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November 8, 2017
Musician Max Roach began teaching in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies in 1972, and through his music and  his political work he left a legacy to sojourn for freedom.

November 8, 2017
10:00 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

Looking for off campus housing? Come to the campus center concourse to learn about your housing options and for other off campus housing and town resources.

November 8, 2017
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center

Visiting assistant professor in the College of Education Jamilla Lysicott presents "Cyphers for Justice: Hip Hop, Black English, and Community"

November 8, 2017
1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 1920

Bethany Bradley, environmental conservation, speaks on "Implications of Climate Change for Invasive Species."

November 8, 2017
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

Rieva Lesonsky, former editorial director of Entrepreneur Magazine and current CEO of GrowBiz Media, will speak on future hot trends for small businesses.

November 8, 2017
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 118

Through poetry and critical dialogue, Perry "Vision" DiVirgillio and Kandivu "Kavi" Ade engage the audience in a conversation about masculinity, the performance of gender and the toxicity of gendered binaries. The Spoken Word Writing Workshop will be held on Nov. 8th in the Campus Center, room 803.

November 8, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

What is antisemitism? How, in the face of overwhelming problems in our current society, do we respond to injustice and oppression? Activist and entrepreneur Erin Schrode (the youngest women to ever run for Congress) will share her personal experiences with coming under scrutiny in the public eye, and how the anti-semitic online attacks she received led her to proudly claim her Jewish identity and further commit to a life of civic engagement and social change. 

November 8, 2017
6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Give advice or get advice at Student Alumni Networking Night, sponsored by the Student Alumni Association (SAA).

November 8, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Memorial Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert featuring Brad Goode, jazz trumpet.

November 8, 2017
8:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 44

New Asia Cinema 2017: Fashion. The 13th annual installment of this semester-long international series explores the complexities of costume and spectacle, style and identity, creativity and subversion, and labor and consumerism.

September 6—December 6, 2017, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
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November 22

Isenberg School of Management, 137 (Flavin Family Auditorium)

In a tradition of hosting challenging exhibitions organized by student curators, the UMCA presents an exhibition of African art drawn from the collection of Charles Derby, a UMass alumnus who has been collecting since the 1970s alongside an exhibition of painted flags of Africa by the renowned African American artist Fred Wilson. 

September 27—December 10, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 27—December 10, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 11, November 18—November 26

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The UMass Amherst Libraries hosts an exhibition of photos, “¡Hola Cuba!: Travel Photography by Carol Pike.” 

September 5—December 15, 2017
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November 18—November 19, November 23, November 25

Science and Engineering Library

Marriott Meals gives Hospitality and Tourism Management students  a competitive advantage within this experiential learning class.

September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-12:30 pm
September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed 5:45 pm-6:30 pm
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October 10, October 12, November 1, November 21—November 23

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

The exhibit showcases items curated from Steindl-Rast’s recent donation of correspondence, photographs, writings, audio/visual recordings, art, and publications. 

October 1—January 31, 2018
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November 23, December 23—December 25, December 28—January 1, January 6—January 7, January 14

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Let's dialogue on intersecting values of culture and leadership across the African Diaspora.

October 4—November 15, 2017, Wednesdays 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Herter Art Gallery hosts exhibitions featuring new work by art department faculty Shona Macdonald and Shane Mecklenburger.

October 19—November 16, 2017 11:00 am-4:00 pm
October 22—November 16, 2017, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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October 21—November 16, Saturdays

Herter Art Gallery, 125A Herter Annex

A musical about kids on the edges of society. Their stories will stay with you long after the last brilliant note has faded.

November 1—November 4, 2017 7:30 pm
November 9—November 11, 2017 7:30 pm
November 11, 2017 2:00 pm
November 8, 2017 10:00 am
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November 2

Rand Theater

Hailing from the South Side of Chicago and born in 1959, painter Rodney Byron Madison is currently the curator of Madison Studio Gallery in Millers Falls, Mass.

November 6—November 28, 2017, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 2—December 1, 2017, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
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November 20—November 24

Augusta Savage Gallery

An MFA open house hosted by the Theater Department. Attend all three days, or just one or two days.

November 8—November 10, 2017

Fine Arts Center, Department of Theater

Through poetry and critical dialogue, Perry "Vision" DiVirgillio and Kandivu "Kavi" Ade engage the audience in a conversation about masculinity, the performance of gender and the toxicity of gendered binaries. The UMass Phallacies will open the live performance on Nov. 8th in the Old Chapel.

November 8, 2017 7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall