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On Campus - March 2019 Preview

“Clubbing,” 2012, by Martine Gutierrez, part of the exhibition Quiet as It’s Kept.

Thursday, March 7

The exhibit Quiet as It’s Kept: Passing Subjects, Contested Identities will be on view in the Frances Lehman Loeb Aer Center Hoene Hoy Photography Gallery until April 7. The exhibit presents works of film, photography, and painting by contemporary artists alongside historical works dealing with the notion of “passing.”

The photography exhibit Endangered Life in Distant Terrains, featuring the work of wildlife photographer and Chinese environmental activist Xi Zhinong, will be on view in the College Center Old Bookstore Exhibition Space until March 17.

The exhibit, Freehand: Drawings by Inez Nathaniel Walker will be on view in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Temporary Exhibition Galleries through April 14.

At 5:00 pm the Frances Lehman Loeb Center will be having their weekly event, “Late Night at the Lehman Loeb.” The galleries will be open late—from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Sunday, March 10

The fencing teams will play the NCAA Northeast Regionals in the Walker Field House Bays at 7:45 am. 

At 2:00 pm there will be a reception for the Iyoya Children’s Art Festival in the College Center Palmer Gallery. The exhibit will feature more than 200 artworks by local nursery, elementary, and intermediate school students and will remain on view until March 15.

From the Iyoya Children’s Art Show, an image by Eunji Kim.

At 5:00 pm the Frances Lehman Loeb Center will be having their weekly event, “Late Night at the Lehman Loeb.” The galleries will be open late—from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Thursday, March 14

At 5:00 pm the Frances Lehman Loeb Center will be having their weekly event, “Late Night at the Lehman Loeb.” The galleries will be open late—from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Wednesday, March 20

At 1:00 pm women’s lacrosse will play Mount St. Mary’s on the Prentiss Sports Complex Weinberg Turf Field.

Thursday, March 21

The Frances Lehman Loeb Center will be having their weekly event, “Late Night at the Lehman Loeb.” The galleries will be open late—from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

At 7:00 pm there will be a poetry reading followed by a poetry open mic, hosted by the Poughkeepsie Public Library.

Saturday, March 23

At 12:00 pm the baseball team will play Bard College on the Prentiss Sports Complex Baseball Field.

At 1:00 pm women’s lacrosse will play St. Lawrence University on the Prentiss Sports Complex Weinberg Turf Field.

Sunday. March 24

 At 12:00 pm the baseball team will play Bard College on the Prentiss Sports Complex Baseball Field.

Monday, March 25

 At 5:00 pm in the Rockefeller Hall 300 Auditorium, Dr. Andrea Bertozzi, Professor of Mathematics and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UCLA, will be giving the Asprey Lecture in Mathematics, titled “Mathematics of Crime.” The lecture will be preceded by a reception at 4:30 pm.

At 5:30 pm in the Taylor Hall 203 Auditorium, Ben Vinson III, Herbert Baxter Adams Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University will be giving a lecture titled “Reflections on Afro-Mexico: Comments from the Career of an Historian.”

Tuesday, March 26 

At 4:00 pm in the Taylor Hall 203 Auditorium, Adrián Félix, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California Riverside will present a lecture titled, “Specters of Belonging: The Political Life Cycle of Mexican Migrants.” 

At 5:00 pm in New England Building 105 Lecture/Seminar Room, Deanna VanWorp, Recruitment Manager, Hoon Hong ’17 and Tianna Shockley ’17 will be part of an informational event for the digital marketing company “The Agency Within.” Sponsored by the Career Development office.

At 6:00 pm there will be the weekly Free for All Dinner in the Main Building Gold Parlor, sponsored by the Episcopal Church of Vassar College through the Religious & Spiritual Life and Contemplative Practices Office. The dinner is open to all Vassar students.

At 6:00 pm in Rockefeller Hall 200 Auditorium William Darity, Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy will give a lecture titled “The Subaltern Middle Class.” Sponsored by the Africana Studies program.

Jerry Stropnicky
Wednesday, March 27

At 5:00 pm in the Rockefeller Hall 300 Auditorium, Suzanne Weekes of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute will give the Henry Seely White Math Talk, titled “Lean Out: Connecting Outside the Ivory Tower.” Sponsored by the Mathematics and Statistics Department.

At 6:00 pm in the College Center Villard Room, Jerry Stropnicky will give a talk about his experiences as a facilitator of community-based conversations around difficult topics. The talk is part of the “semester of storytelling,” hosted by the Engaged Pluralism Initiative.

 Thursday, March 28

 At 3:00 pm in the Rockefeller Hall 300 Auditorium, Suzanne Weekes of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute will present the Henry Seely White Math Talk. This lecture is titled “Mathematical Modeling in Cancer Research.”

At 5:00 pm in the Taylor Hall 203 Auditorium there will be the Frederic C. Wood Lecture titled “Religion, Ecology and the ‘Journey of the Universe.” Yale scholars Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim will discuss their award-winning film Journey of the Universe.

Inez Nathaniel Walker’s “Standing Woman with Raised Arm,” 1974

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center will have their weekly event, “Late Night at the Frances Lehman Loeb,” with extended gallery hours from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. At 5:00 pm, curator Mary Kay Lombino will discuss the exhibit “Freehand: Drawings by Inez Nathaniel Walker.”

Friday, March 29

At 2:00 pm the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center will present “Storytime at the Museum,” a 45-minute program welcoming young children into the museum for a story, a mini-tour of the galleries, and a hands-on art project.

Saturday, March 30

At 1:00 pm the baseball team will play Clarkson University on the Prentiss Sports Complex Baseball Field. 

At 1:30 pm there will be a senior recital, featuring baritone Raphe Gilliam in the Skinner Hall Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall. 

At 4:00 pm there will be a senior recital, featuring baritone Noah Papagni in the Skinner Hall Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall. 

At 8:00 pm the Vassar College Women’s Chorus will perform in the Skinner Hall Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall.

Sunday, March 31

 At 12:00 pm the baseball team will play Clarkson University on the Prentiss Sports Complex Baseball Field.

At 5:00 pm in New England Building 105 Lecture/Seminar Room, Deanna VanWorp, Recruitment Manager, Hoon Hong ’17 and Tianna Shockley ’17 will be part of an informational event for the digital marketing company “The Agency Within.” Sponsored by the Career Development office.

At 6:00 pm there will be the weekly Free for All Dinner in the Main Building Gold Parlor, sponsored by the Episcopal Church of Vassar College through the Religious & Spiritual Life and Contemplative Practices Office. The dinner is open to all Vassar students.

At 6:00 pm in Rockefeller Hall 200 Auditorium William Darity, Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy will give a lecture titled “The Subaltern Middle Class.” Sponsored by the Africana Studies program.

Image credits: Artwork courtesy of the artists/galleries; Jerry Stropnicky by Gordon Wendell

 

 

 

Posted by Office of Communications Tuesday, March 5, 2019