The Office of Family Resources Dinner On Us series offers parents an opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children who are responsible, respectful and resourceful.

September 22—December 1, 2014, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 13, October 20

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Analysis of the Ethics-Aesthetics-Politics Production of LGBT Characters Exhibited in the Brazilian LGBT Film Festival from 1990-2010

October 27, 2014
4:00 pm

Thomspon Hall Room 519
Maria Regla Barbón Díaz will be presenting her lecture: “Transforming Afro-Cuban Neighborhoods in Havana: A Movement for Social and Gender Equity in Community Development."

October 27, 2014
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Can We Design for Social Change? Gail Sullivan came to architecture after more than a decade of work in feminist, environmental and international organizations, which she began as a UMass Amherst undergraduate in the 1970’s.

October 28, 2014
5:30 pm

Gordon Hall, 303

A panel discussion about Ebola: What you need to know to prevent further spread, what preparations UMass Amherst and Massachusetts have taken, and the future of Ebola. Moderated by Wilmore Webley, Microbiology, expert in infectious disease and immunology. 

October 28, 2014
6:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

The NorEaST web portal was developed to serve as a coordinated, multi-agency regional framework to map and store continuous stream temperature locations and data for New England, Mid Atlantic, and Great Lakes States.

October 29, 2014
3:30 pm


The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents Matthias Bauer and Angelika Zirker speaking on "Authorship and Co-Creation in the English Renaissance: From George Herbert to Shakespeare" as part of the Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series. 

October 29, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
A conversation following the UMass Theater's performance of The Merchant of Venice.

October 29, 2014
10:00 pm

Rand Theater

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

David R. Gaboury will give the 15th annual Tang Lecture. 

October 30, 2014
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor