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Explosion of Deferred Dreams—A Lecture by Mat Callahan Carriage Barn Concert Series—Spring 2017

Explosion of Deferred Dreams—A Lecture by Mat Callahan

Deane Carriage Barn, Fireplace Room

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Mat Callahan is a musician and author originally from San Francisco, where he founded Komotion International. He is the author of three books, "Sex, Death & the Angry Young Man," "Testimony," and "The Trouble with Music" as well as the editor of "Songs of Freedom: The James Connolly Songbook."

Foreign Language Series—Spring 2017

The Turbulent Changing of China Since 1900 and American Factors

East Academic Center, Classroom 1

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Visiting faculty member, Sui Duan will give this presentation in English.

Theaster Gates Visits Bennington

Theaster Gates Visits Bennington

Bennington College is pleased to announce that the artist, curator, urbanist, and facilitator Theaster Gates will be on campus in April for a series of events.

Soul Talk with Theaster Gates

VAPA Usdan Gallery

Join renowned artist Theaster Gates, Bennington faculty Karthik Pandian and Michael Wimberly and current students Ash Haywood '18 and Deja Haley '20 in conversation around the future of Black Studies at Bennington.

Job Talk: A Design-Thinking Model of Distributed Writing

East Academic Center, Classroom 1

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Eric Rawson, candidate for the Director of Undergraduate Writing Initiatives will give a public presentation.

Theaster Gates (The 2016-2017 Adams-Tillim Lecture) Visual Arts Lecture Series (VALS)—Spring 2017

Theaster Gates (The 2016-2017 Adams-Tillim Lecture)

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Theaster Gates' practice includes sculpture, installation, performance and urban interventions that aim to bridge the gap between art and life.

Homemade: A Feast

VAPA Usdan Gallery

Homemade, a potluck in celebration of Black Studies, will be held immediately after Theaster Gates’ VALS lecture (7:00 PM Tishman).


Black Spring: Performance

VAPA Usdan Gallery

Imani Lewis-Shirley, Andre James, and Phillip Williams will perform.

"Explosion of Deferred Dreams" Performance—Mat Callahan Carriage Barn Concert Series—Spring 2017

"Explosion of Deferred Dreams" Performance—Mat Callahan

DownCaf

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Mat Callahan is a musician and author originally from San Francisco, where he founded Komotion International. He is the author of three books, "Sex, Death & the Angry Young Man," "Testimony," and "The Trouble with Music" as well as the editor of "Songs of Freedom: The James Connolly Songbook."

Plan Day | No classes

Bennington Campus

Conversation on Art and Action with Theaster Gates

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join Bennington faculty and students from Visual Arts and the Center for Advancement of Public Action in a conversation with renowned artist and “urban interventionist” Theaster Gates about how art can engage with, and impact, public life.

Career Development Programming

Health Insurance 101

Dickinson 212

Join Human Resources and Career Development staff who will be answering questions about health insurance and benefits packages. All students are welcome to bring questions about navigating the professional world.

'Money Matters': A Conversation on Bennington Finances

CAPA Symposium

A presentation and dialogue for students with Brian Murphy, Bennington’s Chief Financial Officer, and Elizabeth Briedinger, Executive Director of Development, on institutional finances and private philanthropy.

The Queering of Elizabeth Bishop Literature Evenings—Spring 2017

The Queering of Elizabeth Bishop

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A panel discussion with Megan Marshall, April Bernard, and Mark Wunderlich, moderated by Benjamin Anastas

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

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Bennington College invites faculty and staff members to bring a child to work on Thursday, April 27 to participate in the exciting activities that are taking place across campus as part of Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® day.

French Language Table

Commons Dining Halls

The French Language Table happens every Thursday at 12:15 PM.

Faculty meeting, 12:30-1:45pm

CAPA Symposium
Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America, A Talk by Journalist Amy Goodman

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, at the Bennington stop on her North American tour: Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America. B-Rad, Bennington's new campus radio station, will simulcast the event.

UPDATE: the start time is now 12:30 pm.

Unscripted: The Plays of Annie Baker

East Academic Center, Classroom 1

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Jennifer Cayer, candidate for the Director of Undergraduate Writing Initiatives, will give a public presentation.

Career Development Programming

LAB Conversation: Job Searching and Interviewing for Programmers

Dickinson 212

Join Klemente Gilbert-Espada '14 for a conversation on applying to and interviewing for jobs in programming fields.

Literature Evenings—Spring 2017

Master Class on Literary Biography with Megan Marshall

CAPA Symposium

Megan Marshall, author of three biographical works, including "Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast," will give a Master Class on literary biography as part of the Literature Evenings series. RSVP to attend, see description for details.

PFOA Public Forum

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | The Agency of Natural Resources will host a community meeting in Tishman Lecture Hall.

Population Demography of Lady Slipper Orchid

Dickinson 232

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Jennifer Nelson, PhD hosts a preliminary discussion and review of fieldwork on the Native Pink Lady Slipper Orchid, Cypripedium acaule. The work represents six years of data collection on individually marked plants.

The Future of Higher Education in Prison

The Future of Higher Education in Prison

CAPA Symposium

MASCULINITIES

Barn 240

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Do you identify as masculine/masc? This is the space for YOU!

Senior Dance Concert Evening Program: NIGHTLIGHT // DAYLIGHT

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Senior Dance Concert featuring works by Sage King, George MacLeod, and Antony Shipman.

The Future of Higher Education in Prison

Senior Dance Concert Matinee Program: NIGHTLIGHT // DAYLIGHT

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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Senior Dance Concert featuring works by Geoffrey Ballinger, Olivia Barnum, and Dana Penenberg. This event will start on the Brick Patio (outside of the scene shop), move to Greenwall and end in Martha Hill.

Joy and Rite of Spring Music Performance

Joy and Rite of Spring Music Performance

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Marimba Magic Ensemble from The Rivers School Conservatory, Michael Wimberly, and Bennington percussion students.

Senior Dance Concert Evening Program: NIGHTLIGHT // DAYLIGHT

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Senior Dance Concert featuring works by Sage King, George MacLeod, and Antony Shipman.

Senior Dance Concert Matinee Program: NIGHTLIGHT // DAYLIGHT

See description

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Senior Dance Concert featuring works by Geoffrey Ballinger, Olivia Barnum, and Dana Penenberg. This event will start on the Brick Patio (outside of the scene shop), move to Greenwall and end in Martha Hill.