Five College Consortium

Special Topics

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
History
Course Number: 
490
Institution: 
Amherst College

Independent reading.


Fall and spring semesters.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
HIST-490-01-1516S

Course Sections

Special Topics
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 The Department

Film Melodrama and Horror

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Film Studies
Course Number: 
320MH
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
An examination of classic and contemporary works in two important film genres, melodrama and horror. Topics of particular interest: affinities as well as contrasts between genres; feminist analyses and uses of genre; normative and alternative representations of sexualities; genre and the representations of race; spectatorship and the production of affect - tears and screams - by these genres. Extensive readings in film studies and cultural theory. Directors may include Almodóvar, Cronenberg, Curtiz, DePalma, Hitchcock, Kent, Lee, Onwurah, Polanski, Ray, Romero, Sirk, Vidor, and Whale.
Comments: 
Prereq: 4 credits in Film Studies and 4 credits in English or permission of instructor.
Variable Credit Comments: 
enrollment may be limited
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
95156,94926
Schedule #: 
94926

Course Sections

Film Melodrama and Horror
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Elizabeth Young eyoung@mtholyoke.edu W 01:15PM-04:05PM;M 07:00PM-10:00PM Shattuck Hall 203;Shattuck Hall 216

Intro: Organisms Develop Lab

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Biological Sciences
Course Number: 
200L
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Comments: 
Coreq: BIOL-200.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
96594

Course Sections

Intro: Organisms Develop Lab
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
09 0.0 Jennifer Atkins;Louise Grosslein;Rachel Fink jatkins@mtholyoke.edu;grosslei@mtholyoke.edu;rfink@mtholyoke.edu W 01:15PM-04:05PM Clapp Laboratory 103

WWII IN EAST ASIA: HIST & MEMO

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
History
Course Number: 
217
Institution: 
Smith College
Examination of the factors leading to the war in Asia, the nature of the conflict and the legacy of the war for all those involved. Topics include Japan's seizure of Korea, the invasion of China, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the war in the Pacific, the racial dimensions of the Japanese empire, the comfort women, biological warfare, the dropping of the atomic bombs and the complicated relationship between history and memory.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
41481-S16

Course Sections

WWII IN EAST ASIA: HIST & MEMO
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Marnie Anderson msanders@smith.edu MWF 11:00-12:10 BASS 203

MICROBIOLOGY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Biology
Course Number: 
204
Institution: 
Smith College
This course examines bacterial morphology, growth, biochemistry, genetics and methods of controlling bacterial activities. Emphasis is on bacterial physiology and the role of the prokaryotes in their natural habitats. The course also covers viral life cycles and diseases caused by viruses. Prerequisites: BIO 150 and CHM 111 or equivalent advanced placement courses. Laboratory (BIO 205) must be taken concurrently.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
30104-S16

Course Sections

MICROBIOLOGY
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Christine White-Ziegler cwhitezi@smith.edu MWF 09:00-10:20 SAB-RD 220

Intro: Organisms Develop Lab

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Biological Sciences
Course Number: 
200L
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
Comments: 
Coreq: BIOL-200.
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
94944

Course Sections

Intro: Organisms Develop Lab
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 0.0 Louise Grosslein;Rachel Fink grosslei@mtholyoke.edu;rfink@mtholyoke.edu T 01:15PM-04:05PM Clapp Laboratory 109

ADVANCED STUDY/LIGHTING DESIGN

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Theatre
Course Number: 
353
Institution: 
Smith College
This course further explores light as a tool to illuminate, sculpt and articulate ideas and their execution on and off stage. We examine various contemporary approaches to designing for a diverse range of performing arts such as drama, dance, concert and opera. We also probe light as an expressive medium in creative realms beyond theatrical venues, and investigate its role in cinematography, digital animation, architecture, interior design, industrial design, etc. Students design lighting for the annual Spring Dance Concert and develop research and creative projects under the instructor's individual guidance. Interdisciplinary projects are strongly encouraged. Prerequisite: THE 253 and permission of the instructor. Can be repeated once for credit with permission of the instructor.
Comments: 
Instructor permission.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
38891-S16

Course Sections

ADVANCED STUDY/LIGHTING DESIGN
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Nan Zhang nzhang@smith.edu TTh 03:00-04:50 THEATR 109

SYSTEMS NEUROBIOLOGY LAB

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Neuroscience
Course Number: 
319
Institution: 
Smith College
Inquiry-based lab course in which students learn basic approaches to studying nervous system structure-function relationships at the systems level, including how to visualize neurons and neuronal circuits, analyze neuroanatomical features, and correlate neuroanatomical data with sensory and/or motor processes. Student designed research projects emphasize skills in experimental design and data analysis. Complements material in NSC 319.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
41512-S16

Course Sections

SYSTEMS NEUROBIOLOGY LAB
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.0 Lisa Mangiamele lmangiamele@smith.edu Th 01:00-03:50 SAB-RD 428

S-Youth Oppression

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Education
Course Number: 
392S
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Workshop addresses the dynamics of adultism and youth oppression on personal and institutional levels.
Comments: 
All students registered for EDUC 392 MUST attend a mandatory First Night Orientation on, Tuesday February 2nd, 6:00 to 9:00 pm, location: TBA, and one WKND, 9am-5pm, location: Furcolo W015. Racism: April 9-10. Students who wish to add 2 or more sections please contact us at educ392umass@gmail.com for other questions write to the same email address.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
70478

Course Sections

S-Youth Oppression
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.0 Molly Keehn;Ximena Zuniga;Ro Sigle TU 7:00PM 9:00PM; SA SU 9:00AM 5:00PM; TU 6:00PM 9:00PM

Greek Drama

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subject Name: 
Classical Civilization
Course Number: 
138
Institution: 
Amherst College

(Offered as CLAS 138 and SWAG 138) This course addresses the staging of politics and gender in selected plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes, with attention to performance and the modern use of the plays to reconstruct systems of sexuality, gender, class, and ethnicity. We also consider Homer's Iliad as a precursor of tragedy, and the remaking of plays in contemporary film, dance, and theater, including Michael Cacoyannis, Electra and The Trojan Women; Martha Graham, Medea and Night Journey; Pier Paolo Pasolini, Edipo Re and Medea; and Igor Stravinsky, Oedipus Rex.


Spring semester. Professor Griffiths.


 

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
CLAS-138-01,SWAG-138-01
Schedule #: 
CLAS-138-01-1516S

Course Sections

Greek Drama
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Frederick Griffiths ftgriffiths@amherst.edu MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM MERR 315