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News & Events
Banu Subramaniam shown receiving a medal from UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy

Banu Subramaniam Receives Chancellor's Medal, Investigates Intersections of Science and Humanities

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

On March 8 at 4:00 p.m., the projector screen in Goodell’s Bernie Dallas Room bore images of aliens, statues, and ghosts. Professor Banu Subramaniam, having just been introduced and highly praised...
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Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Journalist from Ghana to speak with UMass History Professor on NEPR

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, a BBC and NPR journalist who has extensively covered West Africa, will speak with John Higginson, a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, on New...
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Black and white photograph of Willie Hill, in drum major uniform

FAC Director Dr. Willie Hill part of CBS special about the history of Super Bowl entertainment

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

This coming February, the NFL Super Bowl will be celebrating 50 years. And as long as there have been Super Bowl games, there have been spectacular half-time shows. The NFL is going all out for the...
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Close up of red letters spelling out "American Reckoning"

Professor Chris Appy to give talk on his new book

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

How did the Vietnam War change the way we think of ourselves as a people and a nation? Professor Christian G. Appy, author of the widely praised oral history of the Vietnam War, Patriots, and of...
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A view of St. Peter's Square in Vatican City.

Travel to Italy with HFA – Appreciating Food & Art with Professor Roberto Ludovico

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

In June 2016, College of Humanities & Fine Arts alumni have a special opportunity to join a one-of-a-kind food and culture tour of Rome, Naples, Cilento, and Sorrento with UMass Italian...
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