Events

October 2018

Tuesday 30 Oct

Music Tuesday: Bennett Lerner, Pianist

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Mitchell Jackson, Craft of Fiction: Repetition as Philosophy, Voice, Structure

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

“Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose,” famously wrote Gertrude Stein. Stein is just one of the many writers who have employed repetition to myriad memorable effects in their  writing. But is repetition simply repeating a word or a phrase or a sentence or a structural element? In our session, we will examine repetition as both a philosophical and craft approach.

Difference In Dialogue: Between Violence and Peace: Land Struggles and Internal Migrants in Colombia

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

5:30pm-7:00pm

From different disciplinary perspectives, this panel will explore the social tensions and political fractures that underpinned a 50-year conflict between the Colombian state and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia that have far from subsided despite a cease fire and peace agreement.

November 2018

Thursday 1 Nov

Visual & Studio Arts Lecture Series: Painting & Drawing: Julia Jacquette

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Large Critique Room

Open to the public

/ Thursday

11:00am-1:00pm

Julia Jacquette is an American artist based in New York City and Amsterdam.

Domenica Ruta—Craft of Nonfiction: The Worst Advice

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

2:00pm-3:00pm

In a spirit of honesty, vulnerability and humor, we will look at the supposed rules and advice we’ve received for writing and dispel the mythology of the precious artist of the singular path.

Friday 2 Nov

Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics Application Webinars

Off Campus Online

Open to the public

/ Friday

5:00pm-6:00pm

Learn about the admissions process for the Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics  at Sarah Lawrence College.

Saturday 3 Nov

Men's Basketball vs Brooklyn

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Saturday

12:00pm-2:00pm

Tuesday 6 Nov

Marjorie Senechal Lecture (Science Seminar Series)

Science Center 103

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

12:45pm-1:45pm

The Science Seminar Series presents current research in the natural sciences, mathematics, and related topics by guest speakers as well as Sarah Lawrence students and faculty. Talks are aimed at our undergraduate audience but all are welcome to attend.

Music Tuesday: Faculty Concert

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Julia Slavin, Craft of Speculative Fiction: Writing Outside the Known World

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

Eco fabulism, magic realism, just a bit strange, just a bit off.  Ezra Pound said, "Make it new."  If character is destiny, then destiny is necessarily odd.  

Genetic Counseling Open House

Wrexham Living Room

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Interested in learning more about genetic counseling and/or applying to the Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics at Sarah Lawrence College? Please join us for an open house!

Wednesday 7 Nov

Wyatt Mason, Craft of Nonfiction: On Description: What it Means to Write Things Down

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

How do you choose details of the lived world to include in your writing? What does a reader need to experience, on the page, in order to experience what the writer imagines? And how, anyway, do you actually put those things into a sequence of words that will draw attention not merely to the words themselves but to the hidden things they hope to evoke? These are among the harrowing questions a writer faces when the page is blank, and which we will consider together.

Thursday 8 Nov

Art of Teaching Graduate Program 2018-2019 Film Series: Paper Tigers by James Redford and Karen Pritzker

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

5:00pm-7:00pm

The Educational Film Series aims to show current films that broaden our understandings of schools, highlight current issues in education, and spark discussion and dialogue. Documentary films by emerging and well-known filmmakers are screened, followed by small group discussion and Q&A with the filmmaker, SLC faculty, or other guests. The films are free and open to the public.

Jane Manning Lecture (Women's History Colloquium)

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Saturday 10 Nov

Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Presents: Rover

Performing Arts Center Suzanne Werner Wright Theatre

Open to the public

/ Saturday

7:00pm-9:00pm

The Sarah Lawrence College theatre program is pleased to present Rover, a faculty production.

Tuesday 13 Nov

Music Tuesday: Faculty Concert

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Catherine Lacey, Craft of Speculative Fiction: Everything is Metaphor

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

What can a writer learn from a cult deprogrammer, vaccinations, card castles, German Elecktro, mime techniques, dogs, the saxophone, and Mixed Martial Arts? More than one might think.

Barbara Walters Gallery Opening Reception: Jenny Perlin

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Atrium/Lobby

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

5:00pm-6:30pm

Jenny Perlin is an artist working in Brooklyn. Her practice in 16mm film, video and drawing works with and against the documentary tradition, incorporating innovative stylistic techniques to emphasize issues of truth, misunderstanding, and personal history. Her projects look closely at ways in which social machinations are reflected in the smallest fragments of daily life. In her films, Perlin often combines handwritten text and drawn images, embracing the technical quirks of analog technologies.

Wednesday 14 Nov

Kate Knapp Johnson, Craft of Poetry: The Prose Poem

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

"What is poetry and if you know what poetry is what is prose." Gertrude Stein

Pre-College Summer Programs Online Information Session

Off Campus Online

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

4:00pm-5:00pm

Learn more about Sarah Lawrence College's summer programs for pre-college students!

Documentary Filmmaking & Preconceptions of Place: Lecture & Screening

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Screening Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Jonathan Rattner, assistant professor of Cinema & Media Arts and Art at Vanderbilt University, will screen recent short films and talk about his artistic practice as a filmmaker.

Thursday 15 Nov

Graduate Studies Info Session in NYC

Off Campus The 23rd Street Center: 116 W. 23rd Street, 5th fl

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:00pm-7:30pm

Please join us for an Information Session to learn more about our graduate programs and life as a graduate student at Sarah Lawrence College. Meet the Director of Graduate Admissions at:

Friday 16 Nov

Screening of Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Friday

5:30pm-7:30pm

The Refugee Solidarity Group presents Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America, a documentary featuring Moises Serrano '18 and his experience growing up in North Carolina. The film screening will be followed by a Skype discussion with Moises.

Saturday 17 Nov

Graduate Program Open House: MFA in Writing

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Saturday

10:00am-2:00pm

At this open house, you'll meet with members of the Graduate Writing community and take a campus tour as well.

Men's & Women's Swim vs. St. Joseph's College Brooklyn

Campbell Sports Center Pool A/B

Open to the public

/ Saturday

1:30pm-5:30pm

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