Throughout November and December, Women's Studies professor Sidonie Smith toured universities throughout Central Europe to discuss her scholarship on the writing and reading of life narratives. Along with Julia Watson (Ohio State University), her coauthor of Reading Autobiography: A Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives, Professor Smith presented lectures at the University of Graz (Graz, Austria), Central European University (Budapest), the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw), and Humboldt University (Berlin). In addition, Professor Smith took part in workshops related to her scholarship at both the University of Music and Performing Arts (Vienna) and the Polish Academy of Sciences.