Film examining the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to be screened November 9

Life Sentences, a film with an unusual perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, will be screened as part of the 8th Annual Other Israel Film Festival on Sunday, November 9 at 4 p.m. in the Donnelley Film Theatre of the Heimbold Visual Arts Center. The film, directed by Nurit Kedar and Yaron Shani will be screened in Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles, followed by a Q&A session. This event is free and open to the public.Read more...

Alwan Arab Music Ensemble to perform November 13

The Alwan Arab Music Ensemble, featuring a broad range of Arab, Middle Eastern, and Western music will perform on November 13 at 5 p.m. in Reisinger Concert Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.Read more...

John Jasperse ’85 honored at 2014 New York Dance and Performance Awards

Within Between, a performance piece by John Jasperse ’85, has been honored at the 2014 New York Dance and Performance Awards, as reported in The New York Times. These awards, commonly referred to as the "Bessies," are named for the legendary artist Bessie Schönberg, who directed the Sarah Lawrence College dance program for many years.Read more...

Zen Week at SLC celebrates Buddhist tradition

Zen Arts and Culture Week comes to Sarah Lawrence College October 22 through 28, 2014.Read more...

National conference to reexamine value and role of liberal arts in our increasingly unequal society

A group of leading scholars, policy-makers, and activists from around the country will convene for a major conference November 14 – 15 to discuss how liberal arts institutions should respond to in­creased inequality in the United States. Sarah Lawrence College, known as one of the country’s most progressive institutions of higher education, will host the interdisciplinary conference.Read more...

Faculty member Claudia Salazar wins prestigious Latin American literary prize

El Pais notes that Spanish faculty member Claudia Salazar is this year's winner of the “Premio de las Americas,” a prestigious literary prize awarded in Latin America, for her novel La sangre de la aurora.Read more...


The Meaningful Life

Sarah Lawrence magazine
Fall 2014

Magazine coverThe point of going to college—and especially of going to Sarah Lawrence—is to begin crafting a meaningful life. That means making a career, usually, but also distilling your values, understanding your strengths and weaknesses, and confronting change and loss. Easy, right? In this issue, we’ll get some practical advice about how to create a life rich in meaning—no matter how you define success.

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