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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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Close up of used paint brushes

Industrial Hygenist Monona Rossol, to Teach Health and Safety in the Art Studio Course at UMass Amherst

Friday, March 30, 2018

The Department of Art at UMass Amherst via the Office of Continuing and Professional Education will host a special, intensive course taught by industrial hygienist Monona Rossol this summer.

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English Professor Rebecca Lorimer Leonard Discusses the Realities of Multilingual Literacy for Women who Cross Borders in Her New Book

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Professor Rebecca Lorimer Leonard of the Department of English at the University of Massachsuetts Amherst recently published a book titled, Writing on the Move: Migrant Women and the Value of Literacy. In her book, Professor Lorimer Leonard explores the struggles and celebrates the triumphs of multilingual migrant women as migrants’ literacies are revalued when they cross borders around the world.

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