Each year Smith College selects a book to be read by all entering students. This year, the college has chosen Dreaming in French: The Paris Years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis by Alice Kaplan.
Dreaming in French tells the story of how a year in Paris changed the lives of three [...]
In March, Diana Eck ’67 published her latest book, India: Sacred Geography. The book tells the story of “the pilgrim’s India” and is described as “an extraordinary spiritual journey through the living landscape of this fascinating country—its mountains, rivers, and seacoasts, its ancient and powerful temples and shrines. Seeking to fully understand the sacred places [...]
Eavan Boland is a tenured Professor of English at Stanford University. She divides her time between Palo Alto, California and Dublin, Ireland.
On Tuesday, April 3, Irish poet Eavan Boland will read at 7:30 p.m. in the Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall.
Hailed as Ireland’s greatest woman writer, Boland was born in Dublin and spent [...]
This summer Master of Wine Jeannie Cho Lee ’90 promoted the launch of her new book, Mastering Wine for the Asian Palate.
Jeannie, who was born in Seoul and is now based in Hong Kong, became a Master of Wine in 2008. In doing so, she joined fewer than 300 others with the title and [...]