Events

August 2019

Saturday 31 Aug

Opening Day! New Students Arrive on Campus

Multiple Locations

Open to the public

/ Saturday

Welcome, Class of 2023!

September 2019

Monday 2 Sep

Returning Students Arrive on Campus

Multiple Locations

Open to the public

/ Monday

Welcome back, undergraduate students!

Monday 9 Sep

First Day of Classes

Multiple Locations

Open to the public

/ Monday

Classes begin for undergraduate and graduate students.

Tuesday 10 Sep

Swing State: Ann Toebbe Exhibition Opening Reception

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Heimbold Gallery

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

5:30pm-7:00pm

This reception opens an exhibition of work by Ann Toebbe that will be on view through October 13, 2019.

Wednesday 11 Sep

Vijay Seshadri on the Craft of Writing

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

In this talk, writing faculty member Vijay Seshadri will elucidate sonic principles and ideas by means of both an analysis of texts and a brief historical summary of how we got to where we are now in our understanding of rhythm and melody in writing.

Durga Chew-Bose Craft Talk

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

Durga Chew-Bose '09 is a Montreal-born writer and teh author of Too Much and Not the Mood.

Thursday 12 Sep

The Writing Institute Fall Open House

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room C

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:30pm-8:30pm

At the fall open house, Writing Institute teachers will be on hand to chat with guests individually and discuss their classes.

Wednesday 18 Sep

Ted Chiang on the Craft of Speculative Fiction

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

Ted Chiang's fiction has won four Hugo, four Nebula, and four Locus awards, and has been featured in The Best American Short Stories.

Nicholas Muellner on the Craft of Writing

Slonim Living Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

Nicholas Muellner is an artist who operates at the intersection of photography and writing. Through books, exhibitions, and slide lectures, his projects investigate the limits of photography as a documentary pursuit and as an interface to literary, political, and personal narratives.

Tuesday 24 Sep

Dance Performance by Mary Armentrout '85

Performing Arts Center Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:30pm

Mary Armentrout '85 is an experimental choreographer whose works employ a philosophical mode of questioning and listening.

Richard Morais '81 Book Signing and Q&A

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room C

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

7:00pm-8:30pm

Award-winning author and Sarah Lawrence alumnus Richard Morais '81 will return to campus to share his third novel, The Man With No Borders.

Wednesday 25 Sep

Mary Ruefle and Michael Burkard Poetry Reading

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

Mary Ruefle is a poet, essayist, and erasure artist. Michael Burkard is the author of lucky coat anywhere, Envelope of Night: Selected and Uncollected Poems, 1966-1990, and Unsleeping.

The Interplay of Dance & Philosophy in Mary Armentrout's Performance Works (Lecture)

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room B

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Join Mary Armentrout '85 in discussing the interweaving of dance, philosophy, and embodied thinking in her site specific performance installation works.

Thursday 26 Sep

The Japan Foundation Film Series Presents: Tremble All You Want

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller ’53 Lecture Hall

Open to the public

/ Thursday

5:30pm-7:30pm

The Japan Foundation, New York organizes an annual film series during which Japanese films are screened at educational and cultural institutions across the United States.

Women's Volleyball vs Baruch

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday 28 Sep

Women's Tennis vs Mount Saint Mary

Campbell Sports Center Tennis Courts - ALL

Open to the public

/ Saturday

1:00pm-4:00pm

Women's Soccer vs Mount Saint Mary

Campbell Sports Center Soccer Field (Yonkers)

Open to the public

/ Saturday

7:00pm-9:00pm

October 2019

Tuesday 1 Oct

Science Seminar Series: How Hormones and Neurotransmitters Influence Calcium Channel Expression

Science Center 103

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

12:45pm-1:45pm

A discussion led by Dr. Jesica Raingo, professor of biology, Instituto Multidisciplinario de BiologÍa Celular, La Plata, Argentina.

Music Tuesdays: LAX with Glenn Alexander (faculty)

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Women's Volleyball vs St. Joseph's (L.I.)

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Wednesday 2 Oct

Joan Silber on the Craft of Fiction

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

Joan Silber is the author of eight books of fiction. Her last novel Improvement won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and she recently received the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. She teaches in the Sarah Lawrence MFA Program.

Visual & Studio Arts Lecture Series: Ann Toebbe

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Screening Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

4:30pm-6:00pm

Artist Ann Toebbe has been the recipient of numerous grants including a Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant in 2005 and 2015, a Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant in 2015, and a Chicago Dcase and IL Council for The Arts Grant in 2017.

Women's Soccer vs Old Westbury

Campbell Sports Center Soccer Field (Yonkers)

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday 5 Oct

Women's Soccer vs Maritime

Campbell Sports Center Soccer Field (Yonkers)

Open to the public

/ Saturday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Monday 7 Oct

Women's Volleyball vs Purchase

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Monday

7:00pm-9:00pm

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