Events

February 2021

Sunday 14 Feb

Our Yonkers, Our Youth , Our Stories

Off Campus Online

Open to the public

/ Sunday

6:00pm-7:00pm

Sarah Lawrence College Theatre & Civic Engagement presents Our Yonkers Our Youth Our Stories with Annie Lanzillotto & Paul Kwame Johnson

Our Yonkers, Our Youth, Our Stories explores the role of the seer, the doer, the visionary who makes a difference in our community by creating, leading, developing essential and innovative programming that involves youth.

Tuesday 16 Feb

Black Lives Matter at School and Progressive Education in New York City

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

6:30pm-8:00pm

The national Black Lives Matter at School movement began in 2016 in Seattle as a one-day event and then became a week of action and is now a year of purpose.

Wednesday 17 Feb

Cravens Funded Internship Information Session

Virtual Online

Not open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

During this session with Professor Joe Forte, learn how you can receive funding for your summer internship in visual culture.

Thursday 18 Feb

Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. in Conversation with President Cristle Collins Judd

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:30pm-8:00pm

As we continue Sarah Lawrence's Justice series, we are delighted to welcome Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. for a discussion of his most recent book Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own with President Cristle Collins Judd.

Monday 22 Feb

Your Liberal Arts Connections: Alumni Conversations and Networking

Virtual Online

Not open to the public

/ Monday

7:00pm-8:00pm

In February, we’ll be joined by alumni in the fields of Government, Activism, Sustainability, Environment, Human Services, and Education.

Tuesday 23 Feb

Senior Career Coaching Series: Beyond Sarah Lawrence

Virtual Online

Not open to the public

/ Tuesday

3:00pm-4:00pm

Seniors will be engaged in conversations concerning career preparedness, discuss challenges or concerns and develop individualized plans for job attainment success. 

Wednesday 24 Feb

Centering the Voices of Black Professionals

Virtual Web

Not open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:30pm-7:30pm

In honor of Black History Month, alumni professionals will join our current students and recent graduates to speak to offer insight on their challenges and successes across various industries. 

Thursday 25 Feb

Adda Bozeman Lecture: "Where Are We Going With China?" with Daniel Russel '75

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Thursday

5:30pm-7:00pm

As President Biden takes office against the backdrop of a pandemic and recession, the new administration faces multiple challenges abroad, including from an increasingly capable, confident, and assertive China.

African American Heritage Trails: The Unfinished Work of our Southern County

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-8:30pm

Dr. Spruill, lead consultant on the African American Heritage Trails project, will discuss how the general public can engage in preservation of local African American history.

Friday 26 Feb

Confronting the Higgs boson at ATLAS (and with dance!)

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Friday

1:45pm-2:45pm

In this talk Dr. Sarah Demers, the Horace D. Taft Associate Professor of Physics at Yale University, will introduce the Higgs, discuss the discovery, and talk about our next steps.

March 2021

Tuesday 2 Mar

Senior Career Coaching Series: Beyond Sarah Lawrence

Virtual Online

Not open to the public

/ Tuesday

3:00pm-4:00pm

Seniors will be engaged in conversations concerning career preparedness, discuss challenges or concerns and develop individualized plans for job attainment success. 

Ted Lasso Virtual Watch Party and Q&A with Screenwriter, Producer, and Director Bill Lawrence

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

8:00pm-9:30pm

Join us to kick-off our Sarah Lawrence Giving Day celebrations with a “Ted Lasso” virtual watch party followed by a Q&A with showrunner Bill Lawrence.

Today: Thursday 4 Mar

LinkedIn@SLC: LinkedIn Learning for Your Success

Virtual Online

Not open to the public

/ Thursday

6:30pm-7:30pm

Representatives from LinkedIn will walk us through how best to utilize LinkedIn.

Monday 8 Mar

Plastic Inheritance with Dr. Heather Davis

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Monday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Join Dr. Heather Davis, Assistant Professor of Culture and Media at the New School for an exploration of the way plastic has transformed the material world due to its longevity and range, and has transformed our understandings and expectations of matter and materiality.

Tuesday 9 Mar

Senior Career Coaching Series: Beyond Sarah Lawrence

Virtual Online

Not open to the public

/ Tuesday

3:00pm-4:00pm

Seniors will be engaged in conversations concerning career preparedness, discuss challenges or concerns and develop individualized plans for job attainment success.

Thursday 11 Mar

Access and Equity in Education: Stories from Yonkers, Bronxville, Mt. Vernon and the Bronx

Virtual Web

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-8:30pm

Join our panelists as they talk about their experiences growing up in Yonkers, Mt. Vernon, Bronxville and the Bronx. Through stories, they will share the challenges and opportunities they had in school and in their communities.

Monday 15 Mar

Climate Justice Faculty Panel

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Monday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Join faculty members for brief, lightning talks on their approach to teaching and research to address issues of Climate Justice.

Tuesday 16 Mar

Senior Career Coaching Series: Beyond Sarah Lawrence

Virtual Online

Not open to the public

/ Tuesday

3:00pm-4:00pm

Seniors will be engaged in conversations concerning career preparedness, discuss challenges or concerns and develop individualized plans for job attainment success.

Monday 22 Mar

Your Liberal Arts Connections Series: Part II

Virtual Online

Not open to the public

/ Monday

7:00pm-8:15pm

You’ll learn how you can use your Sarah Lawrence education to forge innovative careers across industries. In February, we’ll be joined by alumni in the fields of Government, Activism, Sustainability, Environment, Human Services, and Education.

Tuesday 23 Mar

Senior Career Coaching Series: Beyond Sarah Lawrence

Virtual Online

Not open to the public

/ Tuesday

3:00pm-4:00pm

Seniors will be engaged in conversations concerning career preparedness, discuss challenges or concerns and develop individualized plans for job attainment success. 

Thursday 25 Mar

Grieving as an Act of Resistance with Dr. Cristina Rivera Garza

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:30pm-8:00pm

As part of Sarah Lawrence's campus-wide Justice series, join recent MacArthur Fellow, Dr. Cristina Rivera Garza, in conversation with faculty members Una Chung (Global Studies, Media Studies, Women's History), Heather Cleary (Spanish), and Kate Zambreno (Writing) to discuss her recent collection, "Grieving: Dispatches from a Wounded Country," which explores Mexico's epidemic of disappearances and femicide. 

April 2021

Thursday 15 Apr

CDI Longfellow Lecture: Abolitionist Teaching, Co-Conspirators & Educational Justice

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-8:30pm

Dr. Bettina L. Love’s talk will discuss the struggles and the possibilities of committing ourselves to an abolitionist goal of educational freedom and intersectional justice, so we all can move beyond what she calls the educational survival complex. 

Wednesday 28 Apr

Integrating Environmental Justice into Climate Action with Dr. Christian Braneon

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Join Dr. Christian Braneon, an urban climate expert and scientist at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York for a discussion on how the current moment offers a unique opportunity to imagine alternative futures in which policies, infrastructure, governance, and value systems are recalibrated with equity and sustainability at the center.

Friday 30 Apr

Climate Justice Student Symposium

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Friday

10:00am-4:00pm

A continuation of our series presented by “The Sarah Lawrence Interdisciplinary Collaborative on the Environment,” join us for students' presentations of their Climate Justice conference projects from varied disciplines across the college.

 

Climate Justice: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow with Dr. Michel Gelobter P’24

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Friday

4:00pm-5:30pm

Join Dr. Michel Gelobter P’24 for a discussion on the history of climate justice as both a concept and a movement, particularly with respect to President Biden’s administration and more comprehensive, youth-led actions.

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