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A student speaks at the College of Humanities and Fine Arts’ New York Professional Outreach Program.

Students Connect with English Alumni in New York City

Thursday, May 25, 2017

On April 21, fifteen senior English majors, along with professors Janis Greve and David Fleming, traveled to New York City for the English department’s first-ever Career Roundtable through the College of Humanities and Fine Arts’ New York Professional Outreach Program (NYPOP). The group took advantage of the many UMass Amherst English alumni in the New York City area and NYPOP’s classroom space on 23rd St. in Manhattan.

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Professor Steven C. Tracy performs on the harmonica

Afro-American Studies Prof. Serves as Advisor for ‘American Epic’ Television Series

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Steven C. Tracy, Distinguished Professor of Afro-American studies and one of the leading authorities on the intersection of African-American literature and blues music, is an advisor on the...
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Close up of seats in the Rand Theater on the UMass Amherst Campus.

Musical Theater Endowment announced at Theater Department awards ceremony

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Raucous applause, lots of laughter, and a few tears were the order of the day at the Department of Theater’s year-end celebration. Honoring seniors and graduating MFA students is the longtime...
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Group picture of Kristie Soares's "Introduction to Latinx Literature and Culture" class and the hosted middle school students.

Latinx Literature & Culture Students Engage with Middle Schoolers

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

On April 27th, students in Kristie Soares's "Introduction to Latinx Literature and Culture" class welcomed 23 middle school students from Up Academy Leonard, a middle school in Lawrence, Mass....
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