Reading with George Saunders — Wednesday, April 18 @ 6:30pm, Reisinger
Best-selling American author, George Saunders, is coming to SLC on Wednesday. He has won numerous awards and was featured in the New Yorker’s 20-under-40 feature in 1999. Saunders writes short stories, essays, novels, and children’s books. Through different styles, he critically examines the state of American capitalist culture.
Sarah Lawrence College Undergraduate Development Studies Conference — Friday, April 20 @ 10am (until 6pm).
A group of SLC students have been planning this event since last semester. Intended to provide a space for undergraduate students to present their work on development and create dialogue, this inaugural conference is bound to become SLC tradition. Presenters include students from SLC and students from other colleges and universities in the Northeast. Professor Jamee Moudud will give introductory notes and Dr. Karl Botchway of The New School for Social Research, will deliver the keynote address. RSVP with College Events: 914-395-2412 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WSLC and SLAC present All Day Music Festival — Friday, April 20 @3pm (until 6pm)
Music, food, and a slide. There will be a Battle of the Bands for SLC bands (TBA). Small Black, EOLA (MEM. TONSTARTSSBANDHT), and C U P are coming. PETA barbecue. After-party in the Basement that night.
The Glass Menagerie — Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 @ 7pm, Sunday, April 22 @ 2pm, Downstage
Downstage Theater Company, one of SLC’s student-run theater groups, is putting on a thought-provoking production of Tennessee William’s The Glass Menagerie. Directed by Corbin Went, the play features Max Hegley, Finn Kilgore, Daniella Benavides, Minou Pourshariati & Elias Higham in this American classic. Get your tickets!
9th Annual SLC Poetry Festival — Friday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22nd, various locations on campus
Last weekend brought the Folk Festival with a winning line-up, and this weekend comes back strong with 2012’s PoFest. Readers from around the country and numerous fascinating presentations are slated for the weekend. Take a bit of a breather before we race full-speed ahead into May.
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