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Edie Meidav

Edie Meidav Receives Provost Professor Honorific

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Edie Meidav has been named one of the 2023 recipients of the Provost Professor Honorific. The campus-level faculty honorific recognizes exceptional achievement in research or creative activity and...
Shwetha Chandrashekhar

Shwetha Chandrashekhar, PhD Candidate, Publishes in South Asian Review

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Shwetha Chandrashekhar, PhD candidate, recently published an article titled "The Spatiality of Unpleasant Feelings in Manu Joseph’s Serious Men" in South Asian Review. Her article knits together...
South College

Student Essay Collection Published

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

The English Department is pleased to announce the publication of Prize-Winning Student Essays from the University of Massachusetts Amherst English Department 2017-2022 (PDF)....
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Rebecca Lorimer Leonard Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Rebecca Lorimer Leonard has recently been awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award for the academic year 2022-2023. This award is given to faculty by the Center for Teaching & Learning. The...
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Ron Welburn, Professor Emeritus, Presents and Publishes

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Professor Emeritus, Ron Welburn, writes:  Here's more news of my achievements since late 2022....
South College

English Department Launches New Creative Writing Curriculum

Sunday, April 16, 2023

As of fall 2023, English majors can seek a formal Concentration in Creative Writing while non-majors can pursue the same five-course sequence in a revamped Letter of Specialization. With a robust...