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 # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ENGL 253 01 African Literature John Lemly MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
POSC 260 01 African Politics Kim Dionne TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BLST 277 01 African Politics Kim Dionne TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
GNDST 206AF 01 African Women: Food & Power Holly Hanson M 07:00PM-10:00PM Mount Holyoke College
HIST 296AF 01 African Women: Food & Power Holly Hanson M 07:00PM-10:00PM Mount Holyoke College
FRN 262 01 AFTER ALGERIA: REV,RPBLC, RACE Jonathan Gosnell MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
MUSIC 161 01 Beg.West African Drumming Ens. Faith Conant T 05:00PM-07:00PM Mount Holyoke College
AFS 300 01 CAPSTONE COLQ AFRICAN STUDIES Alfred Babo W 07:00-09:00 Smith College
HIST 181 01 Colnl & Pst Colnl Afric Sean Redding MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
BLST 221 01 Colnl & Pst Colnl Afric Sean Redding MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
HST 259 01 COLQ:ASPECT OF AFRICAN HISTORY Jeffrey Ahlman MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
HISTORY 394RI 01 ComparativeRevolutns/ModernEra John Higginson TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HIST 291 01 Educ& Capacity in African Hist Holly Hanson TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
CLT 206 01 EMPATHY, RAGE & OUTRAGE Katwiwa Mule TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
AFCNA 200 01 Foundations/Africana Studies Preston Smith II T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
FRN 365 01 FRANCOPHONE LIT & CULTURE Dawn Fulton MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
FREN 219 01 French-Speaking World Samba Gadjigo MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
HISTORY 161 01 Hst-Africa Snc 1500 Joye Bowman TU TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
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

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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.