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Alice Harris Awarded $231,649 by NSF for Linguistics Study

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A three-year, $231,649 research grant from the National Science Foundation will support a study by linguistics professor Alice Harris to analyze the processing and production differences among clitics, in different positions, and to test whether differences are the same cross-linguistically.

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UMass Department of English Announces Revival of Elbow Symposium

Monday, August 14, 2017

The UMass Amherst Department of English will revive a long running symposium devoted to the study of the teaching of writing, founded and endowed in 1999 by Professor Peter Elbow.

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New NSF grant awarded to Linguistics Professor Alice Harris

Monday, July 24, 2017

Linguistics Professor Alice Harris has been awarded a new three-year research grant from the National Science Foundation for her project titled, “Perception and Production of Clitics”.

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Music Professor Releases Book Exploring Life and Methods of Renowned Composer Ferruccio Busoni

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Earlier this month, Assistant Professor of Music History Erinn E. Knyt's new book Ferruccio Busoni and His Legacy, was published earlier this month by the University of Indiana Press.

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History Alumnus Mentors Students on Public Policy in Rare Internship

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

History alumnus Robert S. LaRussa ’76 has decades of experience as a journalist, attorney, and policy wonk. He shares that experience with History majors through a one-of-a-kind research internship that explores public policy through a historic lens.

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Students Connect with English Alumni in New York City

Thursday, May 25, 2017

On April 21, fifteen senior English majors, along with professors Janis Greve and David Fleming, traveled to New York City for the English department’s first-ever Career Roundtable through the College of Humanities and Fine Arts’ New York Professional Outreach Program (NYPOP). The group took advantage of the many UMass Amherst English alumni in the New York City area and NYPOP’s classroom space on 23rd St. in Manhattan.

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