The University of Massachusetts Amherst
HFA - College of Humanities & Fine Arts view HFA submenu


Dr. Crystal Donkor Receives 2020 Career Enhancement Fellowship

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Woodrow Wilson Foundation Recognize Exceptional Faculty with 2020 Career Enhancement Fellowships...

Kymberly S. Newberry, "A Pretty Black Girl," looks at “The Architect”

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Kymberly S. Newberry is a PhD student in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies. She is the founder of “Siggi Dimanche,” an annual event which celebrates the 31 French speaking...

Steven Tracy Featured in Chinese Journal

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

An interview with Distinguished University Professor Steven Tracy, Afro-American studies and Distinguished Overseas Professor at Central China Normal University, has been featured in the Chinese...

Reliquary of Blackness

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

An Exhibit of Oral Histories, curated by scholar Erika Slocumb Please see the full MassLive article for details.  Erika Slocumb is a doctoral student in the Afro-American Studies Department.

Kiara Hill at the Curatorial Leadership/Mellon Foundation Seminar

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Kiara Hill says attending this year’s Center for Curatorial Leadership/Mellon Foundation seminar in New York City revealed something very important for her. “The program showed me there is a path,”...

Professor Bracey at the Civil Rights Summit

Thursday, May 23, 2019

On May 2nd and 3rd Professor John Bracey traveled to the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University to participate in the Second Summit for Civil Rights. The gathering featured many of the nation’s...