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University of Massachusetts Amherst



Student Profile

Carl Mead '13 English Major and student teacher at Amherst Regional High School discusses his love of teaching and his strong desire to instill a passion for reading and writing in others. More...


Doctoral Programs Offered at HFA


• Afro-American Studies
• Comparative Literature
• English
• Germanic and Scandinavian Studies
• Hispanic Literatures and Linguistics
• History
• Linguistics
• Music
• Philosophy

Ph.D. Defense of Dissertation

James Carroll

Afro-American Studies “Composing the African Atlantic: Sun Ra, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, and the poetics of African diasporic composition” January 25 at 10 am in Herter Hall room 601

Evan Torner

German and Scandinavian Studies "The Race-Time Continuum: Race Projection in DEFA Genre Cinema" February 1 at 2 pm in Herter Hall room 301