Events

March 2019

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.

The Writing Institute Presents: Student Reading

Wrexham Living Room

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:30pm-8:30pm

Join The Writing Institute's community of writers for a student reading and celebration of published works.

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

Performing Arts Center Frances Ann Cannon Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

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.

Friday 15 Mar

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

Performing Arts Center Frances Ann Cannon Theatre

Open to the public

/ Friday

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.

Friday 22 Mar

Friends of the College Present: Faculty Reading with Joan Silber '67 (Writing)

Off Campus 201 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, NY 10708

Open to the public

/ Friday

11:00am-1:00pm

A reading by writing faculty member Joan Silber '67, presented by the Friends of Sarah Lawrence College.

Saturday 30 Mar

Softball vs St. Joseph's L.I.

Campbell Sports Center Mary LeVine Softball Field

Open to the public

/ Saturday

9:30am-1:30pm

Sunday 31 Mar

Men's Volleyball vs St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) & Mount Saint Vincent

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Sunday

11:00am-5:00pm

April 2019

Tuesday 2 Apr

Music Tuesday: Cygnus Ensemble

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

With its pairs of plucked strings, bowed strings and woodwinds, Cygnus has a precedent in the Elizabethan "broken consort."

Shahpour Pouyan—Barbara Walters Gallery Opening Reception

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Atrium/Lobby

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

5:00pm-6:30pm

Kicking off a solo exhibition of works by Shahpour Pouyan, on view in The Barbara Walters Gallery from April 2-28.

The Writing Institute Presents: Horror In and Out of Genre

Library Meeting Room aka Pillow Room

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

6:00pm-7:30pm

Good horror writing gets your heart beating and your mind racing. At its best it has a real, emotional effect. But how does it do that? And shouldn’t that be the goal of all fiction?https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/writing-institute/

Wednesday 3 Apr

Barbara Walters Gallery Exhibition: Shahpour Pouvant

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Barbara Walters Gallery

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

10:00am-4:00pm

Softball vs Lehman

Campbell Sports Center Mary LeVine Softball Field

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

12:00pm-4:00pm

Thursday 4 Apr

Every Day a Gift: Concert and Film Screening with Sungrai Sohn (Music Faculty)

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

1:00pm-2:30pm

Sungrai Sohn will perform favorite violin works and also screen "To Have and To Give," a film by David Esposito, his brother-in-law and his living-donor, which documents their journey through the organ-transplant experience in 2001.

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