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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Assistant Professor of Music History Erinn E. Knyt...
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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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Afro-American Studies Prof. Serves as Advisor for ‘American Epic’ Television Series

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Steven C. Tracy, Distinguished Professor of Afro-American studies and one of the leading authorities on the intersection of African-American literature and blues music, is an advisor on the...
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Latinx Literature & Culture Students Engage with Middle Schoolers

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

On April 27th, students in Kristie Soares's "Introduction to Latinx Literature and Culture" class welcomed 23 middle school students from Up Academy Leonard, a middle school in Lawrence, Mass....
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UMass Theater's Ta'zieh Brings an Iranian Tradition outdoors

Thursday, April 27, 2017

When you see a procession snaking its way through campus this April, join in. Follow the sounds of the drums and trumpet, take in the costumed performers, and be part of Ta'zieh — Between Two...
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