Increasing the number of Black and Latino K-12 teachers in Western Massachusetts is the focus of a $50,000 planning grant awarded to the Five College Schools Partnership by the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.
Five Colleges will open its new Library Annex in Hatfield witha ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 26. Tours of the facility will begin at 2 p.m.
The Five College Collegium
Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 PM
Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
Music of Guillaume Du Fay (c. 1400 – 1474)
and other 15th Century works for voices, winds and strings
Featuring Du Fay’s monumental Missa Ave Regina Caelorum and
Nuper Rosarum Flores for the consecration of Brunelleschi’s Duomo
Directed by Robert Eisenstein, with Dan Meyers and Alice Robbins
Euridice Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Monday, April 24, 7:30 PM
Bezanson Recital Hall, University of Massachusetts
Five College Roundtable, April 12, 4 p.m., South College, UMass Amherst
Mazzocco Memorial Lecture, April 13, 4:30 p.m., South College, UMass Amherst
Looking Forward: The Study of Languages and Cultures for All, a Roundtable
April 12, 2017 4 p.m.
Room E470, South College, UMass Amherst
Living Waters, Animate Lands: Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Thursday, April 6–Saturday, April 8, 2017
UMass and Amherst College
Free and open to the public; no registration necessary
This spring, there are several opportunities to learn from Five College students about their original work and to celebrate their accomplishments. Information about all upcoming Five College events can be found at fivecolleges.edu/calendar.
Because Amherst College was closed due to a snow emergency on Thursday, February 9, classes will be held on the first makeup date, Monday, May 1, 2017, and will follow a Thursday schedule. No other deadlines or event dates will change as a result of this makeup day.
The 2017 Five College Jackie Pritzen Lecture
Thursday, March 9, 4:30 p.m., Holden Theater, Amherst College
As the 2017 Five College Jackie Pritzen lecturer, Wendy Woodson will talk about the different surprises and challenges in her work as an interdisciplinary artist in dance, theater and video and as an artist in academia. Woodson, the Roger C. Holden 1919 Professor of Theater and Dance at Amherst College, is a choreographer, director, writer and video artist.
The Association for Asian Studies has awarded its 2017 Buchanan Prize to Anne Prescott, director of the Five College Center for East Asian Studies, for her work as editor and co-author of the book East Asia in the World: An Introduction.