Tuesday, February 25, 2020
In 2014, Professors Gina Kaufmann and Harley Erdman reimagined The Trickster of Seville, a classic Spanish play that launched the legend of Don Juan (and served as the basis for Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni), as a musical. More than five years later, Donny Johns has been retitled Legacy Boy.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
During the week of February 24, the internationally renowned historian, author, and public intellectual Vijay Prashad will be in residence in the UMass Amherst History Department as the 2020 Writer-In-Residence. During this residency, he will visit several graduate classes; host a writing workshop for students; host two community-based events; attend numerous gatherings with faculty, students and staff; and deliver a public keynote lecture.