Five College Women's Studies Research Center


FCWSRC Fall Associates

The Center initiates and supports collaborative projects dedicated to engaged, critical feminist scholarship from diverse perspectives. With an emphasis on emerging fields in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies in all disciplines, the Center also provides a forum in which faculty and graduate students in the Five Colleges, visiting scholars at all ranks from around the world, and partner organizations can present their work. Annual thematic foci provide a framework for partnerships, short-term and long-term residencies and symposia.

Call for Applications: 2015-2016 Research Associateship Program

Call for Nominations: Director of the Five College Women's Studies Research Center 


Race and Science Faculty Seminar

Visiting Scholar Jennifer Terry, Associate Professor of Women's Studies (University of California, Irvine)

Monday, March 23rd 6:00-8:00pm, FCWSRC, 83 College Street, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley

"Racialized Viruses/Militarized Biomedicine: Armed Interventions Made in the Name of Health"

Public Talk by Jennifer Terry, Associate Professor of Women's Studies, University of California, Irvine 

In collaboration with the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, the Feminist Science and Technology Studies Initiative (FSTSI) is hosting a year-long series of events around the theme of “Race and Science”.

Tuesday, March 24th 5:00-7:00pm, Franklin Patterson Hall, Hampshire College, Amherst


"Four Decades of Change": Panel Honoring Prof. Ackelsberg Offers Window on Smith College History.

Alumna Research Associate Coralynn V. Davis has published a new book, Maithil Women's Tales: Storytelling on the Nepal-India Border.