Mellon Foundation Awards UMass Amherst $2.65 Million to Expand Slavery North Initiative, Led by Art Historian Charmaine A. Nelson
UMass Amherst has been awarded a $2.65 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to expand the Slavery North Initiative, led by director Charmaine A. Nelson.
Hispanic Linguistics PhD Student Claudia Matachana is Breaking Down Language Barriers through Research
Claudia Matachana, PhD student in Hispanic linguistics, researches language beliefs and discrimination as experienced by young Puerto Rican Spanish speakers.
The Arts Extension Service (AES) will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a hybrid event on Thursday, March 28, from 3:45-6 p.m. in Old Chapel and on Zoom.
Thakshala Tissera has been selected as a finalist in the Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition
Y3K: On Distant Keys is a new exhibit that runs from March 25 through April 26 in the Design Building Gallery.
The Translation Center will host "Curating a Catalan Special Issue of Metamorphoses: A Conversation with Guillem Molla and Hillary Gardner.
Charmaine A. Nelson, founding director of Slavery North and provost professor of art history, recently appeared on NEPM's The Rundown with Carrie Saldo.
The Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at UMass Amherst presents Shakespeare & Mass Incarceration, a symposium and special exhibit.
Melissa Mueller, professor of classics, has written a new book on the archaic Greek lyric poet Sappho.
Judaic and Near Eastern Studies Department Announces Inaugural CBI Lecture on the Holocaust and Contemporary Social Problems
Omer Bartov, Samuel Pisar Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies for Brown University, will deliver a lecture on the Holocaust and contemporary issues.
The Ellsberg Initiative for Peace and Democracy has named Ira Helfand, experienced nuclear abolitionist, its inaugural activist-in-residence.