October 6, 2014
Harper and co-authors Catherine Sands (MPPA ’09) and Diego Angarita will share results from a youth participatory action research project in which young people from Holyoke, Mass., studied the school food system in order to make positive interventions in their school district.

October 6, 2014
12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Thompson Hall, 620

SCA, the Student Conservation Association (www.thesca.org), is the leading provider of expense-paid conservation internships in the nation, completing over 1 million hours of service annually.

October 6, 2014
5:30 pm

Goodell Hall, 5th Floor Lounge

This workshop will explore ways families construct identity and how one constructs one’s own identity via family dynamics.  By using Orange is the New Black, this workshop seeks to address how family is related to perspectives of race, gender, sexuality, and class.

October 6, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Mary Lyon Hall, Classroom

This talk will trace issues of oppression, power, privilege and connection by tying Piper Kerman's story to the larger realities of race, class, and gender in the U.S. in a way that will help us understand our own, very different, lives on the UMass campus.

October 6, 2014
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

As part of the UMass Amherst Outdoor Summer Arts Project, New York-based artist Jennifer Williams created two 12-feet by 24-feet banners for the south facade of the Fine Arts Center building.

August 1—December 7, 2014 6:00 am-11:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, FAC south facade

This is a retrospective exhibition celebrating the accomplishments of the artist and retired UMass art professor, John Grillo.  

September 11—October 11, 2014

Herter Art Gallery

One of the most influential artists from the Middle East, Walid Raad explores the experiences and representations of war through video, photography and performance.

September 11—December 5, 2014, weekdays 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 13—December 7, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11, November 27—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Deep in the Hole examines a wide range of experiences of imprisonment including political prisoners, conscientious objectors in WWII, the war on drugs and marijuana decriminalization, psychiatric confinement, and the role of controversial activism and publications.

September 17—January 21, 2015
This event does NOT occur on:
September 17, November 27, December 14—November 28, weekends, December 30—January 1, January 4—January 11, Sundays

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

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 22—December 1, 2014, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 13, October 20

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

As founder and C.E.O. of the fictional corporation Adipose Industries, Enid Blechman explores the repurposing of human fat and has recently turned the ocean upside down to become the first astronaut of the sea.

October 5—October 31, 2014

Hampden Gallery

Diana MacKenzieRecent Works

October 5—October 31, 2014

Hampden Gallery

The initial round of auditions will be monologues. Please prepare a 60-second monologue from a classic American text.

October 6—October 9, 2014 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Fine Arts Center