Film Studies at the Five Colleges

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Call for Proposals: Blended Learning in the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences

Proposals Due:  April 15, 2014

With support from the Five College Deans, Five Colleges invites proposals for pilot projects that advance student learning in the humanities and humanistic social sciences by combining on-line and in-person forms of student engagement.This program is made possible by a multi-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation intended to engage faculty members in the exploration and evaluation of blended learning’s potential to enrich teaching and learning in liberal arts settings.  In addition to support for faculty projects, the grant will fund a new staff position in Instructional Technology and a new post baccalaureate position, both dedicated to supporting faculty projects and blended learning funded through the grant.

Proposals are due April 15 and should be submitted using the online application form at of proposals will be announced April 25.

Persons interested in submitting a proposal are encouraged to consult with Rogelio Miñana, Director of the Five College Blended Learning in the Humanities Program ( or Nate Therien, Five College Director for Academic Programs ( 

An event showcasing work currently underway at the campuses is planned for April 3, 2014 at Mount Holyoke College.

See more information.

Monday, April 7th, 2014


7pm in 120 Liebling Center, Hampshire College

 The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America, established in 1963.

Internationally recognized as a premiere forum for independent filmmakers and artists, each year's festival engages audiences with remarkable cinematic experiences. The six-day festival presents 40 programs with more than 200 films from over 20 countries of all lengths and genres, including experimental, animation, documentary, fiction, and performance-based works.

Eleven films from the festival were selected for the 16mm Festival Touring Program. 

This event is sponsored by the Amherst College Film and Media Studies Department, the Hampshire College Film/Photo/Video program and the Five College Film Council.

For more information, visit the festival website.