Request for Proposals for DCII Annual Fellows Seminar, 2018-2019

The Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute is now soliciting proposals from faculty for an Annual Fellows Seminar for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. DCII Fellows Seminars are communities of inquiry that bring faculty, students, and, if appropriate, community participants with different interests and expertise together to explore a topic in a collaborative and interdisciplinary setting. Please see the DCII website for more information. Deadline is March 2, 2018. Link for more information: https://www.smu.edu/Dedman/DCII/Programs/AnnualFellowsSeminars

By | 2018-01-17T08:43:24+00:00 January 17th, 2018|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News, Graduate News|Comments Off on Request for Proposals for DCII Annual Fellows Seminar, 2018-2019

Watch: SMU in the News 2017

SMU YouTube Take a look back at some of the top SMU stories and SMU experts making the news in 2017. https://youtu.be/gJKM5UmixhE

SMU Homecoming 2017- Come Boulevard with Dedman College

SMU Homecoming: November 4, 2017 Reconnect with friends and classmates on the Boulevard before the Homecoming football game on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Kickoff is at 6:15 p.m. and the parade on the Boulevard is at 3:15 p.m. Join us at the Dedman College tent immediately following the parade on the corner of Bishop & Binkley. You can find the Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and Alumni Relations tent located on the old Natatorium site.

Event: Nov. 9, How The Equal Rights Amendment Began, How It Failed, And Should It Live Again?

Event Date: November 9 Location: The Great Hall in Prothro Hall, Perkins School of Theology Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Join us for the second event in the Excavate, Energize, Equalize: Propelling American Women in Thought and Deed series. Our first speaker is Professor Marjorie Spruill, a specialist in U.S. women’s history and the author of the new book, Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics. She will discuss the history of the struggle for the ERA in the twentieth century. Our second speaker is Professor Julie Suk of Cardozo Law School, who is an expert on comparative equality law. She will bring us up-to-date on contemporary legal thinking about gender equality under the law. Link for more [...]

By | 2017-10-31T10:44:38+00:00 October 30th, 2017|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Events|Comments Off on Event: Nov. 9, How The Equal Rights Amendment Began, How It Failed, And Should It Live Again?

Event: Oct. 14, Brave. Brilliant. Beautiful. The Stories of Women of Color Symposium

Event Date: 10.14.2017 Location: McCord Auditorium Time: 1:00 PM Join Linda Jones (Poet and Natural Hair Advocate), Michelle Gibson (Choreographer and Dancer) and Alia Salem (Human Rights Activist) for dynamic discussions and performances about the journeys of women of color. This symposium will explore the power of narratives and their role in connecting us to the human experience. Stories of institutionalized racism will empower attendees to disturb and realign power assymetries in socially just ways. Link for more information: smuwomenofcolor.eventbrite.com  

By | 2017-10-10T17:53:28+00:00 October 10th, 2017|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events|Comments Off on Event: Oct. 14, Brave. Brilliant. Beautiful. The Stories of Women of Color Symposium

Congratulations to SMU Anthropologist Caroline Brettell inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on Oct. 7

SMU News Originally Posted: October 6, 2017 DALLAS (SMU) — Noted SMU anthropologist Caroline Brettell will be inducted as a fellow into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences during a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. Brettell joins 228 new fellows and foreign honorary members — representing the sciences, the humanities and the arts, business, public affairs and the nonprofit sector — as a member of one of the world’s most prestigious honorary societies. “Caroline Brettell is an internationally recognized leader in the field of migration, and one of Dedman College’s most productive scholars,” said Thomas DiPiero, dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences. “I couldn’t be happier to see her win this well-deserved accolade.” “I am surprised and deeply honored to receive [...]

By | 2017-10-07T09:53:21+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Anthropology, DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News|Comments Off on Congratulations to SMU Anthropologist Caroline Brettell inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on Oct. 7

Event: Sept. 22, Women’s Rights in America from Early Stirrings to Third Wave Feminism

Event Date: September 22 Location: Dallas Hall 306 Time: 3 - 5 p.m. with a reception to follow The "Excavate, Energize, Equalize: Propelling American Women in Thought and Deed" series will launch with Women’s Rights in America from Early Stirrings to Third Wave Feminism. Rebecca Walker will lecture along with Helen LaKelly Hunt. Together they’ll explore the stirrings of the American women’s movement to today’s Third Wave Feminism, thus examining the synergy between some previously lost feminist history, now recently published by Helen LaKelly Hunt, and feminist socio-political activism today. Link for more information: https://smufeminist.eventbrite.com/

By | 2017-09-01T12:50:34+00:00 September 1st, 2017|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences|Comments Off on Event: Sept. 22, Women’s Rights in America from Early Stirrings to Third Wave Feminism

Annual Allman Family Lecture: Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and our Fate on Earth

Event Date: October 17 Location: Dallas Hall 306 Time: 5:00 Reception and 5:30 p.m. Lecture Adam Frank asks the question of sustainability from the Astrobiological Perspective with a discussion of what we've learned about planets, climate, and life from explorations of the Earth, other solar system worlds, and the galaxy. He'll explore why it is unlikely that we're the first civilization in cosmic history and why climate change will likely occur on any planet that evolves a technological civilization. Finally, he'll discuss how this can change the way we approach climate change and sustainability. Link for more information: https://allman.eventbrite.com

By | 2017-08-31T09:55:36+00:00 August 31st, 2017|DCII, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences|Comments Off on Annual Allman Family Lecture: Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and our Fate on Earth

Official University Calendar : 2017-2018

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017–2018 www.smu.edu/registrar/academic_calendar.asp This calendar includes an addendum listing religious holidays for use in requesting excused absences according to University Policy 1.9. For religious holidays not listed, contact the Office of the Chaplain. Graduate programs in the Cox School of Business, Perkins School of Theology and Dedman School of Law, and the Department of Dispute Resolution and Counseling within the Simmons School of Education and Human Development have different calendars. Dates that the offices of the University will be closed will be announced at a later date. PDF

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