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Allen Ellenzweig and George Platt Lynes Cultural Studies and Language Series - Spring 2022

Virtual Event -- George Platt Lynes: The French Connection

Virtual Event

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Allen Ellenzweig on George Platt Lynes

Open Conversation with Literature Faculty about Fall 2022 Curriculum

Virtual Event

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | Come to discuss course offerings, expectations around 4000-level classes and advanced work.

Plan Day | No classes

Bennington Campus
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!

Bennington College Bookstore Book Group

Commons

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join us in Commons Lounge as we discuss the book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Lucy Kim VALS—Spring 2022

Now Virtual—Lucy Kim

Virtual Event

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Lucy Kim will give a presentation as part of the Visual Arts Lecture Series. Please note that this event has been moved to a virtual format.

Pop-Up Living Room Session—For BIPOC community members

Virtual Event

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | The “Living Room sessions” are a space for all the different stakeholders at Bennington College to come together and contribute to our mission, values, and strategic planning work. This session is for BIPOC community members.

Jane Wong Poetry at Bennington—Spring 2022

The Poetics of Nourishment: A Craft Talk with Jane Wong

Virtual Event

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | How can writing about food open up evocative spaces of comfort, family, ancestral lineage, memory, shared rituals, and desires? How can writing through and about food strengthen our communities and open up our creative craft? Together, we will delve into the intimate sensory memories that food evokes.

Aditi Machado and Jane Wong Poetry at Bennington—Spring 2022

Aditi Machado and Jane Wong

Virtual Event

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Aditi Machado and Jane Wong read from their poetry collections, followed by a public Q&A. Please note that this event is now virtual.

Claire Chase and Senem Pirler Carriage Barn Concert Series - Spring 2022

Postponed to Fall '22: Claire Chase and Senem Pirler | Selections from Density 2036

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Bennington College Carriage Barn Music Series presents Selections from Density 2036 with Claire Chase, flutes, and Senem Pirler, live sound. Please note that this event has been postposed until Fall 2022.

Deadline for advisors to submit registration exception requests for Fall 2022

Bennington Campus
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.

Aditi Machado Poetry at Bennington—Spring 2022

On the 'ends' of long poems: A Craft Talk with Aditi Machado

Virtual Event

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Aditi Machado is a poet, translator, and essayist from Bangalore, India. Her second book of poems, Emporium (Nightboat, 2020), received the Academy of American Poets James Laughlin Award. Her other works include the poetry collection Some Beheadings (Nightboat, 2017), winner of the Believer Book Award; and a translation from the French of Farid Tali’s Prosopopoeia (Action Books, 2016).

Understanding The Opioid Crisis Through The Lens Of Compassion with Lori Vadakin

Virtual Event

OPEN TO THE PUBLC | Lori Vadakin will talk about how opioids forever change the pleasure site in the brain by releasing endorphins helping people feel good. The person then continues to seek the feeling of relief and thus develops tolerance, now at the point of dependence use is no longer a choice.

La Tiendita

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | La Tiendita tracks the relationships in a Mexican community as they deal with the looming news of a missing girl and a new mysterious neighbour.

Martha Hill Dance Concert

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

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

Last day to withdraw from second 7 week Spring 2022 courses

Bennington Campus
Science Workshop—Spring 2022

Senior Work Presentations

Dickinson 232

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | Join us for science workshop for senior work presentations in science, mathematics, and computer science.

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.

La Tiendita

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | La Tiendita tracks the relationships in a Mexican community as they deal with the looming news of a missing girl and a new mysterious neighbour.

Martha Hill Dance Concert

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

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

Moonfest

Commons Lawn

CAPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | Moonfest is a small concert series that happens the night before Sunfest.

Sunfest

Commons Lawn

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | Sunfest is an afternoon concert series.

Senior Concert Week 2022

Senior Concert Week 2022

See description

Bennington College Music presents our annual week of senior projects in music by members of the Class of 2022.

Golden Chain

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | A Platforms Project Presentation of an original musical by Ben Wickett, directed by Hazel Peters.

Luke Taylor Senior Show

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | RULE FOLLOWER: Luke Taylor’s ongoing improvisational project with Garrett Crusan (drums) and Blair Jasper (synths & samples) will perform good music, accompanied by three dancers: Surabhee Arjunwadkar, Ulyana Shkel, and Zo Williams.