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a view of the Poggio Civitate architectural site in Murlo, Italy

UMass Classics Professor leads 'Poggio Civitate' dig site featured in top archeology publication

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Professor Anthony Tuck of the UMass Amherst Department of Classics heads the archeological project at Poggio Civitate (Italian for "Hill of the Civilization"), located near Murlo in the Tuscany...
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still from the film White God showing a pack of dogs running down a city street.

Professor to serve as delegate to Hungarian Film Week in Budapest

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Catherine Portuges (Director, Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies and Curator, Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival; professor, Comparative Literature/LLC) was invited to serve as a...
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detail from a promotional image with Orhan Pamuk's name

Nobel Laureate to Visit UMass Amherst for 2014 Troy Lecture

Thursday, October 16, 2014

On October 30 at 4:30 pm in Bowker Auditorium, novelist, memoirist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature Orhan Pamuk will visit the University of Massachusetts...
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Charles Wright

U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright to Visit for Special Reading

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The UMass Amherst MFA for Poets and Writers presents an evening of poetry with U.S. Poet Laureate, Charles Wright on October 23rd at 8pm in the Bernie Dallas Room in Goodell Hall. Mr. Wright will...
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The famous marquee of New York's Apollo Theater

Higginson Discusses ‘Harlem/South Africa Connection’ in Panel at Apollo Theater

Thursday, October 16, 2014

History professor John Higginson, appeared in the Apollo Theater’s Uptown Hall series “The Harlem/South Africa Connection” on Oct. 12 in New York City....
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Charles Hyde pictured with stacks of his book, Arsenal of Democracy

Alumnus Charles Hyde Imbues Generosity with Love of History

Monday, October 6, 2014

Charles K. Hyde graduated from UMass Amherst in 1966 with a B.A. in History and went on the get his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Charlie spent most of his professional...
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