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Moroccan film festival comes to Smith

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 […]

Tonight: Growing old in China presentation

Tonight Smith professors will share a presentation about growing old in China.

Tonight, Thursday, March 29, Professors Janice Moulton and George Robinson will share an illustrated presentation, Growing Old in China.

The elderly are now a significant demographic in China. Professor Moulton, from the philosophy department, and Professor Robinson, of the psychology department […]

Friday: Global Salon with senior advisor at UN Foundation

Gillian Sorensen '63 will share her insider perspective on international issues when she speaks at Smith on March 30.

This Friday, the Global Studies Center will host a Global Salon From Exception to Equality—Empowering Women & Girls, with Gillian Sorensen ’63, senior advisor at the United Nations Foundation.

Gillian, who graduated from […]

Anthropology lecture: comedy in two contexts

Anthropologist and professor Susan Seizer will give a talk at Smith this week.

This Thursday, Susan Seizer will present Comedy in Two Contexts: Surprising Continuities between Special Drama in South India and Road Comedy in Southern Indiana, a lecture comparing comedic performances by Tamil Special Drama artists and American road comics.

Seizer, who […]

Engaging with Muslim Communities around the World

Farah Pandith '90 spoke at the Women in Public Service Project Colloquium in December 2011.

Tomorrow, Smith’s Global Studies Center presents a Global Salon: 21st Century State Craft—Engaging with Muslim Communities around the World.

The event, which begins at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 27, features guest speaker Farah Pandith ’90, Special Representative […]

EKTA presents Jhalak dinner, show, party

On Friday, April 6, EKTA (the South Asian Student Association of Smith) will present the Jhalak cultural show (including dinner and after party), featuring performances by South Asian student organizations, including Bollywood dance troupe SC Masti.

Ekta, which means “unity” or “harmony” in several South Asian languages, is a support network for all South Asian […]

Spring SAQ features alumnae from around the world

Alumnae can now read the Spring 2012 issue of the Smith Alumnae Quarterly in print or online. As always, the magazine’s pages are peppered with stories about Smithies all over the world.

One story in the latest quarterly details a project founded by current Canadian resident Susan Gilbert Tileston ’63 (page 18). Susan, a professional […]

Lecture scheduled on early medieval Chinese literature

Professor Robert Joe Cutter will speak at Smith on April 6.

Friday, April 6 marks the annual department lecture for East Asian Languages & Literatures. The talk, No Basis for a System of Government? Swords in Early Medieval Chinese Literature, will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Neilson Library Browsing Room.

Professor Robert […]

Smith to serve as planning partner for AWLU

It was announced last week that Smith College will serve as the primary U.S. academic planning partner for the establishment of the Asian Women’s Leadership University (AWLU) in Malaysia.

Smith President Carol T. Christ said the college supports the idea of expanding women’s access to high-quality education and is attracted to the opportunity to help […]

Fulbright events on campus

A new Fulbright application cycle is now open for juniors and sophomores.

Smith has a tradition of winning Fulbrights that help you while you help others through different fields for a year after graduating in 155 countries. Juniors and sophomores who are U.S. citizens with a 3.4+ GPA who are interested in applying to the […]