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News & Events
Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst

Theater Department to Host Conversations with Women Practitioners

Friday, February 5, 2021

In a series of Zoom conversations that will be free and open to a national audience, the UMass Amherst theater department presents four practitioners of theatrical design who will share their thoughts on their work and how they experience their field as women

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An art student works on a picture of a monkey.

HFA Student Showcase: Call for Submissions

Friday, February 5, 2021

Now accepting submissions of work in visual art, film, poetry, prose, performance, and more. The Showcase will take place on April 14th, 2021 in the Fine Arts Center Atrium!.

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Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst

UMass Music and Dance Speaker Series on Music & Social Change Continues in February

Thursday, February 4, 2021

This month, the UMass Amherst department of music and dance will continue its ongoing series of lectures designed to explore how artists and educators are seeking to effect social change through music. The series, titled “Music, Community Engagement & Social Action,” was launched last fall through the efforts of the department’s faculty led by violin professor Elizabeth Chang.

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Herter Hall at UMass Amherst

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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South College on the UMass Amherst campus

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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