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Free speeches

October 13, 2017

From vampires to Hedy Lamar, from bitcoin to the postcolonial imagination, upcoming campus talks and events include:

Bombshell poster

Thursday, Oct. 19: Bombshell  screening and talk with Lesley Norton ’79 and director Alexandra Dean

"Woven World" artwork
John Garrett's New Age Basket
No. 7,
featuring "saw blade,
bullet riddled steel" and more

Thursday, Oct. 19: Opening reception for Woven World: Selections from Cavin-Morris Gallery at Schick Art Gallery  

Oct. 19–25: Let the Right One In, Jack Thorne’s stage adaptation of a vampire tale, directed by theater faculty member Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly ’02

Friday, Oct. 20: Carnegie Hall Presents: Ensemble Connect concert of chamber music

theater "Let the Right One In"
A scene from Let the Right One In

Saturday, Oct. 21: Artists’ talk with Njideka Akunyili Crosby (recent MacArthur “genius grant” winner) and Julia Jacquette ’86, present and past artists in Tang Museum “Opener” exhibitions  

Monday, Oct. 23: “Trust in the New Millennium: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and ICOs” discussion with Tristan Amzallag ’98 

Caryl Phillips
Caryl Phillips

Tue–Thu, Oct. 24–26: McCormack Visiting Scholar-Artist Residency: Caribbean-British writer Caryl Phillips in three public events: Darker Than Blue: Curtis Mayfield film screening, followed by conversation with former special-programs dean Don McCormack; public reading and book-signing; and “The Postcolonial Writer and the Historical Imaginary” discussion with Professors Bina Gogineni, Saleema Waraich and Tillman Nechtman 

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