Week of  March 9—15, 2014
Herter Art Gallery is pleased to present "Field Notes 3", the third exhibition of drawings, paintings, collages and sculptures created by architects, Sigrid Miller Pollin and Stephen Schreiber, and landscape architect, Jane Thurber.

March 13—April 10, 2014, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
March 30—April 6, 2014, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

An installation made possible by the UMass Arts Council.

November 25—April 2, 2014

Studio Arts Building

Renowned Canadian artist Lynne Cohen has been photographing interior spaces ― laboratories, offices, health spas, classrooms, shooting ranges ― often wryly humorous, sometimes bleak, with an element of suspense and of uneasiness.

December 5—March 7, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
December 7—March 9, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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December 15—January 19

University Museum of Contemporary Art

This exhibition is part of a series of exhibitions at the University Museum of Contemporary Art in which invited local artists exhibit their own artworks in juxtaposition with pieces they select from the museum’s permanent collection.

December 5—March 7, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
December 7—March 9, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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December 15—January 19

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The exhibition traces the development of American landscape design by analyzing a group of landscapes that were chosen for their significance, state of preservation, and chronological and geographical distribution.

February 4—May 10, 2014

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

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. Students deliver first-class dining experiences to guests for lunches and dinners. All of the menu items are made fresh-to-order. 

February 11—April 30, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu
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March 4—March 6, March 18—March 20

Campus Center, 11th Floor

Nominate a UMass Amherst faculty member who has demonstrated academic quality and leadership to be the next Spotlight Scholar.

February 18—May 9, 2014

Online

Boston based artist, Lola Baltzell initiated the War & Peace Project in 2008 by making a collage from each page of a 1970s Soviet edition of the novel she’d picked up when she was a Russian studies student in Leningrad. 

February 25—March 14, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
February 23—March 9, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

In trying times, it’s not uncommon for people to look for signs in nature to guide us to a better place, or, perhaps, to lead us in the right direction.

February 23—March 16, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
February 25—March 9, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

UMass, choose who you want to see open at Spring Concert 2014! Let your voice be heard by voting for favorite band each week. 

February 24—March 14, 2014

Online

Every Tuesday from February 25 to April 22, the Catalan Studies program is featuring the 6th edition of the Catalan Film Festival at UMass, which this year is devoted to "Identities and Cinema".

February 25—April 22, 2014, Tuesdays 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
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March 18

Herter Hall, 227 / 301

The conference will feature speakers from France, Ghana, Russia, China, Iran, Finland, and Brazil. Even if you aren't particularly interested in Shakespeare, this conference is an excellent place to learn more about translation and adaptation in general.  

March 7—March 9, 2014

Herter Hall, TBA, seeweb site.

The Minutemen wrap up the regular season at home against Saint Louis.

March 9, 2014
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Crapo will read from "Sonya," her ongoing series of poems based on the diaries of Sophia Tolstoy, wife and editorial assistant to novelist Leo Tolstoy. Lyman, former host and producer of WFCR's beloved radio program, "Poems to a Listener," will read the originals and his translations of work by Estonian poet Aleksis Rannit.

March 9, 2014
2:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Spotlight on jazz alumni, with many special guests from the recent and distant past.

March 9, 2014
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life Search Committee invites the campus community to attend presentations by the two finalists for the position.

March 10—March 11, 2014 4:00 pm-5:15 pm

Campus Center

This workshop will allow participants to explore strategies to protect children and teens from sexual abuse.

March 10, 2014
6:15 pm-7:30 pm

Student Union, Earthfoods Room

Three highly acclaimed artists will engage in an exchange of views on topics such as: the importance of the artist in society, the changing role of the Black female artist and the contribution of the artist in defining what it means to be human in the twenty-first century.

March 10, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Shroud of Turin is the most analyzed artifact in the world yet remains a mystery. Is it the burial cloth of Jesus or is it nothing more than a medieval hoax?  Shroud Encounter is a highly acclaimed exploration into the mystery and covers all aspects of investigation. 

March 10, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Newman Center

Ever wish you could take a step back in time to dance to the tunes of the classic crooners like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin?

March 10, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Lobby

Faculty Recital: Gilles Vonsattel, piano.

March 10, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Come support Minutemen lacrosse as they take on the Providence Friars.

March 11, 2014
3:00 pm

Garber Field

Set in a in a desolate wasteland, The Great American Vaudeville or: The Suicide Play features a group of actors performing a series of vaudevillian vignettes that will collide head on with themes of dysfunctional childhood, mental disorders, racism, and poverty and constructing their demise right before the audience’s eyes. 

March 11—March 13, 2014 7:00 pm-8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, 204

Consent requires clear, constant communication.

March 11, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Come join us for a 95th birthday celebration of the legendary activist, Frances Crowe! Amy Goodman and Mike Burke from 'Democracy Now!' will be joining us for this free event.

March 11, 2014
7:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Maya Lin is the world-renowned architect of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. 

March 11, 2014
7:30 pm

Smith College
Including music by Mozart, Walton, Persichetti and Husa.

March 11, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Cheer on your Minutemen as they play in the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

March 13—March 14, 2014 7:00 pm

200 Fifth Restaurant
This STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch will feature one of the founding members of  Arise for Social Justice, Michaelann Bewsee.

March 12, 2014
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 168C

Jessica Wolfe, professor of comparative literature, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, presents an informal talk, "Winged Words: one chapter in the history of a Homeric Trope."

March 12, 2014
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Negotiating salaries is a challenge for women at all stages of their careers.

March 12, 2014
6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Constructed from archival materials based on a single surviving photograph of Regina Jonas (1902-1944), the first woman rabbi, this poetic documentary is set in 1930s Berlin when laws of the Jewish religion prevented women from ordination.

March 12, 2014
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Hailed as a “spirit-raising concoction” by The Irish Times, this five-member ensemble is among the most charismatic and sophisticated traditional Irish groups working today.

March 12, 2014
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Tian Hui Ng, guest conductor.

March 12, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Cheer for your Minutemen during the A10 Men's Basketball Tournament in Brooklyn, NY.

March 13—March 14, 2014

Dr. Volpe’s research focuses on the prevention of obesity and diabetes across the lifespan.

March 13, 2014
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room

 Developing Behavioral and Cognitive Models of Physicians', Nurses', and Consumers' interactions with health information technology

March 13, 2014
4:00 pm

Skinner Hall, 101

Our second concert is a tribute to Ed Blackwell, one of the most important and unsung drummers in jazz history.

March 13, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The number 6 seeded Minutemen open the 2014 Atlantic 10 Tournament against Rhode Island at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. 

March 13, 2014
9:00 pm

Barclays Center
Come support the Minutewomen as they take on Colorado.

March 14, 2014
4:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

After beating Rhode Island in the opening round of the 2014 Atlantic 10 Tournament, the Minutemen move on to face George Washington in the quarterfinals.

March 14, 2014
9:00 pm

Barclays Center
Spring recess begins after last class on March 15.

March 15—March 23, 2014

Celebrate UMass in Florida as alumni come together throughout the state to show their pride in their alma mater.

March 15—March 21, 2014
This event does NOT occur on:
March 17, March 19