Notes from Paradise
D-L Stewart to Keynote Otelia Cromwell Day
Scholar and activist D-L Stewart will deliver the keynote address for the 2018 Otelia Cromwell Day celebration, held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in John M. Greene Hall. This year's theme is “Healing and Resistance Through Community.” Stewart’s talk is free and open to the public.
Eunice Carter ’21 and How She Stopped the Mob If It’s Fall, It’s Time for the Smith College Mum Show The Life of Gloria Steinem ’56 Comes to the Stage
In an NPR interview, Stephen Carter discusses his new book, Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster. The book's subject is his grandmother, Eunice Hunton Carter ’21, the first African American woman to be a prosecutor in the New York County DA’s Office. Victoria Johnson, associate professor of urban policy and planning at Hunter College, opens Smith’s annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show with a free talk on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Carroll Room. A reception and a preview of the show in Lyman Plant House follow. The show runs through Nov. 18. Read the Daily Beast review of Gloria: A Life, based on the biography of Gloria Steinem ’56, now playing at the Daryl Roth Theatre in New York City through Jan. 27, 2019. With Christine Lahti in the title role, the play follows Steinem’s trajectory from Smith grad to feminist awakening to inspiring leader and genuine icon.
Creating a More Inclusive Community
On Oct. 29, President Kathleen McCartney shared the conclusions and recommendations of an independent report on the events of July 31, 2018, when a Smith employee contacted Campus Police about a student of color in a residence hall. In her message to the Smith community, McCartney said the report includes recommendations about Smith's future, "a future in which we recommit to ensuring that every member of our community feels welcome and valued."
Students Compose for Carillon Centennial
A recent assignment in Professor Kate Soper’s music composition class involved composing a centennial piece for the Dorothea Carlile Carillon, a set of 48 bells housed in a tower atop College Hall. Each year, the music department awards two Carlile Composition Prizes to students, one for the best original work for bells and one for the best transcription.  
Work the Smith College Business Network
Connect with thousands of Smith women in business around the world through the Smith College Business Network. Smith women are a powerful force in business, and the Smith Business Network provides tools for support, no matter what stage you are in your career.
Selected items from the news media featuring Smith College people and programs
THE NEW YORK TIMES: Prof. Kate Soper’s ‘Ipsa Dixit’ makes an unlikely opera out of Aristotle
BOSTON HERALD: Farah Pandith ’90: A leader in thinking about Saudi Arabia
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Prof. Andrew Zimbalist: On college and the NBA
MS. MAGAZINE BLOG: Prof. Carrie Baker: The politics of fighting child sex trafficking in the U.S.
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