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Mon April 21, 2014
  • Espen Hammer: "Temporality and the Culture of Modernity"

    6 p.m.
    Ladd Hall, Room 307

    A professor at Temple University, Espen Hammer specializes in post-Kantian European philosophy, especially ethics and politics. In this lecture, sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Religion, he will offer an account of how the classical linear temporality of progressive modernity came to be forcibly severed from its basis in nature. His argues that postmodern culture desperately needs to retrieve elements of the modern experience of temporality, subjectivity, and its spaces for the exercise of ethical and political responsibility.

  • Living the Liberal Arts: Mathematics and Computer Science

    5 p.m.
    2nd floor, Murray-Aikins Dining Hall

    Skidmore students majoring in math and CS can pursue a wide range of career options. In this panel discussion, sponsored by the Math and Computer Science Department and the Career Development Center, Skidmore alumni who majored in these fields (including lawyer Rosie Coleman Garlapow '98, schoolteacher Amanda Holland '10, and computational finance specialist Ari Morse '09) will share their real-world stories, suggestions, and successes. Refreshments will be served.

  • Skidmore Big Band

    8 p.m.
    Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Arthur Zankel Music Center

    Directed by Mark Vinci, lecturer in music

Tue April 22, 2014
  • Ballet Class Showing

    7 p.m.
    Dance Theater

    The "Classical Ballet Variations" class performs solos from the historic repertoire, 1840–1898.

Wed April 23, 2014
  • Senior Recital: Paul Gladstone, Jazz

    8 p.m.
    Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Arthur Zankel Music Center

Thu April 24, 2014
  • 59-Second Video Festival

    7 p.m.
    Somers Room, Tang Museum

    Inspired by super-short film festivals around the world, the Tang Museum has challenged Skidmore students, staff, and faculty to create compelling videos with a maximum run time of 59 seconds. How they choose to tell their story was left to the filmmakers. Videos were collected and edited together to make one video. Refreshments will be served.

  • One Work: One Hour - Dialogue with Julian LaVerdiere

    5:30 p.m.
    Wachenheim Gallery, Tang Museum

    Julian LaVerdiere, co-creator of Tribute in Light, the installation at World Trade Center site that creates impressive towers of light will discuss his work and its Hollywood connection; his Lost Cornerstone at the Tang is a recreation of one of the giant eagle sculptures from the entrance of NYC’s old Penn Station and has a cameo role in the upcoming movie The Amazing Spiderman 2. The work has a cameo role in the upcoming movie “The Amazing Spiderman 2,” due to be released May 2. LaVerdiere will discuss his work, and his Hollywood connection, at the Tang.

Fri April 25, 2014
  • MB 107 Executive Presentations: The Case of Google

    8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
    Gideon Putnam Hotel, Saratoga Spa State Park

    For 30 years, the MB 107 course has challenged Skidmore students to put themselves in the shoes of corporate executives and map winning strategies for their firms. Their focus this term: Google. Working in 18 teams of six, more than 100 students developed strategic plans for this corporate behemoth and will argue their case in front of real-life business execs. Space is limited; to inquire about attending, contact Terri Kindl at

  • Rithmos Concert

    7 and 9 p.m.
    Dance Theater

    Rithmos an audition-based jazz and hip-hop dance group.

  • Singing in Spring

    4 p.m.
    Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Arthur Zankel Music Center

    Recital by the voice students of Anne Zwick Turner and Gene Marie Callahan.

  • Skidmore Jazz Ensembles

    7 p.m.
    Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, Arthur Zankel Music Center

    Coached by John Nazarenko, George Muscatello, and Mark Vinci.