October 30, 2014
In the wake of multiple recent shootings of unarmed ethnic minority teens, substantial media attention has been directed toward discussions of how parents of color should prepare children for the realities of racism and discrimination.

October 30, 2014
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Campus Center, 174

Come meet writer/director Yuval Hameiri and see his Sundance Film Festival award-winning film: I think this is the closest to how the footage lookedHebrew with English subtitles, 2012, 9 minutes, color, Israel.2014 Sundance Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction.

October 30, 2014
1:00 pm

The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
David R.

October 30, 2014
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

Research SeminarAlicia R. Timmee-Laragy, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Environmental Health"Introduction to the National Institute on Aging"

October 30, 2014
4:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Celebrated author and Nobel Laureate, Orhan Pamuk, will be visiting UMass for the 2014 Troy Lecture. 

October 30, 2014
4:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Northeast Area Government and Northeast House Councils invite children and families in the campus community to participate in an indoor Trick-or-Treating event taking place through the Northeast Residential Area.

October 30, 2014
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Northeast Residential Area

UMass men's basketball team hosts American International College in the lone exhibition contest prior to the start of the much-anticipated 2014-15 season.

October 30, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Maria (Corinna Harfouch), a rising theater star in Nazi Germany, is in love with Mark (André Hennicke), a Jewish actor. She accepts her dream job at a theater in Munich, but Mark is banned from performing—except at the Jewish Kulturbund Theatre in Berlin. Maria discovers she is unable to live without Mark, but the Nazi Nuremberg Laws strictly forbid their relationship. 

October 30, 2014
7:00 pm

National Yiddish Book Center
Beninese Afro-pop spitfire Angélique Kidjo is a Grammy award-winning recording artist deemed "Africa's premier diva" by Time Magazine.

October 30, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

A conversation with Ellen Kaplan (Smith Theatre) and Priscilla Page (UMass Theater) following the 7:30pm performance.

October 30, 2014
10:00 pm

Rand Theater

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

Tony Simotes, artistic director of Shakespeare & Company, returns to UMass to direct alumnus Stephen Driscoll ’73 as Shylock in this production. 

October 25, 2014 3:00 pm
October 29—October 30, 2014 7:30 pm
October 28, 2014 10:00 am
November 1, 2014 2:00 pm
November 1, 2014 7:30 pm
October 23, 2014 7:30 pm

Rand Theater

A donation of 48 contemporary American prints, representing special processes and innovative techniques in printmaking, was given to the UMCA collection by Richard Gerrig in memory of his sister Risa, a UMass alumna.

September 11—December 5, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 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

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, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 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

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 16—November 13, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-7:45 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 6, November 11

Campus Center, 11th FLoor

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:
November 26—November 28, November 27, December 25, December 30—January 1

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

Members of the campus community are invited to nominate a faculty member who has demonstrated academic quality and leadership to be the next UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar.

October 1—November 28, 2014

Online

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 7—October 31, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 5—October 26, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

My recent works are influenced by the balanced, understated harmony with which Japanese artists and designers organize space on every scale, ranging from carefully raked rock gardens, through micro-sized Tokyo apartments, down to lacquered bento boxes containing colorful sushi lunches.

October 7—October 31, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 5—October 26, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Herter Art Gallery is pleased to present “Points of View”, a mullti-media exhibition featuring a diverse range of works by students currently enrolled in the MFA Studio Arts Program  of the Department of Art, Architecture and Art History at the University of  Massachusetts Amherst.

October 8—November 6, 2014, Mon/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:00 pm
October 12—November 2, 2014, Sun/Tue 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Graduating seniors are invited to submit a speech proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker.

October 30—February 3, 2015