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Former Faculty Member Presents New Exhibition at UMass NYPOP

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s New York Professional Outreach Program (NYPOP) is pleased to announce the exhibition George Wardlaw: Then and Now.

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Erdman Honored for Book on Early Spanish Women Playwrights

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Professor Harley Erdman...
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Barbara Zecchi Named Director of Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies

Monday, October 16, 2017

Barbara Zecchi, professor of Spanish and Portuguese studies in the department of languages, literatures and cultures, has been named director of the interdepartmental program in film studies....
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three shelves full of old hardcover books

Galasso Named Director of Translation Center

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Regina Galasso, assistant professor of Spanish and Portuguese studies in the department of languages, literatures and cultures, has been named director of the Translation Center....
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Peter Gizzi

English Faculty Peter Gizzi Honored by University at Convocation

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Professor Peter Gizzi of the English Department's MFA Program for Poets and Writers will be presented with the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity at the University’s Faculty Convocation.

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Ocean Vuong

Ocean Vuong Wins the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection for "Night Sky with Exit Wounds"

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

English Department MFA Program faculty member Ocean Vuong has won Britain's most important prize for new poets.

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