This evening, Thursday, April 25, Smith’s Ciné-Club Français presents Les Adieux a la Reine, a film based on the novel by Chantal Thomas. Les Adieux a la Reine depicts the French Revolution and the last days of Marie Antoinette through the eyes of Sidonie, the queen’s personal reader and very close friend.
The film is [...]
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 [...]
Smith College recently challenged European alumnae to raise their percentage of participation in making gifts to the college. The Europe: Stand and Be Counted challenge aims to double European alumnae participation from last year’s 15% to 30% by March 23.
To reach the goal, 145 more Smithies in Europe need to give. Many alumnae [...]
In 2013, Smith Travel is offering more than two dozen travel opportunities for alumnae and their families and friends. The first trip—Patagonian Frontiers—begins on January 4, 2013 and will allow participants to explore Argentina and Chile by land and sea.
Smith Travel is entering its thirty-sixth year of offering travel programs to the Smith community. [...]
See "La feria, Cordoba" by Zahraa Al-Janabi '13 and other student photos by visiting our Facebook album.
Smith’s annual International Photo Contest showcases photographs submitted by students who studied abroad during the past academic year or summer. This year, the contest drew a record number of submissions from Smithies who traveled to 25 different [...]
Smith College has organized Women’s Leadership: Public Service and Global Health, an interactive workshop to be held October 17-20, 2012 in Paris. The workshop is co-sponsored by Smith College and the U.S. State Department as part of the Women in Public Service Project.
More than 170 applications for the workshop were received for 25 spots. [...]
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 [...]
Smith College can count many filmmakers among its illustrious alumnae. Mariette Monpierre ’85 has been screening her award-winning film Le bonheur d’Elza around the world.
A French Guadeloupean filmmaker, Mariette was born in Guadeloupe but raised in Paris. Mariette says, “growing up in the belly of Paris, films fascinated me.” She followed that fascination [...]
In the coming weeks, Smith will screen a number of international films. The films, with subject matter ranging from a feature-length film about the Middle East to a short film and a student-made documentary, are free to view.
Today, Wednesday, April 11, The Syrian Bride will be shown in Seelye 106 at 7 p.m. The [...]