Events

November 2021

Thursday 11 Nov

Women's Basketball: SLC vs Ramapo

CSC Gym A/B

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:30pm-9:30pm

Saturday 13 Nov

Young Children & Teachers' Experiences During COVID: Perspectives from the US and Scandinavia

Virtual Web

Open to the public

/ Saturday

10:00am-12:00pm

A panel of teachers from Scandinavia and the United States will discuss their experiences teaching in very different contexts during the pandemic, ranging from a forest school to a NYC public school to a small private school. What were the challenges? What have we learned from all of this? What do we want to hold onto from this period?

REGISTER HERE

MFA Writing Virtual Open House

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Saturday

11:00am-1:00pm

Join our virtual open house to learn more about the MFA Writing program at Sarah Lawrence College. The virtual session will include sample classes, a Q&A with current students, a virtual campus tour and a chance to meet the Program Director, Paige Ackerson-Kiely. Register here. 

Men's Basketball: SLC vs Haverford

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Saturday

1:00pm-3:00pm

Tuesday 16 Nov

Kiran Desai on the Craft of Fiction

Heimbold Visual Arts Center 202 Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

This in-person Zoom viewing gathering is open to current students, faculty, and staff. Other members of the SLC community are welcome to view the event on Zoom by registering here.

Kiran Desai was born in India in 1971. She is the author of the critically acclaimed Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard and the Man Booker Prize winning novel, The Inheritance of Loss. Educated in India, England, and the United States, she received her M.F.A. from Columbia University.

M.S.Ed. Art of Teaching Virtual Information Session

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

5:00pm-6:00pm

Sarah Lawrence's M.S.Ed. Art of Teaching program is an integrated Master's program that leads to dual New York State certification in Early Childhood and Childhood Education (birth to 6th grade). Join us virtually to learn more. At this session you will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet the Program Director, Denisha Jones
  • Learn more about the curriculum and our progressive approach to education
  • Get key admissions and financial aid information
  • Get your questions answered

RSVP Here

Men's Basketball: SLC vs York (NY)

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

6:00pm-8:00pm

Wrexham Road Reading Series Returns, hosted by the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

7:00pm-8:00pm

The Wrexham Road Reading Series returns, bringing together writers from within and beyond the SLC community.

Join us for a virtual reading and celebration of new Fall books, hosted by the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College.

DeMisty D. Bellinger is the author of the poetry collections Peculiar Heritage (Mason Jar Press, 2021) and Rubbing Elbows (Finishing Line Press, 2017), and the forthcoming novel New to Liberty (Unnamed Press, 2022). A graduate of the MFA program at Southampton College and the PhD program at the University of Nebraska, DeMisty is the poetry editor with Porcupine Literary and with Malarkey Books. She also teaches creative writing and women, gender, and sexuality studies. You can find her online at demistybellinger.com.

Patricia Dunn is an Italian-American raised in the Bronx. She is the author of the highly acclaimed young adult novel Rebels by Accident (Sourcebooks Fire). Her debut adult novel Last Stop on the 6 (Bordighera Press,) which Publishers Weekly called, “…enjoyable story of a woman’s return to her riotous Italian American family in the Bronx on eve of the Persian Gulf War.” Her writing has appeared in Salon, The Village Voice, The Nation, LA Weekly, The Christian Science Monitor; in the New York Times best-selling anthology Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women (Soft Skull); and elsewhere. Patricia Dunn has served as the Senior Director of the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, where she holds an MFA in creative writing. She is the co-founder of The Joe Papaleo Writers Workshop in Cetera, Italy. She has traveled the world. These days, she can be found in Stamford, Connecticut on her couch with her dog Butterscotch, working on her next book.

Christopher Gonzalez is a queer Puerto Rican writer and the author of I'm Not Hungry but I Could Eat, forthcoming from Santa Fe Writers Project in December 2021. He is a recipient of the 2021 Artist Fellowship in Fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and his writing appears in the Nation, Catapult, Best Microfictions, and Best Small Fictions, among other journals. He currently serves as a fiction editor at Barrelhouse magazine and lives in Brooklyn, NY but mostly on Twitter @livesinpages.

Michael J. Seidlinger is a Filipino American author of Runaways: A Writer's Dilemma (Future Tense Books, 2021) and other books. He has written for, among others, Wired, Buzzfeed, Thrillist, Goodreads, The Observer, Polygon, The Believer, and Publishers Weekly. He teaches at Portland State University and has led workshops at Catapult, Kettle Pond Writer's Conference, and the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College. You can find him online on Twitter (@mjseidlinger) and Instagram (@michaelseidlinger).

Joann Smith is the author of the recently published A Heaven of Their Choosing (7.13Books), a collection of short stories. Her stories have published in Two Hawks Quarterly, Emerald Coast Review, The Examined Life Journal, Whitefish Journal, Clockhouse journal; servinghouse journal; Chagrin River Review, New York Stories, Literal Latte, Best of Writers at Work, Alternate Bridges, Image: A Journal of Art and Religion, So To Speak: A Feminist Journal of Language and Art, The Roanoke Review, The Greensboro Review, and The Texas Journal of Women and the Law. Her story “Tuesday Night at the Shop and Shoot” was anthologized in Lock and Load: Armed Fiction, University of New Mexico Press; her story “Michael Rooney” was selected by the editors of Best American Short Stories 2000 as one of the one hundred notable stories of the year. Her novel of historical fiction, When I Was Boudicca, is available on Amazon.

Women's Basketball: SLC vs Manhattanville

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

8:00pm-10:00pm

Wednesday 17 Nov

Kiran Desai Fiction Reading

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

This in-person Zoom viewing gathering is open to current students, faculty, and staff. Other members of the SLC community are welcome to view the event on Zoom by registering here.

Kiran Desai was born in India in 1971. She is the author of the critically acclaimedHullabaloo in the Guava Orchardand the Man Booker Prize winning novel,The Inheritance of Loss. Educated in India, England, and the United States, she received her M.F.A. from Columbia University.

Thursday 18 Nov

2021 Thomas H. Wright Lecture: Gender and the Gender Spectrum in the Early Childhood Classroom

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:30pm-8:00pm

Join us for a panel discussion on supporting young children’s explorations of concepts of gender, their own gender identity, and the gender spectrum. Panelists work in various educational settings ranging from a small suburban preschool, to an urban elementary school classroom, and a graduate education program.

REGISTER HERE

Women's Basketball: SLC vs Yeshiva

CSC Gym A/B

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday 20 Nov

Women's Basketball: Homecoming SLC vs Pratt

CSC Gym A/B

Open to the public

/ Saturday

6:30pm-8:30pm

Men's Basketball: Homecoming SLC vs Yeshiva

CSC Gym A/B

Open to the public

/ Saturday

8:45pm-10:30pm

Tuesday 23 Nov

Women's Basketball: SLC @ Saint Joseph's LI

Athletic Away Saint Joseph's LI

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

5:30pm-7:30pm

Men's Basketball: SLC vs CCNY

Campbell Sports Center Full Gym

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday 27 Nov

Men's Basketball: SLC @ Stevenson

Stevenson University

Open to the public

/ Saturday

1:00pm-3:00pm

Tuesday 30 Nov

Music Tuesday: Chamber Concert, student ensembles

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm

Suzanne Hoover on the Craft of Fiction - Irony: The Salt in the Literary Banquet

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

2:00pm-3:00pm

This in-person event is open to current students, faculty, and staff. Other members of the SLC community are welcome to view the event on Zoom by registering here.

Is there a secret ingredient in great writing, that is not usually discussed? Yes: Irony. What, exactly is Irony, and how can we use it most compellingly?

Suzanne Hoover: B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A. and Ph.D., Columbia University. Sarah Lawrence College Literature Faculty, 1977-2000; Sarah Lawrence MFA in Writing Faculty, 2008-present.

December 2021

Wednesday 1 Dec

Student Perspectives on the Sarah Lawrence College Dance/Movement Therapy Program

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

This session will give you the opportunity to connect with current and former students from Sarah Lawrence's Dance/Movement Therapy program. They will provide insight into what it's like to study DM/T at Sarah Lawrence and why they chose the SLC program. Register here

Q&A with Recent MFA Writing Alums

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:00pm-8:00pm

Join the MFA Writing program for an opportunity to speak with recent MFA Writing alums Erica Cardwell MFA ‘16, Sarah McColl MFA ‘16, and Sreshtha Sen MFA ‘17. Join the MFA Writing program for an opportunity to speak with recent MFA Writing alums Erica Cardwell MFA ‘16, Sarah McColl MFA ‘16, and Sreshtha Sen MFA ‘17. Register here. 

Men's Basketball: SLC @ Maritime (NY)

Athletic Away Maritime (NY)

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Thursday 2 Dec

The Sarah Lawrence Interdisciplinary Collaborative on the Environment (SLICE): How to Get a Job in Sustainability, Non-Profits, Government and Business with Dr. Eban Goodstein & Sarah Lawrence College Office of Career Services

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room B

Open to the public

/ Thursday

12:30pm-2:00pm

Join Dr. Eban Goodstein, director of the Center for Environmental Policy and MBA in Sustainability at Bard College, for a discussion on how to get a job in sustainability, non-profits, government and business.

In this talk, Dr. Goodstein will discuss where the sustainability jobs are, what skills are required by those jobs, and what will be the career path after getting the job. Building on his experience as an environmental scholar, activist, advisor, and business person, Dr. Goodstein will share his insider information about sustainability jobs in the non-profit sector, governmental agencies, and business world.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn about sustainability-related career resources available at Sarah Lawrence College.

This is a joint talk with the Office of Career Services and is sponsored by The Donald C. Samuel Fund for Economics and Politics. This event is a part of our series presented by “The Sarah Lawrence Interdisciplinary Collaborative on the Environment” (SLICE) and is open to the entire Sarah Lawrence community. 

The Writing Institute: December Community Reading

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Thursday

5:00pm-6:00pm

The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College is pleased to extend this invitation for you to join us on Thursday, December 2nd, from 5:00 pm—6:00 pm EST, for our monthly community reading. Come join us VIRTUALLY as we celebrate our community!

Readers will be limited to 650 words, for approximately 3-5 minutes. We will randomly select students who sign up to read by end of business day on Monday, November 22nd. The chosen readers will be emailed directly to confirm participation.

Please RSVP here. Zoom details provided after registration.

The Sarah Lawrence Interdisciplinary Collaborative on the Environment (SLICE): How to Solve Climate by 2030 with Dr. Eban Goodstein

Barbara Walters Campus Center Room B

Open to the public

/ Thursday

5:00pm-6:30pm

Join Dr. Eban Goodstein, director of the Center for Environmental Policy and MBA in Sustainability at Bard College, for a discussion on how to solve climate by 2030.

In this talk, Dr. Goodstein will discuss what it means to "solve climate by 2030” and relevant action plans. He will critically examine the mainstream policy proposals, such as replacing gas vehicles with electric vehicles and switching from fossil fuels to cleaner energy sources. How have these proposals been implemented by different countries now? Are driving more EVs and using more clean energies enough for solving climate change in the next decade? What else should we do?

This talk is sponsored by The Donald C. Samuel Fund for Economics and Politics and is a part of our series presented by “The Sarah Lawrence Interdisciplinary Collaborative on the Environment” (SLICE). Sarah Lawrence College community members are invited to attend the talk in-person and members of the public are invited to participate via Zoom. Please click here to register for this event. 

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