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HFA Student Showcase: Call for Submissions

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Now accepting submissions of work in visual art, film, poetry, prose, performance, and more. The Showcase will take place on April 17th, 2019 in the Fine Arts Center Atrium!.

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Stephen Schreiber Recognized as ACSA Distinguished Professor

Friday, March 1, 2019

Professor and chair of the Department of Architecture, Stephen Schreiber, FAIA, has been named one of 2019’s Distinguished Professor Award laureates by the Association of Collegiate Schools of...
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UMass Theater presents a live-wire mix of swordfights and gender play

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Running at the Department of Theater's Rand Theater in the Fine Arts Center from Feb. 14-23, Wild Thing introduces audiences to Gila, a fiercely transgressive protagonist who considers herself both...
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Britt Rusert receives honorable mention for MLA First Book Prize

Friday, December 14, 2018

The Modern Language Association of America recently announced it is awarding its twenty-fifth annual Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book. Listed among two honorable mentions for the...
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American Musicological Society Teaching Award Presented to Erinn Knyt

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Erinn E. Knyt, Associate Professor of Music History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded the American Musicological Society's Teaching Award for her article entitled "Teaching Music History to Graduate Students" (Journal of Music History Pedagogy 6, 2016). The award was announced last month at the Society's Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

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Professor Ron Welburn Retires, Looks Back

Monday, December 3, 2018

Professor Ron Welburn of the Department of English recently announced his retirement. Below, he looks back on a twenty-seven year career at UMass Amherst and forward to new writing projects. His...
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