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two student actresses on stage in Refugee

UMass Theater Premieres Refugee in the Curtain Theater

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Professor Milan Dragicevich’s original piece Refugee begins its two-week run with its Wednesday night preview performance. Directed by Nikita Milivojević, the show follows the story of three...
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Jesse Appell in a promotional poster for 'The Great LOL of China'

Comedian Jesse Appell Presents “The Great LOL of China”

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Sponsored by the UMass Amherst Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, East Asian Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature programs, and the Five College Center for East Asian...
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detail from an ancient map of a city.

Jay Berkovitz wins highest honor from Association for Jewish Studies

Monday, November 21, 2016

Jay Berkovitz—chair and professor in the department for Jewish and Near Eastern studies—has been named the recipient of the 2016 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association for Jewish Studies...
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The Art of CoBrA on display at the University Museum of Contemporary Art

UMCA Presents CoBrA Art Movement's Contemporary Relevancy

Thursday, November 17, 2016

From September 15, 2016 to November 20, 2016 the University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMass Amherst presents an exhibition entitled The Human Animals: The Art of Cobra, on view simultaneously...
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Peter Breslow speaks to students.

NPR Producer and UMass alumnus returns to campus

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

​Of all Peter Breslow’s credits—the most prominent of which might be the title of Senior Producer for National Public Radio (NPR)—the one most proudly exhibited when he visited UMass Amherst on...
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banner depicts two entwined hands. Part of a female torso is shown dressed in a tank top.

Dance Program to Host Immersive Production Based on 'Romeo & Juliet'

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Music and Dance is proud to announce the 2016 University Dancers concert, entitled Peril in Thine Eye, an immersive dance experience based on...
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