AMHERST, Mass. – The 2005 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, hosted by the Germanic languages and literatures program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will present a panel discussion titled “African-American Studies in Europe” on Friday, July 29 at 3 p.m. in the Neilson Browsing Room at Smith College.
The Center for Rural Massachusetts, working with the Highland Communities Initiative, has received a two-year $92,000 grant from the Jessie B.Cox Charitable Trust to help five area towns implement plans to manage growth.
“The Contemporary African American Novel: Its Folk Roots and Modern Literary Branches,” written by retired English professor Bernard W. Bell and published by the University of Massachusetts Press, has been selected for an American Book Award by the Before Columbus Foundation.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded $120,000 by the Clare Booth Luce Women in Science and Engineering Program to provide four doctoral fellowships over two years, beginning in 2006-07.