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STEAM | The Impact of the Arts in Innovation

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join Babette Allina ’81, Tim Daly ’79, and Jennifer Mieres ’82 for a conversation moderated by faculty member Robert Ransick on STEAM—the influence of the creative arts within the STEM fields.

Passive House Design Slide Lecture by Bill Ryall

CAPA Symposium

Bill Ryall is a principal at Ryall Sheridan Architects. Among other things, they've designed a collection of buildings in Guilford for the Vermont Performance Labs, one of which is built to Passive House standards, and they are working on more of these projects in the northeast.

Plan Day | No classes

Bennington Campus

Senior reflection essays (for December grads) due to advisors

Bennington Campus

Maloney ’13 Film at Slamdance Cinema Club

Off campus (see description)

"Serpentine," a film by Bronwyn Maloney ’13, will be showing as part of the Slamdance Cinema Club lineup.

Last day to withdraw from second 7 week courses

Bennington Campus
image of the deane carriage barn Carriage Barn Concert Series–Fall 2017

Bennington Composers Concert

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Celebrating Bennington Composers--music by Louis Calabro, Tina Davidson, Vivian Fine, Betsy Jolas, Lionel Nowak, Alison Nowak, Marta Ptaszynska, and Joan Tower. Compositions by former faculty and distinguished alumni.

Literature Evenings–Fall 2017

Reading: Natalie Scenters-Zapico

Franklin

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Literature faculty candidate, Natalie Scenters-Zapico will read at this week’s Literature Evening.

Candidate Presentation: Larissa Gaias

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Larissa Gaias, faculty candidate in Developmental Psychology will give a presentation titled: "Examining and Creating Inclusive and Equitable Educational Environments."

Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education

The Peace Petition and the Academic Purge in Turkey

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | In this panel discussion, two academics, E. Ahmet Tonak, and Burcu Yasemin Seyben, who were among the 1,128 signatories of the Peace Petition will tell their own stories while explaining the current situation of academics both in Turkey and abroad.

East Coast Curriculum

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | "East Coast Curriculum" is a modern day riff on Arthur Schnitzler's "La Ronde" with liberal arts College as a theme. A play about love, sex, politics, feminism, class, friendship, family and the fear, ecstasy and absurdity of being young. Showings will take place each night at 8:00 PM from Nov. 16-19.

Brian Chase Carriage Barn Concert Series–Fall 2017

Brian Chase and Kid Millions

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Percussion Duo concert by visiting faculty Brian Chase, drummer and experimental musician from the Yeah, Yeah, Yeah's, is joined by drummer, Kid Million, who's drums roll like an army of ants biting flesh punctuated by the occasional beat of doom (577 Records).

Jazz Religion

Religion, Social Media, and the Power of Discourse

CAPA Symposium

A stand-alone class taught by Michael Cohen as part of Jazz Religion, a not-for-credit course open to the Bennington College community.

Career Development Programming

LAB Talk: Artist Portfolios

VAPA B206

Join Josh Blackwell '95, visual arts faculty member, for a conversation on putting together an artist's portfolio. Learn about selecting pieces to represent your body of work in settings from senior review to graduate school to grant and job applications, and work on curating a collection of work to show off your style, versatility, and depth.

Science Workshop–Fall 2017

Fear and Loathing in Silicon Valley: Two Years Inside a Startup

Dickinson 232

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Bennington's own Computer Science faculty member Andrew Cencini will discuss "Fear and Loathing in Silicon Valley: Two Years Inside a Startup."

A Friday Night Vespers for Thanks Giving

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | In a brief service, the class “Morning Plainchant” will sing the traditional 4th-c. hymn of thanksgiving, Te Deum, along with other Gregorian chants at dusk in a darkening barn. A few students will speak about giving thanks. We will close with an Agnus Dei sung in a circle.

East Coast Curriculum

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | "East Coast Curriculum" is a modern day riff on Arthur Schnitzler's "La Ronde" with liberal arts College as a theme. A play about love, sex, politics, feminism, class, friendship, family and the fear, ecstasy and absurdity of being young. Showings will take place each night at 8:00 PM from Nov. 16-19.

Farmer's Market

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Come enjoy your Saturday Morning at the Farmer's Market!

Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education

Dignity, Compassion, and Action: In Conversation with Saria Samakie

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Georgetown freshman Saria Samakie, who endured three years of civil war and survived three kidnappings in Syria—including being held by government forces when he was just 15 years old—will give a talk on his thoughts and experiences in Syria.

East Coast Curriculum

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | "East Coast Curriculum" is a modern day riff on Arthur Schnitzler's "La Ronde" with liberal arts College as a theme. A play about love, sex, politics, feminism, class, friendship, family and the fear, ecstasy and absurdity of being young. Showings will take place each night at 8:00 PM from Nov. 16-19.

East Coast Curriculum

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | "East Coast Curriculum" is a modern day riff on Arthur Schnitzler's "La Ronde" with liberal arts College as a theme. A play about love, sex, politics, feminism, class, friendship, family and the fear, ecstasy and absurdity of being young. Showings will take place each night at 8:00 PM from Nov. 16-19.