January 30, 2013 feed
We are proud to announce the inauguration of the STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch Series.  Most acclaimed for her pioneering work fighting mass incarceration, Lois Ahrens has been an activist and organizer for social justice for more than forty-five years. 

January 30, 2013
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

Coach Dawley leads the Minutewomen into action against the Explorers of La Salle University.

January 30, 2013
11:45 am

Mullins Center

"Lapsing into Democracy’: Un(der)speaking Theatre in the Transitional State" is the title of a lecture by Professor Mark Fleishman of the University of Cape Town.

January 30, 2013
4:00 pm

Amherst College
Reception for the artist James Welling in association with his UMCA exhibition Open Space.

January 30, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

For 45 years, the voices of Ladysmith Black Mambazo have married the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions to the sounds and sentiments of gospel music.

January 30, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Gabe Langfur, bass trombone, and artist/faculty member at Boston University and the University of Rhode Island.

January 30, 2013
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UMCA has been fortunate to receive several important gifts over the last year, which will be on view here for the first time.

January 23—March 15, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
January 26—March 10, 2013, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Graduating seniors are invited to submit a proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker at the Undergraduate Commencement on May 10, 2013.

December 3—February 5, 2013

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

December 3—February 8, 2013

The UMass Amherst Libraries host an exhibit, “Pioneers of Mass Aggie: Founders, Builders, and Innovators.”  “Pioneers” is the first of three exhibits to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the University of Massachusetts.

January 22—May 11, 2013

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

This installation is a collaboration conceived by four second-year MFA students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Studio Art Department.

January 24—January 31, 2013, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 10:00 am-5:00 pm
January 25, 2013, Sun/Fri/Sat 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

jubilat, a nationally renowned publisher of poems, interviews, and documents of all kinds, announces it second-ever chapbook contest.

January 25—February 13, 2013

In ”I, Pilgrim” Jeff Stauder uses iconic images from American history to create a surreal, allegorical world. Motifs include a lone pilgrim, bison, crows, corn, and wood.

January 28—February 21, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Jet Lag Go-Go offers a space of integration, a space created from an accumulation of attempts at connection and engagement. Drawing, textile and pattern collide with documentary evidence to form a hybrid landscape of place and self.

January 29—February 21, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

The play, Every Year, Every Day, I Am Walking, traces the story of a young refugee in Africa who loses family and home brutally and irrevocably and is forced to journey to a new place through many dangers and uncertainties.

January 30—February 2, 2013 8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Rand Theater