Spring 2019 Courses

Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BLST 311 01 Afr Migratns & Globaliz Olufemi Vaughan MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
BLST 291 01 African Diaspora Thought Olufemi Vaughan MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
FRENCHST 353 01 African Film Patrick Mensah TU 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
FRENCHST 353 01AA African Film TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FRENCHST 353 01AB African Film TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
AFCNA 341EC 01 African Informal Economy Mary Kinyanjui;Holly Hanson T 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
MUSIC 229 01 African Popular Music Olabode Omojola MW 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
THEAT 350AT 01 African Theatre Michael Ofori TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
MUSIC 161 01 Beg.West African Drumming Ens. Faith Conant T 05:00PM-07:00PM Mount Holyoke College
BLST 316 01 Capstone in African Stud Olabode Omojola W 06:30PM-09:00PM Amherst College
HIST 181 01 Colnl & Pst Colnl Afric Sean Redding MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
BLST 221 01 Colnl & Pst Colnl Afric Sean Redding MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
FRN 230 01 COLQ- THE FRENCH DEPT STORE Jonathan Gosnell MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
FRN 230 02 COLQ- WOMEN WRITERS AFR &CARIB Dawn Fulton TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
HISTORY 394RI 01 ComparativeRevolutns/ModernEra John Higginson TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOG 325 01 Conflict & Displac. in Africa Girma Kebbede W 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
GOV 227 01 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN POLITICS Anna Mwaba MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
THDA 142H 01 Contmp Dance: W. African Marilyn Sylla TTH 04:30PM-06:00PM Amherst College
HIST 301FH 01 Food/Hunger in the Mod. World Holly Hanson M 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke 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: www.fivecolleges.edu/fclang.

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: www.fivecolleges.edu/fclang.

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.)