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On Campus - March 2015 Preview

Wednesday, March 4

XL: Large-Scale Paintings from the Permanent Collection, an exhibition featuring mural-size paintings by Kevin Appel, Roger Brown, Nancy Graves, Joyce Kozloff, Alfred Leslie, Agnes Martin, Joan Mitchell, Jules Olitski, and others, will be on display at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center through March 29.

Desert interior, oil on linen, by Sangram Majumdar.

The Art Department will present Gray, Middle, and Things, a lecture by Brooklyn-based painter Sangram Majumdar, at 5:30 pm in the Taylor Hall 203 Auditorium.

Adrienne Keene, creator and author of the Native Appropriations blog, will speak as part of the Color of Violence series at 5:30 pm in the Rockefeller Hall 300 Auditorium.

The men’s lacrosse team will play Montclair State University at 6:30 pm at the Weinberg Turf Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

Thursday, March 5

The Music Department will present The Beethoven Difference, a lecture by Scott Burnham, Scheide Professor of Music History at Princeton University. The talk will take place at 5:30 pm at Thekla Hall, Skinner Hall.

Saturday, March 7

The men’s volleyball team will play Nazareth College at 11 am and SUNY New Paltz at 4 pm in the Kenyon Hall Gymnasium.

The women’s lacrosse team will play Mount Saint Mary College at 1 pm at the Weinberg Turf Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

Vassar Repetory Dance Theater performance

Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre will present its 33rd annual Bardavon Gala performances. The repertoire includes faculty and student choreography as well as excerpts from Doug Varone’s Chapters from a Broken Novel and Balanchine’s Divertimento No. 15. The event will take place at 8 pm at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House. Tickets are available through the Vassar Box Office, Bardavon Box Office, and Ticketmaster. Repeat performance is on Sunday, March 8.

The Vassar College Orchestra, conducted by Eduardo Navega, will perform at 8 pm at the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall.

Sunday, March 8

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

Monday, March 9

The Africana Studies Program will present a lecture by Jon Lee at 5 pm in the Rockefeller Hall 300 Auditorium.

Wednesday, March 11

The women’s lacrosse team will play Fairleigh Dickinson University at 4 pm at the Weinberg Turf Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

The Religion Department will present The Curriculum in Action: Social Justice and the Vassar Curriculum, a panel discussion featuring faculty members and students, at 5:15 pm in the Rockefeller Hall 300 Auditorium. 

Thursday, March 12

The men’s lacrosse team will play Western Connecticut State University at 4:30 pm at the Weinberg Turf Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

Saturday, March 14

The Music Department will present Cappella Festiva at 7 pm in the Chapel.

Saturday, March 21

The men’s lacrosse team will play Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at 1 pm at the Weinberg Turf Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

Sunday, March 22

Composition Using Objects from Nature by Grace Katz

A Celebration of Children’s Art, an annual showcase honoring the memory of John Iyoya, a former Vassar student, who exemplified a wonderful sense of creativity and love of children, will be on display in the James W. Palmer III Gallery, College Center, through March 27. The exhibit will feature the artwork of students from area schools.

Monday, March 23

The men’s baseball team will play Lehman College at 2 pm at the Prentiss Baseball Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

Wednesday, March 25

The men’s lacrosse team will play Mount Saint Mary College at 6 pm at the Weinberg Turf Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

Friday, March 27

The women’s lacrosse team will play Union College at 4 pm at the Weinberg Turf Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

Saturday, March 28

The women’s lacrosse team will play William Smith College at 2 pm at the Weinberg Turf Field, Prentiss Sports Complex.

Sunday, March 29

The women’s rugby team will play Columbia University at 10 am at the Outdoor Space Rugby Field at the Farm.

Monday, March 30

The Art Department’s student exhibitions will appear on a rotating schedule in the James W. Palmer III Gallery, College Center, through April 10.

Tuesday, March 31

The Political Science Department presents Back Channel to Cuba: U.S.-Cuba Negotiations through the Decades, a lecture by Peter Kornbluh, senior analyst at the National Security Archive, at 5 pm in Spitzer Auditorium, Sanders Classroom Building.

Sami Schalk, assistant professor of gender studies, disability studies, African American literature, and contemporary literature at the University at Albany, will give a lecture entitled Historicizing the Metaphors: Disability and Representations of Slavery. Sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program, the talk will take place at 5:30 pm in the Taylor Hall 203 Auditorium.

Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California Laura Pulido will give a lecture entitled Race and Nation in the Air: Mexican Air Pollution, Neoliberal Trade, and the Reproduction of U.S. Superiority. The talk is sponsored by the Earth Science and Geography Department and will take place at 6:30 pm in the Rockefeller Hall 200 Auditorium.

--VRDT photo ©Vassar College-Rachel Garbade '15; Grace Katz and Sangria Majumdar ©Vassar College; Richard Wilson ©Vassar College-Nancy Crampton. 

Posted by Office of Communications Friday, February 27, 2015