Events

April 2018

Today: Thursday 19 Apr

Hybrid Forms: Criticism and Memoir—Margo Jefferson on the Craft of Creative Nonfiction

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Thursday

2:00pm-3:00pm Add to calendar

A talk on ways in which a writer can join the strategies and demands of critical prose to the intimate experiments of memoir.

The Inaugural Year: Wendy K. Tam Cho Lecture—Fighting Gerrymandering with the Blue Waters Supercomputer

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller ’53 Lecture Hall

Open to the public

/ Thursday

5:30pm-6:30pm Add to calendar

Important insights into redistricting can be gained through an interdisciplinary approach that combines research from many fields, including statistics, operations research, computer science, high performance computing, math, law, and political science. Our work integrates insights from all of these disciplines to create a novel approach for analyzing and reforming redistricting in a way that is tightly coupled with the framework that the Supreme Court has outlined over the past five decades.

J. Bob Alotta Lecture (Women’s History Colloquium)

Science Center 101

Open to the public

/ Thursday

6:00pm-8:00pm Add to calendar

J. Bob Alotta is the Executive Director at the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, a global foundation based in NYC that provides critical resources to LGBTQI organizations and individuals around the world.

SLAC Live Music

Bates Blue Room

Not open to the public

/ Thursday

10:00pm-1:00am Add to calendar

Friday 20 Apr

Symposium on Latin American Studies: Spencer Barnett Prize Awards

Library Meeting Room aka Pillow Room

Open to the public

/ Friday

2:30pm-4:30pm Add to calendar

The Spencer Barnett Memorial Prize for Excellence in Latin American and Latino/a Studies was established by the family of Spencer Barnett, a much beloved Sarah Lawrence student who died in September of his senior year, and was awarded a posthumous degree in May of 2009. Two awards, of $1,000 and $500 are given each year for the two best conference project in any discipline that concerns Latin American, the Caribbean, or Latino/a Studies. Over the last six years, nearly seventy students have been nominated; their outstanding work, across a range of disciplines, in both English and Spanish, are a demonstration of the diversity and caliber and vital interest of Latin American Studies at Sarah Lawrence College.

Women’s Softball vs. Baruch

Campbell Sports Center Mary LeVine Softball Field

Open to the public

/ Friday

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Academic Freedom in Venezuela Panel

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller ’53 Lecture Hall

Open to the public

/ Friday

5:00pm-7:00pm Add to calendar

Come join us for an evening filled with seven incredible panelists talking with Sarah Lawrence and the surrounding communities about academic freedom in Venezuela. This panel is hosted by SLCforSAR, an advocacy group concerned with violations of academic freedom in Venezuela. There will be a bake sale prior to the start of the panel with funds donated to Aula Abierta, a Venezuelan human rights organization founded by David Gómez Gamboa, one of our panelists.

15th Annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival

Heimbold Visual Arts Center

Open to the public

/ Friday

6:00pm-11:00pm Add to calendar

Join us for the largest, free poetry festival in New York! The 15th annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival will be held April 20-22, 2018, in Bronxville, New York. The festival showcases work by current undergraduate and graduate students alongside established poets from all over the country.

Saturday 21 Apr

The Inaugural Year: Dewey, Democracy, and Experience in Education: A Paradigmatic Shift (Art of Teaching Saturday Seminar Series)

Performing Arts Center PAC 3

Open to the public

/ Saturday

8:30am-12:30pm Add to calendar

The Art of Teaching Graduate Program presents a four-part seminar series: Dewey, Democracy, and Experience in Education: A Paradigmatic Shift.

Women’s Softball vs. St. Joseph’s Brooklyn

Campbell Sports Center Mary LeVine Softball Field

Open to the public

/ Saturday

12:00pm-4:00pm Add to calendar

15th Annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Saturday

12:00pm-8:30pm Add to calendar

Join us for the largest, free poetry festival in New York! The 15th annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival will be held April 20-22, 2018, in Bronxville, New York. The festival showcases work by current undergraduate and graduate students alongside established poets from all over the country.

Senior Recital—Tiffany Meier, violin

Marshall Field Room 1

Open to the public

/ Saturday

3:00pm-4:30pm Add to calendar

Theatre Outreach Presents: “Dear Natalie, the Moon is Round” (Earth Day Performance)

Off Campus Hudson River Museum

Open to the public

/ Saturday

3:00pm-4:45pm Add to calendar

Sunday 22 Apr

Women’s Softball vs. Mount Saint Vincent

Campbell Sports Center Mary LeVine Softball Field

Open to the public

/ Sunday

12:00pm-4:00pm Add to calendar

15th Annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Open to the public

/ Sunday

12:00pm-5:00pm Add to calendar

Join us for the largest, free poetry festival in New York! The 15th annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival will be held April 20-22, 2018, in Bronxville, New York. The festival showcases work by current undergraduate and graduate students alongside established poets from all over the country.

Theatre Outreach Presents: “Dear Natalie, the Moon is Round” (Earth Day Performance)

Off Campus Hudson River Museum

Open to the public

/ Sunday

1:00pm-2:45pm Add to calendar

Senior Recital—Libai Jordan

Marshall Field Room 1

Open to the public

/ Sunday

3:00pm-4:30pm Add to calendar

Monday 23 Apr

DAPS Meeting

Bates Meeting Room

Not open to the public

/ Monday

12:30pm-1:30pm Add to calendar

The Diversity and Activism Programming Subcommittee of Student Life meets weekly to plan and implement diversity and social justice events on campus.

Real Talk @ SLC

Library Meeting Room aka Pillow Room

Not open to the public

/ Monday

5:30pm-7:30pm Add to calendar

Men’s Tennis vs. York

Campbell Sports Center Tennis Courts - ALL

Open to the public

/ Monday

6:00pm-9:00pm Add to calendar

Ten Years of TransAction: Looking Back/Forward at Transgender Advocacy and Activism at Sarah Lawrence College

Heimbold Visual Arts Center 208

Not open to the public

/ Monday

7:00pm-9:00pm Add to calendar

TransAction is celebrating over ten years of being an on-campus force for transgender-centered advocacy and activism at Sarah Lawrence College. Curious about how TransAction all began? Come meet the founders and learn about origin story for the organization. Find out about the battles tackled during the first few years on campus. Learn how the skills developed on campus, fighting the good fight, have translated into the careers of the founders in the merging of their professional lives and their advocacy causes. There will be a panel discussion, an opportunity for question and answers, and time afterwards to mingle.

Tuesday 24 Apr

Repast Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm Add to calendar

Music Tuesday Presents: Repast Baroque Ensemble—The Italians Abroad

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

1:30pm-3:00pm Add to calendar

Amelia Roosevelt, baroque violin; Katie Rietman, baroque cello; Gabe Shuford, harpsichord.

Dr. Christine C. Caruso, PhD, MPH Lecture—Meeting Students Where They Eat: Environmental Psychology Theory and Methods Applied to Examining School Lunch

Library Meeting Room aka Pillow Room

Open to the public

/ Tuesday

3:30pm-5:00pm Add to calendar

Dr. Christine C. Caruso will provide an applied overview of Environmental Psychology research in the context of school food. This grows out of a broader project examining changes in lunch programs in six different districts across the US. For this talk, we will explore the use of multiple methods to investigate the ways in which the space of the cafeteria impacts students’ experience of their meal programs.

Wednesday 25 Apr

In Conversation with Noah Hawley ’89

Heimbold Visual Arts Center Donnelley Film Theatre

Not open to the public

/ Wednesday

1:30pm-3:30pm Add to calendar

Noah Hawley ’89 is an author, screenwriter, producer, and showrunner. He has published five novels: A Conspiracy of Tall Men, Other People’s Wedding, The Punch, The Good Father, and Before the Fall. He created, executive produced, and served as show runner for ABC’s My Generation and The Unusuals. He also served as a writer and producer on the hit TV series, Bones, as well as the executive producer, writer, and showrunner on FX's adaptation of the Coen Brother's Academy Award®-winning feature film, Fargo, as well as FX’s adaptation of Marvel’s Legion.

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