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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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Musical Theater Endowment announced at Theater Department awards ceremony

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Raucous applause, lots of laughter, and a few tears were the order of the day at the Department of Theater’s year-end celebration. Honoring seniors and graduating MFA students is the longtime...
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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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Architecture Professor Featured in Documentary Movie on Urban Activist Jane Jacobs

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Max Page, professor of architecture and history and director of Historic Preservation Initiatives at UMass Amherst, is featured in the new documentary film “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City,”...
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Beinecke Scholarship awarded for second year in a row to UMass Amherst student

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sarah Coomey '18, a political science and French major and a member of Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship...
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