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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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Martha Fineman  

Neilson Professor Lecture I:
"Reading the Law Through a Feminist Lens"

Thursday, February 4, 7 p.m., Neilson Browsing Room

2016 Neilson Professor Martha Albertson Fineman, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law, will examine the evolution in law that occurred when large numbers of women entered the profession and brought their life experiences into discussion. Open to all; refreshments served. Read more...

Futurisms II:
Intersections: Digital Humanities, Interactive Media and Cultural Heritage

Smith and Five College faculty are invited to apply for Part II of this short-term project collaboration between the Kahn Institute and the Museum of Art, taking place February 25-27, 2016, with keynote speaker Anne Balsamo, Dean of the School of Media Studies, The New School.