A $5 million gift from alumna and former trustee Phoebe Reese Lewis ’51 and her husband, John, will provide vital support for the Smith College Global Studies Center’s mission of developing students’ capacity for global understanding and leadership.
In honor of their generous support, the college will name the Phoebe and John D. Lewis Global [...]
Coming to Commencement or Reunion this year? International alumnae, students, families, and guests are invited to join the Office of International Advancement for receptions in the Global Studies Center during Commencement and Reunion weekends.
The receptions will offer international guests the opportunity to mingle with other guests who have come for Commencement and Reunion weekends [...]
This afternoon, March 29, the Global Studies Center will present a new event in their ongoing series of Global Salons. The Global Salon—Video Artwork: Constructing a Virtual Chinese City, will feature a viewing of the video artwork The Birth of RMB City, followed by discussion and perspectives from Suzanne Gottschang, associate professor and chair of [...]
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. [...]
This Thursday, join visiting scholar Alfred Babo and Emerita Professor of Government Catharine Newbury for a What’s Happening Around the World (WHAW) lunch in response to the recent coup in Mali.
The Crisis in Mali: Implications of the French Intervention will take place at noon on Thursday, February 14 in the Global Studies Center. Babo [...]
On Tuesday, February 12, the Global Studies Center will present one of it’s popular What’s Happening Around the World (WHAH) lunchtime forums. WHAW: Earthquake or Status Quo? Interpreting the Israeli Election will be a roundtable discussion in response to Israel’s election.
The event will featuring Professor of Government Donna Divine, Lecturer in Jewish [...]
Tomorrow, Thursday, November 29, the Global Studies Center presents a Global Salon—Building a Fugees Academy: Refugee Youth and Education. The event, which begins at noon, will feature Smith College alumna Luma Mufleh ’97, founder and director of Fugees Family, Inc. Luma will speak about her experience working with child survivors of war.
GSC Global Salons [...]
Smithies and community members gathered for a discussion of Iraq with visiting poet Amal al-Jubouri earlier this month.
On October 3, a group of Smith Students and Northampton community members gathered together in the Global Studies Center join special guest Amal al-Jubouri for breakfast and discussion. Many had attended al-Jubouri’s poetry reading the night [...]
This Friday kicks off the Women’s Global Leadership Celebration, a three-day campus-wide event that honors the impact Smith women have had on the world.
In presentations, panel discussions, and academic sessions throughout the weekend, notable alumnae, Smith faculty, and students will share ideas related to some of the world’s most pressing issues, including women’s health, [...]
The annual study abroad fair will be held this Tuesday, September 25.
Students will have the opportunity to browse through materials and programs, talk with Smithies who have returned from studying abroad, talk with representatives from Smith-approved study abroad programs, meet Smith JYA Program Directors, and meet the staff and advisors of the Smith Office [...]