Smith boasts strong Portuguese and Brazilian Studies Program

Smith’s Spanish department faculty, in March 2014.

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Smith College includes the innovative Portuguese and Brazilian Studies Program. A discussion with the program’s leaders, Professors Marguerite Harrison and Malcolm McNee, and professor emeritus Charles Cutler provided insight into the history of the program and its inner workings.

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Reception for returning JYA students scheduled

This week the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, PRESHCO, and the Latin American Studies Program will host a reception and dinner for students returning to Smith from junior year abroad in Spanish America, Brazil, Spain, and Portugal.

All students returning from junior year abroad in a Spanish or Portuguese-speaking country are invited to attend the [...]

International poets to visit Smith next week

The Poetry Center at Smith College is hosting six poetry readings this fall.

Next week, two internationally-known poets will be reading their work at Smith College.

On Monday, October 17, poet and translator Claudia Roquette-Pinto of Rio de Janeiro will perform at 7 p.m. in the Stoddard Hall Auditorium. Roquette-Pinto is the author of [...]

Smith sends 18 Fulbright Fellows to 14 countries

Smith celebrated a new record this week, when it learned that 18 recently-graduated students from the class of 2011 had been awarded Fulbright Fellowships. The college also hit four other records this year, as the college with the highest number of Fulbright applicants (40), applications to 30 different countries, the most finalists (29), and the [...]