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Intercultural Affairs, 288 Pulteney Street


McIntosh Presents on Privilege

Noted scholar, feminist and anti-racism activist Peggy McIntosh will visit Hobart and William Smith to deliver a guest talk and meet with HWS and local community members as part of the Colleges' series of events commemorating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. McIntosh's talk, "Understanding Privilege Systems: The Surprising Journey," will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the Va...
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Serving in Brazil, 1965

In 1964, the year before Kathleen Swart Cadle '65 traveled to Recife, Brazil, to help build schools and engage with the local community, the military overthrew the government with promises of restoring the country from a perceived drift toward communism. However, the new regime became repressive and implemented severe institutional acts that compromised the civil liberties of Brazilians. Building...
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HWS Celebrates Kwanzaa 2015

This year, the annual Hobart and William Smith Kwanzaa celebration was inspired by the South African word ubuntu, which loosely translates to "I am because we are." "We picked this theme to tie in perfectly with the mission of Kwanzaa," says Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, an executive board member of Sankofa, the HWS Black student union, whose mission is to foster knowledge and understanding of the Blac...
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HWS Students Join Model African Union

Two delegations of Hobart and William Smith students representing Nigeria and South Africa recently participated in the inaugural Model African Union (Model AU) regional conference at Colgate University where they joined undergraduates from peer institutions to address some of today's most critical issues facing the continent. The conference, which connected members of the New York Six Liberal A...
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Luna '14 Interns at U.S. Embassy in Beijing

David Luna '14, a 2014 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow and currently a master's candidate in international security at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, recently returned from an internship at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Following an 11-week Congressional internship on Capitol Hill last summer, his 10-week position in Beijing demonstrate...
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Intercultural Affairs
288 Pulteney Street
Geneva, N.Y. 14456
Phone: 315-781-3319
Fax: 315-781-3888


Office Hours

Mon. – Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Center Hours

Mon. – Fri.: 8:30 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Sat. – Sun.: 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.




Hobart and William Smith Colleges,
Geneva, NY 14456
(315) 781-3000

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