Fisher Center Features Elizabeth A. Povinelli

In the inaugural Fisher Center Speaker Series lecture of the 2015-16 academic year, Elizabeth A. Povinelli brought her background in anthropology and gender studies to bear on this year's theme, "Gender, Climate and the Anthropocene," exploring the connections between human planetary impact and the systems through which societies reproduce themselves. The Franz Boas professor of anthropology and ...  More >>

Pre-Screening of "Suffragette" at The Smith

In conjunction with an advance screening of the film, "Suffragette," Assistant Professor of Theatre Chris Woodworth will moderate a discussion with British playwright and screenwriter Abi Morgan. The film and discussion are free and open to the public and will take place at the Smith Center for the Arts on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. "The film has already sparked a great deal of buzz at the va...  More >>

‘Gender, Climate, and the Anthropocene’

This year, the Fisher Center speaker series will explore "Gender, Climate, and the Anthropocene." The theme was chosen for the way it encourages the connections between human planetary impact and the systems through which our societies reproduce themselves, says Professor of Political Science and Director of the Fisher Center Jodi Dean. "Inextricable from a culture of respect, is respect for our ...  More >>

Dean Kaenzig Named Chair of PLEN Board

Lisa Kaenzig, associate dean of William Smith College, was recently nominated and named Chair of the Board of Directors of the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), the only national organization with the sole focus of preparing college women for leadership in the public policy arena. "My entire career, since my own undergraduate days, has been about creating networks of support for women a...  More >>

Warner '16 Interns at Christie's and ArtLifting

This summer, Addie Warner '16 gained in-depth professional experience in the art world with back-to-back internships: one at Christie's, an international leader in fine art auctions, as well as at Boston-based ArtLifting, which sells artwork created by homeless and artists with disabilities. "The two internships were absolutely amazing and I loved every minute of them," says Warner, recipient of ...  More >>