Week of  June 17—23, 2018
The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Of Our Spiritual Strivings: W.E.B. Du Bois at 150” in the W. E. B. Du Bois Library, both on the Lower Level and in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), on Floor 25.

March 1—August 22, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
May 13—August 19, Sundays, July 4

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level and Floor 25

Join us for a morning of fun, movement, dancing, and music, facilitated by early childhood & dance educator Jayme Winell.  Best for ages 0-6 but all ages are welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

June 17, 2018
10:00 am-11:30 am

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Reflections and conversations with a group of East German artists who frequented the Ganymed restaurant near Brecht’s legendary Berliner Ensemble—the hub of East Berlin’s early avant-garde arts scene during the 1950s. Presented by the Goethe-Institut Boston.

June 17, 2018
7:15 pm-10:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute hosts readings of prose and poetry at UMass Amherst June17- 23. Books will be available for sale and the authors available for signings.

June 17, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

April Eisman from Iowa State University presents a talk on "Five Myths about East German Visual Art."

June 18, 2018
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Old Chapel

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute hosts readings of prose and poetry at UMass Amherst June17- 23. Books will be available for sale and the authors available for signings.

June 18, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Two short films, Revolution of a Culture and Intellect and Power will be screened.

June 19, 2018
2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of New Business Development and Recruitment for Professional Programs, for an in-person information session in Boston.

June 19, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Club, Concourse Level, Room LL301
The first German feature film to address the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany—only two years after WWII. Based on the real fate of an acclaimed German theater couple. 

June 19, 2018
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Amherst Cinema
The Juniper Summer Writing Institute hosts readings of prose and poetry at UMass Amherst June17- 23. Books will be available for sale and the authors available for signings.

June 19, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The public is invited to witness sunset and sunrise of the shortest night of the year among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel at sunset, Wednesday,June 20 at 7:30 p.m., and  sunrise, Thursday, June 21 at 5 a.m.

June 20—June 21, 2018

Sunwheel

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of New Business Development and Recruitment for Professional Programs, for an in-person information session in Springfield.

June 20, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Center at Tower Square, Classroom 003
This film presents the question of whether the postwar period would be marked by cultural continuity or a radical break with the past. Mozart’s work serves as the basis for this first GDR opera film, but the screenplay diverges from the original libretto. 

June 20, 2018
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute hosts readings of prose and poetry at UMass Amherst June17- 23. Books will be available for sale and the authors available for signings.

June 20, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Five short portraits reveal the heritage of GDR artists.

June 21, 2018
2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of New Business Development and Recruitment for Professional Programs, for an in-person information session.

June 21, 2018
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

UMass Collaborative Facilities, Amphitheatre
Two young actors make their way through the cultural maze of divided Berlin before the Wall. This film provides a good visual reference point for understanding socialist realism.

June 21, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

Architecture and Design alumni and friends are invited to a reception at the New York Professional Outreach Program (NYPOP) in New York City.

June 21, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

NYPOP
The Juniper Summer Writing Institute hosts readings of prose and poetry at UMass Amherst June17- 23. Books will be available for sale and the authors available for signings.

June 21, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Two films demonstrate uses of the arts to establish historical narratives. Introduction by Sky Arndt-Briggs, UMass Amherst and April Eisman, Iowa State University                     

June 22, 2018
2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute hosts readings of prose and poetry at UMass Amherst June17- 23. Books will be available for sale and the authors available for signings.

June 22, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Please join us for the Renaissance Garden Opening with music by Alta Luna Consort, light refreshments and tours of the Renaissance Kitchen Garden.

June 23, 2018
1:00 pm-3:30 pm

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute hosts readings of prose and poetry at UMass Amherst June17- 23. Books will be available for sale and the authors available for signings.

June 23, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall