Today: November 14, 2019
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November 14, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

73 million Americans, or 26% of the US population, listen to podcasts monthly, and 17%, or 48 million people, listen weekly. If you’ve thought about doing your own podcast to promote your scholarship or research, but don’t know where to start or how to make it accessible, this workshop will walk you through the basics. 

November 14, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

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

Come to a workshop with copyright attorney Laura Quilter to get the 101 on copyright and fair use. We promise not to turn you in to the copyright police. (And tell you if that’s even a thing.) 

November 14, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a catch-all term for the software that helps us create stellar maps and explore spatial patterns in our data.

November 14, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

Walk-In Flu Clinic for the Umass Amherst campus community. Bring your insurance card.

November 14, 2019
4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Greek House Phi Sigma Kappa
Why do we do seemingly-endless therapy for an hour per week? Intensive trauma-focused therapy offers rapid results, lower dropout rate, and fewer total treatment hours.

November 14, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S300

In the academic year 2019-20, the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies (IHGMS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is hosting an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the Five Colleges to explore the topic of “Citizenship and Other States of Belonging.” 

November 14, 2019
6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, event hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Faculty Chamber Ensemble and their second concert of the season.

November 14, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Chilean saxophonist Melissa Aldana was the first female musician and the first South American musician to win the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition.

November 14, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA for Poets and Writers and UMass Amherst Libraries co-present a reading by Ocean Vuong. This event is co-sponsored by the UMass Amherst Libraries.

November 14, 2019
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Matthew Mattingly ’02 is an artist living and working in Western Massachusetts. The exhibit includes new and recent oils, watercolors, and ink drawings, including landscapes, figures, sketches, and works from imagination.

September 3—December 13, 2019, weekdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28

Science and Engineering Library

Drawing from the burgeoning collections of visual materials in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), the exhibit follows the history of documentary photography from its century origins to its flowering in the post-World War II era.

September 20—January 30, 2020
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28, December 21—December 22, weekends, December 25, December 28—January 1

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level and Floor 25

During the past 30 years, Leonardo Drew has become best known for his installations, both sweeping in scale and intimate in detail, which transform materials such as cotton, metal, animal hides, and wood — often oxidizing, burning, and decaying them — into something completely different from their original state.

September 20—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 21—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Avital Sagalyn: A Life of Exploration, researched and curated by a team of UMass Art History students, explores the range of Sagalyn’s work and rich cultural history.

October 4—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
October 5—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 3, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
November 7, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
December 5, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 23—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

This is a judgement free, safe space for survivors of sexual violence to drop in and share what's on their mind.  Facilitators will discuss coping skills and issues common to all survivors such as trust, boundaries and triggers.

October 10—December 13, 2019, Thursdays

An exhibition presesnting works by the 1st and 2nd year MFA students from the Department of Art.

November 4—November 22, 2019, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
November 10—November 17, 2019, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11

Herter Art Gallery

The third exhibit in a three-part series: 'Games of Chance." Shawn Farley’s mixed-media Constructions apply discarded and found materials to yield soulful results. Lois Guarino exhibits pen drawings created by making marks,which she follows obsessively until completion.

November 7—November 22, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 12—November 19, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
November 6, 2019 1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Ecstatic dance and music fuel political uprising in Soyinka’s adaptation of Euripides’ classic play about a god and the despot who attempts to control him.

November 7—November 9, 2019 7:30 pm
November 14—November 16, 2019 7:30 pm
November 13, 2019 10:00 am
November 16, 2019 2:00 pm

Curtain Theater