Five College Women's Studies Research Center

2014-2015 Events

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted


SPRING 2015


Monday, March 30th

WAM-It-Yourself Happy Hour

Presented by Women, Action & the Media in partnership with organizations including Free Press, the Five College Women's Studies Research Center, Northampton Community Television, Valley Free Radio and the Western Mass Media Justice Network

All are invited to a gathering focused on gender justice in the media. Join us for an evening of networking, snacking and lively discussion. 

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6:00-8:00pm, Northampton Brewery, 11 Brewster Court, Northampton 


Tuesday, April 7th

Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationships    Book Reading by Lisa Fontes, PhD (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Former Five College Women's Studies Research Center Associate (2006) Lisa Fontes will be doing the first-ever reading of her new book. Much more than a simple self-help book, this book invites us to think about intimate partner violence in new ways.

Co-sponsored by the Odyssey Bookshop and the Five College Women's Studies Research Center.

7:00pm, Odyssey Bookshop, 9 College Street, South Hadley 


Wednesday, April 15th

Pioneer Valley Bread House Gathering

Warm up with freshly baked bread! Join others in a community bread-baking with the Pioneer Valley Bread House. This is a great interactive opportunity to learn and share bread-baking in the company of others. Bread-lovers of all ages are welcome! 

4:00-6:00pm, FCWSRC, 83 College Street, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley


Monday, April 20th

Race and Science Faculty Seminar

Seminar with visiting scholar Aimee Bahng, Assistant Professor of English (Dartmouth College)

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


Tuesday, April 21st

"Speculation and the Speculum: Natal Alienation and Reproductive Futures"

Public Talk by Aimee Bahng, Assistant Professor of English, Dartmouth College

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”.

5:00-7:00pm, Franklin Patterson Hall, Hampshire College, Amherst