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Steve Folmar Jr. headlines "The Lily's Revenge"

"The Lily's Revenge" Encourages Diversity and Community

Thursday, April 26, 2018

In the fall of 2016, the week of the presidential election, graduate student Jen Onopa proposed Taylor Mac’s The Lily’s Revenge to the UMass Theater Department mainstage season. “I had been wanting...
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Curtain call for The Shadow Box

The UMass Theatre Guild’s Production of “The Shadow Box” Shares a Story of Hope

Friday, April 20, 2018

Closing April 14th, the UMass Theatre Guild ended its run of Michael Cristofer’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play The Shadow Box. The director John H. Llewellyn ‘20, an english and...
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Angélica Liddell - los deseos en Amherst

Spain’s most prominent performance artist Angélica Liddell visits UMass Amherst for special performance on April 24

Thursday, April 19, 2018

On April 24, Angélica Liddell will present poems from her collection Los Deseos en Amherst / Desires in Amherst, inspired by the work of Emily Dickinson. She is making this special trip to Amherst to perform the work in the town where Dickinson lived.

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"Ghosted" Art Gallery

"Ghosted": What is Means to be Present

Monday, April 9, 2018

On Tuesday, March 20, six second-year graduate students presented their work for The Annual MFA Midway Show held in the Herter Art Gallery. These students are: Kristy Childress, Althea Keaton, Nick...
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Felipe Salles

UMass Amherst Music Professor Felipe Salles Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Felipe Salles, associate professor of jazz studies, composition and saxophone, has been selected to receive a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.

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Students view a screen on which five alumni are projected.

Online Conversation Connects Students with English Alumni

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

On March 28, the UMass Amherst English department hosted an online video chat between students and UMass Amherst English alumni in South College. Professor Janis Greve moderated the chat, and...
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