Five College Consortium

"Transnational Materiality and the Geopolitical Work of Art" presented by Niko Vicario

Fri, Sep 21 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Lewis-Sebring Commons, Valentine Hall, Mullins and Faerber Rooms

The Faculty Colloquium Series for 2018-19 presents a lecture titled " Transnational Materiality and the Geopolitical Work of Art" presented by Niko Vicario, assistant professor of Art and the History of Art.

Campus: 
Amherst College
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Fall Reception for the Five College Women's Studies Research Center

Fri, Sep 14 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
83 College Street, South Hadley

Join us for the Five College Women's Studies Research Center's annual Fall Reception to welcome our 2018-2019 Research Associates and new Five College faculty in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Campus: 
Mount Holyoke College
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https://www.fivecolleges.edu/fcwsrc/directions_parking
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Founding of the the Feminist Movement in the 1960s: A Conversation with Alix Kates Shulman

Mon, Sep 24 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Campus Center 208 Multipurpose Room

Shulman is one of the early radical activists of second-wave feminism as well as a writer of fiction, memoirs, and essays.

Campus: 
Smith College
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Amanda Welch Sitar Concert

Sun, Sep 23 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Earle Recital Hall

Part of a short festival of Indian Classical Music in the Five Colleges. 

Amanda Welch is a UMass alumna and an alumna of the Five College Tibetan Studies in India Program. While in studying in Sarnath under Smith's exchange program, she met Pandit Rabindra Goswami, India’s leading contemporary sitarist, and head of the Banarasi gaurna, and has now been studying with him for a decade. Her performance career is just beginning, and her early concerts in India have been well-received. She is uniquely place to talk to Smith students about the opportunities to study Indian classical music and the discipline required to do so.

Campus: 
Smith College
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Presidential Colloquium: Martha Minow

Mon, Sep 17 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Campus Center 208 Multipurpose Room

Martha Minow presents Constitution Day Lecture as part of Smith's 2018-19 Presidential Colloquium series. Minow is the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School, where her courses include civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop. She is also a lecturer in the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University. An expert in human rights and advocacy for members of racial and religious minorities and for women, children and persons with disabilities, she also writes and teaches about privatization, military justice, and ethnic and religious conflict.

Campus: 
Smith College
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Timing Is Everything with Emily Potter-Ndiaye, the Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs

Fri, Sep 28 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Mead Art Museum

All are invited to meet the Mead’s new head of education, Emily Potter-Ndiaye, and explore Timing Is Everything. Potter-Ndiaye’s education philosophy is two-directional and participatory—come ready to share your thoughts and learn about art in a fun and exciting way. No experience in the arts necessary, but curiosity is a must!

Campus: 
Amherst College
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