a culture that reinvented the music industry.

November 29, 2012
8:00 pm

Campus Center, Reading Room

The Student Alumni Association is collecting new teddy bears and other furry friends to benefit children from a variety of local health and human service agencies this holiday season.

November 30—December 10, 2012

Memorial Hall and UStore
This talk will cover the changing demography of aging, importance of studying cohort differences, and cognitive changes in later life as these impact consumer behavior.

November 30, 2012
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 112

The UMass Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is conducting a toy drive at the December 1 men's basketball game, and at the November 30, December 7, and December 8 ice hockey games.

November 30, 2012 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
December 1, 2012 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
December 7—December 8, 2012 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

November 30, 2012
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Join UPC a showing of "The Campaign."

November 30, 2012
8:00 pm

Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union
Directed by Paul Dennis, this performance features works by Anna Sokolow (Rooms), Billbob Brown/Marilyn Sylla, Adrienne Hawkins, and Tom Vacanti.

November 30—December 1, 2012 8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Baroque chamber orchestra of strings and winds, directed by Robert Eisenstein.

November 30, 2012
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Apply for a  STEM Family Travel Initiative. The deadline is December 1, 2012.  

December 1, 2012
8:00 am

Online

UMass swimming and diving takes on Yale at home in Amherst.

December 1, 2012
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium, Pool

Mark your calendar now for the 2012-2013 UMass Basketball season and plan to meet-up at Professor Thom's for pre-game festivities.

December 1, 2012 2:00 pm

Professor Thom's
Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Miami (Fla.).

December 1, 2012
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Joshua Greene, Assistant Conductor, Metropolitan Opera will give a masterclass.

December 1, 2012
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster takes us on a musical sleigh ride through Nova Scotia at Christmastime with a spirited performance of traditional and contemporary Celtic melodies and Christmas carols.

December 1, 2012
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall