August 5, 2016 (All day)

UMass Internship Photo Contest

Open to all UMass Students with any Spring or Summer 2016 Internship/Co-op! Submit a photo showing you at your internship.


1st Place: UMass Amherst Sweatshirt

2nd Place: Antonio’s Pizza Gift Cards

3rd Place: Career Services Swag Bags

All participants will receive a T-Shirt

Bonus SBS Prize: A $75 gift basket of goodies

October 13, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm

Dennis Childs on Slaves of the State

Professor Childs received his Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley, and his M.A. in African American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. His book, Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary  (University of Minnesota Press, 2015), offers a cultural, legal, and political history of racial capitalist misogynist incarceration in the U.S. from the late nineteenth century through the prison industrial complex.
October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture

Amartya Sen of Harvard University will present this year's Gamble Memorial Lecture. The Philip Gamble Memorial Lectureship Endowment was established by Israel Rogosa '42 and other family and friends in memory of Philip Gamble, a member of the economics faculty from 1935-71 and chair of the department from 1942-65. The fund supports an annual lecture series featuring a prominent economist.

November 4, 2016 (All day) to November 5, 2016 (All day)

Unbounding Ethnography: Theory and Method Beyond the Disciplines

November 10, 2016 - 4:00pm

Four @ Four

The Four @ Four brings you four faculty members presenting on their research in just four minutes each. Hear about the fantastic work being done at SBS while enjoying complimentary hors d'oeuvres and beverages.

This celebration will also welcome new faculty and staff and honor recent faculty promotions! Childcare is available upon request.

Faculty presenters TBD.