In the coming days, several events are planned at Smith College to commemorate the anniversary of Japan’s 2011 earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear accident.
The first event is the screening of two videos Japan’s Killer Quake and Resilience–Protecting Today on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Seelye 201.
Saturday’s event, Remembering [...]
"Movement" (detail of "energy source"), 2008, by Yong Soon Min.
On Thursday, January 31, members of the Smith College Museum of Art are invited to a members-only behind-the-scenes peek and preview of the multi-faceted, two-floor exhibition, “Collecting Art of Asia.”
Curator Linda Muehlig will guide guests through the preview of the exhibition, which marks [...]
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. [...]
Learning about the world through the stomach: Monday's International Students' Day Food Festival was a huge success.
With a walk around the Campus Center Carroll Room, hundreds of Smith College students, faculty, and visitors took a gastronomical trip around the world this Monday afternoon.
Sponsored by the International Students Organization (ISO) and the Office [...]
Are you considering studying abroad in China or Japan? Both the Associated College in China (ACC) and the Associated Kyoto Program (AKP) will host informational sessions later this month.
An info session about ACC will be at the Global Studies Center on Wednesday, October 24 at 4:30 p.m. Attendees will learn more about Smith’s Associated [...]
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 [...]
Dr. Fan Zhang, Freeman/McPherson Post-Doctoral Curatorial and Teaching Fellow and guest curator of "Pursuing Beauty: The Art of Edo Japan" shares a gallery talk with Museum Members.
The Smith College Museum of Art’s (SCMA) current exhibit Pursuing Beauty features works borrowed from the Yale University Art Gallery and showcases the artistic traditions and innovations [...]
Hanami (literally "flower viewing") is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers, especially cherry blossoms.
On Saturday, April 14, Smith’s Japanese culture organization, Sazanami, will host the Five College Hanami Festival, celebrating the Japanese tradition of flower-viewing. The event is being co-sponsored by the Five College East Asian Program and the [...]
Filmmaker Michelle Medina '05 will participate in next week's Moroccan film festival at Smith.
A two-day film festival—to be held next week at Smith College—will screen films by and about Moroccan women.
The festival kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2 with a screening of the documentary film All I Wanna Do [...]
On Saturday, March 31, Smith College will host the Second Five College Japanese Speech Contest. The contest, which begins at 1 p.m., will be followed by a reception.
Japanese language students from Smith, Mount Holyoke, Amherst, Hampshire, and UMass Amherst will compete on four different levels: First Year, Second Year, Third Year, Fourth Year+. There [...]