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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,...
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New Book from Professor Alice Nash: The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas

Monday, September 16, 2019

Professor Alice Nash recently co-edited The Routledge Handbook to the History and Society of the Americas (Routledge 2019), working with a team of fifteen international scholars through the Inter...
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New Book from Professor Kevin Young: “Making the Revolution: Histories of the Latin American Left”

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Professor Kevin Young has recently published a new book, an edited volume titled Making the Revolution: Histories of the Latin American Left (Cambridge University Press). ...
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Team Including UMass Historian and Political Scientist Libby Sharrow Receives $1 Million NSF Award

Friday, August 16, 2019

A team of researchers including Elizabeth Sharrow, assistant professor of political science and history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a three-year ADVANCE Partnership...

Emily Hamilton Featured in PBS Documentary Series "Ancient Skies"

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

  Professor Emily Hamilton was recently featured in the PBS series, Ancient Skies. Appearing in both the second and third episodes, Hamilton discusses Isaac Newton (setting the record straight that...