Events

November 2018

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

Tuesday 27 Nov

Music Tuesday: Curtis McMurtry ’13, Country/Folk

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Visual Arts Lecture Series: Jenny Perlin

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Screening Room

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:30pm

Jenny Perlin's 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.

Men's Basketball vs St. Joseph's L.I.

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Thursday 29 Nov

"The Filmmaker and the Filmed: Treading Softly and Engendering Trust:" Lecture & Screening

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Screening Room

Open to the public

/ Thursday

10:00am-11:30am

Documentary filmmaker Jan Krawitz will screen her films Styx, Mirror Mirror, and Big Enough (excerpts) and talk about her production process and the implicit contract between the filmmaker and her subjects.

Tony Tulathimutte Craft of Fiction: The First Draft

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

2:00pm-3:00pm

In this colloquium, we'll talk about getting to the end of a first draft, the common misconceptions about the writing process that keep you from being productive, how to determine the best conditions for your writing, and getting unstuck on a project in process. Then we'll end with an exercise designed to prove writers' block doesn't exist.

Women's Basketball vs Merchant Marine

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:00pm-8:00pm

December 2018

Saturday 1 Dec

Graduate Program Open House on Campus

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Atrium/Lobby

Open to the public

/ Saturday

10:00am-2:00pm

Join us for an Open House to learn about our graduate programs, characterized by Sarah Lawrence’s strong emphasis on individual scholarship and intensive collaborative work with faculty.

Sunday 2 Dec

Wall to Wall Chamber Music and Chamber Choir (Student Ensembles)

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Sunday

4:00pm-6:00pm

Tuesday 4 Dec

Music Tuesday: The Ying Quartet and Martin Goldray

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

The Ying Quartet is the first visiting ensemble of the Jean Wentworth Music Residency, established by the Wentworth family in memory of revered concert pianist and music faculty member emerita Jean Wentworth.

Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico (Book Discussion)

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller ’53 Lecture Hall

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Alyshia Galvez will discuss her new book, Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico.

Diane Seuss Craft of Poetry: Le Freak, C'est Chic: Freaking the Sonnet

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

How might formal improvisation serve as an act of both homage and individuation, as a touchstone that holds us up as we travel deeper and deeper into our freakish originality?

Women's Basketball vs Mount Saint Vincent

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Wednesday 5 Dec

The Legacies and Practices of Surrealism in Contemporary American Poetry: A Lecture by Dr. Cassandra Cleghorn

Library Meeting Room aka Pillow Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

The focus of this session will be the making of readings and new work: we will analyze and appreciate select contemporary U.S. "surrealist" poems, and we will generate new writing of our own.

Diane Seuss Poetry Reading

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:30pm

Diane Seuss's most recent collection, Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl, was released in 2018 by Graywolf Press.

Thursday 6 Dec

Barbara Walters Gallery Exhibition: Jenny Perlin

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Barbara Walters Gallery

Open to the public

/ Thursday

10:00am-4:00pm

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.

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