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This calendar lists each week's notable events with an international or intercultural focus. Event information comes from the Smith College calendar. To have your event listed, contact the Global Studies Center at global@smith.edu.

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November 4-10

November 11-17

November 18-24

Featured Event

Global Salon:
Writing on the Margins
With special guest Edna Machirori, one of the first women in Zimbabwean media and the first black female editor of a newspaper in Zimbabwe.
Lewis Global Studies Center
4:00 pm

Lectures and Symposia

The Political Economy of Health Service Delivery in Kenya
November 7, 2013
Peter Anyang' Nyong'o served the Minister for Planning and National Development & Minister for Medical Services. He is also Senator for Kisumu county, Kenya, and former Professor of Political Science at the University of Nairobi.
Neilson Browsing Room
4:30 pm

Meetings and Workshops

Swahili Drop-In Info Session for Spring 2014
November 6, 2013
You're invited to stop by to meet Dr. Agnes Kimokoti, the Five College Swahili Mentor. Hear about the Swahili program, ask questions, and enjoy some cookies.
Lewis Global Studies Center
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Presentation of Translation Concentration
November 7, 2013
The Lewis Global Studies Center is pleased to present this new concentration. This concentration encourages and guides students to link their work in a discipline or major (art history, international relations, government, etc.) with a deep understanding of another culture and language.
Lewis Global Studies Center
4:00 pm

Multicultural Events

International Student Day
November 4, 2013
Each fall, more than 50 Smith students from many foreign countries coordinate a day of celebration around food from their native lands, to be shared with the Smith community. Dishes cost between $2 and $4. IS Day is organized by the International Students Organization.
Campus Center Carroll Room
11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Performing Arts and Films

The Fall of Baghdad
November 6, 2013
Arabic film screening, subtitled in English. All are welcome to attend!
McConnell Hall, B05
7:00 pm

Featured Event

Global Salon:
Life on this Tumultuous Planet
A View from Brazil through the Lens of Poetry & Faith with Brazilian poet Adélia Prado. This event is supported by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture and the National Library Foundation.
Lewis Global Studies Center
12:10 pm

Featured Event

Global Salon:
Finding a safe place to squat
With special guest Clair Null ('01), who is working on water, sanitation, and hygiene issues in Africa. Co-sponsored by CEEDS.
CEEDS (Wright Hall)
12:10 pm

Meetings and Workshops

Five College Hindi Program Drop-In Session for Spring 2014
November 21, 2013
Barkha Dwivedi, the Five College Hindi Mentor, will lead a drop-in information session on the Five College Language Center Hindi program. Stop by, have some cookies, and learn more about this incredible program!
Lewis Global Studies Center
11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Performing Arts and Films

Ali Zaoua, Prince of the Streets (2000)
November 20, 2013
Arabic film screening, subtitled in English. All are welcome to attend!
McConnell Hall, B05
7:00 pm