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100 Years Empowering Change: An Online History of the Smith College School for Social Work

As it prepares for centennial celebrations on Friday, June 29, the Smith School for Social Work has unveiled a new website exploring its distinguished history as the nation's first social work school. Archival photos, profiles and oral histories highlight the SSW's 100 years of empowering change.

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Archives Concent​ration ​Capstone Seminar Projects 2018

In the capstone seminar for the Archives Concentration, ARX 340 Taking the Archives Public, students created online, digital exhibits, some featuring archival materials from​ Special Collections. ​The exhibitions focus on topics such as single-sex​ “romantic friendships” at Smith College, black women's erotic history, women's activism during the AIDS epidemic, and methods of self-care and support in trans and gender non-conforming communities, among others.

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Class Matters: Organizing for Economic Justice Timeline, January 2018

This timeline first came out of a week-long course led by Special Collections Accessioning Archivist Kathleen Banks Nutter in January 2017 and was added to by students who took the class in January 2018.

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Hillyer Art Library 101: Art with Attitude, October 10-13, 2017

Visit Hillyer Art Library and explore what it takes for an artist to make an impact. Share your ideas and be included in the video exhibit. Participants will be entered in a lottery to win a cool prize!

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Sculpture Installation: Profiles in Literature, April 27-May 4, 2017

The pop-up installation by Nancy Kitchener includes twenty sculptural busts of past and present Smith students in Scupture I under the instruction of Professor Lee Burns.

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Pop-Up Exhibit: Disability Visibility Week, April 19-28, 2017

Check out the exhibit of student art work in the Neilson Library core, curated by Smith's Disability Alliance as part of the first ever Disability Visibility Week, a series of events designed to uplift and amplify the voices of disabled students.

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Pop-Up Exhibition: Activists in the Archives, March 21-May 20, 2017

The pop-up exhibition features an intergenerational dialogue between feminist activists, many of whose papers have been donated to the Smith College Special Collections. The Women’s History Month we know today evolved from the efforts of early women’s activists in the mid-20th century. Tracing that history is imperative in having, and understanding, national and international conversations.

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Exhibition: The Peacock at Home, February 13-May 13, 2017

An exhibition curated by Tasha Binkowski, class of 2017. Morgan Gallery, Neilson Library entrance. Tasha Binkowski, class of 2017, focused her Book Studies Concentration capstone project on an elegant manuscript of The Peacock At Home, written and illustrated by Isabel Harriet Kerrich in 1875-1876. The colorful and detailed manuscript is on display this spring.

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"I Love My Library" Day Exhibits and Events, February 13, 2017

Join us on Monday, February 13 for afternoon tea and fun activities in the Libraries. Stop by Hillyer Art Library to view “Love and Commerce: Valentines from the Mortimer Rare Book Room and Sophia Smith Collection”

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Interactive Exhibit: Undesign the Redline, February 3-March 8, 2017

An interactive exhibit and series on the history of structural inequality in the US, KnowledgeLab, Neilson level 2. Visit and participate in an interactive exhibition, Undesign the Redline, which explores the history of structural racism and classism through redlining maps. The exhibit invites participants to “explore how redlining and other policies, practices, and investments create systemic disparities and inequalities that not only perpetuate our most pressing social challenges, but impede the full potential of democracy.”

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