Five College Consortium

Spring 2018 Courses

Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort ascending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
DANCE 141 01 West African Drumming Sekou Sylla TH 01:00PM-02:00PM Mount Holyoke College
DAN 242 01 WEST AFRICAN DANCE II Marilyn Sylla F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
ENGL 321 01 Tones in Black and White Peter Kimani WF 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
HISTORY 397D 01 ST-Women&Colonial Rule/Africa Joye Bowman TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
COMP-LIT 691TR 01 ST-Testimony&Resist/AfricanLit Kathryn Lachman W 10:10AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
FREN 341SE 01 Rebel Cinema: Ousmane Sembne Samba Gadjigo M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
MUSI 106 01 Master Musicians of Afr Olabode Omojola TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
BLST 214 01 Master Musicians of Afr Olabode Omojola TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
HST 256 01 MAKING OF COLONIAL WEST AFRICA Jeffrey Ahlman TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MUSIC 261 01 Int. West African Drumming Ens Faith Conant T 07:00PM-09:00PM Mount Holyoke College
CSI 0165 1 Gender & Economic Development Lynda Pickbourn 10:30AM-11:50AM M;10:30AM-11:50AM W Hampshire College
DAN 267 01 DANCE IN THE COMMUNITY Marilyn Sylla TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
DAN 142 01 CULTURAL DANCE: W. AFRICAN Marilyn Sylla F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
DAN 142 02 CULTURAL DANCE: KOREAN Lucille Jun TTh 01:00-02:30 Smith College
DAN 142 03 CULTURAL DANCE FORMS: FLAMENCO Michelle Kassmann MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
GOV 227 01 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN POLITICS Kim Dionne TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
HST 259 01 COLQ: AFRICAN HST-DEVELOPMENT Jeffrey Ahlman MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
BLST 316 01 Capstone in African Stud Rowland Abiodun, Kim Dionne W 07:00PM-09:30PM Amherst College
MUSIC 161 01 Beg.West African Drumming Ens. Faith Conant T 05:00PM-07:00PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 206AW 01 African Women's Work Holly Hanson W 07:00PM-09:50PM 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:

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.)