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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 51st anniversary of the Five Colleges at our annual Undergraduate Anthropology Conference this spring.

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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 at 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 over 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 also received support from the Jackie Pritzen Fund and the Five College Lecture Fund.image

We are very grateful to the UMass Amherst College of Social and Behavioral Sciences for the support they provided through the SBS Conference Grant program.

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.