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2021 Baldwin Lecture: Young People Fighting for Climate Justice

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

On February 1, 2021, the Department of History hosted the 2021 James Baldwin Lecture: "Young People Fighting for Climate Justice," presented as part of the Feinberg Series....
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A Message from Dean Krauthamer: Welcome to Spring 2021!

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Welcome to the new year and spring 2021 semester! I hope that you had a restful and restorative winter break and I am looking forward to seeing you via Zoom throughout this semester.

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Meredith Aleigha Wells ’17 in San Francisco with fellow disabled artist and Italian dancer, Romano Salano.

Living the Truth: Musical Theater Artist, Writer, and UMass Grad Meredith Aleigha Wells ’17 Lives Life One Gig at a Time

Friday, January 29, 2021

Meredith Aleigha Wells ’17, has discovered that limitation breeds creativity. Since graduating from UMass Amherst with a BDIC in musical theater, Wells has found many ways to work in the field, despite a scarcity of roles for performers with disabilities and the constraints of COVID-19.

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Jonathan Skolnik Named Lowenberg Memorial Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Jonathan Skolnik, associate professor of German in the languages, literatures, and cultures department at UMass Amherst, has been awarded a research fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. In Spring 2021, Skolnik will be in residence as the William J. Lowenberg Memorial Fellow at the USHMM’s Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies.

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Taylor Mickens '21 Finishes in Top 3 in National Vocal Competition

Monday, January 25, 2021

Taylor Mickens ‘21, a double major in music and theater, recently placed in the top three finishers in BroadwayWorld’s national “Next On Stage” competition.

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Ela Gezen Edits Special Issue of Long-Running German Studies Journal

Friday, January 22, 2021

Ela Gezen, associate professor of German in the languages, literatures, and cultures department, recently edited a special issue of Monatshefte, the oldest continuing journal of German studies in the U.S. The issue focused on and highlighted the continued significance of the creative work and cultural-political contributions of Aras Ören, one of the earliest and most significant contributors to the emergence of Turkish-German literature.

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