Five College Dance Faculty Concert explores distance and intimacy amidst upheaval

Intimate Distance: Five College Dance Faculty Concert

Main Studio Theater, Hampshire College

February 20-22, 2020, 8pm; February 22, 2020, 3pm 

Tickets--$5 for students/seniors, $10 for general admission--available online: www.fivecolleges.edu/dance 

Five College Consortium awarded $2.5 million for Native and Indigenous Studies

Five Colleges, Incorporated has been awarded a $2.5 million, four-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help its member campuses transform how they approach Native American and Indigenous studies (NAIS), with the goal of enhancing teaching, learning and scholarship in the field. The grant is one of the largest made by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the consortium to date, and is also one of the consortium’s largest grant awards from any funder in its 50-year history. 

Five College Early Music Program will be presenting several performances in December

December 6, 9 & 10 at 7:30 PM at various locations in Amherst 

The Five College Early Music Program will be presenting several performances in December. All of these concerts are free and open to the general public.

Euridice Baroque Ensemble, led by Laurie Rabut, with Alice Robbins, viola da gamba
Venetian Violinist/Composers and a Suite by Telemann
Friday, December 6 at 7:30 PM
Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst 

Smith College gallery exhibition highlights works of Five College students

November 10–29, Jannotta Gallery, Smith College Department of Art

Reception Nov. 22, 4:30—6:30 p.m.

Artwork of students from each Five College campus will be on display at the Smith College’s Jannotta Gallery in it Brown Art from November 10 through November 29 in a show entitled, “Extant: Liminal Narratives, Lived Histories.”

Five Colleges names Janna White director of language center

Janna White has been named director of the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages. Serving as interim and then acting director since August 2018, White has managed six fulltime staff and a number of part-time tutors and conversation partners, coordinating instruction in some 40 less commonly taught languages to more than 300 Five College students.

Five College Multicultural Theater presents the WORD! Festival of staged student readings

WORD!, an annual presentation of student-written scripts dealing with issues of race and diversity, will be presented Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. at New Africa House at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The event is free and open to the public. 

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