Five College Consortium

Spring 2019 Courses

Subj Abbrsort ascending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
THEAT 350AT 01 African Theatre Michael Ofori TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
THDA 142H 01 Contmp Dance: W. African Marilyn Sylla TTH 04:30PM-06:00PM Amherst College
MUSIC 161 01 Beg.West African Drumming Ens. Faith Conant T 05:00PM-07:00PM Mount Holyoke College
MUSIC 229 01 African Popular Music Olabode Omojola MW 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
MUSIC 261 01 Int. West African Drumming Ens Faith Conant T 07:00PM-09:00PM Mount Holyoke College
HST 235 01 INDEPENDENT AFRICA Jeffrey Ahlman MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
HISTORY 161 01 Hst-Africa Snc 1500 Joye Bowman TU TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 393EH 01 S-Intellect Origns of Colonial John Higginson TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 394RI 01 ComparativeRevolutns/ModernEra John Higginson TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 161 01AA Hst-Africa Snc 1500 F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 161 01AB Hst-Africa Snc 1500 F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 161 01AC Hst-Africa Snc 1500 F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HIST 181 01 Colnl & Pst Colnl Afric Sean Redding MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
HIST 283 01 Intro South African Hist Sean Redding MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
HIST 214 01 History of Global Inequality Holly Hanson MW 09:30AM-10:45AM Mount Holyoke College
HIST 301FH 01 Food/Hunger in the Mod. World Holly Hanson M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
HACU 0258 1 African Popular Music Olabode Omojola 01:00PM-02:20PM TU;01:00PM-02:20PM TH Hampshire College
GOV 227 01 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN POLITICS Anna Mwaba MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
GEOG 325 01 Conflict & Displac. in Africa Girma Kebbede W 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
FRN 230 01 COLQ- THE FRENCH DEPT STORE Jonathan Gosnell MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College


Many courses in addition to those listed above may be eligible for fulfilling the requirements of the Five College African Studies Certificate. Students are encouraged to consult an African Studies Program campus advisor to identify courses that are appropriate for their interests.

African Languages offered by the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages

Swahili. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced courses are available every semester. Format includes individual tutorials and small group conversation sessions. Sessions meet across all five campuses and are individually scheduled. Instructor: Agnes Kimokoti, Five College Swahili Mentor. Course details and registration instructions:

Twi, Wolof, Zulu, Afrikaans, Amharic, Shona. Supervised independent study courses.

Beginning and intermediate courses are available. Small group conversation sessions led by international conversation partners meet on the home campus of conversation partner and are scheduled based on students’ schedules. Course details and registration instructions:

Five College African Studies Colloquium Course

The Five College African Studies Colloquium course is offered each spring semester by a Five College African Studies faculty member. Students from all campuses are encouraged to participate.

Spring 2018: The Spring 2018 African Studies Colloquium will be taught by Professors Rowland Abiodun and Olabode OmojolaInterested students should register for Amherst College BLST 316. (Learn more about how to register for a course at another campus.)