Weekly Bulletin

Beer pairing poster
The University Club and Restaurant is partnering with Fort Hill Brewery of Easthampton to offer a prixe fixe, four-course, beer pairing dinner on Thursday, Nov. 19. Dinner reservations will be taken for seatings from 5-9 p.m. The cost is $35 per person, not including tax and gratuity. The first...
Du Bois Library
Students, faculty and staff are invited to register now for the first annual Tower Run Thursday, Nov. 19 from 7-10 p.m. at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. Modeled after the Empire State Building Run-Up, the Tower Run offers the opportunity to run the 440 steps of the Du Bois Library, from the Lower...
Marie Breen Smyth

The Resistance Studies Initiative Fall Speaker Series presents Marie Breen Smyth speaking on “The Languages of ‘Terrorism,’ the Practices of ‘Counter-terrorism’ and the Possibility of Peace” on Nov. 18 from 6-8 p.m. in 423 Tobin Hall. Smyth, an academic author, teacher and researcher from Northern Ireland, is a visiting professor in the department of conflict resolution, human security and global governance at UMass Boston.

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The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows: Hsin-Wei Wang, Ph.D., Polymer Science & Engineering. Monday, November 16, 1 p.m., Room A110/A11 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “...
Masala dancer
Just in time for Diwali, (the Indian Festival of Lights) the 17-member Masala Orchestra appears at the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall stage on Sunday, Nov. 8 with a family-friendly show beginning at 2 p.m. Band leader Rahis Bharti heads a talented group of musicians and dancers who take the...
Poster: Valeria Siniscalchi

Valeria Siniscalchi, professor of anthropology at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Centre Norbert Élias, in Marseille, France, will present the Distinguished Lecture in the Anthropology of Europe on Monday, Nov. 16 from 4-6 p.m. in 904-08 Campus Center. She will speak on “The Struggle for Fior Sardo: Slow Food activists and cheese producers between market, morality and politics.”

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PEP poster

The Public Engagement Project will present “Reach Millions of Readers,” a one-hour program on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at noon in the Hadley Room of the Campus Center, to help academics get their work to the general public. The program focuses on The Conversation, a digital publication reaching millions each month with analyses and commentaries written by academics.

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The new series UMass Press Reads at the Jones Library begins Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. with Carla Panciera, winner of the Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction and author of “Bewildered: Stories.” Panciera is the author of two collections of poetry, “One of the Cimalores” and...
Debra Monroe
Debra Monroe, author of six books, will be leading a conversation on writing and her latest memoir “My Unsentimental Education” in the Howard M. Ziff Gallery, S414 Integrative Learning Center, on Monday, Nov. 2, at 4 p.m. Her new memoir recounts how she moved from one social class to...
Campus forums with the two remaining finalists for the post of assistant vice chancellor/chief of police will take place during the first week of November. They are Tyrone A. Parham, chief of police and public safety at Pennsylvania State University, and Thomas Y. Trawick, Jr., chief of police and...

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