The Zube Lecture Series, named for former department head of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Ervin Zube, continues to enrich our community with the thoughts and works of local, national and international academic and professional leaders.

February 2—April 20, 2017, Thursdays 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 31, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
April 12, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 9, March 2—March 22, Thursdays

Design Building, 170

The topic for this public lecture was selected in response to CNS faculty interest and will focus on effective strategies for all professionals on how to negotiate well.

March 29, 2017
10:30 am-12:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

Jim Freeman of UMass Amherst will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled “The Angel of Hadley.” 

March 29, 2017
4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Learn about eight faculty members’ research interests, exciting discoveries, inspiring projects, and new studies underway related to communities and urban sustainability.  

March 29, 2017
4:00 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S330/340

What does the anthropology of white supremacy have to say about the Global War on Terror? Junaid Rana will discuss the concepts of racial becoming and racial infrastructure as part of an ethnographic description of everyday life in a working class Pakistani neighborhood in New York.

March 29, 2017
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Manuel Pastor presents his talk titled “Progressive Economics, Metro Strategies, and Social Movements in Uncertain Times.”  

March 30, 2017
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Old Chapel

This series explores the deeper questions, core values, and disruptive ideas associated with freedom of religion in this country, and it will discuss ideas that can shape the future vision for our communities.

March 30, 2017
4:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Visiting Writers Series presents emerging and established writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

March 30, 2017
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall, Memorial Hall

The UMass Student Chapter of INFORMS hosts a talk by Özlem Ergun, professor, mechanical and industrial engineering, Northeastern University.

March 31, 2017
10:30 am

Skinner Hall, 12

This talk will reflect upon a movement that can make a difference during the next 4-8 years of Trumpism.

March 31, 2017
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall 160 East