Week of  November 3—9, 2019
Professional yoga instruction for the UMass Amherst campus community and beyond.

September 4—December 11, 2019, Mon/Wed 8:15 am-9:45 am

Fine Arts Center, 204

Join the W. E. B. Du Bois Center for a weekly light breakfast and discussion of a text by or about Du Bois. All are welcome.

September 2—May 25, 2020, Mondays 9:30 am-11:00 am
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December 23—December 30, January 20, May 25

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois Center, Floor 22, Room 2220

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
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November 28

Science and Engineering Library

SNAP is a nutrition assistance program, providing eligible low-income students and families benefits they can use to purchase food. Come meet with our friendly SNAP rep to learn more!

September 6—December 6, 2019, Fridays 10:00 am-12:00 pm
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November 29

Bartlett Hall, 103

A collaboration between UMass Permaculture and the UMass Student Farm, the UMass Student Farmers' Market is a weekly event featuring live music, fresh local veggies, medicinal herbs, handmade crafts, student art, and an opportunity to get to know the amazing sustainability and DIY community on the UMass campus.  

September 13—November 15, 2019, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Pond, East Pond Lawn (near the ILC).

When something is bothering you, talking about it is often the first step toward a solution!

September 10, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 16, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 4, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 26, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2019 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

70 Butterfield Terrace, International Programs Office

The 15th annual installment of the semester-long film series, New Asia Cinema, explores diverse, transcendent, and transformative stories, identities, representations, and experiences of migrants, exiles, refugees, asylum seekers, returnees, and outsiders.

September 11—December 4, 2019, Wednesdays 7:30 pm
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November 13, November 27

Isenberg School of Management, 137

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
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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
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November 23—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

In this weekly class, students will learn about Native American beadwork.

September 26—December 5, 2019, Thursdays 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
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November 14, November 28

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

This program validates cultural knowledge and identity by providing a space for faculty and staff who identify as Native/Indigenous to share their stories with undergraduate students of similar background.

November 4, 2019 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
December 6, 2019 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

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
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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

If you've been using a citation management tool and have gotten stuck on something, this is your chance to come in for some advice or assistance.

October 9, 2019 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
November 5, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

The photographs in this exhibition, all made in rural areas and towns in Massachusetts, invite the contemplation of structures and markers placed in local landscapes. 

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Artist Statement: "I paint immenseness and smallness, often together. I paint totems and monuments: huge mountains, blocky buildings, ancient columns. I also paint small onlookers and cohabitors: little worms, agape eyeballs, goofy vegetables. There is a sweep of hugeness, but also of wonkiness and humor."

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Koru Mindfulness offers an introduction to mindfulness in everyday life.

October 16—November 6, 2019, Wednesdays 4:30 pm-5:15 pm

Campus Center, 804-808

This November, the UMass Animation Club comes to the UMass Amherst Libraries.

November 6, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library

UMass Women's Soccer takes on Fordham at Rudd Field.

November 3, 2019
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

The Department of Music and Dance presents a guest artist concert by Timothy Deighton, viola and Christopher Guzman, piano.

November 3, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Join UMass Dining for Apple Week at each Dining Common.

November 4—November 8, 2019 7:00 am-9:00 pm

All Dining Commons

Learn how lecture capture with Echo360 can be used to deliver online lectures, reinforce classroom material, to “flip” the classroom, make the classroom a more accessible space for students, or for instructors to watch and improve their teaching styles. 

November 4, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

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
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November 11

Herter Art Gallery

Free mason jar painting (we provide the jar) at the Off Campus Student Center! You can also write a thank-you note to support our veterans with Team Positive Presence!

November 4, 2019 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
November 6, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

'Engaging Students and Reducing Resistance in the Diversity Classroom' with Karen Suyemoto. Join this interactive workshop to discuss how resistance is enacted, reframe resistance as part of an educational change process, and discuss proactive and reactive strategies that you can implement for addressing resistance and engaging students in your classes. 

November 4, 2019
1:15 pm-3:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

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 4, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

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

As a joint event between SWE and oSTEM, come for tacos from Bueno y Sano and several Ted Talks with a focus on inclusivity in STEM! Join us in the All Campus Makerspace.

November 4, 2019
5:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

Featuring mostly a cappella choral works by contemporary composers Abbie Betinis, David Dickau, Elaine Broad Ginsburg, Moses Hogan, Morten Lauridsen, Sarah Quartel, Andrea Ramsey, and Ralph Vaughan Williams

November 4, 2019
7:30 pm

Wesley United Methodist Church
The Department of Music and Dance presents a Brass Chamber Recital, formerly Brass of UMass.

November 4, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A series of group conversations over lunch for students, faculty and staff to build skills to overcome division while talking about real issues affecting our campus and society at large. 

November 5, 2019
11:15 am-1:15 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

The Cooperative Congressional Election Study  is a 50,000+ person national stratified sample survey administered by YouGov. Many UMass faculty are involved in this study and this panel will highlight what some are finding, as well as how they are engaging with wider policy and voting publics to share their analysis.

November 5, 2019
11:30 am-12:45 pm

Machmer Hall, E20

Government-sponsored disinformation campaigns and automated online propaganda have polluted public deliberation and Venezuelan politics for a decade making information disorders a common currency of the Venezuelan communication environment.

November 5, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Hub 301

Join Jessica Moulton, Program Information Specialist, for a virtual information session to learn more about our MSB&A program.

November 5, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

'Strategies for Successful Communication in the U.S. University Setting' with Andrea Dallas.  Do you find that your cultural expectations for teaching and learning differ from those of your students? Join us for this interactive session with Andrea Dallas, Director of the English as a Second Language Program to discuss effective strategies for handling communication difficulties that may arise either inside or outside of the classroom.

November 5, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

Attention students who entered UMass in fall 2019! Join us for your new student photo on the brand new Campus Recreation Turf Fields! We'll have giveaways, music, and lawn games before we line up for the class photo. 

November 5, 2019
2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Campus Recreation Turf Fields

Umass Women's Basketball kicks off its season opener against Merrimack.

November 5, 2019
4:30 pm

Mullins Center

PERI invites you to join us for a panel discussion and book release, Understanding the Climate Change-Security Nexus

November 5, 2019
4:30 pm

Gordon Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Please join us for pizza and small-group conversations about the intersections and complexities of these identities, centering the stories and experiences of women and non-binary students of color.

November 5, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Old Chapel
UMass battles UMass Lowell at the Mullins Center.

November 5, 2019
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

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

This community event is designed to invite the campus community to become familiar with the Veteran Services office, network with student and employee Veterans and highlight a few community resources available to Veterans and their families.  

November 6, 2019
10:00 am-3:00 pm

Dickinson, 10

Learn and get hands on experience creating activities and exploring ways to engage students in Echo360 beyond just recording a classroom lecture.

November 6, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

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

In this workshop, you will learn how to find individual names in Ancestry's database and how to make sure you found the individual that you were looking for (after all, there are a lot of John Browns and Jane Smiths in there).

November 6, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

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

Have questions about Off Campus Housing but don't know where to start? Come in to our small advising session and we'll get you set up on our Off Campus Housing website. 

November 6, 2019
2:00 pm-3:30 pm

Bartlett Hall, 103

This event has been canceled.

November 6, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Integrated Sciences Building, 145

Bread and Puppet is a world renowned anti-capitalist theater company that has performed with their signature puppets for over 50 years.

November 6, 2019
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Fine Arts Center

Join us at our monthly Themed Discussion for a Trivia Night! Test your knowledge and learn about the achievements of outstanding People of Color! Gain some helpful campus resources while meeting new people and connecting with others.

November 6, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House, 127

 In her lecture, Professor Barskova will talk about literary fates of the city of Petersburg that for centuries was the capital of Russian Empire and inspired much adoration and resistance in its inhabitants and especially in its poets and artists. 

November 6, 2019
6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

iCons Workshop: Working in interdisciplinary teams on a pressing, real-world problem -- curing cancer without chemotherapy.

November 6, 2019
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

The YKCC  Annual Asian American Film Fest (AAFF), on campus will take place again this fall for the second time.

November 6—November 8, 2019 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room and Rm. 165

Coming back for a good ol' Field show is always a pleasure. Join us in the 1st floor lounge for a great big show and some goodies and FREE MERCH :O

November 6, 2019
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Field Hall, 1st Floor Lounge

The Department of Music and Dance presents Opus One Chamber Orchestra, a faculty-student collaboration coordinated by Elizabeth Chang.

November 6, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The ACMHE conference is an annual interdisciplinary forum for all aspects of scholarship and research on contemplative approaches in higher education.

November 7—November 10, 2019

Campus Center

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

Do you have a presentation that requires a poster? Not sure where to start or the best way to design a poster? Come join us.

November 7, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm
November 20, 2019 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Classroom

Do you use YouTube video platforms to share videos, or to teach with? What do you need to know about YouTube’s ContentID system? Come learn about responding to copyright claims, synch licensing for videos, and finding music for your videos. 

November 7, 2019
11:00 am-12:00 pm

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

Newly preserved by the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, Madeline Anderson’s "I Am Somebody" (1970) brings viewers to the front lines of the fight for civil rights.

November 7, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Old Chapel, Great Hall

Victor Czulak '10 has a keen interest in the creation and design of public spaces, urban design and masterplanning projects across a variety of scales, interventions and methodologies; in particular, with their intersection with virtual modeling platforms and digital fabrication practices.

November 7, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Olver Design Building, 170

Celebrate UMass Dining winning #1 Best Campus Food for the fourth year in a row! There will be a special appearance by Princeton Review Editor-in-Chief Robert Franek, along with award-winning food and the Minuteman Marching Band!

November 7, 2019
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Hampshire Dining Commons

Holocaust narratives dominate contemporary Jewish heritage tourism, but an exciting New Jewish History offers a new paradigm in which the Jewish Street, and notably the Bund, is at the center of the making of Modern Jewish identity.

November 7, 2019
5:00 pm

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

Webinar: Remote What? Unlocking the Secrets of New Interpreting Delivery Platforms.

November 7, 2019
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Online

Building on the Intro to Final Cut Pro workshop, attendees will learn more advanced techniques for video editing and processing.

November 7, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Digital Media Lab, Floor 3

A tour of the Exhibition Leonardo Drew: Cycles led by artists Rie Hachiyanagi, Professor of Art, Mount Holyoke College, and Amanda Maciuba, Visiting Artist in Printmaking, Mount Holyoke College.

November 7, 2019
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Join other health and wellness campus stakeholders to participate in a collective dialogue about health and wellness on campus!

November 7, 2019
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, 163C

The Department of Music and Dance presents a concert by the Advanced Percussion Ensemble.

November 7, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Jen Shyu’s multilingual and multi-instrumental piece Nine Doors explores powerful female legends as guides to her study of the importance of empathy over humanity's destructive impulses.

November 7, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents UMass Dance: Metamorphose.

November 7—November 9, 2019 7:30 pm

Totman Performance Lab

The UMass Assistive Technology Center (ATC) will be having an open house every second Friday of the month.

November 8, 2019 9:00 am-4:00 pm
December 13, 2019 9:00 am-4:00 pm
January 10, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
February 14, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
March 13, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
April 10, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm
May 8, 2020 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Learning Commons, Lower Level, Room 43

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

November 8, 2019
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College

Bring your lunch, laptop and your Drupal questions to our Drupal Brown Bag.Brown-bag sessions are sponsored by University Communications for UMass Amherst Drupal website owners only.

November 8, 2019
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Slobody Building, 301 (3rd floor)

A double film screening honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

November 8, 2019
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level

Join us at the All Campus Makerspace to learn to make art through woodburning/pyrography! No experience is needed.

November 8, 2019
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

The Department of Muisc and Dance presents a faculty concert by Cobus du Toit, flute and Nadine Shank, piano with Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano & Karl Knapp, cello.

November 8, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents Western Massachusetts Flute Festival, coordinated by Cobus du Toit (flute) and featuring Nancy Stagnitta from the Interlochen Arts Academy.

November 9, 2019
8:00 am

Fine Arts Center, Music Wing

Come to the All Campus Makerspace to design, construct, and fly a remote-controlled model aircraft!

November 9, 2019
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 120

UMass battles Providence at the Mullins Center.

November 9, 2019
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

João Luiz and Douglas Lora blend traditional and Brazilian guitar works, as well as original compositions and new arrangements.

November 9, 2019
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium