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PhD student Tiarra Cooper receives Auschwitz Jewish Center fellowship

Friday, February 21, 2020

Congratulations to PhD student Tiarra Cooper, who has been awarded a fellowship to attend the 2020 Auschwitz Jewish Center Fellows Program.  The Auschwitz Jewish Center Fellows Program is a three...

Prof. Jonathan Skolnik lecture at Texas A&M: "Thinking About Antisemitism After the Pittsburgh Massacre"

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Prof. Jonathan Skolnik will lecture at Texas A&M University on 7 March: "Thinking About Antisemitism After the Pittsburgh Massacre."

UMass Amherst Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies to Host Symposium Honoring James Young

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies will host a daylong symposium honoring the work of James Young, Distinguished Professor emeritus of English and Judaic and Near Eastern...

A Time for Civic Courage

Friday, November 30, 2018

On the morning of Wednesday, November 8, 2018, students, faculty, and staff arrived at Herter Hall to find that a white nationalist organization had hung posters on its walls linking "European...

Professor Skolnik lectures at Howard University

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Jonathan Skolnik, associate professor of German and a core faculty member in film studies, presented a lecture titled “‘Two pages must have got hanged together…’: German Exiles, Hollywood, and Race...

Program Name Change

Thursday, September 1, 2016

As of September 2016, the Asian Languages and Literatures program will officially change its name to East Asian Languages and Cultures. We believe this more accurately reflects the work we do in...