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.
Professor Steven Nelson of the UCLA African Studies Center Nelson discussed the works of artists recognized as influential in shaping many aspects of African History and culture.
Political theorist Sarah Rushing spoke on neoliberalism and the ways in which one must navigate institutions of life and death in modern American society.
David Gruender of the Boston Symphony Orchestra spoke about the era of Elizabethan music during the Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series. Gruender received his Masters in […]
Highlighting a recent exhibition of photographs documenting human rights violations in Syria, three activists and scholars came together to discuss the conflict.
Senior Vice President for Program, Training, and Youth Development Services for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Dr. Damon A. Williams, recently spoke on UMass Amherst’s plans to create a more inclusive and diverse campus.