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Banu Subramaniam Receives 2022-2023 Conti Faculty Fellowship Award

Thursday, March 31, 2022

The Office of Research and Engagement has announced the 2022-23 Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship Awardees. Three faculty from across campus were selected, including Banu Subramaniam, professor in...
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New Poetry Collection from Award-Winning Poet and Author Ocean Vuong

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Ocean Vuong, associate professor in the English department's MFA for Poets and Writers, will release his anticipated second poetry collection, Time is a Mother, on April 5, 2022 via Penguin Press....
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Author and Esteemed Cellist Ronald Crutcher to Discuss Race and Leadership

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Ronald Crutcher, author, esteemed cellist, and president emeritus at the University of Richmond, will deliver an in-person book talk called “You Didn't Hear a Word I Said: The Critical Role of Conversations Across Difference in a Democratic Society,” on Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. in the Isenberg Hub. 

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Ocean Vuong Interviewed about New Poetry Collection in "Time" and "Wall Street Journal"

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Ocean Vuong, English, is interviewed about grieving his mother’s death through his forthcoming poetry collection, "Time Is a Mother," which will release on April 5.

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14th Annual UMass Catalan Film Festival is Announced

Monday, March 28, 2022

The Catalan Studies Program and the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies will present the 14th edition of the Catalan Film Festival at UMass Amherst from April 11 through 16. The festival will...
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'Art. Sustainability. Activism.' to Confront Climate Change through the Arts

Friday, March 25, 2022

The third annual “Art.Sustainability.Activism.” event, happening March 26-28, unites performing, visual and literary arts with sustainability studies to offer a multi-faceted perspective on shared environmental concerns. The three-day series, which will take place at various locations across campus, is presented by the UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center, MFA for Poets and Writers and School of Earth and Sustainability. 

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