Events

October 2019

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.

Adam Nemett on the Craft of Writing

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

Author Adam Nemett will read and discuss themes from his novel We Can Save Us All and share some insights from the zigzagging but all too common "post-MFA" process, including his experiences in film/TV and as creative director for History Factory, a specialty marketing agency focused on heritage-based storytelling.

Genetics Open House

Wrexham Living Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

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

Thursday 24 Oct

Nelly Reifler on the Craft of Fiction

Library Meeting Room aka Pillow Room

Open to the public

/ Thursday

2:00pm-3:00pm

Author Nelly Reifler has taught in Sarah Lawrence's writing program since 2002.

Sydney Chaffee '05: Social Justice Belongs in Our Schools (2019 Wright Lecture)

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

5:15pm-6:45pm

Sydney Chaffee '05 is a 9th grade humanities teacher, department chair, and instructional coach at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, MA. As 2017 National Teacher of the Year, she has spoken to audiences around the world about the limitless power of teachers and students to change the world.

Friday 25 Oct

Family Weekend

Open to the public

We look forward to welcoming parents and families to campus for Family Weekend 2019!

Celebrate Sarah Lawrence!

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Atrium/Lobby

Open to the public

/ Friday

3:00pm-5:00pm

Join students, faculty, and staff for the third annual Celebrate Sarah Lawrence, a showcase of student and faculty work.

Saturday 26 Oct

Women's Soccer vs Manhattanville

Campbell Sports Center Soccer Field (Yonkers)

Open to the public

/ Saturday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Sunday 27 Oct

Women's Basketball vs Queensborough Community College (Scrimmage)

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Sunday

12:00pm-2:00pm

Monday 28 Oct

The Culture of Dissent in Restoration England: "The Wonders of the Lord," presented by Dr. George Southcombe

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller ’53 Lecture Hall

Open to the public

/ Monday

5:30pm-7:00pm

Dr. George Southcombe, director of the Sarah Lawrence College programme at Wadham College, Oxford, will discuss his new book, which offers a fresh and challenging approach to the understanding of those people that the confessional state of Restoration England had no prospect of silencing.

A Celebration of Gilberto Perez

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Monday

5:30pm-7:30pm

Join us for a discussion of Gilberto Perez’s final book, The Eloquent Screen: A Rhetoric of Film. James Harvey, film critic, and former Sarah Lawrence College faculty members Dan Kleinman and Malcolm Turvey will be in conversation, moderated by current Sarah Lawrence film history faculty member Michael Cramer, about Perez’s time as professor of Film History at Sarah Lawrence, his book, and his contributions to cinema scholarship.

Tuesday 29 Oct

Music Tuesdays: Faculty Concert: Christine Free, mezzo-soprano (faculty) and Jacob Rhodebeck, piano

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

ZZ Packer on the Craft of Fiction

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

ZZ Packer is the author of Drinking Coffee Elsewhere and has been published in The New YorkerHarper'sGRANTAThe New York Times MagazineThe Guardian, and most recently, 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories.

Women's Volleyball vs Mount Saint Vincent

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Wednesday 30 Oct

Art History Lecture: Pari Stave

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller ’53 Lecture Hall

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

5:15pm-6:45pm

Fiction Reading with ZZ Packer

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

ZZ Packer is the author of Drinking Coffee Elsewhere and has been published in The New YorkerHarper'sGRANTAThe New York Times MagazineThe Guardian, and most recently, 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories.

Thursday 31 Oct

Jac Jemc on the Craft of Speculative Fiction

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room B

Open to the public

/ Thursday

2:00pm-3:00pm

Author Jac Jemc presents a craft talk on horror, the uncanny, and writing outside of genre.

Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Presents: Glimpse

Performing Arts Center Frances Ann Cannon Theatre

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-10:00pm

The Sarah Lawrence Theatre Program presents: Glimpse

November 2019

Friday 1 Nov

Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics Application Webinar

Off Campus Online

Open to the public

/ Friday

1:00pm-2:00pm

Learn about the admissions process for the Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics at Sarah Lawrence College. Join us for a webinar where we will discuss our genetic counseling graduate program and there will be an opportunity to participate in a Q&A about the graduate application process. You will receive log-in instructions after registration.

REGISTER FOR WEBINAR

Men's Basketball vs John Jay (Scrimmage)

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Friday

6:30pm-8:30pm

Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Presents: Glimpse

Performing Arts Center Frances Ann Cannon Theatre

Open to the public

/ Friday

7:00pm-10:00pm

The Sarah Lawrence Theatre Program presents: Glimpse

Saturday 2 Nov

MFA Writing 2019-2020: MFA Writing Open House

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Saturday

10:00am-2:00pm

Attend the MFA Writing on-campus open house to learn more about the program, meet faculty and other members of the graduate writing community, sit in on a sample class, and take a campus tour.

Women's Basketball vs CCNY (Scrimmage)

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Saturday

12:00pm-2:00pm

Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Presents: Glimpse

Performing Arts Center Frances Ann Cannon Theatre

Open to the public

/ Saturday

3:00pm-6:00pm

The Sarah Lawrence Theatre Program presents: Glimpse

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