Five College Consortium

Spring 2019 Courses

Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
DAN 242 01 WEST AFRICAN DANCE II Marilyn Sylla F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
ECON 397EA 01 ST-PoliEcon/AfricanGrowth&Trfm Leonce Ndikumana TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
DANCE 141 01 West African Drumming Sekou Sylla T 11:30AM-12:30PM Mount Holyoke College
DANCE 142 01 West African Dance Marilyn Sylla T 01:30PM-04:10PM Mount Holyoke College
GEOG 325 01 Conflict & Displac. in Africa Girma Kebbede W 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke 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
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
THEAT 350AT 01 African Theatre Michael Ofori TH 01:30PM-04:20PM Mount Holyoke College
FRENCHST 353 01AA African Film TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 161 01AA Hst-Africa Snc 1500 F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
FRENCHST 353 01AB African Film TH 4:00PM 5:15PM 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
FRN 230 02 COLQ- WOMEN WRITERS AFR &CARIB Dawn Fulton TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
HACU 0258 1 African Popular Music Olabode Omojola 01:00PM-02:20PM TU;01:00PM-02:20PM TH Hampshire College
CSI 0139 1 Gender & Economic Development Lynda Pickbourn 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire 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.)