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Lewis Global Studies Center seeking Student Advisory Committee applicants

The Lewis Global Studies Center is seeking applicants for its student advisory committee. The committee will advise and support the center on programming initiatives, student outreach and engagement, and awareness of global issues relevant to the mission of the center.

Applications are being accepted until Monday, September 29. To apply, visit smith.edu/world/announcements.php. Under “Student Advisory […]

WHAW: Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

On Monday, November 25, the Lewis Global Studies Center will host a WHAW (What’s Happening Around the World) in response to the recent typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines. The discussion will begin with remarks from President McCartney, and will include panelists Richard Chu and Josh Miller.

Richard Chu is an associate professor of history […]

Global Studies Center hosts two global salons on Thursday

Dr. Vehbi Baysan is one of two special guests presenting a Global Salon this week.

This Thursday, October 24, the Lewis Global Studies Center in Wright Hall is hosting two Global Salons. Global Salons are an opportunity for the Smith community to gather to discuss global issues and meet with special guests from […]

Today: Lunch to discuss the crisis in Syria

Today, Tuesday, September 17, the Lewis Global Studies Center is hosting a What’s Happening Around the World (WHAW) lunch to discuss the current crisis in Syria.

Professors Donna Divine (Morningstar Professor of Government, Director of Middle East Studies) and Jon Western (Five College Professor of International Relations) will discuss the global response to the recent […]

Global Studies Center named for alumna Phoebe Reese Lewis

A $5 million gift from alumna and former trustee Phoebe Reese Lewis ’51 and her husband, John, will provide vital support for the Smith College Global Studies Center’s mission of developing students’ capacity for global understanding and leadership.

In honor of their generous support, the college will name the Phoebe and John D. Lewis Global […]

International guests invited to Global Studies Center reception

Coming to Commencement or Reunion this year? International alumnae, students, families, and guests are invited to join the Office of International Advancement for receptions in the Global Studies Center during Commencement and Reunion weekends.

The receptions will offer international guests the opportunity to mingle with other guests who have come for Commencement and Reunion weekends […]

“Constructing a Virtual Chinese City” video and discussion

This afternoon, March 29, the Global Studies Center will present a new event in their ongoing series of Global Salons. The Global Salon—Video Artwork: Constructing a Virtual Chinese City, will feature a viewing of the video artwork The Birth of RMB City, followed by discussion and perspectives from Suzanne Gottschang, associate professor and chair of […]

Youth Voices in the Arab World: Arts as an Agent of Social Change

On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Smith College will present Youth Voices in the Arab World: Arts as an Agent of Social Change.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner (first come, first served) and a panel discussion (open to all) on the role of arts as agents of social change in the Arab World. […]

WHAW: The Crisis in Mali

This Thursday, join visiting scholar Alfred Babo and Emerita Professor of Government Catharine Newbury for a What’s Happening Around the World (WHAW) lunch in response to the recent coup in Mali.

The Crisis in Mali: Implications of the French Intervention will take place at noon on Thursday, February 14 in the Global Studies Center. Babo […]

Interpreting the Israeli election

On Tuesday, February 12, the Global Studies Center will present one of it’s popular What’s Happening Around the World (WHAH) lunchtime forums. WHAW: Earthquake or Status Quo? Interpreting the Israeli Election will be a roundtable discussion in response to Israel’s election.

The event will featuring Professor of Government Donna Divine, Lecturer in Jewish […]