Links
Academics
Open Calendar

February 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

Five College Renaissance Seminar with Linda McJannet

650 East Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01002
4:30pm

Linda McJannet, of Bentley University, gives a talk entitled "Timur's Theatrical Journey: Or, When did Tamburlaine Become Black?" This event is free and open to the public and there will be a reception to follow.

Location: 650 East Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01002

More >

Five College History Seminar: Assistant Professor April Trask

Valentine Hall, Amherst College
5:30pm

Held in the Lewis-Sebring dining room in Valentine Hall, visiting Assistant Professor April Trask of Amherst College will be the presenter. Professor Trask's paper, "Remaking Men: Masculinity, Homosexuality and Constitutional Medicine in Germany, 1914-1933" will be emailed to list members soon. The Seminar kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with wine and conversation, dinner at 6:00 p.m., followed by the discussion of the paper at 7:00 p.m. The cost of dinner is $18.00 for faculty and $9.00 for graduate students. You may also choose to attend the discussion only. (If you register for dinner and cannot attend, you are still responsible for payment of the meal. 

 

 

Location: Valentine Hall, Amherst College

Contact Name: Mary Lashway

Contact Number: (413) 545-6755

More >

Internship Advising: History of Art & Architecture

South College | West Common
6:30pm

The Faculty of the Department of the History of Art & Architecture will hold a pizza and internship supper for its majors and MA candidates. Prospective majors and minors are also welcome.

Come hear from Career Service’s Caroline Gould, Art History alumni, and a current graduate student about great internships in the arts over pizza and dessert. Faculty will also offer advice about internships or other career‐related questions you may have.

This is a great opportunity to network and learn about how to make internships work for you. Please join us!

 

Location: South College | West Common

More >

Discussion with James Young on New Book

Jones Library | Amherst Room
7:00pm

Professor Emeritus James Young will lead a discussion of his latest book, The Stages of Memory: Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Spaces Between. Recently published by the University of Massachusetts Press, the book is available only in hardcover but with a 30% discount off its $34.95 list price. 

If you are interested in purchasing your own copy, contact James Kelly and arrangements will be made with the Press.

Location: Jones Library | Amherst Room

Contact Name: James Kelly

Contact Number: (413) 545-3981

More >

Nostras Voces

Stockbridge Hall | Bowker Auditorium
7:30pm

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice (USRJ) will be presenting their spring show, Nostras Voces!

Nostras Voces is Latin for "Our Voices," and all pieces are student-written and student-performed. They address aspects of identity such as race, gender, sexuality, and ability. 

Ticket sales will begin at 6:30 p.m. and doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors and $10 for the general public. Proceeds will go to the Prison Birth Project.

For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.

 

Location: Stockbridge Hall | Bowker Auditorium

Contact Name: Josie Pinto

More >

Philosophy Colloquium Talk: Jill North

South College E470
3:30pm

Professor Jill North (Rutgers) will deliver a talk as part of our Department's Speaker Series, entitled, "Spatiotemporal Structure and the Relational-Subsantival Debate". 

Location: South College E470

Contact Name: Beth Grybko

Contact Number: (413) 545-2330

More >

Film Screening | Death on a Full Moon Day

Thompson Hall | Room 620
6:30pm

The Network of South Asian Scholars at UMass invites you to a film screening and discussion on the civil war and its aftermath in Sri Lanka.

Death on a Full Moon Day (Pura Handa Kaluwara)
Directed by Prasanna Vithanage
Run time: 75 minutes; Sinhala with English subtitles
Introduced by Crystal Baines, Department of English at UMass

Synopsis: Grieving over the death of his son, a blind and superstitious Sri Lankan brickmaker causes family conflict when he refuses to accept government compensation for his loss.

Location: Thompson Hall | Room 620

More >

Nostras Voces

Stockbridge Hall | Bowker Auditorium
7:30pm

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice (USRJ) will be presenting their spring show, Nostras Voces!

Nostras Voces is Latin for "Our Voices," and all pieces are student-written and student-performed. They address aspects of identity such as race, gender, sexuality, and ability. 

Ticket sales will begin at 6:30 p.m. and doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors and $10 for the general public. Proceeds will go to the Prison Birth Project.

For more information, please visit the Facebook event page.

 

Location: Stockbridge Hall | Bowker Auditorium

Contact Name: Josie Pinto

More >