Week of  June 16—22, 2019
Writing alongside others is a best practice for academic writing! This weekly drop-in provides time and space to write while caffeinated - come late or leave early.

June 4—August 13, 2019, Tuesdays 9:00 am-2:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
July 2

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Graduate Commons, Floor 5

Drop in any weekday or come 12:30-1:00 for silent group meditation (no guiding, no leader). 

June 10—August 30, 2019, weekdays 8:30 am-6:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
July 4

Bartlett Hall, 131

Mitchell S. Jackson's debut novel The Residue Years was praised by publications including The New York Times, The Paris Review, and The Times of London.  Khadijah Queen is the author of Conduit (Akashic Books 2008), Black Peculiar (Noemi Press 2011), and Fearful Beloved (Argos Books 2015).

June 16, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Faculty are invited to join this workshop run by the Instructional Media Lab Staff, who will summarize and answer questions about what’s coming in a major Moodle upgrade this July 11.

June 17, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Dara Wier and Joy Williams will read from their work.

June 17, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Ross Gay and Jordy Rosenberg will read from their work.

June 18, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Safiya Sinclair, Bianca Stone and Jaquira Díaz will read from their work.

June 19, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

Faculty will be able to create a public web presence for their teaching or research with WordPress, an easy-to-use platform for building websites and blogs.

June 20, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Young alumni and friends of UMass Amherst are invited to join us for the 2nd annual sunset cruise along the Boston harbor.

June 20, 2019
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Seaport World Trade Center at Commonwealth Pier
Kick off summer with UMass alumni and friends in the heart of NYC.

June 20, 2019
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Local NYC
CA Conrad and LeeAnne Howe will read from their work.

June 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Old Chapel

The public is invited to observe sunrise and sunset of the longest day of the year among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel on Friday, June 21 at 5 a.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.

June 21, 2019

Sunwheel

Noy Holland and Ocean Vuong will read from their work.

June 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall