Month of  November 2013 feed
Du Bois in Our Time is a landmark exhibition that focuses on the intersection of art and the major issues of our time, centered on the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois.

September 10—December 8, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

In a collaborative effort, The UMass Student Farming Enterprise, The UMass Permaculture Initiative, and UMass Gardenshare, are all coming together to organize a weekly farmers market on the lawn of Goodell Hall.

September 13—November 22, 2013, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

The Office of Family Resources Dinner On Us series offers parents an opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children who are responsible, respectful and resourceful.

September 16—December 2, 2013, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 14, November 11

Student Union

 The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees.

September 24—December 6, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28

Campus Center, 11

UHS walk-in and mobile flu clinics are open to UMass Amherst students and to faculty, staff and students' dependents whose primary care provider is at UHS.

December 4, 2013 11:30 am-3:00 pm
November 20—November 21, 2013 3:30 pm-6:30 pm
November 21, 2013 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

All Campus

The exhibit centers on the post-World War II expansion of UMass and its emergence as a fully-fledged research university.

October 18—January 6, 2014
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28, December 15, December 21—December 22, December 25, December 28—January 1, January 5

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Lower Level and Floor 25

Exhibit celebrating the legacy of William Smith Clark and his influence at UMass Amherst and Hokkaido University.

October 19—November 30, 2013 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, Atrium

The Letters to Dr. Ehrlich series is a collection of images based on “The Population Bomb” by Dr. Paul R. Ehrlich.

October 20—November 20, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Rice has used this method of writing in several projects over the years but the reason for its usage remains the same.

October 20—November 20, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

A simple misunderstanding snowballs into a case of mistaken identity and romantic complications ensue in this joyous, playful romp.

October 24—October 26, 2013 8:00 pm
October 31—November 1, 2013 8:00 pm
November 2, 2013 2:00 pm

Rand Theater

A self-proclaimed "populist" photographer, Parr is a true master of social commentary, he captures humanity in all of its follies. 

October 31—November 29, 2013, Sun/Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28

Herter Art Gallery

Herter Art Gallery is pleased to present It's an American Thing", a group exhibition featuring images by 14 photographers each of whom seeks to crystallize the essence of vintage American style, beauty and attitude during the last half of the 20th Century.

November 1—November 29, 2013, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
November 3—November 24, 2013, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28

Herter Art Gallery

Celebrating 25 years of Workplace Education.

November 1, 2013
11:45 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 11th floor

Topic of Discussion: Analyzing Social Media Data Having Discontinuous underlying Dynamics.

November 1, 2013
2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 112

Explore the opportunity to study for a semester or year at another state college or state university in the U.S or the surrounding borders. 

November 1—December 12, 2013, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm-3:15 pm
November 6—December 11, 2013, Wednesdays 4:45 pm-5:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28—November 29

Goodell Hall, 613

You have seen the T.V. show, now be a part of it right here at UMass! Registration is now going on. We will be at the Concourse to register participants.

November 1, 2013
7:00 pm

Wilder Hall, 201

Come see the Minutemen play Hockey East rival Maine!

November 1, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Are you ALL IN for UMass Football? Bring your friends and family to the pre-game celebrations as the Football Tailgate Tent tradition returns! Join us under the tent in front of Patriot Place for a tailgate barbeque with a cash bar, entertainment and giveaways.

November 2, 2013
9:00 am

Gillette Stadium

Head Coach Charley Molnar leads the Minutemen into action against Northern Illinois.

November 2, 2013
12:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

The Amherst Business Improvement District and the UMass Amherst chapter of Phi Sigma Pi present the first annual Amherst Mega-Dessert Crawl! Proceeds benefit Reader to Reader, Inc., a nonprofit organization devoted to increasing literacy and fostering a love of reading at all ages.

November 2, 2013
12:00 pm-3:00 pm

Kendrick Park, Amherst Center
Head coach Ed Matz leads the Minutewomen into action against St. Bonaventure.

November 2, 2013
2:00 pm

Rudd Field

The High School and Collegiate Choral Festival features Mass. ACDA Honor Choirs and UMass Chamber Choir and Chorale.

November 2, 2013
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The UMass Amherst Cape Verdean Student Alliance (CVSA) presents, Festival De Cabo Verde," a Cape Verdean Culture Night highlighting the unique festivals and aspects of the Cape Verde Islands.

November 2, 2013
7:00 pm-2:00 am

Student Union, Student Union Ballroom

Special discounted ticket prices are available for youth hockey teams.

November 2, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Rex Martin: Guest Tuba Recital Northwestern University professor and tuba player Rex Martin performs.

November 2, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join us for a brief tour of the Franklin Permaculture Garden; this will be an opportunity to learn more about the UMass Permaculture Initiative and how sustainable food systems will be integral to the future.

November 3, 2013
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Franklin Dining Commons, Permaculture Garden

Guest Rex Martin teaches a masterclass.

November 3, 2013
11:00 am

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Consent is Sexy will explore Consent: what it looks like, why it is important, and how to get it.

November 3, 2013
6:00 pm

Dickinson Hall, Main Lounge

Gesualdo's Settings of Torquato Tasso's Lyric Poems: A Comparative Study.

November 4, 2013
11:00 am

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The November Faculty Colloquium presented by the Center for Public Policy and Administration features this talk by Kathryn McDermott, acting director of CPPA and associate professor of education and public policy.

November 4, 2013
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

Theaster Gates will speak on "Du Bois: The Early Social Practitioner" as part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Architecture + Design Fall 2013 Lecture Series and the UMass Amherst University Museum of Contemporary Art Du Bois In Our Time Exhibition.

November 4, 2013
5:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 104

The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences invites you to an evening with fellow SPHHS alumni, faculty, students, and leaders and innovators in the field of public health and the health sciences.

November 4, 2013
5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Seaport Boston Hotel, Skyline Room
This 1970 Italian movie was received, first and foremost, as a visual masterpiece, the lushness of its 1930s Fascist decor captured by future Apocalypse Now cinematographer Vittorio Storaro.

November 4, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A

This talk will provide a brief history of STEM in Massachusetts, discuss the progress that has been made, highlight major accomplishments, and talk about the challenges ahead.

November 5, 2013
4:00 pm

Hasbrouck Hall, 138

Artist Diana Cooper will speak about her work, present examples, and answer questions.

November 5, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Studio Arts Building, 240

An introduction to grant writing for graduate students.

November 5, 2013
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 903

The Massachusetts Native American Trail Project is a UMass Amherst collaborative initiative project presentation.  This event will be facilitated by John Peters, Jean S.Forward, and Virginia McLaurin.

November 5, 2013
5:30 pm

Chadbourne House, Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

Opus One Chamber Orchestra performs! Coordinated by Elizabeth Chang.

November 5, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Women of Color and Leadership Network invites ALL to perform original spoken word pieces and poetry as well as the work of favorite artists/authors relating to power, liberation, oppression, cultural identities, social identities, resistance, solidarity, activism, and other social justice topics.

November 5, 2013
7:30 pm

Latin American Cultural Center, 2nd Floor

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

November 15—January 27, 2014

As part of the Scandinavian Impulses series on Vengeance and Violence in Scandinavian Life and Culture, Dr. William R. Short, a research fellow at Higgins Armory Museum, will review the weapons of the Viking age and discuss his recent research on the fighting moves of Viking-age warriors.  Part of his presentation will include a hands-on training session for volunteers from the audience.

November 6, 2013
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 227

Youth making-of-the-band comedy/musical with cameos by Thai rock musicians.

November 6, 2013
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137 - Flavin Family Auditorium

Byron Hurt is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, published writer, anti-sexist activist, and lecturer.

November 6, 2013
7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Grant applications now require descriptions of how applicants plan on preserving and making available their data. Students in this workshop will learn various steps to accomplish this.

November 7, 2013
10:00 am-11:00 am

Machmer Hall, W37E

The Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies is pleased to announce a Faculty Seminar conducted by Moshe Halbertal, the Gruss Professor Jewish law at NYU Law School and Professor of Jewish Thought and Philosophy at the Hebrew University.

November 7, 2013
2:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party is a story about love, lust and parties, set in 1929 New York City.

November 7—November 9, 2013 8:00 pm
November 9, 2013 2:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Dominic Packer will present a framework, the normative conflict model, which proposes that a key to understanding dissent decisions lies in collective identification - the extent to which individuals feel invested in and self-categorize as members of a group.

November 7, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Professor Moshe Halbertal will present this year's Jacobs Family Lecture titled "At the Threshold of Forgiveness: Law and Narrative in the Talmud." Moshe Halbertal is the Gruss Professor at NYU Law School & Professor of Jewish Thought and Philosophy at the Hebrew University.

November 7, 2013
5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community is over 19 million people strong in the US and is the nation's fastest growing racial group, yet our communities remain gripped by the model minority myth which renders us invisible.

November 7, 2013
5:30 pm

Worcestor Dining Commons, Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center

The Integrated Concentration in Science Program (iCons) presents Dr. Robert S. Langer, the David H. Koch Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who will lead an Integrative Science Workshop.

November 7, 2013
6:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 135

One of a series of conversations intended to give students a chance to talk about current topics with a knowledgeable facilitator. This week's topic is food security and sustainability facilitated by Christin Glodek, Visiting Professor and Chief Undergraduate Advisor in Sociology.

November 7, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

A Panel Discussion with Charles Wilhite, Attorney Howard Friedman, Activists & Family Members Ed and Vira Douangmany Cage.

November 7, 2013
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 108

Sgt. Benjamin Anthony will speak about his experiences in the Israel Defense Forces. 

November 7, 2013
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 133

Experience the soulful harmonies and intricate rhythms of one of the most celebrated a cappella ensembles.

November 7, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Visiting Writers Series will host Stanley Crawford and Hilary Plum.

November 7, 2013
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets at the will hold a Veterans Day vigil on Friday, Nov. 8.

November 8, 2013

Head coach Carla Tagliente and the top-seeded UMass Minutewomen host the Atlantic 10 Tournament Semifinals.

November 8, 2013

Garber Field

Join us for a discussion about the role of money in politics. How does campaign spending influence democracy? What is the current state of campaign finance reform? 

November 8, 2013
12:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Presented by Renzo Ramírez Bacca, PhD Universidad Nacional de Colombia (In Spanish).

November 8, 2013
3:00 pm

Thompson Hall, 519

The UMass Minutemen host the Dayton Flyers at Rudd Field. 

November 8, 2013
3:00 pm

Rudd Field

Join us in celebrating our sesquicentennial at a free screening of WGBY’s new documentary, The Radical Idea: UMass Amherst and America’s Education Revolution. A panel session and reception follow the screening.

November 8, 2013
7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

The UMass Minutewomen host the Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship game.

November 9, 2013
2:00 pm

Garber Field

The UMass Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is conducting a toy drive at the November 17 men's basketball game, and at the November 9, November 14, and November 22 ice hockey games.

November 9, 2013
6:00 pm

Mullins Center

Veterans Day and Military Celebration Night.

November 9, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass Amherst's Chamber Choir, conducted by Tony Thornton, performs!

November 9, 2013
8:00 pm

St. John's Church
UMass men's soccer closes out the regular season against defending A10 champion Saint Louis.

November 10, 2013
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Pianist Nigel Coxe performs.

November 10, 2013
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Classes are not held and most university offices are closed.

November 11, 2013

Pre-registration period for Spring 2014 classes at Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges.

November 12—November 22, 2013

Goodell Hall, 613

This exhibit highlights some of the hundreds of statements collected at UMass for the Stand Against Racism Pinterest campaign which began in the spring of 2013.

November 12, 2013 12:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 13—November 21, 2013, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 10:00 am-5:00 pm
November 15—November 22, 2013, Fridays 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union, Art Gallery

University Chorale, Women's & Recital Choirs

November 12, 2013
3:00 pm

St. John's Episcopal Church
Cristina Marcuzzo, Professor of Economics, Sapienza, Universita di Roma. Sponsored by the UMass Amherst Department of Economics, The Five College Consortium, Smith College Department of Economics, Mount Holyoke College Department of Economics, and the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI).  Free and open to the public.

November 12, 2013
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, 302

Dr. Paula Michaels of Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) will deliver a talk on the history and political context of the Lamaze method during the Cold War.

November 12, 2013
4:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Edward Ford will speak on his recent work as part of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Architecture + Design Fall 2013 Lecture Series. 

November 12, 2013
5:30 pm

Herter Hall, 227

Presented are new student works directed by Jeffrey W. Holmes and a premiere by saxophonist/composer Bill Murphy.

November 12, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Teach-In on the Campaign to End Student Debt

November 13, 2013
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

This week, there are two extra chances to sign up for a new research study, which offers compensation for each visit! 

November 13—November 14, 2013 2:00 pm-8:00 pm

University Health Services (UHS), South Clinic

Europe's "Entangled Histories" and the Memorial to the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, France

November 13, 2013
4:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall-East

Please consider joining us on Wednesday, November 13th from 5-7pm at the University Club to recognize the outstanding work of our Faculty Supervisors and Sponsors!

November 13, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Club

A Conversation with Chris Tinson, Professor of African American Studies, Hampshire College; Bill Strickland, Professor of Afro-American Studies, UMass Amherst; and Jason G. Irizarry, Director of Urban Education, Associate Professor Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies, UMass Amherst.

November 13, 2013
5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

Interested in working, volunteering, or interning with a non-profit organization? Not sure what your next step should be? Wondering what it is like to work in this sector? Come hear local and national non-profit organizations speak about their experiences as well as talk about their upcoming internship/job opportunities.

November 13, 2013
5:30 pm

Goodell Hall, 506

In 2013, the Supreme Court held that genes found in nature cannot be patented; invalidating Myriad Genetics’ patents on the human breast cancer genes BRCA1 and BRCA2.  The ACLU and other nonprofits led the charge and noted litigator Chris Hansen took the case all the way to the Supreme Court. Questions remain, however.

November 13, 2013
7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

UMass, Our Mission: To provide an affordable and accessible education of high quality and to conduct programs of research and public service that advance knowledge and improve the lives of the people of the Commonwealth, the nation, and the world.

November 14, 2013
12:00 pm-7:00 pm

Student Union, The Cape Cod Lounge

Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy cordially invites you to attend the Life Science Laboratories Building I Ribbon Cutting and Building Opening. The Life Science Laboratories (LSL) was developed to provide state-of-the-art research laboratory space for interdisciplinary research clusters engaged in cutting edge research.

November 14, 2013
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, 5th Floor

Two couples meet over the proverbial backyard fence, but when Ben and Mary invite fresh-from-rehab Kenny and Sharon over on a hot summer afternoon for a get-to-know-you barbecue, the result isn't what anyone expected.

November 14—November 16, 2013 8:00 pm
November 20—November 22, 2013 8:00 pm
November 23, 2013 2:00 pm
November 16, 2013, weekdays 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater

Christian Gabriel, RLA/ASLA, is the National Design Director for Landscape Architecture for the General Service Administration’s, Office of Chief Architect in Washington, D.C.  

November 14, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Du Bois Library Fellowship recipients Horace D. Ballard Jr. and Emahunn Raheem Ali Campbell will give talks.

November 14, 2013
4:00 pm

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

 "Telehealth and comprehensive team care for diabetes"

November 14, 2013
4:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

The UMass Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is conducting a toy drive at the November 17 men's basketball game, and at the November 9, November 14, and November 22 ice hockey games.

November 14, 2013
6:30 pm

Mullins Center

1491s is a sketch comedy group based in the wooded ghettos of Minnesota and buffalo grass of Oklahoma.

November 14, 2013
7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

The annual tradition continues as the UMass faithful are challenged to help pack the Mullins Center with over 8,000 fans as the Minutemen host Boston College for the only time this season.

November 14, 2013
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

The Fine Arts Center Concert Hall will resound  with sounds of  “ ...drumbeats that resonate like the delicacy of falling rain to an explosion of rhythmic exhilaration! ” when the Asian Arts & Culture Program hosts the Japanese Taiko “super group” Yamato in celebration of its 20th anniversary. 

November 14, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

This interactive workshop invites participants to discuss the qualities of a healthy relationship.This workshop will define the qualities of a healthy relationship - both with partners and friends.

November 14, 2013
8:00 pm

Campus Center, 911-915

This course will cover advanced data management techniques in R, including the use of the apply family of functions, nested looping, and user created functions.

November 15, 2013
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W37E

Attend the 2013 ICB3 Annual Meeting.

November 15, 2013
11:45 am-2:30 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center

Marc Stein is a professor of History and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at York University (Toronto).

November 15, 2013
2:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

We will cover data management skills - working with dates, labels and formats,restructuring the data... The workshop assumes basic knowledge of using SAS sofware.  This two-session workshop meets November 15 and 22.

November 15—November 22, 2013, Fridays 2:30 pm-5:00 pm

Lederle Graduate Research Center, A210

Professor Patricia Bianconi leads a workshop for 20 graduate students to start working on grant writing.

November 15, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Special Saturday Mornings is an interactive cultural enrichment program for families with young children ages birth-6 years.

November 16, 2013
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Student Union, and Campus Center

Are you ALL IN for UMass Football? Bring your friends and family to the pre-game celebrations as the Football Tailgate Tent tradition returns! Join us under the tent in front of Patriot Place for a tailgate barbeque with a cash bar, entertainment and giveaways.

November 16, 2013
11:00 am

Gillette Stadium

The 8th Annual UDance is a 12 hour dance and entertainment marathon that benefits the Baystate Children's Hospital of Springfield, MA.  

November 16, 2013
12:00 pm-12:00 am

Student Union Ballroom

Head Coach Charley Molnar leads the Minutemen into action against Akron.

November 16, 2013
1:00 pm

Gillette Stadium

Featuring the music of Cambini, Berio, Ewazen, Grainger and Hindemith. 

November 16, 2013
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UMass Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is conducting a toy drive at the November 17 men's basketball game, and at the November 9, November 14, and November 22 ice hockey games to benefit Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, MA. 

November 17, 2013
12:00 pm

Mullins Center

Ms. Pan will perform a variety of classical, modern and ethnic Chinese songs.

November 18, 2013
11:00 am

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The presentation will feature Whitney Post, a former Olympic rower and co-founder of Eating for Life Alliance, Dr. Kate Ackerman, co-director of the Female Athlete Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and a panel of dietitians from UMass, Walden, and Baystate Medical Center.  They will speak on issues related to eating disorders and athletes.

November 18, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Center, Room 101-First Floor

The Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence presents Mari Fitzduff, professor and the founding director of the International Masters program in Coexistence and Conflict at The Heller School, Brandeis University.

November 18, 2013
3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

Mireille Miller-Young, is an associate professor in the Department of Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

November 18, 2013
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

A history of the Early Years of HIV/AIDS in Haiti and the United States.

November 18, 2013
4:00 pm

Thomspon Hall Room 519
Chamber Music Ensembles performed by string quartets and mixed ensembles. Coordinated by Professor Elizabeth Chang.

November 18, 2013
7:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Does your life belong to you, or to others?

November 18, 2013
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Campus Center, 904-08

Veteran Services is sponsoring a Toys for Tots Campaign.  New unwrapped toys may be dropped off in the Toys for Tots box outside 231 Whitmore or at the Off Campus Student Center, 314 Student Union.

November 19—December 13, 2013

Whitmore Administration Building, and Student Union

Five College public policy resident Tina Reynolds will discuss reproductive justice looking through a human rights lens and the impact of criminalization on black and brown women.

November 19, 2013
1:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

GeoDa is a popular freeware platform for spatial statistical analysis. This workshop provides an introduction to common GeoDa functions, from spatial data visualization to spatial regression.

November 19, 2013
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W37E

Peter Arno, PERI Senior Fellow and Director of Health Policy Research, presents PERI's Program  on Health Policy Research Inaugural Lecture.

November 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Gordon Hall, Third Floor Conference Room

Each year, UMass Amherst undergraduates compete to have their voices heard.

November 19, 2013
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Mark Focht is First Deputy Commissioner, Parks & Facilities for Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from Penn State and Masters degree in landscape architecture from the University of Massachusetts and is a PA licensed landscape architect.

November 19, 2013
5:30 pm

Hills North, 105

Featuring a wide variety of music by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Von Weber, Pat Methany, Sting, Chick Corea, the Rolling Stones & others, plus a drum set solo by Ted Sullivan.

November 19, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The campus community is encouraged to assist the American Cancer Society by enrolling as participants for the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3).

November 20, 2013
11:00 am-2:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom

This information session is geared toward social scientists who have questions about the University’s Institutional Review Board process and those who are submitting their research for review for the first time.

November 20, 2013
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Machmer Hall, W32

Join us for a special Holiday Dinner at the University Club & Restaurant.

November 20, 2013
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

University Club, 1

A conversation about Du Bois and Social Movements of his time with Barbara Krauthamer, Nick Bromell and others in the Fine Arts Center Lobby.

November 20, 2013
5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

Five College public policy resident Tina Reynolds will participate in a conversation with locally and nationally based activists and advocates who work at the intersection of reproductive justice and the criminal justice system.

November 20, 2013
6:00 pm

Franklin Patterson Hall, Faculty Lounge, Hampshire College
Massachusetts women's basketball hosts Rutgers at the Mullins Center.

November 20, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Special Tibet program: film title TBA. Look for the exciting announcement!

November 20, 2013
7:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137 - Flavin Family Auditorium

Music from the horn, trombone and tuba/suphonium studios.

November 20, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Diary of Anne Frank” is a dramatization based on the diary of a young Jewish girl hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam during World War II.  

November 21—November 23, 2013 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
November 23, 2013 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Furcolo Hall, Marks Meadow Auditorium

Holly Laws is currently a Postdoctoral Associate in the NIMH T32 / Yale University Psychiatry Department training program in psychosocial interventions research.

November 21, 2013
12:45 pm-2:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 521B

Five College public policy resident Tina Reynolds and Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, will discuss women’s rights in America’s prison industrial complex and the new Netflix television series based on Kerman’s memoir.

November 21, 2013
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Michael Jones McKean’s diverse sculpture practice explores the boundaries of understanding and meaning and touches on issues of personal, generational and global relevance.

November 21, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Studio Arts Building, 240

One in a series of conversations intended to give students a chance to talk about current topics with a knowledgeable facilitator.

November 21, 2013
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Women of Color Leadership Network at Center for Women and Community and Black Student Union present a special film screening followed by a discussion of the movie "Skin."

November 21, 2013
7:30 pm

New Africa House, 203

Reading and musical performance by Jacinto Lucas Pires,  an author, playwright, filmmaker, screenwriter, and musician.

November 21, 2013
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Guy Klucevsek is one of the world’s most versatile and highly-respected accordionists.

November 21, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The symposium showcases the diversity of graduate research in the life sciences at University of Massachusetts Amherst.

November 22, 2013
9:30 am-6:00 pm

Campus Center, 101 and 11th floor

 The UMass Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is conducting a toy drive at the November 17 men's basketball game, and at the November 9, November 14, and November 22 ice hockey games to benefit Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, MA. 

November 22, 2013
6:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Minutemen host Hockey East rival Vermont.

November 22, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

More than 300 t-shirts will be tossed into the crowd during the first intermission.

November 22, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Directed by Thomas Giampietro, Ben Falkoff, and Kevin Grudecki.

November 22, 2013
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

After the film screening, the panel discussion will include special guests.

November 23, 2013
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Springfield Technical Community College, Building 2, Scibelli Hall Auditorium
Student Composers' Concert.

November 23, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Parsons’ internationally acclaimed, and Valley favorite, troupe blends sexy athleticism and joyous movement in a mixed repertory that soars.

November 23, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Conducted by Stephen A. Paparo and graduate students.

November 24, 2013
3:00 pm

St. John's Church
Standards by Corea, Golson and Henderson and arrangements by Eckert, Rutherford, Jensen-Hole and grad. jazz student Wes Smith.

November 24, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

An installation made possible by the UMass Arts Council.

November 25—April 2, 2014

Studio Arts Building

Cheer on the Minuteman Marching  Band as they prepare for their historic appearance in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

November 25—November 26, 2013

All Campus

Peter Mullan's emotionally wrenching film tells the story of three Dublin women in 1964, fictional composites of what appear to be real cases. 

November 25, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A

Music for strings, harpsichord, organ, flute and recorder and soprano by J.S. Bach: Brandenbug Concerto #5, Charpentier: Old French Noels and Teleman: Two Suites.

November 25, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Verdi and Wagner turn 200!

November 26, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class on November 27.

November 27—December 1, 2013

Join us as alumni, family and friends gather to enjoy the excitement of our own Minuteman Marching Band performing in the Macy's Parade on Thanksgiving morning! 

November 27, 2013
4:30 pm

The Dubliner
It’s the first appearance in the famous spectacle for the acclaimed band known as “The Power and Class of New England.” The 400 band members have been preparing all semester for November 28, and their act will be as polished as their tubas when they hit the streets of New York.

November 28, 2013
9:00 am

Starts at 77th Street and Central Park WEst, New York, NY