This Friday, the Smith College Board of Trustees announced that the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) will name the soon-to-be-created Asian art gallery after retiring President Carol T. Christ.
The new gallery will be known as the Carol T. Christ Asian Art Gallery. Funded by gifts from trustees, including a foundational gift from Peggy [...]
This Saturday, March 2, the International Students Organization presents Rhythm Nations at 7 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall.
Rhythm Nations is an annual cultural event featuring dance, music, and demonstrations from performers from all over the world. The event is a celebration of the many different cultures represented by Smith’s more than 300 international [...]
The Amherst China Initiative program is a summer program established by a group of Asia-based Amherst College alumni in 2009. On Tuesday, February 12, Amherst College alum and program director Jason Kung will lead an information session about the program.
The Amherst China Initiative is a cultural immersion program that emphasizes teaching and learning. The [...]
"Movement" (detail of "energy source"), 2008, by Yong Soon Min.
On Thursday, January 31, members of the Smith College Museum of Art are invited to a members-only behind-the-scenes peek and preview of the multi-faceted, two-floor exhibition, “Collecting Art of Asia.”
Curator Linda Muehlig will guide guests through the preview of the exhibition, which marks [...]
Smith College President Carol T. Christ was in Hong Kong in early June to meet with members of the Smith community and to speak at some events. Here are some photos from her visit.
Alumnae, current students, and parents joined President Christ, Professor Mahnaz Mahdavi, and Smith College staff at an event in Hong [...]
It was announced last week that Smith College will serve as the primary U.S. academic planning partner for the establishment of the Asian Women’s Leadership University (AWLU) in Malaysia.
Smith President Carol T. Christ said the college supports the idea of expanding women’s access to high-quality education and is attracted to the opportunity to help [...]
A public lecture by Tomoaki Ishigaki, Counsellor at the Japanese Permanent Mission of the United Nations is scheduled for Monday, February 20 at 7 p.m. His talk, Japan’s Multilateral Diplomacy after 3/11: A View from the United Nations, will discuss the impact of the 3/11 “triple disaster” on domestic politics, relations with Asian neighbors, and [...]
May your Year of the Dragon be happy and prosperous!
Smith College is one of the world’s most prestigious colleges for women. Since its founding in 1875, Smith has produced women leaders whose work has changed the world for the better.
Please plan on joining Smith College President Carol T. Christ, distinguished faculty, and alumnae for an event celebrating the enduring—and far-reaching— power of [...]
Photo courtesy of www.myspace.com/ tuneyards.
Smith alumna Merrill Garbus ’01 is the woman behind the band tUnE-yArDs. Called “one of the big indie breakout acts of 2011“, tUnE-yArDs “went from cult to mainstream, appearing on late-night television, festival stages and countless album-of-the-year lists.”
Merrill, who is no stranger to travel, having lived in the [...]