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image of Michael Dumanis, Mary Ruefle, and Genevieve Plunkett

Literature Book Party

Robert Frost Stone House Museum

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Please join us for a book party and signing with Bennington College literature faculty and alumni, Mary Ruefle, Genevieve Plunkett, and Michael Dumanis, celebrating their new books Creature, The Book, and In the Lobby of the Dream Hotel. Featuring food, drink, and short readings from the writers. Free and open to all! A shuttle will be available to transport students from Campus Safety to the Frost Museum starting at 5pm.

Literature Evenings—Fall 2023

Outpost Residency Fellows Auzin Ahmadi and Bruna Dantas Lobato

Franklin

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Auzin Ahmadi is a writer from the Pacific Northwest. Bruna Dantas Lobato is a Brazilian writer and literary translator based in St. Louis.

image of two female musicians in black against a black background Carriage Barn Concert Series—Fall 2023

Impossible Music: The Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

The Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo--Helena Bugallo and Amy Williams ‘90--perform contemporary works for solo piano, piano four-hands and two pianos that challenge the notion of what is possible to play. Composers include Conlon Nancarrow, Steve Reich, György Ligeti, and Amy Williams.

The Patrick J. Leahy Public Policy Forum—Fall 2023

Senator Leahy and Foreign Policy with Tim Rieser, Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to Senator Leahy

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Our newly titled The Patrick J. Leahy Public Policy Forum is dedicated this term to the legacy of Senator Leahy and its effect on our democracy.

Science Workshop—Fall 2023

Robotics Workshop

Dickinson 232

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join us for a Robotics Science Workshop! Please be sure to bring your laptop for the hands-on portion of the workshop.

Virtual Fall Open House

Virtual Event

Info session, student-led virtual tour, and application & financial aid session designed for transfer and high school students interested in Bennington College.

Visionary Leadership Award Presentation

CAPA Symposium

Presentation by Souleymane Badolo MFA ’13, master dancer, choreographer, and current professor at Bard College who has embarked on a project to bring water and develop a sustainable farming system to supply food for the village of KYA in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

Lush Lives bookcover

Lush Lives: J. Vanessa Lyon at Northshire Bookstore

Off campus (see description)

Faculty member J. Vanessa Lyon will talk about her new novel, Lush Lives.

Shalom Putti: Film Screening and Talk

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Free
Location: Congregation Beth El

Producer and director, Tamas Wormser, from Montreal, spent time over a period of seven years in Uganda and will be presenting his film, Shalom Putti, at Congregation Beth El in Bennington on Sunday morning, October 1.

Wormser's presentation and screening of the film will be followed by a Q & A session and a potluck brunch.

Recycling Lies and Plastic Problems with Bill McKibben, Eve Schaub, Judith Enck and Joe Donahue

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Eve Schaub, the author of Year of No Garbage will be joined by climate author and advocate Bill McKibben, and Judith Enck, the founder of Beyond Plastics. The three will discuss their work with Joe Donahue of WAMC Northeast Public Radio. A portion of the ticket price for this event will be donated to Beyond Plastics.