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Vijay Prashad is the 2020 UMass/Five College History Writer-In-Residence

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

During the week of February 24, the internationally renowned historian, author, and public intellectual Vijay Prashad will be in residence in the UMass Amherst History Department as the 2020 Writer...
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New Book by Professor Marla Miller- Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts

Monday, December 9, 2019

Professor Marla Miller’s new book, Entangled Lives: Labor, Livelihood, and Landscapes of Change in Rural Massachusetts (John Hopkins University Press) is set for release in December 2019. In...
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Anne Broadbridge Shortlisted for British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Award

Monday, November 18, 2019

Professor Anne Broadbridge’s recent book Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire (Cambridge University Press) has been shortlisted for the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Award. This...

Kevin Young on Democracy Now!: Evo Morales’ Resignation Was a Coup

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Professor Kevin Young discusses Evo Morales’ resignation and the ongoing political crisis in Bolivia with the independent news program Democracy Now!. Young argues that Morales’ resignation in the...

Daniel Ellsberg’s Exclusive Interview with Past@Present

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

UMass Amherst Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) has recently acquired the invaluable private archive of Daniel Ellsberg, one of the foremost political activists and whistleblowers...
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Waging Peace in Vietnam: Exhibit and Event Series 09/23-10/12

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

“Waging Peace in Vietnam,” an exhibit documenting the antiwar dissent of active duty military personnel and veterans during the Vietnam War, will be on display at the University of Massachusetts,...