Conference/Seminar
The Interdisciplinary Seminar on Conflict and Violence promotes interdisciplinary exchanges among faculty and graduate students interested in the topics of conflict, violence and peace from a wide range of departments across campus.

March 5, 2015
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160 East

Symposium includes Jennifer Leeman (Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, George Mason University); Nelson Flores (Assistant Professor of Educational Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania); and José Del Valle (Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, City University of New York). 

March 6, 2015
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Department of the History of Art & Architecture presents its Annual Spring Roundtable event, "The World Beyond The Major."

March 10, 2015
4:30 pm-6:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S131

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents a conference on Galileo.

March 28, 2015
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

The College of Nursing invites you to Health Is a Human Right: A Call to Action, a one-day symposium providing an opportunity to engage with local and global practitioners of social justice, health and health care.

March 30, 2015
8:30 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies welcomes Marie Roche, who will teach a community class on Literature of the 16th Century.

April 1—May 6, 2015, Wednesdays 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Sonia Schloemann will help participants through the basics of growing and pruning grapes and give them the tools to overcome some of the challenges. Specific topics will include selecting varieties, planting, fertilizing, controlling pests, pruning, and vine training.

April 4, 2015
10:00 pm-2:00 pm

UMass Cold Spring Orchard
The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies welcomes Normand Berlin back to teach his yearly community Shakespeare course.

April 7—April 28, 2015, Tuesdays 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Jerry Passannante, Associate Professor of English at the University of Maryland, will present a talk titled "Catastrophizing: The Disaster of Renaissance Materialism." 

April 9, 2015
4:30 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

This year’s "New Worlds of Adoption" conference highlights the strengths and resilience of adopted persons as they move into adulthood.

April 17, 2015
8:00 am-5:00 pm

Campus Center

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