Five College Consortium

Five College Women's Studies Research Center

2017-2018 Events


Friday, September 22nd

Pioneer Valley Bread House Gathering

Join others in a community bread-baking with the Pioneer Valley Bread House facilitated by Leda Cooks, Professor, Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

4:30-6:30pm, FCWSRC, 83 College Street, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley


Monday, September 25th 

FCWSRC Works in Progress Seminar for Faculty 

Annie Hill (Five College Women's Studies Research Center Research Associate/Assistant Professor of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota) "Ambivalent Borders: Modern-Day Slavery Rhetoric, Human Trafficking, and Migration in the United Kingdom"

Discussants: Joan Cocks (Professor Emeritus of Politics, Mount Holyoke College) and Svati Shah (Associate Professor of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst)

**Dinner will be provided - RSVP required**

6:00-8:00pm, FCWSRC, 83 College Street, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley


Friday, October 6th 

FCWSRC Faculty Writing Retreat  

Join Five College faculty and FCWSRC Research Associates for a day-long writing retreat. Lunch provided. 

10:00am-4:00pm, FCWSRC, 83 College Street, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley


Monday, October 16th 

Book Salon with Britt Rusert on Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture 

Join us for a discussion of Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture (NYU Press, 2017) with Britt Rusert (Assistant Professor, Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst).

6:00-8:00pm, FCWSRC, 83 College Street, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley


Friday, October 27th 

Pioneer Valley Bread House Gathering

Join others in a community bread-baking with the Pioneer Valley Bread House facilitated by Leda Cooks, Professor, Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

4:30-6:30pm, FCWSRC, 83 College Street, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley


Monday, November 6th 

FCWSRC Works in Progress Seminar for Faculty 

Charlotte Kroløkke (Five College Women's Studies Research Center Research Associate/Professor of Cultural Studies, University of Southern Denmark) "Putting Menopause on Ice?"

6:00-8:00pm, FCWSRC, 83 College Street, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley


Wednesday, November 8th 

Book Salon with Gail Hornstein on Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness

Join us for a discussion of Agnes's Jacket: A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness: Revised and Updated with a New Epilogue by the Author (Routledge, 2017) with Gail Hornstein (Professor, Department of Psychology and Education, Mount Holyoke College).

Co-sponsored by the Department of Gender Studies and Department of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College. 

6:00-8:00pm, FCWSRC, 83 College Street, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley