On January 9, 2018, activist Rosa Clemente appeared on Democracy Now! with fellow activist Saru Jayaraman to discuss their experiences at Sunday night’s Golden Globes ceremony and the issues of gender and racial justice.
Friday, September 1, 2017
Kamila Shamsie '88 MFA is seeing praise for her new novel Home Fire, a retelling of Sophocles' ancient Greek play Antigone. In a recent New York Times review, Home Fire is described as having "one of the most memorable final scenes... in a novel this century".
Thursday, August 31, 2017
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.
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.
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”.
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.