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Louise W. and Edmund J. Kahn Liberal Arts Institute

The Louise W. and Edmund J. Kahn Liberal Arts Institute supports collaborative research among Smith and Five College faculty, Smith students, and visiting scholars without regard to the traditional boundaries of departments, programs and academic divisions. Each year the institute supports long- and short-term projects that are proposed, planned and organized by members of the Smith College faculty.

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Anne Balsamo  

"Where is Learning? Designing Pedagogies for Distributed Learning Networks"

Thursday, May 10, 5 p.m., Seelye 106

Anne Balsamo, Dean of the School of Media Studies, New School for Public Engagement, and a national leader in media studies, will address new pedagogical strategies in higher education and museums that explore the collaborative possibilities of distributed learning for the Born-Digital Generation.

Open to all. In conjunction with Futurisms II.


Kahn Student Fellows Present Research at Annual "Celebrating Collaborations: Students and Faculty Working Together"

View videos of Student Fellows' presentations...

Kahn Video:

A Faculty Organizer Discusses the Kahn Experience