On Saturday, April 27, Smith College will host an Arabic Cultural Festival for the campus and local communities. The festival is the first ever organized to celebrate Arabic arts and culture at Smith College and in the Pioneer Valley. The festival showcases the arts, music, cuisine, traditions, and, most importantly, the spirit of the Arab [...]
Smith College is offering a two-day symposium called Trafficking Sex: Politics, Policy, Personhood beginning Thursday, April 18. The event, which opens with a keynote by Gloria Steinem and Ruchira Gupta, will cover the complex and controversial issues of human sex trafficking.
A full schedule is as follows:
Thursday, April 18, 2013 7 p.m. Welcome/Keynote, John [...]
On Tuesday, April 16, the Global Studies Center will host info sessions for Smith’s study abroad programs in Paris and Geneva. Any student interested in studying abroad in 2014-15 should attend the session, which begins at 4 p.m. Smith’s long-established Junior Year Abroad programs in Geneva and Paris attract about 30 students each year. Students [...]
The group Korean American Students of Smith is holding its final event of the year—Korean Culture Day—on Saturday April 20, 2013. Korean Culture Day is an annual spring social gathering for friends and families to come and indulge in delicious Korean food, and participate in various Korean traditional games and other cultural activities. In the [...]
Dr. Bennett (medical director of Nityanand Ashram) and Smith students Ryan Rasdall, Anna Valentine, and Karen Morfin.
In the fall of 2013, Smith College will offer a seminar in Women’s Health in India: Tibetan and Indian Women, and on April 2 and 3, Health Services will offer info sessions on the seminar.
The information [...]
This afternoon, March 29, the Global Studies Center will present a new event in their ongoing series of Global Salons. The Global Salon—Video Artwork: Constructing a Virtual Chinese City, will feature a viewing of the video artwork The Birth of RMB City, followed by discussion and perspectives from Suzanne Gottschang, associate professor and chair of [...]
Founded in 1987, student organization EKTA is celebrating its 25th anniversary this academic year. “Ekta” means “unity” in several languages spoken in South Asia and the organization aims to weave together its members’ languages, cultures, faiths, and identities in order to form a community among South Asians and those who are interested in the region [...]
On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Smith College will present Youth Voices in the Arab World: Arts as an Agent of Social Change.
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner (first come, first served) and a panel discussion (open to all) on the role of arts as agents of social change in the Arab World. [...]
More than four dozen academic prizes are available for Smith College students. Undergraduate students in all classes, and in some cases alumnae, can compete for these prizes by submitting application materials to the department responsible. These are monetary prizes, not scholarships, and the amounts vary.
Here are a few of this year’s internationally-themed prizes. For [...]
On Friday, March 29, the Korean American Students of Smith (KASS) will host its annual spring “Mocktail” event in the Smith College Campus Center Carroll Room.
Every year, the Korean American Students of Smith hosts the “Mocktail”—a formal dinner and networking event for students to enjoy an evening of delicious food and entertainment. The event’s [...]