Lessig claims money now equals free speech, and hopes to show how recent Supreme Court rulings regarding campaign finance have corrupted the democratic process
Professor Baskin of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Oregon, describes the ways in which women were surprisingly autonomous in Medieval Jewish society
Citron focuses her lecture on threatening messages, revenge pornography and the debate over first amendment rights when it comes to posting content online.
Fiction Editor for the New Yorker discusses how she selects and helps prepare the magazine’s weekly short story publications.
The lecture looked at the history of how those living with mental illness have faced discrimination and ostracism, as well as the science behind why much of that treatment within the society still remains the same today.
Activists and scholars, Loretta Ross and Asam Ahmad discuss “call-out culture” and how it harms social justice and political discourse among progressives, radicals, and activists. “Calling out,”as […]
Former consultant of the United Nations’ development program, Professor Vincent Ferraro, spoke on the Islamic State and developments in the seven core conflicts taking place in Syria.
Activist Gloria Steinem was invited back to Smith College to be part of the 2016 Presidential Colloquium
Professor of English at Bangor University in Wales, Helen Wilcox spoke about her current research at the Renaissance Wednesdays Lecture Series. Wilcox’s takes what she calls […]
Smith alumna, Jane Addams, took it upon herself to establish Hull House with the goal of bettering the lives of lower class families.