Born in Jamaica to Afro-Jamaican and Venezuelan parents, Shara McCallum is a self-described Caribbean, Jamaican, American, African-American, West Indian woman writer. She will perform at Smith on Tuesday, December 4.
Shara earned a B.A. from the University of Miami, an M.F.A. from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Poetry and African American and [...]
Renowned Iraqi poet Amal Al-Jubouri visited Smith earlier this month, accompanied by Rebecca Howell, one of the co-translators of Al-Jubouri’s latest work, “Hagar Before the Occupation, Hagar After the Occupation.” A native Iraqi, Al-Jubouri’s life story speaks to the country’s recent troubled history; she even fled to Germany for several years in 1997, returning to [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Eavan Boland is a tenured Professor of English at Stanford University. She divides her time between Palo Alto, California and Dublin, Ireland.
On Tuesday, April 3, Irish poet Eavan Boland will read at 7:30 p.m. in the Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall.
Hailed as Ireland’s greatest woman writer, Boland was born in Dublin and spent [...]
The Poetry Center at Smith College is hosting six poetry readings this fall.
Next week, two internationally-known poets will be reading their work at Smith College.
On Monday, October 17, poet and translator Claudia Roquette-Pinto of Rio de Janeiro will perform at 7 p.m. in the Stoddard Hall Auditorium. Roquette-Pinto is the author of [...]