Many courses in addition to those listed below 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.
|Subj Abbr||Course #||Sect #||Course Title||Instructor(s)||Meeting Times||Institution|
|BLST||123||01||Survey of African Art||Rowland Abiodun||MW 08:30AM-09:50AM||Amherst College|
|ARHA||149||01||Survey of African Art||Rowland Abiodun||MW 08:30AM-09:50AM||Amherst College|
|HIST||206||01||African Cities 20th Century||Holly Hanson||M 07:00PM-09:50PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|MUS||220||01||TOPICS/WORLD MUSIC: W. AFRICA||Bode Omojola||TTh 10:30-11:50||Smith College|
|BLST||222||01||Intro South African Hist||Sean Redding||MW 12:30PM-01:50PM||Amherst College|
|GOV||227||01||CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN POLITICS||Kim Dionne||TTh 01:00-02:50||Smith College|
|MUSIC||229||01||African Popular Music||Olabode Omojola||MW 01:15PM-02:30PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|PHI||247||01||THE ETHICS OF SLAVERY||Albert Mosley||MW 02:40-04:00||Smith College|
|CLT||266||01||STUDIES/S AFRICAN LIT AND FILM||Katwiwa Mule||TTh 01:00-02:50||Smith College|
|HIST||283||01||Intro South African Hist||Sean Redding||MW 12:30PM-01:50PM||Amherst College|
|HST||298||01||FOOD & FAMINE IN AFRICAN HIST||Holly Hanson||MW 09:00-10:20||Smith College|
|BLST||315||01||Myth/Ritual West Africa||Rowland Abiodun||MW 12:30PM-01:50PM||Amherst College|
|BLST||316||01||Capstone in African Stud||Rowland Abiodun||Amherst College|
|BLST||321||01||Riot & Rebellion||Sean Redding||TH 01:00PM-03:30PM||Amherst College|
|GEOG||325||01||Conflict & Displac. in Africa||Girma Kebbede||W 01:15PM-04:05PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|HIST||341PW||01||Power & Exchg in African Past||Holly Hanson||T 01:15PM-04:05PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|AFCNA||341PW||01||Power & Exchg in African Past||Holly Hanson||T 01:15PM-04:05PM||Mount Holyoke College|
|POLISCI||346||01||Gov&Pol West Africa||Carlene Edie||M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM||UMass Amherst|
|ARHA||353||01||Myth/Ritual West Africa||Rowland Abiodun||MW 12:30PM-01:50PM||Amherst College|
|FRENCHST||353||01||African Film||Patrick Mensah||TU 4:00PM 7:00PM||UMass Amherst|
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.
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 2017: The Spring 2017 African Studies Colloquium will be taught by Professor Rowland Abiodun. Interested students should register for Amherst College course BLST 316. (Learn more about how to register for a course at another campus.)
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