Events

November 2021

Tuesday 30 Nov

Music Tuesday: Chamber Concert, student ensembles

PAC REI

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. Register here. 

Erica Cardwell is a New Yorker currently based in Toronto. She centers Black feminist theory as her primary critical approach, and often writes about print and paper-making practices, archival media, visual culture, and interdisciplinary performance. Erica is deeply fascinated with the imaginations of people of color, as a tool for social, spiritual, and collective movement. Erica’s debut collection of essays, Wrong Is Not My Name, will be published by The Feminist Press in 2023. Erica's writing has appeared or is forthcoming for BOMB, The Believer, Brooklyn Rail, CULTURED, Artsy, frieze, Hyperallergic, C Mag, Art in America and other publications. In 2020, her memoir was named a finalist for the 2020 Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize. Erica has been awarded residencies and fellowships from Lambda Literary, Vermont Studio Center, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, and Queer Art Mentorship. Erica received her MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. www.erica-cardwell.com

Sarah McColl is the author of the critically acclaimed debut memoir, Joy Enough (Liveright/W.W. Norton & Company, 2019), and Lost Art, a Substack newsletter about the creative work of (mostly) dead women. Her essays have appeared in The Paris Review, McSweeney’s, and StoryQuarterly, which nominated her essay on singer-songwriter Connie Converse for a Pushcart Prize. She’s the recipient of fellowship awards from the Millay Colony, Ucross, Vermont Studio Center, and MacDowell, where she was named the 2017 Mary Carswell Fellow. She lives in Northern California. 

Sreshtha Sen is a poet from Delhi and one of the founding editors of The Shoreline Review, an online journal for & by south Asian poets. They studied Literatures in English from Delhi University and completed their MFA at Sarah Lawrence College, New York. Their work can be found published or forthcoming in Apogee, bitch media, BOAAT, Hyperallergic, Hyphen Magazine, The Margins, Rumpus and elsewhere. She was the 2017-18 readings/workshops fellow at Poets & Writers and currently teaches in Las Vegas where she’s finishing her PhD in poetry and is the assistant poetry editor at The Believer.

 

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

BWCC MULTI B

Not 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 event, 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. In this event, 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.

You will also have the opportunity to learn about sustainability-related career resources available at our 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” 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. 

Friday 3 Dec

SLCTheatre Presents: The Reaper Found Your Cat

PAC Cannon

Open to the public

/ Friday

7:00pm-8:00pm

SLCTheatre Presents: Treehouse

PAC Cannon

Open to the public

/ Friday

9:00pm-10:30pm

Saturday 4 Dec

Urban Mythfits + Ibanjiha

PAC REI

Open to the public

/ Saturday

1:00pm-5:00pm

SLCTheatre Presents: Treehouse

PAC Cannon

Open to the public

/ Saturday

3:00pm-4:30pm

SLCTheatre Presents: The Reaper Found Your Cat

PAC Cannon

Open to the public

/ Saturday

5:00pm-6:00pm

Tuesday 7 Dec

Kaveh Akbar on the Craft of Poetry

HEIM 202

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.

Kaveh Akbar is the author ofCalling a Wolf a Wolf(Alice James Books, 2017; Penguin UK, 2018). He is also the author of a chapbook,Portrait of the Alcoholic(Sibling Rivalry, 2017). Kaveh is the recipient of the Levis Reading Prize, Pushcart Prize, Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship, and Lucille Medwick Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America. Kaveh is the founding editor ofDivedapper, a home for interviews with major voices in contemporary poetry. With Sarah Kay and Claire Schwartz, he writes a weekly column for the Paris Review called "Poetry RX." Born in Tehran, Iran, he teaches at Purdue University and in the low-residency MFA programs at Randolph College and Warren Wilson. His poems appearin The New Yorker, Poetry, PBS NewsHour, The New Republic, Best American Poetry, The New York Times, and elsewhere. His next work, Pilgrim Bell, is forthcoming 2021 (Graywolf).

MS Human Genetics Virtual Information Session

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

5:00pm-7:00pm

Established in 1969, Sarah Lawrence's Master's program in Genetic Counseling was the first of its kind in the United States and remains the largest graduate program in genetic counseling in the world. Join our virtual information session to learn more about the program and admissions requirements. RSVP here.

Wednesday 8 Dec

MFA Theatre Virtual Open House

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

5:30pm-6:30pm

Experience the Sarah Lawrence Theatre program virtually! Join MFA Theatre program director, Caden Manson, for a virtual information session where you will have the opportunity to hear from him, theatre staff and current students about our expansive MFA program. There will be an opportunity for Q&A with the director and students. RSVP Here. 

BWCC Gallery Opening Reception: Teary Firs: An FYS Exhibition

BWCC BWCC Balcony

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

7:00pm-8:00pm

The Barbara Walters Gallery is delighted to present: Teary Firs​: An FYS Exhibition. A group exhibition by the students of Angela Ferraiolo's and John O'Connor's First Year Studies Project course in the Visual and Studio Arts. This exhibition is open to the public from December 8, 2021–February 27, 2022 at the gallery’s location in the Barbara Walters Campus Center at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York.

Course: FYS Project

Faculty: Angela Ferraiolo and John O’Connor

Student exhibitors: Danny Begg, Charlotte Brann-Singer, Cindy Cao, Lia Cusumano, Simon Darrow, Harper Dawson-Glass, Sofie Dowling, Simone Endress, Eva Engebretson, Lily Finkelstein, Amaya Gallay, Tae Yeon Han, Olivia Harrison, Messina Hernandez-Simpson, Elinor Horn, Ruby Jagel, Sophie Knuettel, Dariya Kozhasbay, Violet Kreifels, Maren Larkin, Milan Margot, Lily Marks, Riziki Mbugua, Cate Mittweg, Samantha Rojas, and Arielle Spivack.

Gallery is open to the public daily from 10 am - 4 pm. Room capacity: 2 people at a time.

All guests must wear a mask and show proof of COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test.

Thursday 9 Dec

Music Program Concert: Gamelan Concert

MFLD 1

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-8:30pm

Women's Basketball: SLC vs Saint Joseph's Brooklyn

CSC Gym A/B

Open to the public

/ Thursday

7:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday 11 Dec

Men's Basketball: SLC vs Lehman

CSC Gym A/B

Open to the public

/ Saturday

1:00pm-3:00pm

Monday 13 Dec

Music Program Concert: Jazz Instrumental Student Concert

Marshall Field Room 1

Open to the public

/ Monday

7:30pm-9:00pm

Tuesday 14 Dec

Music Program Concert: Jazz Vocal Student Concert

MFLD 1

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

7:30pm-9:00pm

Wednesday 15 Dec

A Toast to Our Winter Graduates

Barbara Walters Campus Center BW Karen Lawrence Living Room

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm

Members of the public are invited to attend virtually. Register for the event livestream HERE.

We look forward to formally acknowledging and celebrating our winter graduates’ accomplishments as part of spring commencement in May. Information on Commencement 2022 will be shared after the new year.

kudoboard has been set up to share video, photo, and written congratulations with our graduates — check it out and share your well wishes!

Please email events@sarahlawrence.edu with any questions.

Music Program Concert: Blues Night Student Concert

Marshall Field Room 1

Open to the public

/ Wednesday

8:00pm-9:30pm

Thursday 16 Dec

MFA Dance Information Session

Virtual Online

Open to the public

/ Thursday

8:00pm-9:00pm

This virtual information session provides prospective students with the opportunity to learn more about the MFA Dance program and meet the Program Director, John Jasperse. We will introduce you to our multidisciplinary curriculum and show how our individualized approach to education can support your artistic development. There will also be an opportunity to discuss admissions requirements and ask questions. Register here. 

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