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Nicanor Parra, the Chilean Antipoet Cultural Studies and Language Series—Fall 2022

Nicanor Parra, the Chilean Antipoet

Virtual Event

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | In 1954 the Chilean poet Nicanor Parra published Poems and Antipoems, a polemical volume that coined and popularized the term antipoetry and ultimately revolutionized Latin American poetry. Parra was determined to bring poetry down from the privileged muses of Mount Olympus and return it to the everyday lives and speech of the people. In this talk, Dr. Marlene Gottlieb will discuss the meaning of the term antipoetry, its evolution and its legacy for Latin American and world poetry.

Literature Evenings—Fall 2022

Rescheduled: Open Forum for Spring 2023 Literature Curriculum with faculty

Virtual Event

CAMPUS COMMUNITY ONLY | Come to discuss course offerings, expectations around 4000-level classes, and advanced work. Please note that the time and location have changed.

Faculty meeting, 3:00-4:45pm | Remote

Remote

Q&A with Jen Silverman

Virtual Event

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join playwright, television writer, screenwriter and novelist Jen Silverman for a Zoom Q&A about their plays and work, including a discussion of their critically acclaimed novel, "We Play Ourselves" (2021).

Jen Silverman book cover

Jen Silverman: Playwright, TV writer, and Novelist Q&A

Virtual Event

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Playwright, TV writer, and novelist, Jen Silverman is coming to Bennington (via Zoom) to discuss their book "We Play Ourselves." The meeting will be to listen to and ask questions of Jen about their book and whatever other questions you may have about their work.

Poetry at Bennington—Fall 2022

Mimetic Excess: Poetry and Translation with Johannes Göransson

East Academic Center, Classroom 1

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Johannes Göransson is the author of nine books, including the poetry collection Summer (Tarpaulin Sky, 2022), the memoir Poetry Against All: A Diary, and the essay collection Transgressive Circulation: Essays On Translation (Noemi, 2018).

past perfect

Past Perfect

See description

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ‘Past Perfect’ is a meditation on memories lost, preserved, and forgotten. This exhibition details a series of multi-disciplinary student works concerned with connection to past homes, lives, and cultures. Curated by Marta Shcharbakova and Tinashe Chiura, the student exhibition features works by Lucia Rosenast, Phoenix Malanga, Anuarite Gikonyo, Joseph Scott, Jade Baratta and Kaleb Yawand-Wossen.

Johannes Göransson and Genya Turovskaya Poetry at Bennington—Fall 2022

Johannes Göransson and Genya Turovskaya

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC |  Johannes Göransson and Genya Turovskaya will read as part of Poetry at Bennington.

Iestyn Davies and Thomas Dunford Carriage Barn Concert Series—Fall 2022

A Musical Banquet: Iestyn Davies and Thomas Dunford

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | GRAMMY-winning British countertenor Iestyn Davies and lutenist Thomas Dunford, the “Eric Clapton of the lute," (BBC Magazine) unite for an intimate evening of music for solo voice and lute.

Deadline for advisors to submit registration exception requests for Spring 2023

Bennington Campus

Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Workshop | Non-Union

Virtual Event

Come join us to review information for the Annual Benefits Open Enrollment. This event is for non-union staff.

Genya Turovskaya Poetry at Bennington—Fall 2022

One Name Hides Another: A Craft Talk with Genya Turovskaya

Cricket Hill Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | This talk will explore hybrid identities, multiple self-states, and the psychic and linguistic legacies of dislocation and displacement in the poet's life and work.

Genya Turovskaya and Johannes Göransson Poetry at Bennington—Fall 2022

Genya Turovskaya and Johannes Göransson In Conversation with Michael Dumanis

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC |Join Michael Dumanis in a Q&A with visiting poets, Genya Turovskaya and Johannes Göransson.

Iestyn Davies Carriage Barn Concert Series—Fall 2022

Master Class with Iestyn Davies

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Acclaimed British countertenor Iestyn Davies will conclude his residency at Bennington College with a vocal masterclass in Early Music featuring Bennington voice students.

Verboten + Fuse

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Cozy winter concert series at Pangaea! This is a six week concert series hosted by alumni band Verboten and featuring a guest student or alum artist or band each week.

Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Workshop | Union

Virtual Event

Come join us to review information for the Annual Benefits Open Enrollment. This event is for union staff.

Scalable Workflow Management With Covalent

Dickinson 232

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join us for Science Workshop this week as we hear Bennington Alum, Scott Neagle discuss Scalable Workflow Management With Covalent

Small Mouth Sounds

Drama @ Bennington Presents Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl & directed by Shawtane Bowen

VAPA Lester Martin Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd, their vows of silence collide with the achingly human need to connect.

Black Music Division: Reimagined

Black Music Division: Reimagined

Black Music: Black Music Division (Reimagined) reflects on artists of color who have performed, lectured, or studied at Bennington College.

Not Like Other Games: a Queer Gaming Convention

Student Center

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | The 2022 Queerness and Games class invites you to Not Like Other Games: a Queer Gaming Convention! Not Like Other Games is a public student-organized campus event to celebrate LGBTQ+ perspectives in video and tabletop games, which is open to students, faculty, and staff of any gender and sexual orientation.

Winter Wreath Making Workshop

Robert Frost Stone House Museum

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join us for a festive afternoon making winter wreaths with Colie Collen of Flower Scout in Troy, NY.

Memorial Celebration for Terry Creach

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Please join family and friends in celebrating the life of Terry Creach.