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Upcoming Events

Feinberg Family Lecture Series | "Mother of George"

Honors College Event Room 160
5:00pm

A film screening and discussion of Mother of George, a 2013 Nigerian film directed by Andrew Dosunmu.

Every two years, the UMass Amherst History Department hosts the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series. This year-long series allows students, faculty and visiting scholars to explore a particular theme in depth. The program consists of a series of speakers, panels, classes and other events. The Series is made possible thanks to the generosity of UMass History Department alumnus Kenneth R. Feinberg (1967) and associates.

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Musical Postcards: UMass Amherst Symphony Band

Fine Arts Center | Concert Hall
8:00pm

The UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Symphony Band; Professor Matthew Westgate, conductor and James Shetler, graduate conductor. 

Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, 413 545 2511 or at fac.umass.edu/musicanddance

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Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series | Jean Howard, "Interrupting the Lucrece Effect? Representing Rape on the Early Modern Stage."

Reading Room | The Renaissance Center
4:00pm

The Renaissance Center hosts Jean Howard, George Delacorte Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, with a lecture entitled "Interrupting the Lucrece Effect? Representing Rape on the Early Modern Stage." 

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Weekly Wednesday Workshop | Alumni Visit - Andrea Baker '90

Commonwealth Honors College | Events Hall
5:30pm

"Telling Stories About Engineering: Careers for Humanities Students in the Sciences" Join Andrea Baker, VP of Business Development at Kleinfelder Group, Inc., an infrastructure engineering firm. Graduating with a degree in English, Baker has worked her whole life at firms in the engineering industry. She will talk about how the skills she developed as a humanities undergraduate: communications, analysis, and writing among others, enhanced her career in a science and technology-driven industry.

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Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Thought and Political Economy | Ramón Borges-Méndez

Commonwealth Honors College | Events Hall
4:00pm

Ramón Borges-Méndez,  STPEC Alumnus, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator of Community Development and Planning at Clark University will speak on The New College Proletariat and the Globalization of the American University.

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Five College Renaissance Seminar | Christopher Pye

Reading Room | The Renaissance Center
4:30pm

Christopher Pye, Professor of English at Williams College: “Political Aesthetics in the Time of Shakespeare.”

This is a free event. Seating is limited to 35; please arrive promptly.
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Power to the People: Art and Activism in the 21st Century

Commonwealth Honors College | Events Hall
7:00pm

Join Judyie Al-Bilali, CHC professor of theatre, and Priscilla Page, senior lecturer in the Department of Theater for their conversation "Power to the People: Art and Activism in the 21st Century"

Judyie Al-Bilali has been an innovator in the fields of performing arts, arts education and applied theatre for three decades. She is currently a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Theatre, the recipient of a Jacob Javits Fellowship in Arts and Humanities, along with grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Priscilla Page is a dramaturg and writer whose main interests are new play development and translation. She is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Theater at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she directs the Multicultural Theater Certificate for undergraduate students. 
 
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Jazz Takes Center Stage

Bowker Auditorium
8:00pm

UMass Amherst Chapel Jazz Ensemble, directed by Professor Felipe Salles, and Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Professor Jeffrey W. Holmes. For more information visit the Music & Dance concert calendar.

 
Tickets available at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, 413 545 2511 or at fac.umass.edu/musicanddance
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