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 [...]
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. [...]
Al-Jubouri (left) and Howell (right) will be at Smith next week.
Next Tuesday, October 2, the Smith College Poetry Center will host Amal Al-Jubouri and Rebecca Gayle Howell for a poetry reading.
Amal Al-Jubour’s poems (which have been called a “crucial voice in contemporary Iraqi and Arabic-language poetry”) have been translated into 12 languages. [...]
The band Sokoun, from Montreal, will play at Smith on Thursday.
Students are invited to participate in an Arabic Music Festival on Thursday, April 26 in the Davis Ballroom.
The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is hosted by the Middle East Studies department and features the band Sokoun from Montreal. Guests will also [...]
Diana Buttu will speak at Smith this month.
This month marks the beginning of a fall lecture series “Perspectives of Peace: Through the Eyes of Palestinian Women”. The lectures are sponsored by the Betty Hamady Sams ’57 and James F. Sams Fund, the Middle East Studies Program, and the Program for the Study of [...]