Events

November 2018

Wednesday 28 Nov

Friends of the College: An Evening with Literature Faculty Member Bella Brodzki '72

Wrexham Living Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Literature faculty member Bella Brodzki will discuss audio books as a mode of translation.

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

Sarah Lawrence Theatre Presents: Yaqui in Yucatan: Protecting the Revolution

Performing Arts Center Open Space Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Informed by the real testimonials of Yaqui and Mayan women during the Mexican Revolution, Yaqui in Yucatan brings to light a part of the history of indigenous women that has been left to the footnotes.

Men's Basketball vs Merchant Marine

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Thursday

8:00pm-10:00pm

December 2018

Saturday 1 Dec

Graduate Programs Open House

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

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.

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

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

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

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

Men's Basketball vs Mount Saint Vincent

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

8:00pm-10:00pm

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.

The Ying Quartet in Concert

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:30pm-10:00pm

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. This event features a performance by the Ying Quartet followed by a reception celebrating the launch of  the Jean Wentworth Music Residency.

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.

Men's Basketball vs St. Joseph's College Brooklyn

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Women's Basketball vs St. Joseph's College Brooklyn

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Thursday

8:00pm-10:00pm

Friday 7 Dec

Open Concert

Marshall Field Room 1

Open to the public

/ Friday

6:00pm-8:00pm

A music program showcase highlighting student performers. Refreshments to follow.

Sunday 9 Dec

Men's Basketball vs. Lehman College

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Sunday

1:00pm-3:00pm

Senior Recital: David Gobris

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Sunday

3:00pm-5:00pm

A show by senior David Gobris incorporating music, dance, imagery, poetry, and recorded electronics.

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