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On Campus - November Preview

Friday, November 7

The World of Shojo Manga!: Mirrors of Girls’ Desires exhibit will be on display in the James W. Palmer III Gallery, College Center, through November 21.

Surprised by Death from the Imperial Augsburg exhibit.

The exhibition Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings, 1475-1540 will be on display at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center through December 14. Organized by the National Gallery of Art, the exhibit features the works of artists from Augsburg, Germany.

The women’s volleyball team will compete in the Liberty League Championships at 1 pm on Friday, November 7 and 9 am on Saturday, November 8 in the Kenyon Hall Club Room.

The men’s and women’s Cross Country Late Season Invitational will begin at 4:30 pm at the Cross Country Space at the Farm.

Saturday, November 8

New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns.

An evening of dance and conversation with New York City Ballet principal dancers Sara Mearns and Jared Angle will begin at 7 pm at the Frances Daly Fergusson Dance Theater, Kenyon Hall.

The women’s rugby team will compete in the American Collegiate Rugby Association Playoffs at the Outdoor Space Rugby Field at the Farm.

The women’s field hockey team will compete in the Liberty League Championships at the Weinberg Turf Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

The men’s and women’s squash teams will play New York University and Haverford College at noon at the Kenyon Hall Squash Courts.

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will take on Skidmore College at 1 pm at Kresge Pool.

Sunday, November 9

Vassar College and Community Wind Ensemble

The Vassar College and Community Wind Ensemble will perform at 3 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall. The ensemble will be conducted by James Osborn.

The men’s and women’s fencing Vassar Invitational will begin at 10 am at Walker Field House.

The men’s rugby team will compete in the Conference Championship Finals at 1 pm at the Outdoor Space Rugby Field at the Farm.

Tuesday, November 11

Harvard University Professor Ian Miller will give the lecture Animals and Other Creatures of the Japanese Enlightenment at 5:30 pm in the Taylor Hall Auditorium. The lecture will include discussion on the Ueno Zoo and how it helped drive Japan’s transformation into the world’s first non-Western “great power.”

Artist Dread Scott will present a lecture and take part in a panel discussion beginning at 6 pm in the Rockefeller Hall Auditorium. Scott’s art illuminates human misery and encourages viewers to envision how the world could be.

Wednesday, November 12

The annual Black Student Union Black Solidarity Dinner will take place at 7 pm in the Villard Room, College Center.

Thursday, November 13

A production of Little Shop of Horrors will begin at 8 pm on November 13-15 at the Susan Stein Shiva Theater. The musical tells the story of a down-and-out florist whose luck changes when he finds an unusual plan.

Saturday, November 15

The alumnae/i vs. the men’s and women’s squash teams game will begin at noon at the Kenyon Hall Squash Courts.

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will take on Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at 1 pm at Kresge Pool.

The men’s basketball Tip-Off Tournament vs. Wheelock College will begin at 6 pm in the Athletics and Fitness Center Gymnasium. The tournament will continue with the consolation and championship at 1 pm on Sunday, November 16.

Sunday, November 16                                                

A faculty recital featuring Sophie Chao on cello will begin at 3 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall. The music will include suites by Bach and Reger.

The women’s rugby team will compete in the American Collegiate Rugby Association Playoffs at 9 am at the Outdoor Space Rugby Field at the Farm.

The men’s and women’s fencing teams will compete in the Matt Lampell Hudson River Invite at 10 am at Walker Field House.

Tuesday, November 18

The men’s basketball team will play SUNY New Paltz at 7 pm in the Athletics and Fitness Center Gymnasium.

Wednesday, November 19

Image of Marine and Child from the Philosopher's Holiday Lecture featuring Chiara Bottici.

The Philosopher’s Holiday Lecture will feature Chiara Bottici, assistant professor at The New School for Social Research. The event will begin at 5 pm in the Rockefeller Hall Auditorium. Bottici has written about myth, imagination, ancient and early modern philosophy, the Frankfurt School, psychoanalysis, and contemporary and social political philosophy.

The women’s basketball team will play SUNY New Paltz at 7 pm in the Athletics and Fitness Center Gymnasium.

Thursday, November 20

Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre

The Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre will perform at 8 pm on November 20-22 at the Frances Daly Fergusson Dance Theater, Kenyon Hall. The evening will feature pieces choreographed by faculty, students, and guest choreographers.

Friday, November 21

The Barefoot Monkeys Fall Indoor Show will take place at 8 pm on November 21 and 22 on the second floor of the Students’ Building.

The Rockefeller Hall Auditorium will host a performance of Vile Bodies at 8 pm on November 21 and 22. Loosely inspired by Evelyn Waugh’s 1930 novel, Vile Bodies is a madcap exploration of youth culture, modernity, airships, and the aftereffects of war, both in 1920s London and at present-day Vassar.

Saturday, November 22

The Challah for Hunger Fall Dinner will begin at 6 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room, College Center.

Vassar Madrigal Singers

Vassar Madrigal Singers will perform at 8 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall. The singers will be conducted by Drew Minter.

The men’s and women’s squash Liberty League Championship will begin at noon at the Kenyon Hall Squash Courts.

Sunday, November 23

A faculty and guest recital featuring both sets of Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes will be held at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall. Scheduled for 3 pm, the event will include Bard College faculty members Rufus Muller, tenor; Teresa Buchholz, mezzo-soprano; and Blair McMillen, piano as well as Vassar College faculty members Rachel Rosales, soprano; Robert Osborne, bass-baritone; and Todd Crow, piano.

The women’s squash team will play St. Lawrence University and William Smith College at 9 am at the Kenyon Hall Squash Courts. The men’s squash team will follow at 11 am with the Liberty League Championships.

Tuesday, November 25

The women’s basketball team will play Wesleyan University at 6 pm in the Athletics and Fitness Center Gymnasium.

Sunday, November 30

The men’s basketball team will play Trinity College at 4 pm in the Athletics and Fitness Center Gymnasium.

—Photo of Marine and Child ©Callidum Photography-Amber LeAnn & Josiah Israel; VRDT ©Vassar College-Rachel Garbade ’15; Madrigal Singers ©Vassar College; Community Wind Ensemble ©Vassar College-Sam Rosen-Amy ’08; The Lovers Surprised by Death by Hans Burgkmair I courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington; Sara Mearns ©Erin Baiano.

Posted by Office of Communications Wednesday, October 29, 2014