The University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Humanities and Fine Arts


Jun 14, 2019
Barbara Krauthamer, dean of the Graduate School and professor of history, has been appointed as Senior Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Programs and Innovation by Provost John McCarthy. As Senior Vice Provost, she will oversee the Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC) and the University Without Walls (UWW) degree programs.
May 31, 2019
Ocean Vuong, assistant professor in the department of English, will release his second book On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous on Tuesday, June 4.
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Departments & Centers

The College of Humanities & Fine Arts is the creative and cultural heart of UMass Amherst. With 14 academic departments and 12 world-class research centers, institutes, and interdisciplinary programs, our students — undergraduate and graduate — have the opportunity to study with the best scholars, thinkers, and artists.

Faculty Profile

Joseph Krupczynski

Working alongside other experts—both in his field as well as in the community—Joseph Krupczynski serves as an Associate Professor of Architecture but extends his practice far beyond the university walls. He walks us through his community partnerships, commitment to language and culture, and their relevance to his new position as Director of Civic Engagement and Service-Learning (CESL).

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