Each year, Five Colleges supports over 25 seminars initiated by groups of faculty members who come together to share scholarly interests and discuss curricular issues. The currently active seminars are in the following areas:
Marxist and Postcolonial Theory
Middle Eastern Studies
Native American and Indigenous Studies
Propositional Attitudes Task Force (PATF/Philosophy)
Social Thought / Political Economy
To contact the organizers of a seminar in an area that interests you, view this directory.
You can also seek funding to establish a new seminar. Depending upon the level of activity being proposed, groups may receive funding in amounts of $250 up to $1,000. Read the guidelines for initiating faculty seminars. Inquiries may be addressed to Nate Therien at Five Colleges, (413) 542-4000.