A Commemoration through Art, Theater, Literature, and Film
October 31 - November 19, 2011
In collaboration with the Springfield Vet Center, UMass Student Union Art Gallery, UMass Veteran Services, On the Same Page Northampton, and the Veterans Education Project of Amherst, the UMass Fine Arts Center presents a series of events in November, 2011 to honor and commemorate veterans for serving our country.
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
|Doug Anderson||Tyler Boudreau||Matt Mitchell|
A panel of artists whose work has been motivated and informed by their military and wartime experience, and/or whose work explores Veterans’s experience in war, and their homecoming.
Matt Mitchell, an artist who is painting portraits of Iraq and Afganistan veterans for his national 100 faces of War Experience project
Doug Anderson, author of the award winning collection of poetry about the Vietnam war, The Moon Reflected Fire and a memoir of service as a medical corpsman with the USMC infantry.
Tyler Boudreau, a former USMC infantry officer, Iraq Veteran, UMass graduate student, and author of a wartime memoir, Packing Inferno, and a novel in progress.
UMass Fine Arts Center
Fine Arts Center Asian Arts & Culture
On the Same Page Northampton
Springfield Vet Center
UMass Student Union Art Gallery
UMass Veteran Services
Veterans Education Project
Committee: Fatima Abdullah, Theresa Antonellis, David Bressem, Ranjanaa Devi, Shawn Farley, Moema Furtado, Judy Gagnon, Stan Gajda, Legrand Hines, Sue Mc Farland, Karla Stingerstein, Frank W. Tencza, Rob Wilson
Here is an archive of many of our past events. If you are looking for current happenings at the FAC please go to the home page.
The past events section is updated periodically, very recent past events may not be listed immediately.
To navigate within the past events section:
By Program then by Year
- Asian Arts and Culture Program
- Augusta Savage Gallery
- Center Series
- Hampden Gallery / Central Gallery
- Magic Triangle / Solos and Duos
- University Museum of Contemporary Art
By Artist for Exhibitions
Note these pages are updated every semester. Not all events or exhibitions will be listed here promptly after they are over.
Campus Center Cape Cod Lounge
Featuring war-related movies ranging from drama to documentary and comedy.
Our apologies...All Films After Nov 5th are Cancelled!
IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH
Saturday November 5 at 6:30pm
COURAGE UNDER FIRE
Saturday November 5 at 9:00pm
THE HURT LOCKER
Wednesday November 9 at 6:30pm Introduced by Anne Ciecko, UMass Associate Professor of Communication
Wednesday November 9 at 9:00 pm
All Films After Nov 5th are Cancelled!
Tuesday November 15 at 6:30pm Introduced by Rob Wilson, Director of Veterans Education Project Amherst
Followed by a moderated discussion with combat veterans.
FULL METAL JACKET
Tuesday November 15 at 9:00pm Introduced by Christian Appy, UMass Professor of History