Libraries' Staff Participate in Smith Collaborations, Sat. 4/20

Members of the Libraries' special collections and digital services will present with students at the "Celebrating Collaborations" showcase.

Celebrating Collaborations 2013
Full schedule of presentations

Saturday, April 20, 2013
9:30 -12 noon Archives Concentration Research Capstone Projects, Seelye 101
10:45 -12 noon Through the Lens of Literature and Film, Seelye 109
1:30 - 2:30 pm Rebellious Women, Seelye 107
1:30 - 2:30 pm Historical Perspectives, Seelye 109
2:45 - 4 pm Book Studies Concentration, Seelye 109

For more information, see the Celebrating Collaborations website, and complete schedule of presentations.

Archives Concentration Research Capstone Projects

9:30 am - 12 noon, Seelye 101
Susan Van Dyne, Professor of the Study of Women & Gender

Jeanne Lowrey '14
Neilson of Smith: The Man with 2,000 Daughters

Elizabeth (Bethy) Williams '13
A Major of Our Own: A History of Women's Studies at Smith College

Margaret Barthel '13
Muddying the Waters with Women's Rights: Dorothy Kenyon's Advocacy for a Feminist Agenda at the American Civil Liberties Union

Kayla Ginsburg '13
Lesbianism is the Lust of All Women, Condensed to the Point of Explosion: The History of the First Lesbian Sex Magazines

Amanda Ferrara '13
Universal, Driving Ambition: The Bell Jar at 50

Grace Martin '13
Mountain Day: A History of Tradition

Through the Lens of Literature and Film

10:45 am - 12 noon, Seelye 109
Karen Kukil, Associate Curator of Special Collections

Tess Grogan '14
The Art of Film: A Series of Video Lectures for a New Experimental FLS Course; presentation deriving from research with Jefferson Hunter, Helen and Laura Shedd Professor of English Language and Literature and of Film Studies

Jennifer Kaplan '13
Stories of Confinement: A Literary Analysis of the Psychological Effects of the Landscape Architecture of Internment Camps on Their Japanese-American Internees; presentation deriving from special studies with Floyd Cheung, associate professor of English Language and Literature

Jaclyn Majewski '13
Sylvia Plath Reads "The Wife of Bath"; presentation deriving from special studies with Nancy Bradbury, professor of English Language & Literature and Karen Kukil, associate curator of special collections

Lily Newton '13
The Other Little Woman: An Examination of May Alcott Nieriker and Women Studying Abroad in the 19th Century; presentation deriving from special studies with Richard Millington, professor of American studies and English language and literature

Rebellious Women

1:30 - 2:30 pm, Seelye 107
Kelly Anderson, Oral Historian

Sarah Fraas '16
A Moment Revealed: Documenting African-American Women for Reproductive Rights; presentation deriving from classwork with Kelly Anderson, oral historian of special collections

Katie Mikulka '16
Dieting, Discipline, and Disappearing: The Relationship Between Womanhood and Body Image; presentation deriving from classwork with Kelly Anderson, oral historian of special collections

Emily Reiss '16
Dear Margaret: Correspondences Between Margaret Sanger and Children during the Birth Control Movement; presentation deriving from classwork with Kelly Anderson, oral historian of special collections

Historical Perspectives

1:30 - 2:30 pm, Seelye 109
Elisa Lanzi, Director of Digital Strategies & Services

Emma Weinstein '13
The Festival of Cruelty: Spectacle and Punishment in Nietzsche, Sade and Foucault; presentation deriving from special studies with Nalini Bhushan, professor of philosophy

Lydia Wilson '15 and Megan Yeo '15
HistoricDress.org: A Student's Perspective on Digital Humanities and Historic Dress; presentation deriving from a summer internship with Elisa Lanzi, Director of the Imaging Center, and Kiki Smith, professor of theatre

Book Studies Concentration

2:45 - 4:00 pm, Seelye 109
Martin Antonetti, Curator of Rare Books and Marketing Outreach Director

Chloe Collins '13, Anja Rao '13, Mollie Schwam '13 and Erica Zhang '13
What Did Women Read in 19th-Century America? (30 minutes); presentation deriving from the Senior Capstone Book Studies Concentration