Inauguration on the Road
President Lawrence visited alumnae/i, parents, and friends in several cities around the country in the months following her inauguration. Events were held in Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York City, Palm Beach, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston between October 2007 and April 2008.
Special Events on Campus
Several special events took place on campus in honor of the inaugural year:
Chance and Circumstance:
Twenty Years with Cage and Cunningham
Dancer and author Carolyn Brown (pictured at right) joined Sarah Lawrence faculty in celebrating visions and visionaries in 20th century art. Read press release»
The Helen Merrell Lynd Colloquium:
A Celebration of the Life and Work of Jean Baker Miller '48
Miller was a noted psychoanalyst and author who profoundly affected the way psychology views women. Read press release»
Reading the World
A faculty panel discussed Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia.
Global-Warming Policy Series: Capstone Presentation
Dr. Ralph J. Cicerone
President of the National Academy of Sciences
Dr. Ralph Cicerone (pictured at right), President of the National Academy of Sciences and an eminent climate scientist, spoke on "Climate Change: Human Causes and Responses." Read press release»
The Life and Legacy of Rudolf Arnheim
A legendary Sarah Lawrence faculty member and author, Arnheim founded the academic field of Psychology of Art. SLC faculty speakers Charlotte Doyle (Psychology), Joseph Forte (Art History), Elizabeth Johnston (Psychology), and Malcolm Turvey (Film History) discussed The Life and Legacy of Rudolf Arnheim. Moderated by Joseph Forte.