November 13, 2014
Dr. Agosín is the Luella LaMer Slaner Professor in Latin American Studies and Professor of Spanish at Wellesley College.  A poet, human rights activist, and literary critic her teaching and writing focus on themes of migration, identity, and ethnicity in Jewish literature, the literature of human rights and women writers of Latin America.

November 13, 2014
10:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Elm 230

The final Five College Renaissance Seminar of the semester will feature Russ Leo of Princeton University, and Visiting Fellow at the Renaissance Center, speaking on "Lodovico Castelvetro's Heterodox Poetics: A Protestant Aristotle."

November 13, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
The Careers in Library and Information Science Networking Night is an ALANA diversity recruitment event for students to learn about regional library science graduate programs and funding opportunities, hear from professionals in the field, and get a chance to interact with librarians and library school representatives.

November 13, 2014
5:30 pm-7:30 pm

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

Dr. Valenzuela will focus on some of the ways that universities can work in and with communities as part of a social justice agenda for school and community transformation.

November 13, 2014
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Come join the UMass Cannabis Reform Coalition for Yes We Cannabis: A Legalization Teach-In and Fundraiser for Extravaganja 2015!

November 13, 2014
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Compelling and multi-faceted pianist Jeremy Denk received Musical America’s 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year award and the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize. 

November 13, 2014
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Herzsprung (1992): Johanna, a young mother and widow, lives in the little town of Herzsprung. Almost nothing has changed since German unification, except the rise in unemployment and racism, which also affect Johanna’s life.

November 13, 2014
7:30 pm

Amherst Cinema
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

Who says death can’t be funny? Certainly not William Finn and James Lapine, whose bittersweet comic musical A New Brain strikes chords of exaltation and despair in turn.

November 13—November 22, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
November 22, 2014 2:00 pm
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November 14

Curtain 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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Take steps now to stay healthy, with a free flu vaccination.

October 9—November 21, 2014, Thu/Fri
October 27, 2014
October 14, 2014
November 14, 2014 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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October 30—October 31

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

October 30—February 3, 2015

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

November 3—January 26, 2015

This is a collaborative community exhibit to spark conversations and raise awareness on the various forms of racism and oppression impacting our communities or items that may foster recovery and healing from oppression

November 3—November 7, 2014 10:00 am-5:00 pm
November 10—November 14, 2014 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

The work of German-born artist Jenny Vogel explores subjective themes as they are experienced in the age of information.

November 13—December 12, 2014, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
November 16—December 7, 2014, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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November 26—November 30

Herter Art Gallery

The Meek Shall Inherit focuses on the effects of human self-extension on the lives of animals in the modern built environment.

November 11—December 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
November 9—November 23, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 11, November 27—November 30

Hampden Gallery

The installation Only The Strong Survive features a group of full-scale, woven wire animals facing off against a ’69 Dodge Charger.

November 9—November 23, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 12—December 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
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November 11, November 27—November 30

Hampden Gallery

 Born in Heidelberg Germany, Sergei Fedorjaczenko came to the United States when he was four years old.

November 23—December 2, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 12—December 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
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November 11, November 27—November 30

Hampden Gallery

In these intimate oil portraits of endangered species, the beingness of each animal shines forth. Melting into a deep shadow that holds the animal like an embrace, the darkness swallows form and place, and stands in for context. The animals are disappearing.   Dawn Howkinson Siebel, Animalia: The Endangered

November 9—November 23, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 12—December 2, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
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November 11, November 27—November 30

Hampden Gallery