Carole-Jean Smith, '66 (BardCorps)

Interviewee

Carole-Jean Smith

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Significant Quote

"My experience here was life changing for me. It was an opportunity to live with and learn from people who were serious about the life of the mind and the creative life. Bard opened the world for me."

Class Year

1966

Academic Program

Literature

Interviewer

Paul Margolis '76

Description

Carole-Jean Smith, '66, reflects on the chain of events that brought her to Bard, her professors in the literature department, the experiences at Bard that shaped her, both as a professional and as a person, and the events that were unfolding around the world during her time in college. She remembers: "Bard taught me how to think, taught me how to ask questions and look at things and situations from a variety of points of view and to be able to assess things in a meaningful way."

Keywords

Drew University; Bard College; Ted Weiss; Anthony Hecht; Irma Brandeis; Terrence Dewsnap; New Jersey; Schuyler House; Dutchess County; Vietnam War; Stone Row; Blithewood; Robbins House; Adolph’s; Old Gym; New York City, New York; Ward Manor

Location

Campus Center

Interview Date

5-28-2016

Interview Duration

11:52

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Carole-Jean Smith, '66 (BardCorps)

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