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Professor Sam Redman, “The Smithsonian at war: Museums in US society during World War II”

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Professor Sam Redman just published “The Smithsonian at war: Museums in US society during World War II” in the latest edition of the Journal of the History of Collections....
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"Past, Present & Future:" The 2018 Newsletter from the UMass History Department

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The UMass Amherst History Department is delighted to share the 2018 edition of our annual newsletter, Past, Present & Future. In its pages, you’ll find stories and images spotlighting the...
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Brian Ogilvie's chapter "Visions of Ancient Natural History" in "Worlds of Natural History"

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Professor Brian Ogilvie recently published a chapter titled "Visions of Ancient Natural History" in Worlds of Natural History, edited by Helen Curry, Nicholas Jardine, James Secord, and Emma Spary....
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Alum Michael Nicholson (BA 2016, MPP 2017) "Mass. Cities Losing Clout in Ed Funding Fight"

Monday, December 10, 2018

Does Massachusetts fund public schools fairly? Writing in CommonWealth magazine, UMass alumnus Michael Nicholson (BA 2016, MPP 2017) and coauthor Lawrence DiCara argue that the state's funding...

Profesor Richard Chu, “On Being Chinese Filipino (With 'Filipino' First)”

Thursday, November 29, 2018

“‘Chinese Filipinos’ are not a monolithic group. There are different generations of Chinese Filipinos and majority of those who belong to the second-, third-, or fourth-generation (i.e., those born...

Professor Stephen Platt’s Book “Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age” Shortlisted for UK's Baillie Gifford Prize

Friday, October 5, 2018

Professor Stephen Platt’s latest book Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age is one of the six finalists for Britain’s most prestigious award for non-fiction, the...