SLC AT A GLANCE: This Week on Campus

Thanksgiving Break is coming up, so be sure to check out the week's upcoming events below before we're off:

The week begins on Monday, from 7:00–10:00 p.m., in McCracken Living Room, with the discussion: Birth Control Myths Busted. Hosted by Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood, a specialist from Planned Parenthood's education department will be coming in to dispel myths and misconceptions about birth control.

On Tuesday, November 18, Science Seminar Series presents: MRI, Iron Diets, and an Alzheimer's Mouse Mode from 12:30–2:00 p.m. in Science Center 103. The speaker's work plans to illustrate that increasing iron burden in the Alzheimer’s diseased (AD) brain increases the toxicity of the disease. Increasing iron may also induce the aggregation of disease linked pathogenic proteins, including amyloid beta and hyperphosphorylated tau.

From 5:30–6:30 in Science Center 103, the French Department will be hosting the Translating Albert Camus's L'Etranger Lecture by Sandra Smith.  The author will discuss her new translation of this seminal work. No French required to attend!

The Opening Reception of“All the Queens Men”, the newest exhibit in the Heimbold Visual Arts Center Barbara Walters Gallery will be held from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. This solo exhibition by Katie Murray, a guest photography faculty member, a decades-long photographic project that explores the rites, rituals, and relationships of men. This exhibition will take place until Friday, December 19.

Ever wanted to meet the staff that put together SLC Review?  A Meet the Editors Reading will be taking place from 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. in Slonim Stone Living Room. This event will showcase the phenomenal written work of the 2014-2015 SLC Review staff. Each student will read 3-5 minutes of original poetry, prose, and/or an amalgamation of the two. Come hear the superb writings of your fellow students!

Diversity & Campus Engagement will be hosting Heart + Head = Hustle on Wednesday, November 19 from 12:30 -2:00 p.m. in Bates Meeting Room.  This workshop encourages participants to identify work that aligns their heart (the social and environmental issues that most move them) and their head (using their unique gifts). Lunch will be provided!

On Wednesday and Saturday, November 22, SLAC Film Series: will be screening The Class aka Entre les murs at 9 p.m. in Miller Lecture Hall. Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself, in this 2008 film, as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.

On Thursday, November 20, from 5:30–7:30 p.m., SLAC Etc. will be hosting Harvest Party in the Siegel Center Meeting Room. Enjoy caramel apples, apple cider, crafts, good smells, good people and end of fall fun!

From 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. a Transgender Day of Remembrance will be hosted

Outdoor Spaces Banner Wooden Structure, South Lawn. Transgender Day of Remembrance is for commemorating the people who lost their lives due to transphobia during the past year.

On Friday, November 21 and Saturday, from 7:30 – 10:30 p.m., the Fall Dance Student Concert will be taking place in the Performing Arts Center Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio. Come see your fellow students perform works they’ve been looking on all semester.

Also taking place at 7:30, in Bates Black Squirrel, Trans*action presents FtoEMBody. At this concert, Rocco Katastrophe and Athens Boys Choir perform their music and spoken word poetry.

Homecoming begins on Friday and kicks off with the Men's Basketball vs. Pratt Institute game at 8:00 p.m. at Campbell Sports Center. Come cheer on  and show your Gryphon pride!

Following the game, from 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. SLAC will be hosting a Dance Party in the Bates Blue Room. Join your fellow students, for an amazing night of dancing and music. Show your spirit by wearing green and white!

SLCeeds: How to Design an App will take place on Saturday, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Bates Meeting Room. Whether looking into the event in relation to a future career or just out of curiosity, this event is open to anyone interested in this entrepreneurial session.

Relieve your stress at the end of the week with a SLAC Live Music event from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. on Saturday night, in Bates Blue Room.

Because we will be off from Wednesday, November 25–Sunday, November 30 for Thanksgiving Break, next week's events will be posted below.

Next Monday, November 24, 2014 from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m., in the Miller Lecture Hall, the French Cinema Club will be screening two French movies. This month's topic: World War II. Movies are in French with English subtitles. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please email fcardin@gm.slc.edu

And so concludes the next two weeks at Sarah Lawrence! For a complete lists of events, check out the Master Calendar at calendar.slc.edu. Take care and enjoy your break!

by Mary Kekatos '15
mkekatos@gm.slc.edu

 

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