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2013

University of Massachusetts Amherst . Office of News and Media Relations

Jazz and the NEA

A panel during the Arts Policy on the Ground symposium discussing the NEA's support for jazz. Moderator: Wayne Brown. Director of Music and Opera, NEA and panelists: Dr. Willie Hill, Director, UMass Fine Arts Center; Bob Blumenthal, Author and Grammy Award-Winning Jazz Critic, Boston Globe; and Tia Fuller, Saxophonist, Composer, and Educator. Includes a short, improvised performance by Tia Fuller.

University Films and Videos

2014

Dreher, Melanie Creagan

How drug policy can affect drug research

Jamaica - The keynote of the Special Collections and University Archives' Drug Policy Archive Symposium. Dreher describes her work in Jamaica studying the cultural use and medical effects of marijuana in Rastafarian communities as well as Dreher's difficulties conducting academic research on marijuana and marijuana usage.

University Films and Videos

2014 Nov. 3

University of Massachusetts at Amherst . Office of News and Media Relations

A long and winding road the legacy of the back-to-the-land communes of the 1960's

Amherst (Mass.) - Explores the nearly forty year history of some of Western New England's best known communes: Montague Farm and Wendell Farms nearby in Massachusetts, and Packer Corners and Tree Frog Farms in neighboring southern Vermont.

University Films and Videos

2016 Apr. 8

Documenting punk At the library: collecting punk

United States - A panel of speakers discuss their experiences documenting and participating in the riot grrrl/punk scene in the 1990s. Discussion includes: efforts of the Fales Library at New York University to document the 1970s/1980s downtown New York art scene and the riot grrrl scene of the early 1990s. Part of the 2016 Special Collections and University Archives eleventh Annual Co... more

University Films and Videos

2016 Apr. 8

Documenting punk Our book could be your life: historicizing punk

California, Southern - MacLeod discusses his book "Kids of the Black Hole" about the Southern California punk scene in the late 1970s/early 80s and his personal involvement in it. Fournier discusses his personal experiences in the punk scene and his book on the Minutemen, "Double Nickels on the Dime".Part of the 2016 Special Collections and University Archives eleventh Annual Colloquium on Social Change.

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2016 Apr. 8

Documenting punk The rest is propaganda: hearing, writing & performing punk

United States - Coley discusses his experiences as a writer in the punk scene in the 1970s and 1980s. Lunch discusses her evolution as a spoken word and no wave performer in New York in the 1970s and 1980s. Part of the 2016 Special Collections and University Archives eleventh Annual Colloquium on Social Change.

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2016 June 3

Diversity in our past Students of color at Massachusetts Agricultural College

Massachusetts - Rob Cox, Head of the UMass Archives and Special Collections, discusses the history non-white students and women at the Massachusetts Agricultural College, precursor to UMass Amherst, during the late 19th and early 20th century.

University Films and Videos

2017

UMass on the eve of the disco era

Rob Cox, Head of the UMass Archives and Special Collections, discusses the UMass during the 1970s and the tenures of Chancellors Oswald Tippo and Randolph Bromery.

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