The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Faculty Events

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 6:00pm to Monday, March 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

2020-2021 Feinberg Series | A Planet on a Precipice: Histories and Futures of the Environmental Emergency

The 2020-2021 Feinberg Series explores the climate and environmental emergency in historical perspective.

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Friday, February 26, 2021 - 11:30am

SBS Town Hall

Please join us for our Spring 2021 Town Hall, open to all SBS faculty and staff. Amongst our discussion topics, we’ll be covering the budget and staffing future, and various diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts throughout the college. The town hall is also an opportunity for an open forum to raise any issues you’d like. When you register, we invite your suggestions for any topics you’d like us to discuss or any questions you'd like to ask ahead of time. 

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Friday, February 26, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Afro-Indigenous Experience

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month by engaging in discussions about the experiences of Black-Indigenous/Afro-Indigenous people in the Americas. We will be examining the relationships between Black and Indigenous cultural identities, notions of community recognition, artistic practice and activism. It is a community that many have yet to fully understand.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:00pm to Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 4:00pm

How to Fix Social Media…and Civic Life, and Everything Else

Join us for a conversation with Ethan Zuckerman in two parts. Co-presented by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) and the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS). 

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Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Victim, Perpetrator, Neither?: Attitudes on Deservingness in Immigration Law

Join us every second Thursday from 9:30a.m. to 11:00a.m. for a workshop series on "Conflict, Violence and Security".

This second webinar will be with our own professors from UMass Amherst: Jamie Rowen, Associate Professor of Legal Studies/Political Science and Director Center for Justice, Law & Societies; Scott Blinder, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Rebecca Hamlin, Associate Professor of Political Science/Legal Studies.

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