Five College African Studies Program

Students dance to the beats of Faith Conant's West African drumming ensemble at Africa Day 2010.

2011

FIVE COLLEGE AFRICA DAY 2011 information

2010

FIVE COLLEGE AFRICA DAY 2010

Five College Africa Day Expressing Africa: Tongues, Tastes, and Trends was a huge success, with over two-hundred students, professors and community members in attendance at the panels, workshops and performances held at Hampshire College.

November 6th, 2010

2009

FIVE COLLEGE AFRICA DAY 2009

Five College Africa Day is a forum in which students, faculty and the greater community can bring you "Inside Africa"--hear about each others' research, debate important issues, learn more about Five College student groups and study abroad opportunities, witness musical and dance performances, and eat great African food!

Leave Africa Day with your hands and minds full of information on contemporary issues as well as course offerings and opportunities for study abroad

October 3rd, 2009 Information

AFRICANS ON AFRICA: GENDER, GENERATION, and GLOBALIZATION

Senegalese political activists speak at

Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Westfield State Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

April 3-9, 2009 Information

FIVE COLLEGE AFRICAN STUDIES REGIONAL CONFERENCE

hosted at Smith College.

February 27-28, 2009 Information


2008

11/06/2008
[AC, UM, MHC, HC, and SC] THURS. NOV.6th THROUGH SAT. Nov. 16th 
FILM NYC African Film Festival's Traveling Series FILMS.
African Film Festival's Traveling Series

11/01/2008
[UM] SAT. 2PM 
PUBLIC EVENT at UMass.
Five College Africa Day 2008

**Africa Day 2008 Photos**
Africa Day 2008 Slideshow
**More Africa Day 2008 Photos**
More Africa Day 2008 Photos
**Reception**
AS-Reception Photos

09/13/2008
[UM] SAT. 4PM-5:30PM 
MUSIC by Foday Musa Suso.
Kora music by Foday Musa Suso

02/27/2008
[SC] WED. FEB.27th THROUGH SUN. MAR. 1st 
BAMAKO Film screenings and conference.
Bamako:Globalization on Trial in Africa


2007

12/09/2007
[MHC] SUN. 2-8PM 
PERFORMANCE An African Folk Opera.
The Palmwine Drinkard opera

11/29/2007
[AC] THURS. 4:30PM 
TALKby Robert F. Thompson.
Eshu-Elegba in the Atlantic Context

11/13/2007
[UM] TUES. 4:30PM 
TALK by resident African Scholars.
African Scholars Public Colloquium

11/02/2007
[UM] FRI. 2:15PM 
PUBLIC EVENT of performances and activities throughout the day.
Five College Africa Day 2007

**Africa Day 2007 Photos**
Africa Day 2007 Slideshow

11/01/2007
[HC] THURS. 4PM 
TALK Talk by Makau W. Mutua.
Can the African State be Reformed?

04/19/2007
[WSC] THURS. 7PM 
CONCERT with Baba Ken Okulolo and the West African Highlife Band.
Africa Alive!

04/17/2007
[WSC] TUES. 7PM 
FILM La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil.
Africa Alive!

04/12/2007
[WSC] THURS. 7PM 
FILM Colonial Misunderstanding/Malentendu Colonial.
Africa Alive!

04/10/2007
[SC] FRI. 7:30PM 
PUBLIC TALK by Leo Villalón.
Sufi modernities: Senegalese Islam between the local and the global

04/09/2007
[WSC] THURS. 7PM 
FILM Sisters in Law.
Sisters in Law


2006

11/09/2006
[UM] THURS. 4:30PM 
TALK with Dr. Pius Tih.
The Psycho-Social Consequences of HIV/AIDS on families in Cameroon, with special reference to Children

11/04/2006
[UM] SAT. 12:30PM 
PUBLIC EVENT Africa Day 2006.
Africa Day 2006

**Africa Day 2006 Photos**
Africa Day 2006 Slideshow

11/02/2006
[SC] THURS. 7:30PM 
TALK with Apollo Amoko.
The Crisis of Postcolonial Intellectualism: Understanding Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s Petals of Blood and Devil on the Cross

10/12/2006
[HC] THURS. 4PM 
TALK with Salim Lone.
9/11 and after in East Africa and the Horn: A New Crisis Emerging?

04/19/2006
[HC] WED. 7:30PM 
TALK with Stephen Lewis.
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS Ravaged Africa


2005

12/07/2005
[SC] WED. 7:30PM 
TALK with Caroline Elkins.
Britain's Gulag: Colonial Violence during the 'Mau Mau' Emergency in Kenya

03/29/2005
[UM] TUES. 4:30PM 
TALK with Howard French.
Genocide as Routine: How African Life has come to be Ignored


PHOTO LINKS

These are photos from tabling at UMass and the Smith Conference
Tabling at UMass

Smith Conference