Events

September 2019

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

Tuesday 8 Oct

Women's Soccer vs Farmingdale State

Campbell Sports Center Soccer Field (Yonkers)

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Wednesday 9 Oct

Screening and Discussion: Nadie/Nobody (Cuba, 2017)

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

2:00pm-4:00pm

Nadie/Nobody (Cuba, 2017) is a documentary on the Cuban poet Rafael Alcides. Screening will be followed by a Q&A with director/producer Miguel Coyula and actor/producer Lynn Cruz.

Sponsored by Latin American and Latino/a Studies (LALS), Film History, Filmmaking and Moving Image Arts, the Office of Global Education and the Sarah Lawrence College program in Cuba.

Poetry Reading with Donna Stonecipher

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

Donna Stonecipher is the author of five books of poetry: The Reservoir (winner of the Contemporary Poetry Series competition, 2002); Souvenir de Constantinople (2007); The Cosmopolitan (winner of the National Poetry Series, 2008); Model City (2015); and Transaction Histories (2018, cited by The New York Times as one of the 10 best poetry books of 2018).

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

Campbell Sports Center Tennis Courts - ALL

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-9:00pm

Women's Volleyball vs Old Westbury

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Thursday 10 Oct

The Japan Foundation Film Series Presents: Recall

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.

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