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Recent Posts

Women’s Activism on the Religious Right

Dr. Lihi Ben Shitrit, Assistant Professor of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, presented a chapter summary and lecture drawn from her 2015 book ...
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The Legacy of Reverend Dr. King:
Where Do We Go From Here?

22-year-old Stephon Clark was fatally shot by Sacramento Police in his grandmother's backyard on March 18th, 2018. If there is a vigil to be held ...
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Letter in support of Muslim Community

Dear Muslim Community, Interfaith Allies and Friends, As you may have heard from the Al Iman Cabinet, there is an abhorrent anti-Muslim theme which originated ...
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DACA Discourse and Action Panel highlights student voices

Many students, some Smithies included, have found themselves in the midst of political upheaval since President Trump's move to rescind DACA. The Deferred Action for ...
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SCJC celebrates Shabbat and fans the “radical flame”

The Smith College Jewish Community is an inviting and engaged group on campus, and they're in the midst of hosting an array of events. SCJC ...
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Teach-In on Gun Violence

The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life co-sponsored School Violence Prevention Teaching and Learning Day on Thursday, an initiative led by President Kathleen McCartney. President ...
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A Message from the Director

Dear Friends, Now more than ever, even in secular New England at Smith College, religion matters. Eboo Patel, founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, says that ...
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Nurturing Students with Secular Spiritual Programming

Here at the Center for Religious & Spiritual Life, we think it’s important to offer programming for students who are atheist or nonreligious. That may ...
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