Botanic Garden Intern Laura Putnam '10

Summer Research Project 2008

Embodied Ideologies: The History of the Smith Landscape

Funded by the Mildred Milliken Kuhn Class of 1944 Fund

Background research on the evolution of the Smith landscape to underpin a "hyperlinked" essay to be written for the website of the Botanic Garden of Smith College. Analysis of the ways in which the physical characteristics of the campus relate to the social and cultural aspects of the school. Print and internet research as well as personal interviews with members of the Smith community.

Laura Putnam '10