Events

October 2019

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.

Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Presents: I'm Very Into You

Performing Arts Center Frances Ann Cannon Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-10:00pm

I'm Very Into You invokes late great feminist author Kathy Acker and Australian media theorist McKenzie (Ken) Wark in a stage adaptation of their 1995 e-mail correspondence following a steamy love affair.

Friday 11 Oct

Genetics Open House

Wrexham Living Room

Open to the public

/ Friday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Interested in learning more about genetic counseling and/or applying to the
Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics at Sarah Lawrence College?

Please RSVP for our open house! At this event you'll take a campus tour and meet current faculty, directors, alumni, and students. You'll learn more about graduate study at Sarah Lawrence, particularly of the genetic counseling training program, and have an opportunity to ask questions of faculty and students. A light dinner will be served.

Questions? Please contact Assistant Program Director Janelle Villiers at 914-395-2605 or jvilliers@sarahlawrence.edu.

REGISTER FOR OPEN HOUSE

Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Presents: I'm Very Into You

Performing Arts Center Frances Ann Cannon Theatre

Open to the public

/ Friday

6:00pm-9:00pm

I'm Very Into You invokes late great feminist author Kathy Acker and Australian media theorist McKenzie (Ken) Wark in a stage adaptation of their 1995 e-mail correspondence following a steamy love affair. Their queer desire hovers in the air between San Francisco and Sydney at the dawn of the digital age.

Saturday 12 Oct

MFA Writing Program Alumni Festival

Multiple Locations

Open to the public

/ Saturday

All Day

All alumni of the MFA Writing Program, current MFA Writing students, and their guests are invited to campus for a full day of craft talks, conversations, generative sessions, and readings.

Women's Tennis vs St. Joseph's (Brooklyn)

Campbell Sports Center Tennis Courts - ALL

Open to the public

/ Saturday

1:00pm-4:00pm

Sunday 13 Oct

Softball vs Monroe (Double Header)

Campbell Sports Center Mary LeVine Softball Field

Open to the public

/ Sunday

12:00pm-6:00pm

Monday 14 Oct

Fall Open House for Prospective Undergraduate Students

Barbara Walters Campus Center Rooms A, B, C

Open to the public

/ Monday

8:00am-4:00pm

Experience what it’s like to be a student at one of the most distinctive liberal arts and sciences colleges in the country!

The Colombian Puzzle: Or, How the Coffee Republic Became a Cocaine Nightmare

Library Meeting Room aka Pillow Room

Open to the public

/ Monday

1:00pm-2:30pm

How did Colombia, a nation that was praised as a showcase of modernization and representative democracy in Latin America, became the cocaine laboratory of the world with dire implications for hemispheric security?

Women's Soccer vs Brooklyn

Campbell Sports Center Soccer Field (Yonkers)

Open to the public

/ Monday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Tuesday 15 Oct

Science Seminar Series: Integrating Science and Culture in Coastal Wetland Restoration

Science Center 103

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

12:45pm-1:45pm

This talk examines research that challenges the traditional understanding of how wetlands are maintained and provides insight on new directions in wetland conservation and restoration practice.

Visual & Studio Arts Lecture Series: Bruce Pearson Artist Talk

Heimbold Visual Arts Center 208

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-2:30pm

Bruce Pearson makes distinctive and hypnotic works that push the limits of painting. Constructed on Styrofoam panels, his paintings are fields of sensuous color and intricately creviced surfaces, with visceral impact and optical effects.

Music Tuesdays: Mi-Won Kim & Bari Mort, Piano

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of piano four-hands music with pianists Mi-Won Kim and Bari Mort.

Suzanne Hoover on the Craft of Fiction

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

In this talk, writing faculty member Suzanne Hoover will explore the way irony is inescapable in our experience, and so must inform the way we read the world.

Wednesday 16 Oct

Saïd Sayrafiezadeh on the Craft of Writing

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

This craft talk will focus on one of the most critical techniques for every creative writer, despite genre: making the reader pay attention!

Thursday 17 Oct

Women's Tennis vs York

Campbell Sports Center Tennis Courts - ALL

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:00pm-9:00pm

The Writing Institute Presents: Wrexham Road Reading Series

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room C

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:30pm-8:30pm

RSVP to this Event

The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College is excited to announce our upcoming Wrexham Road Reading Series evening on Thursday, October 17th, at 6:30 pm. Five acclaimed and fascinating writers will read from their work and advance the college’s year-long dialogue around the theme, "E Pluribus Unum."

We hope you will plan to attend, hear from these important writers, join our Q&A, and enjoy the company of our writing community. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to all. Free parking is available in the adjoining lot.

Friday 18 Oct

Reparations for Germany’s Colonial Genocide in Southwest Africa (Namibia)

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room B

Open to the public

/ Friday

9:30am-11:00am

Advocate Vekuii Rukoro, Paramount Chief of the Ovaherero, and Namibia’s first Attorney-General & Gaob Eduard Afrikaner, member of the Nama Traditional Leaders Association leadership, in conversation with Sarah Lawrence College Politics faculty member Elke Zuern.

Wednesday 23 Oct

Cattle, Guns, and Time at the India-Bangladesh Border

Science Center 103

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

5:15pm-7:00pm

Malini Sur, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society, teaches anthropology at Western Sydney University. Her research and teaching addresses three lines of inquiry: agrarian borders, urban space and environment.

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