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.
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
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 College New Music Festival, September 6—8, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst
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.
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.
Five College students and community members are invited to attend several student symposia taking place throughout the month of April. Undergraduate students will be presenting their research in anthropology, ethnomusicology, geology and marine sciences. Their presentations offer a unique opportunity to see the work of students from all five campuses within a single discipline.
Linking Languages and Careers, The Fourth Annual Five College Student Language Symposium
April 5, 3:00—5:30 p.m. Franklin Patterson Hall, West Lecture Hall, Hampshire College