The Tattooed Man Tells All

Tue, Apr 16 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: 
Mendenhall Center for the Performing Arts, 122 Green Street.

solo performance by Keith Langsdale, “The Tattooed Man Tells All” is written by Peter Worstman and directed by Ellen W. Kaplan. Woven from interviews the author conducted with Holocaust survivors in Vienna in the 1970s. This program is co-sponsored by Smith Department of Theatre, the Jewish Studies Program, and the Smith College Lecture Committee.

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Smith College
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In Living Color

Mon, Apr 15 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, 144 Green Street

 The Smith Wind Ensemble performs “In Living Color” under the direction of Ellen Redman, celebrates the colors of the rainbow in works by Mancini, Griffes, Strauss, Noble, Vaughan Williams, and others.

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Smith College
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Art, Materiality & Globalization in Early China

Sun, Apr 14 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Graham Auditorium, Hillyer

Lillian Tseng will present “Art, Materiality & Globalization in Early China.” This lecture explores the conflation of globalization and localization through newly excavated art objects from princely tombs in Han China, particularly its formative stage in the second and first centuries BCE. Professor Tseng specializes in Chinese art and archaeology. She received her B.A. and M.A. in History from National Taiwan University, and her Ph.D. in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University. This event is sponsored by Smith College’s Art Department, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and the Smith College Lecture Committee. 

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Smith College
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Gallery of Readers

Sun, Apr 14 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Seelye 106, 2 Seelye Dr.

Gallery of Readers featuring Stephanie Schamess and Deborah Schifter. This series has been supporting the work of local writers for over 25 years. 

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Smith College
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Missa in Angustiis, Haydn's Mass No.11

Sat, Apr 13 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, 144 Green Street

Missa in Angustiis, Haydn's Mass No.11, also known as the Lord Nelson Mass. Featuring the Virginia Glee club, Frank Albinder, Director. With members of the Smith college glee club and Oratorio Orchestra; Katie. Lipow ’14, soprano; Sarah Paquet, mezzo-soprano; Noah Horn, tenor; David McFerrin, baritone. Jonathan Hirsh, conductor.

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Smith College
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Maker Faire

Sat, Apr 13 2019 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Davis Ballroom, 12 Prospect Street.

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Open to the public. Glimpse the future and get inspired! 

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Smith College
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Film: Tiger City

Thu, Apr 11 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
McConnell Hall B1, 2 Tyler Drive

A screening of Louis Kahn’s “Tiger City” sponsored by South Asian Studies and the SCMA. 

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Smith College
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The Jew and the Podcast: Taking Religion into a New Medium

Thu, Apr 11 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: 
Seelye 106, 2 Seelye Dr.
Mark Oppenheimer

Mark Oppenheimer, hosts a weekly podcast Unorthodox, produced by Tablet magazine, on which he delivers "the News of the Jews to the world." He wrote the "Beliefs" column, about religion, for The New York Times from 2010-2016, and now hosts Unorthodox, the #1 Jewish-themed podcast on iTunes. The author of three books, Oppenheimer contributes to The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Mother Jones, The Nation, and Tablet, where he is editor at large. He holds a Ph.D. in American religion from Yale.

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Smith College
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Haute Couture in Ancient Greece: The Costumes of Ariadne and Helen of Troy

Thu, Apr 11 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Location: 
Seelye 201, 2 Seelye Dr.

In this lecture, “Haute Couture in Ancient Greece: The Costumes of Ariadne and Helen of Troy,” Dr. Bernice Jones brings to life the costumes of the Minoans and Mycenaeans immortalized by Homer.  The reconstructed costumes, decorated with exquisite patterns and appliques of gold and precious gems, show the royal regalia of queens and goddesses and bring Homer's heroes and heroines to life, emphasizing their concurrent ancient, contemporary and eternal significance. Fragmentary figural frescoes are reconstructed to restore lost scenes of palatial and everyday life.  Dr. Jones received her Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, specializing in the art and archaeology of Greece, Rome and the ancient Near East. 

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Smith College
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"'There Will Also Be Singing': The Liberal Arts and Engagement in Dark Times" A Panel Discussion on the Importance of Education in the Liberal Arts and Humanities.

Mon, Apr 1 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Franklin Patterson Hall Main Lecture Hall
Singing

With Tabish Khair, Indian English author; Arielle Saiber, Professor of Romance Language and Literature Bowdoin; Michael Thurston, Professor of English, Smith College.

These internationally eminent authors will be talking about the relationship of colleges today to crises across the globe and across time.

Sponsored by the program in the Humanities at Hampshire and the MassReview literary journal.

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Hampshire College
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