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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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Final Neilson Professor Lecture
Friday, April 28, 4:30 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

"Body as Archive: Regarding the Persistent Essential Friction of Gesture, Attention and Memory"

Bebe Miller

Neilson Professor Bebe Miller, a celebrated choreographer and performer, founder of the Bebe Miller Company, and professor of dance at Ohio State University, will give her final lecture, which will focus attention on our human capacity for embodied reference and recall, and the choreographic potential in these dynamic vectors of perception. Miller is also a participating fellow in the Kahn yearlong project Shaping Perception.

All are welcome; refreshments served.

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