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Documentary "Trapped" Looks Ahead to Upcoming Supreme Court Case

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

About 50 attendees gathered in Room S140 in the Integrative Learning Center on the evening of March 23, intently absorbing the documentary Trapped. The stadium seating curved around the projector...
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Third Annual New Play Lab features "What Actually Happened Was" and "The Dance"

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Starting on March 24th, the UMass Amherst Department of Theater began its run for their two productions involved in the third annual New Play Lab. Started by graduate students, the UMass New Play...
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June Jordan Symposium Highlights Love as a Revolutionary Life Force: Panel 2

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Hundreds of people, dozens of tables, and countless ideas were gathered for the second panel of the Feminist Poetics symposium, having just taken recess for lunch and discussion over a short piece...
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Civil Rights Symposium Sparks Discussion on Racial Trends, Past and Future

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Faculty, students, and community members—some from as far as Keene, New Hampshire—gathered in the Cape Cod Lounge on the evening of March 23, 2016 to contribute to the conversation of our country’s...
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"I Breathe With You" Exhibit Brings Together the Personal and the Collective Struggle for Social Change

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The first half of the ongoing exhibition “I Breathe With You” closed on Friday March 9th. The second half of the exhibition is set to begin on March 22 with a gallery opening from 5pm-7pm at the...
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Dagmar Herzog Speaks on Religion and Disability in Abortion Politics

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

On March 3, 2016, Dagmar Herzog, City University of New York Distinguished Professor of History and the Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar, gave a lecture in room 917 of the Campus Center entitled ...
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