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Britt Rusert

Britt Rusert receives honorable mention for MLA First Book Prize

Friday, December 14, 2018

The Modern Language Association of America recently announced it is awarding its twenty-fifth annual Modern Language Association Prize for a First Book. Listed among two honorable mentions for the...
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American Musicological Society Teaching Award Presented to Erinn Knyt

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Erinn E. Knyt, Associate Professor of Music History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded the American Musicological Society's Teaching Award for her article entitled "Teaching Music History to Graduate Students" (Journal of Music History Pedagogy 6, 2016). The award was announced last month at the Society's Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

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Professor Ron Welburn

Professor Ron Welburn Retires, Looks Back

Monday, December 3, 2018

Professor Ron Welburn of the Department of English recently announced his retirement. Below, he looks back on a twenty-seven year career at UMass Amherst and forward to new writing projects. His...
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