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Smith College Club of Great Britain to host annual winter dinner

Howard J. Gold, Smith College professor of government, will speak in London this month.

On Saturday, January 18, the Smith College Club of Great Britain will host its annual winter dinner. The featured guest speaker is Howard Gold, professor of government at Smith. He will speak on “The Great Political Divide: Partisan Polarization […]

Smith to host event in Jerusalem

Marilyn Schuster, Provost & Dean of the Faculty at Smith, will be in Jerusalem in early January, where she will join an alumnae gathering, graciously hosted by Audrey Scher ’64.

Marilyn will be joined by Smith faculty members Donna Robinson Divine (Morningstar Professor of Government and Director of Middle East Studies), Susan Van Dyne (Professor […]

Global Salon features Indian alumna

At last week’s Global Salon, Women in Indian Bureaucracy: an Uncertain Glory, Smith alumna, Aditi Mehta ’75 addressed a wide audience of current Smithies.

Aditi discussed her rise in ranks from the Indian Civil Service in 1976 to eventually working alongside high authority ministers as the leader of government assistance for VIP profile cases, such […]

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 […]

Roundtable on the new leadership in East Asia scheduled

Smith College’s East Asian Studies department is hosting a roundtable discussion “Rewind or Forward? New Leadership in East Asia’s 21st Century” on Wednesday, February 13.

The discussion, which begins at noon in Seelye 207, will feature introductions by Marnie Anderson (History/East Asian Studies) and panelists Steve Goldstein (Government), Jina Kim (East Asian Studies), and Dennis […]

Japan under the Democratic Party of Japan

Tonight at 7 p.m., Dr. William Brooks, adjunct professor of Japanese Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, will discuss current political developments under the Noda Cabinet as well as U.S.-Japan relations, including the ever-complicated Okinawa/Futenma issue.

Dr. Brooks earned a doctorate in Japanese history from Columbia University and is the author of […]

Smith Remembers Fukushima

Fukushima police search an area near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, Fukushima, Japan, April 12, 2011. (Credit: Rex Features via AP Images)

Smith College has scheduled a symposium to mark the one year anniversary of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis which struck Japan last year.

The Smith Remembers Fukushima symposium will […]