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 [...]
Smith College’s East Asian Studies department is hosting a roundtable discussion “Rewind or Forward? New Leadership in East Asia’s 21st Century” on Wednesday, February 13.
The discussion, which begins at noon in Seelye 207, will feature introductions by Marnie Anderson (History/East Asian Studies) and panelists Steve Goldstein (Government), Jina Kim (East Asian Studies), and Dennis [...]
Tonight at 7 p.m., Dr. William Brooks, adjunct professor of Japanese Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, will discuss current political developments under the Noda Cabinet as well as U.S.-Japan relations, including the ever-complicated Okinawa/Futenma issue.
Dr. Brooks earned a doctorate in Japanese history from Columbia University and is the author of [...]
Fukushima police search an area near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, Fukushima, Japan, April 12, 2011. (Credit: Rex Features via AP Images)
Smith College has scheduled a symposium to mark the one year anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis which struck Japan last year.
The Smith Remembers Fukushima symposium will take [...]