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Spring 2018 Books

The following is a list of books published by alumnae and faculty, or about alumnae, and received at the Alumnae Quarterly offices since the publication of the winter 2018 issue. To submit your work, please email quarterly@mtholyoke.edu. The Stendhal Summer Amika Press In the summer of 1992, public…... » Read more

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How Sharing Cups of Chai Led Sadia Khatri ’15 to Call Herself a Feminist

If walls could talk, the walls of the Eliot House lounge could tell you the stories of our lives. The stories we shared with each other of our childhoods and college years, our loves and losses, and the fervor with which we could spend an…... » Read more

President’s Pen: Spring 2018

Mount Holyoke College’s first known international student, Susanna Major, came from Canada and graduated in 1843. The first from outside North America, Toshi Miyagawa, was a Chinese citizen who grew up in Japan and graduated in 1893. Since then, we have grown to be a…... » Read more

Alumna’s New Guinean Objects Provide History Lessons for Student Intern

Gifts from Mary Olmsted ’41 Jamie Collings ’18 begins his research with the objects in a collection that immediately catch his eye. “I might do background research on the provenance/provenience of an object—trying to understand its history or how it came to be part of…... » Read more