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Ocean Vuong

UMass Amherst Faculty Member Ocean Vuong Wins T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Poet Ocean Vuong of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the winner of the 2017 T.S. Eliot Prize for his debut collection “Night Sky with Exit Wounds,” which addresses themes of migration, America and Vietnam, his country of birth.

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Rosa Clemente on the Golden Globes red carpet with Susan Sarandon, Michelle Williams, and Tarana Burke.

UMass Doctoral Candidate Rosa Clemente attends Golden Globes

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

On January 9, 2018, activist Rosa Clemente appeared on Democracy Now! with fellow activist Saru Jayaraman to discuss their experiences at Sunday night’s Golden Globes ceremony and the issues of gender and racial justice.

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