In addition to the day-long Advocacy Institute hosted by Smith College and Oxfam America, featured yesterday, Smithies can participate in a number of other interterm offerings including a few classes with international ties.
- 201 Tahitian Dance will be taught by Alana Lehuanani Pilialoha Griep Wilson ’14. Participants will learn to move your hips to beautiful Tahitian drumbeats. The class will meet from 3 to 5 p.m., January 9 through 13 in the Berenson Leeds Studio.
- 401 Kung Fu will be taught by Elayna Lalikos ’13, a fourth-level black belt. Participants will get an introduction to the Chinese martial art known as Kung Fu and will basic self-defense techniques, breath control, and methods for enhancing flexibility. The class will meet January 17 through 20 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Scott Gym.
- Reacting to the Past: Exile of the Medici From Florence is an interterm special offering, taught by Dagny Broome ’12. The event is designed to teach students about the economic and governmental history during the period when the Medici were exiled from Florence. Participants will be given characters to play and will “rebuild” the Florentine government. Reacting to the Past will take place in Seelye 304 from 1 to 3 p.m., January 16 through 20.