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Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 4

Registration in the Siegel Center
3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Welcome Seminar & Sandwich Supper
Critical Abilities Assessment: An Introduction to Sarah Lawrence's New Tool for Evaluation

Kanwal Singh, Associate Dean of the College
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Friday, June 5

Registration in the Siegel Center
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Seminar Session I
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Back to the Garden: The Ecologies of Milton's Eden
William Shullenberger, Literature Faculty

Geographies of Inequality:
Planning and Politics in New York City
Samuel Stein '05, Geography Faculty

Biodiversity Within: The Human Microbiome
Michelle Hersh, Biology Faculty

From the Arab Spring to ISIS:
The Middle East at a Crossroads?
Matthew Ellis, Christian A. Johnson Chair in International Affairs & Middle Eastern Studies History Faculty

Drawing on Sight
John O'Connor, Visual Arts Faculty

Politics as Usual, Tremor or Earthquake? How to Make Sense of the 2014 Midterm Elections
David Peritz, Politics Faculty

Escalation, Exaggeration, and Delight: A One-session Workshop
David Hollander MFA '97, Writing Faculty

Bullies and Their Victims: Social and Physical Aggression in Childhood and Adolescence
Carl Barenboim, Roy E. Larsen Chair in Psychology
Psychology Faculty

"It Was Just Yesterday": Sharing Sarah Lawrence Life Stories
Mary Porter, Anthropology Faculty

Finding Courage to Maintain the Art of Teaching
Mary Hebron, Interim Director of the Art of Teaching Graduate Program
Featuring select Art of Teaching Alumni

Luncheons
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

50th Lunch with President Karen R. Lawrence
Class of '65 and beyond

Reunion Lunch under the Tent
All other classes

CCE Seminar and Lunch
A Legacy of Access for a New Student Generation
Judith Babbitts MA '76, Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies

Local Tours
1:45 – 4:00 p.m.

Educational Tour of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Tour of the Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak

Seminar Sesson II
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Back to the Garden: The Ecologies of Milton's Eden
William Shullenberger, Literature Faculty

Geographies of Inequality:
Planning and Politics in New York City
Samuel Stein '05, Geography Faculty

Biodiversity Within: The Human Microbiome
Michelle Hersh, Biology Faculty

From the Arab Spring to ISIS:
The Middle East at a Crossroads?
Matthew Ellis, Christian A. Johnson Chair in International Affairs & Middle Eastern Studies History Faculty

Drawing on Sight
John O'Connor, Visual Arts Faculty

Politics as Usual, Tremor or Earthquake? How to Make Sense of the 2014 Midterm Elections
David Peritz, Politics Faculty

Escalation, Exaggeration, and Delight: A One-session Workshop
David Hollander MFA '97, Writing Faculty

Bullies and Their Victims: Social and Physical Aggression in Childhood and Adolescence
Carl Barenboim, Roy E. Larsen Chair in Psychology
Psychology Faculty

"It Was Just Yesterday": Sharing Sarah Lawrence Life Stories
Mary Porter, Anthropology Faculty

Finding Courage to Maintain the Art of Teaching
Mary Hebron, Interim Director of the Art of Teaching Graduate Program
Featuring select Art of Teaching Alumni

The Big Idea: Class of 2005
(afternoon only)
Ryan Takemiya '05, Shelley Feuer '05, Jason Gaines '05, Samantha Stark '05, Vanessa Gardner '05 MS '10, and Caitlin Rufo-McCormick '05

Service of Remembrance
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Reunion Cocktail Reception at the Alumni Art Exhibit
5:30 – 6:45 p.m.

Dinners
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

25th Reunion Dinner with the President
Class of 1990

Alumni Barbecue Under the Tent
All other classes

Cabaret
9:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Late Night Events
11:00 p.m.

Screening of The Princess Bride under the Tent

Stargazing at SLC with Scott Calvin, Physics Faculty

Saturday, June 6

Registration in the Siegel Center
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Saturday Morning Exercise
8:15 – 9:15 a.m.

  • Pilates with Allison Easter '85
  • SLC Fit: A Reunion Boot Camp
  • Swim Aerobics

Estate Planning Seminar & Breakfast
with Blanche Lark Christerson '77
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Saturday Morning Session
9:45 – 11:30 a.m.

Annual Alumni Association Meeting

Reunion Lecture: The Joys of Failure with Vijay Seshadri, Writing Faculty
"Try again. Fail again. Fail better," Samuel Beckett famously advises in Worstward Ho. What is the useful, as opposed to the typically mordant Beckettism, of his advice. This talk will expound on Beckett's text and will examine the profundity of failure and the triviality of success.

Q&A with President Karen R. Lawrence

Citation & Westlands Awards Luncheon
12:00 noon – 1:45 p.m.

Reunion Terrace Reception
2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Class Activities
2:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Athletics Reception & Wine Tasting
5 – 6 p.m.

Cocktails, Dinner, and Dancing under the tent
6 p.m. – Midnight

Midnight Breakfast
12:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 7

Champagne Brunch
9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

General Information

Alumni Art Exhibit (Heimbold Visual Arts Center Lower Level)
Friday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Archives (Registration room in the Siegel Center)
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Campus Tours
Friday: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. & 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Bookstore Hours
Friday & Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Campbell Sports Center
Friday & Saturday: Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Siegel Center (Pub)
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – Midnight
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – Midnight
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. – Noon

Esther Raushenbush Library
Friday & Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

   
         

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