Five College Consortium

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.



Spring 2017 Courses

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HIST 206 01 African Cities 20th Century Holly Hanson M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
FRENCHST 353 01 African Film Patrick Mensah TU 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
FRENCHST 353 01AA African Film TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FRENCHST 353 01AB African Film TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
MUSIC 229 01 African Popular Music Olabode Omojola MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
BLST 316 01 Capstone in African Stud Rowland Abiodun Amherst College
HISTORY 394RI 01 ComparativeRevolutns/ModernEra John Higginson TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GEOG 325 01 Conflict & Displac. in Africa Girma Kebbede W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GOV 227 01 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN POLITICS Kim Dionne TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
HST 298 01 FOOD & FAMINE IN AFRICAN HIST Holly Hanson MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
FREN 219 01 French Speaking World Samba Gadjigo MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
POLISCI 346 01 Gov&Pol West Africa Carlene Edie M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HIST 283 01 Intro South African Hist Sean Redding MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
BLST 222 01 Intro South African Hist Sean Redding MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
COMP-LIT 355 01 Modern African Literature Kathryn Lachman TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
CLT 266 01 MODRN SOUTH AFRICAN LIT & FILM Katwiwa Mule TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ARHA 353 01 Myth/Ritual West Africa Rowland Abiodun MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
BLST 315 01 Myth/Ritual West Africa Rowland Abiodun MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
FREN 341PA 01 Paris Dans l'Imagin. Africain Samba Gadjigo M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ECON 367 01 Post Independence African Deve Mwangi Wa Githinji TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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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: 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.



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