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East Asian Studies lecture scheduled for Monday

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 […]

Iraqi and Arabic-language poetry on campus next week

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 […]

Study abroad fair draws large crowds

Smith College’s study abroad fair took place this Tuesday, offering students the opportunity to learn about Smith’s numerous study abroad options and partner programs. Nearly half of Smith students study abroad for either a semester or two during their junior years. Many Smithies also participate in summer study abroad programs.

Jessica Hodder '14 […]

Chinese Moon Festival celebration at Smith

Traditional mooncakes feature the Chinese characters for "longevity" or "harmony".

This Friday, September 28, the Chinese Inter-regional Student Cultural Organization (CISCO) and Chinese Department will collaborate to host a Chinese Moon Festival celebration from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Carroll Room.

The celebration will feature moon cakes, performances, games, and […]

International alumna Sherry Rehman ’85 to receive Smith Medal

Sherry Rehman '85 will receive the Smith College Medal at Rally Day this February 21, 2013.

Among the five recently announced 2013 recipients of the prestigious Smith College Medal is international alumna Sherry Rehman ’85. Also recognized are Gail Paster ’66, Kay Holekamp ’73, Janet McKinley ’76, and Anne De Groot ’78. The […]

Study abroad fair scheduled for Tuesday

The annual study abroad fair will be held this Tuesday, September 25.

Students will have the opportunity to browse through materials and programs, talk with Smithies who have returned from studying abroad, talk with representatives from Smith-approved study abroad programs, meet Smith JYA Program Directors, and meet the staff and advisors of the Smith Office […]

Save the Date: Global Studies Center celebrates 50 years of American Studies Diploma Program

This October, the Global Studies Center will celebrate 50 years of the American Studies Diploma Program with a program honoring the contributions of current & former directors Peter Rose, Jim Hicks, and Lane Hall-Witt.

Vera Kutzinski, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Vanderbilt University, Director of the Center for the Americas, Director of Alexander […]

Info session scheduled: Study abroad in Spanish or Portuguese

An informational meeting has been scheduled for students who would like to study abroad in a Spanish- or Portuguese-speaking country. The meeting will take place Monday, September 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Seelye 201. All are welcome.

Additionally, the presentation of the majors and minors for Portuguese-Brazilian Studies, Spanish, and Latin American & Latino/a Studies, […]

First-generation American: Bridging the U.S. and world

Development officer Alexis Salsedo-Surovov will be the special guest at this week's Global Salon.

This Thursday, October 20, the Global Studies Center (GSC) will host a Global Salon. The talk, Bridging the US and World as a First Generation American, will feature special guest Alexis Salsedo-Surovov and a conversation on the impact of […]

President Christ interviewed on China Central Televison

President Christ with Yang Rui on the set of "Dialogue".

This June, Smith College President Carol T. Christ visited Hong Kong, Nanjing, Shanghai, Taipei, Guangzhou, Chengdu, and Beijing. As part of her visit, President Christ participated in a number of interviews with newspapers and television shows.

At the end of her tour, President […]