Five College Undergraduate Anthropology Conference

imageThe five Anthropology (and joint Sociology) Departments in the Five College Consortium, along with anthropologists in other departments through the schools, are thrilled to celebrate the 52st anniversary of the Five Colleges at our annual Undergraduate Anthropology Conference this spring.

The conference will be held April 15, 2017 at the Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Willits-Hallowell Conference Center on the Mount Holyoke College campus. We are honored to have Dr. Faith Kares (Mount Holyoke College, ’03) as the keynote speaker.

Planning on Attending the Conference? You can Pre-Register now!

Pre-registration is NOT required to attend the Five College Anthropology Conference. However, we do appreciate you taking a moment to pre-register as it will help us get a head count for breakfast and lunch.

You can also pre-register by visiting the pre-registration page on our website.

If you aren’t able to pre-register, that’s OK. We can get you registered on-site, the morning of the conference atĀ Mount Holyoke College, in the Willits-Hallowell Conference Center.


We are very thankful to those who generously sponsored the Five College Anthropology Conference.

This event is sponsored in part by the Five College Consortium, celebrating overĀ 100 years of cooperation among colleges and universities of the
Connecticut River Valley and the Fiftieth Anniversary of the creation
of Five Colleges, Incorporated, a non-profit educational corporation
serving Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the
University of Massachusetts Amherst.

We attribute the long-term success of this conference to the productive collaborative relationships between all of our colleagues at the five anthropology (and joint sociology) departments within the Five College Consortium. We are grateful for the funds that each of the five departments contributed to make the 2017 conference a success. Thank you to the UMass Amherst Department of Anthropology, Amherst College Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Mt. Holyoke College Department of Anthropology, Hampshire College Department of Culture, Brain and Development Program, and Smith College Department of Anthropology.