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Emmy Award Winner Laverne Cox Will Speak at Smith Monday, April 17
Laverne Cox—the Emmy Award-winning actress, producer and activist perhaps best known for her role as Sophia Burset in Orange Is the New Black—will speak at John M. Greene Hall at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 17. This talk was originally planned for March 8. Here's what you need to know about tickets.

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President's All Staff Forum Wednesday, March 29, 3 p.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright

Staff Annual Performance Review

Register Now for Human Resources Medicare Supplemental Insurance Wednesday, April 19, 11 a.m. or 1 p.m., Campus Center 103/4

Register Now for 'Plan For Your Retirement Income' Tuesday, April 18, 1 p.m., Campus Center 205

Save the Date: Staff Council Presents Food Truck Day Friday, May 5, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Chapin Lawn


Preview New Xerox Multifunctional Printers Wednesday, March 29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room


Medical Services Notice

Register Now for Five College First Generation Conference Friday, April 7, 4 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room

New Sections of First-Year Arabic Offered Fall 2017

The David Burres Memorial Law Prize: Apply by Friday, April 14

Barbara Jordan Award for Study of Law and Public Policy: Apply by Friday, April 14

Sign Up Now to Host for Open Campus or Discovery Weekend April 20 and/or 21

Donuts with the Dean March 27-April 3, 8-9 a.m., Clark Hall Conference Room

Required Info Sessions for Fall 2017 Women's Health in India Seminar (IDP 320) March 28 and 29

'Launching Your Career in Japan' with Kerianne Panos '03 Wednesday, March 29, Noon, Campus Center 102

Open Mic: 'My Islam 2017: An Exploration of Identity' Thursday, March 30, 7 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary

Enid Silver Winslow ’54 Prize in Art History; Apply by March 31

Elizabeth Schroder Hoxie '69 Memorial Fund Internship Grant; Apply by March 31

CORRECTION Biochemistry Tea Discussion on Diversity Friday, March 31, 4 p.m., McConnell B05

Sign Up by March 31 to Perform at SCMA's First Open Mic , Museum of Art

The Five College Chinese Speech Contest Friday, March 31, 2:30-6 p.m., Seelye 106

Dig In and Volunteer with CSO at Gardening the Community Saturday, April 1, 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

Rosenthal Internship Funds; Apply by April 1

Smith Students' Aid Society Tea for Senior Grant Recipients Thursday, April 6, 2-4 p.m., Campus Center Carroll Room

Elizabeth Killian Roberts Prize; Apply by April 14

Ruth Dietrich Tuttle Prize for International Relations, Peace Studies or Race Relations: Apply by Friday, April 14


Program in the Study of Women and Gender Major and Minor Wednesday, March 29, Noon, Seelye 207

Film and Media Studies Major Wednesday, March 29, Noon, Campus Center 204

Engineering Majors and Minor Thursday, March 30, Noon, Ford 240

Geosciences Major Thursday, March 30, Noon-1 p.m., Sabin-Reed 103

Computer Science Major and Minor Friday, March 31, 12:15 p.m., Ford 240

Community Engagement and Social Change Concentration Friday, March 31, 12:15 p.m., Wright 013

Education and Child Study Major Monday, April 3, 5 p.m., Campus School Library

Dance Major Monday, April 3, 4:15 p.m., 47 Belmont Avenue


Engel Lecture: Joe O'Rourke Presents 'Unfolding and Folding Polyhedra' Tuesday, March 28, 5 p.m., Alumnae House

A Reading by Novelist Edna O'Brien Tuesday, March 28, 5 p.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright

Elliot Fratkin: 'Climate Change and the Developing World' Wednesday, March 29, 5 p.m., CEEDS, Wright

Xánath Caraza on 'What It Means To Be a Bilingual Poet' Thursday, March 30, 5 p.m., Seelye 207

Filmmaking for Social Engagement: 'On Coal River' Screening Thursday, March 30, 7 p.m., Seelye 106

'Building Bridges Through Language' Friday, March 31, 2-5 p.m., Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright

CORRECTION: Symposium in Honor of Justina Gregory Starts at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 1:30-4 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

'Site-Seeing: Aeriality and Objectivity in the Archaeology of Coastal Peru' Monday, April 3, 5 p.m., Seelye 201

Speaking of Design.. Lilly Irani on 'Digital Labor and the Limits of Design' Monday, April 3, 4:30 p.m., Graham Hall, Hillyer

UPDATED: 'Interpreting Translation: ASL Poetry in an English Poetics' with Meg Day Monday, April 3, Noon, Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright

Natalie Hanson '91: 'Humanizing Business with Stories' Wednesday, April 5, 5 p.m., Seelye 106

'Muslims in America Citizenship and Community': A Panel Discussion with Michael Wolfe and Suleiman Mourad Wednesday, April 5, Noon, Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright

Nathaniel Comfort: 'In Pursuit of Perfection--Controlling Human Evolution, from Eugenics to CRISPR' Thursday, April 6, 5 p.m., Seelye 201


SEC Presents Spoken Word Poet Melissa Lozada-Oliva Thursday, March 30, 9 p.m., Campus Center TV Lounge

Poetry Reading by Meg Day and High School Prize Winners Tuesday, April 4, 7:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

Bebe Miller: 'Performing Memory, Conjuring Body' Tuesday, April 4, 5 p.m., Hallie Flanagan Studio, Mendenhall

Music in the Noon Hour: A Tribute to Smith’s Special Trees Wednesday, April 5, 12:30 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage

Screening & Discussion: 'The Sultan and the Saint' Wednesday, April 5, 7:30 p.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright

Zoe Flowers: 'Our Silence Will Not Protect Us' Thursday, April 6, 7 p.m., Weinstein Auditorium, Wright

Jittery's Live! Presents Jenny Owen Youngs Thursday, April 6, 9 p.m., Davis Ballroom


'Intersections of Privilege: Transforming the Trauma of Whiteness and Rank' Parts 1 and 2 March 28 and 30, 5:30 p.m., CC 103/104 and CC 205

Hands-On Filmmaking for Social Engagement: Videoactivism Workshops Friday, March 31, 10:30 a.m. AND 4 p.m., Knowledge Lab, Neilson Library, 2nd floor

Soup, Salad and Soul Friday, March 31, Noon, Bodman Lounge, Chapel

'Reporting on Official Homophobia and Global Health in the 21st Century' Saturday, April 1, 10:45 a.m., Campus Center 103/4

Self-Promotion Workshop for People Who Hate to Brag - Hosted by Rachel Simmons Wednesday, April 5, 4:15 p.m., Campus Center 103/4


Queer and Trans* Students of Faith Support Group Tuesday, March 28, 1 p.m., Bodman Lounge, Chapel

Weekly Meditation Wednesday, March 29, 4:30 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary

Smith Jewish Community Shabbat Friday, March 31, 5:30 p.m., Kosher Kitchen, Jordan House

Jummah Prayer Friday, March 31, 12:20 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary


'Plants of Pompeii: Ancient and Modern Medicinal Plants' April 1-December 15, Church Exhibition Gallery, Lyman Plant House

'Activists in the Archives' Pop-Up Exhibition on View Through May 20, Knowledge Lab, Neilson Library, 2nd floor

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