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On Campus – November 2013 Preview

Friday, November 8

The Mathematics Department presents a lecture by Loki Natarajan, professor in the Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Titled Assessing Reproducibility of Results Across Genomic Studies: Inference and Design, the talk will take place at 3 pm in Rockefeller Hall 300.

Dynamic young octet Roomful of Teeth will perform a concert at 8 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall. The event will feature new music, including “Partita for 8 Voices,” the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning work composed for the group by member Caroline Shaw, and works by Merrill Garbus, Brad Wells, and others. The concert is sponsored by the Music Department.

Saturday, November 9

The Vassar College Women’s Chorus perform.

The Music Department presents “That Music Always Round Me,” a concert by the Vassar College Women’s Chorus, featuring the music of David Lang, Lana Walter, Jocelyn Hagen, and Norman Dello Joio, at 8 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall.

Sunday, November 10

The Vassar College Community and Wind Ensemble will perform a concert at 3 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall. The concert is presented by the Music Department.

Monday, November 11

At 5:30 pm in Rockefeller Hall 200, lawyer Kim Landsman will give a lecture sponsored by the Political Science Department.

The Art Department presents a lecture by visiting artist Trenton Doyle Hancock at 6 pm in the Taylor Hall Auditorium.

Tuesday, November 12

Christopher Phillips, curator at the International Center of Photography in New York City, will give a lecture at 6 pm in Taylor Hall 203. The lecture is presented by the Art Department.

Wednesday, November 13

The Art Department presents a lecture by Aldo Cibic, architect with Cibic & Partners in Milan, Italy, at 6 pm in Taylor Hall 203.

Thursday, November 14

Guest director Kim Weild helps Allison Pearl '16 rehearse a scene from William Congreve's

The Way of the World, a play written by William Congreve and guest directed by Kim Weild, will be performed at 8 pm through November 16 at the Martel Theater, Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film. The performance is sponsored by the Drama Department.

Saturday, November 16

The Vassar College Madrigal Singers will perform Bach and Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia and Rejoice in the Lamb at 8 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall. The performance is sponsored by the Music Department.

Sunday, November 17

The Music Department presents the Cappella Festiva Treble Choir Festival, a collaborative choral festival for treble singers and visiting choirs led by internationally renowned British composer and conductor Bob Chilcott, at 2 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall. The concert will feature performances by the Cappella Festiva Treble Choir and the Pennsylvania Girlchoir.

Tuesday, November 19

Nahyan Fancy, assistant professor of history at DePauw University, will give a lecture titled Alternatives to Galenic Physiology in the Premodern Islamic World. The talk, sponsored by the Science, Technology, and Society Program,  will take place at 5:30 pm in Taylor Hall 203.

Sunday, November 24

The Music Department presents “Reflections,” a concert by the Vassar College Choir, featuring British choral music, including Jonathan Dove’s The Passing of the Year, a seven-movement work set for double chorus and piano. The performance will take place at 3 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall.

Monday, November 25

Deborah Paredez, associate professor in the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, will give a lecture titled All About My (Absent) Mother: Young Latina Aspirations in Real Women Have Curves and Ugly Betty. Presented by the Latin American and Latino/a Studies Program, the lecture will take place at 6:30 pm in the Chicago Hall Screening Auditorium.

Photos by Holly Wilmeth and Lee Ferris