Document 12886147

Secretary to the Faculty
Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts 01063
T (413) 585-3000 F(413) 585-3070
Faculty Action Sheet
At the sixth regular meeting of the 2015-2016 academic year on April 13, 2016 (Alumnae House), the
following action was taken by the Smith College faculty:
I. The faculty voted to approve the February 24, 2016 meeting minutes.
II. The following items were recommended by the Committee on Academic Priorities and approved
by the faculty:
New permanent courses:
1. BIO 355 Ecophysiology
2. BIO 356 Ecophysiology Laboratory
3. CHI 310 Readings in Classical Chinese Prose and Poetry
4. FLS 243 After the End of the World: Transnational/Transmedia Studies in Science
5. FLS 260 New Media and Participatory Culture
6. FLS 345 Death, Violence, and the Moving Image
7. FYS 132 Writing and Power in China
8. ITL 245 Culture in Context: An Italian Immersion
9. JUD 229 Judaism and Environmentalism
New permanent topics course and topic:
1. ARS 370 Topics in Installation Art. Topic: Unforgotten: Memory and Socially Engaged
New permanent topic:
1. CLT 100 Introduction to Comparative Literature: The Pleasures of Reading. Topic:
Cannibals, Witches and Virgins
Curricular items:
1. Renumber REL 260 Buddhist Thought to REL 160 Buddhist Thought.
2. Renumber GOV 190 Statistics to GOV 290 Statistics.
3. Convert ANT 353 Topics in Anthropology: Urban Anthropology to ANT 257 Urban
4. EAS 217 Topic Kimchee Power, Identity, Politics and Travel in Contemporary Korea to
carry Latin Honors designation {S}.
5. Release from hold CSC 390 Topics in Artificial Intelligence and rename as follows:
CSC 390 Unsupervised Machine Learning
Respectfully submitted,
Fraser Stables
Secretary of the Faculty