Events

February 2019

Monday 11 Feb

Mayapple & Sarah Lawrence Summer Workshop: Online Information Session

Off Campus Online

Open to the public

/ Monday

4:00pm-5:00pm

Participate in an online information session to learn all about the Mayapple and Sarah Lawrence College summer workshop, The Art of Protest: Art and Scholarship as Political Resistance.

Thursday 14 Feb

Danielle Trussoni, Craft of Speculative Fiction

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

2:00pm-3:00pm

Danielle Trussoni is the author of The New York Times and International bestsellers Angelology and Angelopolis.

Monday 18 Feb

Admitted Students Day

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Atrium/Lobby

Open to the public

/ Monday

8:00am-3:00pm

Admitted Students Day is designed to give admitted students and their families a real feel for what it’s like to attend Sarah Lawrence.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Visual & Studio Arts Lecture Series: Ajay Kurian, Sculpture

Heimbold Visual Arts Center 208

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Wednesday 20 Feb

The Edge of Alchemy: Animator Stacy Steers

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller ’53 Lecture Hall

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Animator Stacy Steers will present four short animated films from across 20 years of filmmaking.

Thursday 21 Feb

Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom (Women's History Colloquium)

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Keisha N. Blain is a professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh and an award-winning historian who writes on race, politics, and gender. 

Saturday 23 Feb

Men's Volleyball vs Pratt & Neumann University

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Saturday

11:00am-5:00pm

Monday 25 Feb

Pre-College Summer Programs Online Information Session

Off Campus Online

Open to the public

/ Monday

12:00pm-1:00pm

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

Tuesday 26 Feb

From Teonanácatl to Miami Vice: Latin America's Contributions to World Drug Cultures

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller ’53 Lecture Hall

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

5:00pm-6:30pm

A lecture by Paul Gootenberg, SUNY Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook University.

March 2019

Friday 1 Mar

Friends of the College Present: The Music of What Happens

Wrexham Living Room

Open to the public

/ Friday

10:30am-12:00pm

Join the Friends of Sarah Lawrence College for a presentation by history and literature faculty member Fredric Smoler for a discussion of alternate history.

21st Annual Women's History Conference

Open to the public

/ Friday

All Day

The Struggle Continues: Intersectional Activism in the Age of Gender Based Violence and Authoritarian Oppression.

Saturday 2 Mar

Men's Volleyball vs York (N.Y.) & Cooper Union

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Saturday

11:00am-3:00pm

Monday 4 Mar

Sarah Lawrence Giving Day

Open to the public

/ Monday

All Day

On March 4th only, your gifts go even further with $25,000 unlocked for every 100 donors!

Tuesday 5 Mar

Jim Shepard, Craft of Fiction: Fiction from Nonfiction

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

A consideration of some of the possibilities and problems involved in making history or science or other non-fictional areas of inquiry the basis of a fiction.

The Guerrilla Girls

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

5:30pm-7:00pm

The Guerrilla Girls are feminist activist artists. They wear gorilla masks in public and use facts, humor, and outrageous visuals to expose gender and ethnic bias as well as corruption in politics, art, film, and pop culture.

Wednesday 6 Mar

The Choreography of Jewishness: Klezmer Music, Dance, and Gesture in Ashkenazic Culture

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller ’53 Lecture Hall

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

5:30pm-7:00pm

A presentation by Walter Zev Feldman, Senior Research Fellow affiliated with New York University, Abu Dhabi.

Jim Shepard Fiction Reading

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

Jim Shepard is the author of seven novels, including most recently The Book of Aron, and five story collections, including The World to Come and most recently Like You’d UnderstandAnyway, which was nominated for the National Book Award and won the Story Prize, and You Think That’s Bad.

Thursday 7 Mar

Art of Teaching Graduate Program 2018-2019 Film Series: Backpack Full of Cash by Sarah Mondale

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, Sarah Lawrence faculty, and other guests. The films are free and open to the public.

Saturday 9 Mar

Sarah Lawrence Theatre Presents: On the Mend (Student Playwright Workshop Production)

Performing Arts Center Open Space Theatre

Open to the public

/ Saturday

3:00pm-5:00pm

Six women in a domestic violence support group navigate the effects of abuse and what it means for their futures. Though varied in their backgrounds, their experiences bind them together as a community and a family.

Sarah Lawrence College Dance Presents: Spring Open Performance

Performing Arts Center Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio

Open to the public

/ Saturday

7:30pm-9:00pm

Tuesday 12 Mar

Diversity is Not Just the Differences You Like: Religion and the Challenge of Pluralism

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

7:15pm-9:00pm

We live in an era of marginalization, polarization, and deep disagreement on fundamental matters. Is it possible to build pluralism in these times? Can colleges and universities play a role? How ought we engage with ideas we disagree with and people we dislike? These topics will be addressed in a panel discussion moderated by Nancy Cantor ’74, Chancellor of Rutgers University Newark, and featuring Eboo Patel, founder and president, Interfaith Youth Core, and John Inazu, Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law & Religion and Professor of Political Science, Washington University Law.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Moria Donegan, Craft of Nonfiction: How to Be Believed—Telling #MeToo Stories in a Sexist World

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Presents: Jet of Blood (Student Director Workshop Production)

Performing Arts Center Frances Ann Cannon Theatre

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Burn down the museums and praise the digital deity. This bastardization of Artaud’s seminal 1925 text is an examination of what it is to perform in the abyss of the worldwide drosscape.

Thursday 14 Mar

Pre-College Summer Programs Online Information Session

Off Campus Online

Open to the public

/ Thursday

10:00am-11:00am

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

Rewriting Supreme Court History from a Feminist Perspective (Women's History Colloquium)

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Bridget J. Crawford is a professor of Law at Pace University School of Law and a member of the American Law Institute and the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

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