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John Higginson Receives 2020 ADVANCE Faculty Mentoring Award and Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award

Friday, April 24, 2020

John Higginson from the Department of History is one of seven inaugural winners of the prestigious UMass ADVANCE Faculty Mentoring Award, and one of three winners of the university-wide of the 2020...

History Faculty Win 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award and HFA College Outstanding Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

History Department professor Anne Broadbridge has been awarded the 2020 Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA), an extremely competitive university-wide award honoring exemplary teaching at the highest...
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UMass Amherst Names Barbara Krauthamer as Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Barbara Krauthamer, professor of history, dean of the graduate school and senior vice provost for interdisciplinary programs and innovation at UMass Amherst, has been appointed as dean of the...

Letter from the Chair

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dear Friends and Colleagues:...

Coronavirus Update

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

UMass Amherst has suspended all in-person classes, including laboratory, studio, capstone and graduate courses, until the end of the semester. All classes are now being delivered remotely....
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Erika Lee to Deliver Distinguished Annual Lecture on Xenophobia in America

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

On March 11 at 6:00pm, renowned historian and author Erika Lee will deliver the history department’s 2020 Distinguished Annual Lecture. The lecture, titled “Xenophobia in America: How We Got Here...