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Mission Statement Community Feedback Session

Virtual Event

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | We invite the community to join these session where we will present drafts of the Bennington College mission statement.

Lucas Bessire SCT Colloquium—Spring 2022

Canceled | Aquifer Aporias: Towards an Anthropology of Groundwater Depletion

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | This event has been canceled. 

Nuria Morgado Cultural Studies and Language Series - Spring 2022

Doubting Doubt: The Power of Skepticism and Paradox in Antonio Machado’s Poetry and Philosophical Thought

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Nuria Morgado is Professor of Hispanic Studies at the College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). Her research interests include modern and contemporary Hispanic literature, cultural studies, comparative literature, and the relationship between literature, culture and philosophy.

Bass Lunch

Bass Lunch

Jennings 136

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Lunchtime showcase with students in Bass with Bisio!

Cabinet Office Hours—Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Student Office Hours with Dr. Alfredo Medina

Barn 101

Walk-ins are welcome, or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Medina, please email melissasmith@bennington.edu. Dr. Medina is available to meet outside of Student Office Hours by appointment as well.

FLoW Study Break

Commons

Take a quick break and pick up a snack from the FLoW Interns!

First-Year Course Registration Q&A: Admitted Student event

Virtual Event

Admitted Student Event: Q&A about course registration

Opening Reception: Senior Show in Visual Arts

VAPA Usdan Gallery

Opening celebration of the annual Senior Show, featuring work by graduating students in the visual arts.

About Time

About Time

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Very long, and very short pieces from the Spring 2022 Bennington College Music class, About Time.

First-Year Course Registration Q&A: New Student event

Virtual Event

New Student Event: Q&A about course registration

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A conversation with Jordan Thomas '92 and Joe Donahue

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Jordan Thomas ’92 and CAPA Director Susan Sgorbati ’72, MFA ‘86 will talk with WAMC host Joe Donahue as part of “The Art of the Interview” class. Jordan will share his professional trajectory and advocacy for whistleblowers.

Senior Theses and Projects Reception

Crossett Library

The staff of Crossett Library announce the 2021 Senior Theses and Projects reception! Light refreshments and friendly conversation!

Acoustic/Electric

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Original Music and Sound compositions by members of the Spring 2022 Acoustic/Electronic class with Senem Pirler and Allen Shawn.

Literature Evenings—Spring 2022

Literature Senior Projects Reading

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Please join us in celebrating the work of graduating Bennington students from the class of 2022 who have completed a senior project in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or literary criticism. Each student will read for five minutes from their senior thesis.

Bohemia by Christopher Robin Wamsley

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CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | A Platforms Projects Presentation

Black Vocal Styles Showcase

Black Vocal Styles Showcase

Deane Carriage Barn, Fireplace Room

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | From jazz to gospel to R&B, join us for a full-filled evening of song!

Cabinet Office Hours—Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Dr. Li-Chen Chin Office Hours

Student Life Office

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Talk with our Dean of Students, Dr. Li-Chen Chin, during her weekly office hours.

First-Year Course Registration Q&A: New Student event

Virtual Event

New Student Event: Q&A about course registration

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i eat you (crescendo).

CAPA Lens

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Vocal works composed and performed in Kyoko Kitamura's class, The Improvising and Composing Vocalist

Electronic Improv Ensemble

Electronic Improv Ensemble

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | The Electronic Improvisation Ensemble will present a collaborative piece featuring different configurations of the group members that were explored during the semester.

Middle Eastern Ensemble Final Concert and Dance Party

Middle Eastern Ensemble Final Concert and Dance Party

VAPA Greenwall Auditorium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A night of music and dancing from Turkey, Greece, Armenia, Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Georgia, and beyond!

Last day to add or change a summer FWT position

Bennington Campus
Science Workshop—Spring 2022

Posterpalooza

Dickinson Science Building

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | Come join us for Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science's end of the year poster presentations.

Coffee & Career Conversations

Roz's Cafe

Join Sarah, the Communications and Engagement Coordinator every Friday. Ask questions about navigating Handshake, exploring internship/job opportunities, reviewing your cover letter and resume, or just enjoy a cup of coffee and conversation.

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Housing and Dining Event

Virtual Event

New Student Event: Housing and Dining!

Decolonial Campus Tour

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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Learn about the settler colonial history and decolonial futures of the Bennington campus land

Preview reception of June 1 Art for Access benefit auction

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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Preview reception of an exhibition of works of art to be sold on June 1 in a special Art for Access benefit auction entitled A Contemporary Vision: Works from the Melva Bucksbaum Collection to benefit Art for Access, Part II.

Sexual Perversity in Chicago project by David Mamet directed by Marley-Rose Liburd

Tennis Courts

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | A Platforms Project Presentation

WIP Dance Concert 1

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Dance at Bennington presents performance of new student work.

Getting to Local: Challenges and Opportunities on the Path to Food System Transformation

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | In this talk, Bryan Dale will discuss research that he has been undertaking in the Canadian context that analyzes opportunities to invigorate local food economies from a social and environmental-justice perspective. He will discuss food sovereignty and agroecology, and explore how these concepts can be put into action in practical ways—from food hubs and cooperatives to social movement organizing.

Trad Frolic 2022

Trad Frolic 2022

End of the World

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Maypole Dance & Contra Dance presented by the Bennington College Traditional Music Ensemble with John Kirk and dance caller Trish Miller.

Animation Showing

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Animation Showing! Come check out our animation students' work!

Bennington Food Summit

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OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | The 2022 Bennington Food Summit will celebrate parts of our local food system in Bennington to highlight and share the wonderful opportunities that exist and the new ones that are opening up. All events are free and open to the public; no registration is required.

Violin & Chamber Music Showcase

Violin & Chamber Music Showcase

Jennings 136

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Students of Kaori Washiyama will perform highlights of their work from the Spring term.

WIP Dance Concert 2

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Dance at Bennington presents performance of new student work.

Creature

VAPA Lester Martin Theater

Creature is a multimedia retelling of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Directed by Florence Gill, and featuring performances by Thomas Finegar, Thalia Eddy, Ryan Fahey, Andy Kongolo, Sheila Kwake, & Sofia Salusso.

Bert and Sarah written and directed by Camile Cuzzopoli

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | A Platforms Projects Presentation

Advanced Voice: Les nuits d'été

Advanced Voice: Les nuits d'été

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A cycle of six songs by Berlioz, based upon the poems of Theophile Gautier and sung by Asa Lowengard '22.

Creature

VAPA Lester Martin Theater

Creature is a multimedia retelling of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Directed by Florence Gill, and featuring performances by Thomas Finegar, Thalia Eddy, Ryan Fahey, Andy Kongolo, Sheila Kwake, & Sofia Salusso.

Drag Show

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | A Platforms Project Presentation