Five College Consortium

Five College Early Music Program presents a range of performances

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

Elizabeth Mazzocco memorial events explore broad impact of language

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

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Looking Forward: The Study of Languages and Cultures for All, a Roundtable
April 12, 2017 4 p.m.
Room E470, South College, UMass Amherst

Amherst College Professor Wendy Woodson Presents “Thrown for a Loop: A Life in Performance”

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. 

Five College Women’s Studies Research Center celebrates 25 years

For 25 years, the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center has been initiating and supporting projects dedicated to engaged, critical feminist scholarship from diverse perspectives. Through workshops, fellowships and seminars, the center has become a forum for students, scholars and community members. In celebration of their anniversary, the center is hosting a robust series of events this fall: 

Friday, Sept. 16

Severe Drought Information

Important Information Concerning Current Drought Conditions

As you may know, western Massachusetts is currently experiencing drought conditions. Drought management plans and water conservation measures are being put in place throughout the area. The town of Amherst has, since the beginning of August, imposed mandatory water conservation measures. The campuses of Amherst, Hampshire, and UMass have put in place their own measures. For information on various regional water conservation plans, please click below: