Fall 2001: Still Life
What happens after twin explosions, the Pentagon's breach, bombs over Afghanistan and anthrax back home? How does life, arrested, continue?
We asked SLC alumnae/i, faculty and students to share their thoughts, reactions and insights into the events of September 11 and their aftermath.
All photos in "Still Life" were taken in New York City and Washington, D.C. on or just after September 11, 2001.
Novelist A.M. Homes '85 was at her Manhattan window on the morning of September 11th, looking south. Her essay, adapted from an article in The New York Times, bears witness to the day.
Nicolaus Mills, a member of the SLC literature faculty, lives in New York City and reflected on the impact of the attack as he volunteered for the Red Cross. This op-ed piece originally appeared in Newsday on September 20, 2001.
Catherine Lafuente, a Sarah Lawrence senior, recounts the dawning horror and disbelieving grief as it slowly became apparent that her beloved father was among the missing.
Helping Children Cope
SLC's Early Childhood Center offers simple advice for guiding children (or any of us, for that matter) through troubling times.