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2013 SMU Women’s Symposium minds the age gap March 6

For its 48th anniversary, the SMU Women’s Symposium is using a new format to explore age-old questions about the differences and common ground among generations. Associate Professor of Management and Organizations Ellen Jackofsky and senior art history major Bekah Boyer will participate … Continue reading

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CTE to discuss ‘Higher Ed in the Crosshairs’ Feb. 22, 2013

Concerns about the costs and value of higher education are rising to the top of debate from the kitchen table to Capitol Hill. In response, SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence has organized a symposium to explore questions of government support, … Continue reading

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SMU panel to explore the history (and future) of privacy Oct. 31, 2012

A panel of SMU faculty members from a wide range of disciplines will examine the history of and emerging ramifications for the concept of privacy in the 21st century at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center … Continue reading

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Austrian event to honor SMU’s Alessandra Comini June 16

Alessandra Comini, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Art History in SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, will be honored for her life’s work on June 16, 2012, in Austria. To celebrate her discovery in 1963 of the village prison cell where … Continue reading

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Sunbelt prisons are focus of 2012 Clements Center Symposium

Declaring that today’s racially disproportionate rates of incarceration represent “a New Jim Crow,” scholar Michelle Alexander has argued that “we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.” This assertion, and its exploration, provide the theme of the … Continue reading

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Marlee Matlin to give keynote at 2012 SMU Women’s Symposium

Award-winning actress, author and activist Marlee Matlin will give the Emmie V. Baine Lecture at SMU’s 47th annual Women’s Symposium Wednesday, March 7, 2012. The event is the longest continuously running program of its kind in the country. The 2012 theme is … Continue reading

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2011 Centennial Symposium examines ‘The University & the City’

Leaders in business, culture, education, politics and service from SMU, North Texas and across the nation will gather on the Hilltop for the University’s 2011 Centennial Symposium Nov. 10-11. Presentations and panel discussion will include topics such as educating a … Continue reading

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‘Contested Spaces’ key to 2010-11 Clements Center symposium on the early Americas

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Meadows symposium focuses on human rights with filmmaker Patrick Mureithi

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Julie Powell to give keynote at 2011 SMU Women’s Symposium March 2

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