Events

October 2019

Friday 25 Oct

Family Weekend

Open to the public

/ Friday

All Day

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

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

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.

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

Saturday 2 Nov

MFA Writing 2019-2020: MFA in Writing on-campus 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.

REGISTER FOR OPEN HOUSE

Women's Basketball vs CCNY (Scrimmage)

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Saturday

12:00pm-2:00pm

Tuesday 5 Nov

Science Seminar Series: Dr. Tony Phillips

Science Center 103

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

12:45pm-1:45pm

Dr. Tony Phillips is professor emeritus of Mathematics from SUNY Stony Brook.

Visual & Studio Arts Lecture Series: Clifford Owens

Heimbold Visual Arts Center 208

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Clifford Owens teaches a performance arts class at Sarah Lawrence College.

Music Tuesdays: Tambuco Percussion Ensemble (Wentworth Residency)

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Four distinguished Mexican musicians will perform a wide range of innovative, virtuosic percussion music.

Meg Day on the Craft of Poetry

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

Meg Day is the author of Last Psalm at Sea Level, winner of the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize and The Publishing Triangle's 2015 Audre Lorde Award, and a finalist for the 2016 Kate Tufts Discovery Award from Claremont Graduate University, a 2015 Lambda Literary Award in Poetry, and Jacar Press' Julie Suk Award.

Wednesday 6 Nov

Robert Boyers on the Craft of Nonfiction

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

This lecture by author Robert Boyers will discuss the uses of memoir for argumentative purposes and consider what is gained when the personal and political are permitted to blend in essays that refuse to settle for the one at the expense of the other. Examples will be provided, and lively discussion with audience members should follow.

Tambuco Percussion Ensemble in Concert (Wentworth Residency)

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room C

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:30pm-9:30pm

Thursday 7 Nov

Sarah Manguso Craft Talk

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room B

Open to the public

/ Thursday

2:00pm-3:00pm

What if all there is to write about is… nothing? This lecture will explore the paradoxical richness that may exist in writing so highly constrained that it’s effectively about almost nothing.

The Japan Foundation Film Series Presents: Where I Belong

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.

Nonfiction Reading with Sarah Manguso

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room B

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:00pm-7:00pm

Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of 300 Arguments (2017), a work of aphoristic autobiography. Her other nonfiction books include Ongoingness: The End of a Diary (2015), The Guardians (2012); and The Two Kinds of Decay (2008).

Saturday 9 Nov

Homecoming! Women's Basketball vs Pratt

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Saturday

6:00pm-7:30pm

Homecoming! Men's Basketball vs Pratt

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Saturday

8:00pm-10:00pm

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