Every semester, the Smith College Special Studies course allows students to delve deeper into an area of study or subject matter of common academic interest with a faculty member or a small group. With the rise in interest in Korean studies over the past few years, a range of Special Studies have been conducted within [...]
On Monday, February 25, the Global Studies Center in Wright Hall will host an information session about the summer program at Ewha University in Seoul, South Korea.
Each year, Smith selects six students to attend Ewha International Summer School, tuition free. Applicants with a strong interest in studying the Korean language and culture, one year [...]
On Monday, Smith presents “Zen Meditation for Today: A New Approach by a Modern Korean Master”. The Venerable Subul Sunim is Head Teacher of the International Seon Center at Dongguk University in Seoul, Korea, and abbot of Beomeosa Temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, the principal Buddhist denomination in Korea. He teaches a [...]
On Monday, October 1, Nancy Abelmann of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will be speak on “The American University Meets the Pacific Century: Notes from the University of Illinois”. Drawing on the findings of an interdisciplinary collaborative study, this lecture will address the University of Illinois’s encounter with rapidly increasing numbers of Chinese and South [...]
Smith’s East Asian Studies department is offering students an opportunity to serve as student ambassadors at this summer’s Korea Expo.
Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea is an International Exposition recognized by the Bureau of International Expositions. The expo, with the theme “The Living Ocean and Coast”, will be held in Yeosu, South Korea from May 12 [...]
Smithies gather in Shanghai, November 2011.
Director of International Advancement Kim Albright ’72 is spending most of November traveling throughout Asia for Smith. So far on this trip she has visited Seoul, Tokyo, Beijing, and Shanghai. She also plans to visit Hong Kong and Taipei before heading off to London and then back to [...]
On November 7, I.S. Day 2011 featured dozens of international dishes prepared by students. Students, faculty, and staff sampled the food and supported the International Student Organization.
Yesterday, the International Students Organization and the Office of International Students and Scholars hosted International Student Day 2011 and its annual international food festival.
The festival featured [...]
Students, faculty, and staff enjoy the offerings at IS Day 2009.
Next Monday, November 7, marks International Students’ Day, hosted by the International Students Organization (ISO) and the Office for International Students and Scholars.
Students will be selling dishes from all over the world at the Annual International Food Festival from 11:30 a.m. to [...]