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News & Events
New Africa House at UMass Amherst

Doctoral Student in Afro-American Studies Recounts Experience as Associate Producer on ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Judas and the Black Messiah, a historical drama about the betrayal of Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party in the late 1960s in Chicago at the hands of FBI informant William O’Neal, has a University of Massachusetts Amherst connection. Rosa Clemente, doctoral student in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, helped produce the film, earning an associate producer credit.

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Herter Hall at UMass Amherst

Online Interpreting Students Collaborate with UMass Amherst Dining Services on Service Learning Project

Monday, March 29, 2021

This month, a collaboration between UMass Amherst's auxiliary enterprises and faculty and students in the languages, literatures, and cultures department (LLC) launched a new food safety training...
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New Africa House at UMass Amherst

John H. Bracey, Jr. Fellowship Fund Supports Graduate Students in Afro-American Studies

Monday, March 29, 2021

Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy recently announced the establishment of an endowed graduate fellowship in honor of John H. Bracey, Jr., professor of Afro-American studies at UMass Amherst since 1972, in conjunction with the campus’s Black Presence Initiative.

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A view of the Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst

Zoe Stinson '21 Honored for Extraordinary Achievements as Rising Researcher

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Zoe Stinson '21, a music performance and music education double major, is among eight outstanding undergraduates who recently received fall 2020 Rising Researcher awards. The Rising Researcher...
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South College on the UMass Amherst campus

Statement on Anti-Asian Racism, Xenophobia, and Misogyny

Monday, March 22, 2021

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts stands in solidarity and grief with the Asian and Asian American community in the aftermath of the devastating killings of six Asian women in the Atlanta...
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South College on the UMass Amherst campus

A message from Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy: : The Growing Wave of Anti-Asian Racism Must Be Confronted and Defeated

Thursday, March 18, 2021

The following message was shared with the UMass Amherst community following the events of March 16, 2021. The College of Humanities and Fine Arts shares the Chancellor’s condemnation of racism and...
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