Five College African Studies Program


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.


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.
Interested students should register for Smith College course: AFS 300.
(Learn more about how to register for a course at another campus.)

The Spring 2015 African Studies Colloquium will be taught by Professor Alfred Babo, and will meet Wednesday evenings 7:00-9:00PM at the Amherst College campus.
See the flyer for more information.


Spring 2015 African Studies Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0261 1 Sun, Sand, Sex Rachel Engmann 09:00AM-11:50AM T Hampshire College
BLST 121 01 Intro South African Hist Sean Redding MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
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
MUSIC 151M 01 Ind.Perform. Study: Percussion Gregory Caputo Mount Holyoke College
MUSIC 151M 02 Ind.Perform. Study: Percussion Dustin Patrick Mount Holyoke College
MUSIC 151M 03 Ind.Perform. Study: Percussion Faith Conant Mount Holyoke College
HISTORY 161 01AA Hst-Africa Snc 1500 F 9:05AM 9:55AM 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
MUSIC 161 01 Beg.West African Drumming Ens. Faith Conant T 05:00PM-07:00PM Mount Holyoke College
HISTORY 161 01 Hst-Africa Snc 1500 Joye Bowman TU TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
HIST 181 01 Colnl & Pst Colnl Afric Sean Redding MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
AFCNA 200 01 Foundations/Africana Studies Preston Smith II T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
CLT 206 01 EMPATHY, RAGE & OUTRAGE Katwiwa Mule TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
GNDST 206AF 01 African Women: Food & Power Holly Hanson M 07:00PM-10:00PM Mount Holyoke College
ENVST 210 01 Political Ecology Catherine Corson TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
FREN 219 01 French-Speaking World Samba Gadjigo MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
BLST 221 01 Colnl & Pst Colnl Afric Sean Redding MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
ENGL 253 01 African Literature John Lemly MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College

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LEARN MORE ABOUT AFRICAN LANGUAGE COURSES:

The Five College Center for the Study of World Languages supports instruction and supervised independent study in: 

  • Swahili (taught by Agnes Kimokoti
  • Twi (from Ghana)
  • Woloff (from Senegal)
  • Yoruba (from Nigeria)
  • Hausa (from Nigeria)
  • Zulu (from South Africa). 

You can find an independent study application form and instructions on their web site at https://www.fivecolleges.edu/fclang/.

To schedule the required registration information session appointment for language classes or for more information contact: fclrc@hfa.umass.edu or call 413-542-5264.




Guide to USING THE ONLINE course list:

  • To sort by course subject abbreviation, select "Subj Abbr" to sort abbreviations alphabetically.
  • To sort by course number, select "Course #"
  • To sort by section number, select "Sect #"
  • To sort by course title, select "Course Title"
  • To sort by home institution, select "Institution"
  • Click on the course title to see the course description.

Please direct any feedback regarding this web page to the Five College Academic Programs assistant, fcacademics@fivecolleges.edu.