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We have now begun to post information about the December 2015 comprehensive exam.  Please see the Comprehensive Exam group for updated details. [click here]. As additional dates and information become available we will be posting there :)


Information for Advising and Course Registration for Spring 2016 is now available.  The registration period is October 15 - November 15. Advisors should be in contact with you at that time. Please click here for more information.


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Victoria "Tori" Schein added a discussion to the group Job Board

Writers wanted for The Aritifice

Do you want to write about Movies, TV, Anime, Arts, Comics, Games,Literature or other art forms? Do you want to get your foot in the doorand enter the big-wide world of the online media and have your work readand shared by millions of readers? We invite you to The Artifice:http://www.the-artifice.comThe Artifice is an online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of artforms. We do not run The Artifice, you do. The Artifice is…See More
ana m lindleyphelan posted a status
"hi all, where can I find textbook info for spring 2016? bookstore says TBD. thanks. Ana"
Jorge Matheos Baier left a comment for Richard Rodriguez
"Hi Richard... I just saw your message now! after 2 years .... Sorry!  I accepted your request.  Now I am busy studying for the comp...Are you still in South Korea?"
Nov 17
Melissa Heller joined Elizabeth Cobb's group

Comprehensive Exam

The area is in for information pertaining to the comprehensive exam. Please join this group if you would like to learn more about the exam.See More
Nov 14
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Nov 13
Victoria "Tori" Schein posted a blog post

“Revisiting Donald Taft’s Two Portuguese Communities in New England: Academic Sociology, the Racialization of Labor, and the 1924 Immigration Act

The UMass Lowell Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research and Departments of Sociology and Political Science announce a lecture, “Revisiting Donald Taft’s Two Portuguese Communities in New England: Academic Sociology, the Racialization of Labor, and the 1924 Immigration Act,” by Dr. Cristiana Bastos of the Institute of Social Sciences at the University of Lisbon. The lecture is scheduled fo​r Friday​, November 1​3​, 2015 at ​noon in the Dean's Conference Room, College of Fine…See More
Nov 10
Hadeel Arqbi liked Apostolos K.'s blog post Information about independent studies
Nov 9
Hadeel Arqbi might attend Apostolos K.'s event

[CAMPUS] Comp-exam info session at APLING conference room

November 10, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
It's never too early to start thinking about the comps! Come meet with faculty, speak with with other students and staff and ask questions about the comps.  Please read the Comp Exam Information Booklet in the Comp-Exam group before attending!See More
Nov 9


The Book Club

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This is a book group hosted by the UMass Boston Applied Linguistics department. While the group h...

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