Week of  November 3—9, 2013
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
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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
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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
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November 28

Campus Center, 11

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
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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 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
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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
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November 28

Herter Art Gallery

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
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November 28—November 29

Goodell Hall, 613

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

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

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

November 6, 2013
7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

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

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

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

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

November 7, 2013
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 133

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

November 7, 2013
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

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

November 8, 2013

Garber Field

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

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