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The City and Humanities Fall 2016 Calendar

Added January 22nd, 2014 at 12:30 pm

FALL 2016 CITY AND HUMANITIES SERIES OF EVENTS
THURSDAYS 12:30-2:00

September 1st – Natalie Caro –  Natalie holds a B.A. in English Literature and Philosophy from Lehman College/CUNY where she currently teaches composition and an MFA in Poetry from City College/CUNY where she was selected as one of the first recipients of the Creative Writing Fellowship.  Natalie N. Caro is a Bronx-born poet and a 2015 Pushcart Prize.

Mariposa Maria Teresa Fernandez – Mariposa is a Puerto Rican poet and performance artist who was born and raised in the Bronx.  She is the first in her family to graduate from college at New York University where she earned a BA and an MA. Her poems often incorporate both Spanish and English and explore themes of empowerment, family, and identity.
Thursday, September 1, 2016 12:30pm-1:45pm
Located at the Studio Theater

September 8th – Special Guest Orlando Ferrand – Orlando is an award-winning poet, writer and multidisciplinary artist. He is a graduate of City College of New York and Columbia University. He has also previously received the Artist in Community Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), the Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA 2015) and the 2014 BRIO Award for Excellence in Poetry by the Bronx Council on the Arts. His memoir, Apologia: Cuban Childhood in My Backpack, received a 5-stars rating by Readers’ Favorite in 2012. He memoir was also selected as the Book-of-the-Semester by Hostos Community College in the spring of 2012.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 12:30pm-1:45pm
Located at the Studio Theater.

September 15th – Justine Blau – Justine will be giving a reading of her acclaimed memoir, Scattered, and offering an account of growing up chronically homeless in ‘60s era Manhattan with her delusional mother and her two older brothers. She finds unlikely salvation through relationships that she builds in the tumult of a group home.
The CUNY Institute of Irish American Studies is co-sponsoring this event.
Located at the Studio Theater.

September 22nd – Con Brio Ensemble – A Lehman College musical standard since 1993, the Con Brio Ensemble, a chamber trio featuring Lehman College music professors, will perform timeless classical music selections. This event is cosponsored in conjunction with the Music Department.
Located at the Music Building Recital Hall, Music Room 306.

September 29th – Lehman College Art Gallery Exhibition – Bedazzled – Art that is Bewitching and Bejeweled. Visit the gallery and BE…DAZZLED!
Curated by Bartholomew F. Bland
A personal guided tour by the artists of their current exhibit. See works encrusted with sequins and rhinestones, embellished with silver and gold leaf, and mesmerizing in a rainbow of geometric patterns. The exhibition shows us that “too much of a good thing . . . is never enough.”
Located at the Lehman College Art gallery.

October 13th – The Niall Connolly Group – Join the wonderfully talented musician Niall Connolly for some traditional Irish and original urban folk music. The CUNY Institute of Irish American Studies is cosponsoring this event.
Located at the Studio Theater. The CUNY Institute of Irish American Studies is co-sponsoring this event.

October 20th – Artists Without Walls – Charles R. Hale “Jazz In The City: The New York Connection” featuring the David Raleigh Trio. Historian, music aficionado and New York City native, Hale narrates this musical tribute, transporting the audience back in time through personal recollections, intriguing anecdotes and glamorous stories of the artists and musical geniuses who created the great American Songbook and made New York City the Jazz Capitol of the World. The program features singer, pianist, David Raleigh and his trio. The CUNY Institute of Irish American Studies is co-sponsoring this event.
Thursday, October 20th, 2016 12:30pm-1:45pm
Located at the Lovinger Theatre

October 27th – Terry Tapp – TBA

November 3rd – Charles Hale – Writer, videographer and New York City urban historian, Charles Hale, will lead a discussion about the production process of his new series of videos that highlight the history and plight of child labor and immigration.
The CUNY Institute of Irish American Studies is co-sponsoring this event.
Located at the Studio Theater.

November 10th – Seamus Scanlon – Seamus Scanlon – “The Long Wet Grass: From Flash Fiction to Award Wining Stage Play” – An afternoon reading by Seamus Scanlon and guests, followed by videos and a professionally staged production of The Long Wet Grass by The Cell Theater Company. This will be followed by a talk back session moderated by Dr. Danielle Zach of City College’s Center for Work Education.
Thursday, November 10th, 2016 12:30pm-1:45pm Event co-sponsor: The CUNY Institute of Irish American Studies.
Located at the Studio Theater.

November 17 – Dr. Mark Christian and Guests – What is Africana Studies? What are the schools of thought? What are the major theories? What are the disciplinary boundaries? What are the major questions being asked and answered
in the 21st century?
Thursday, November 17th, 2016 12:30pm-1:45pm
Located at the Lovinger Theatre.

December 1st – Rotating Faculty Novelists To Be Announced

December 8th – Ralph W. Boone – Please join the very talented Ralph W. Boone and his accompanist David Schaefer for an incomparable end of semester musical performance.
Thursday, December 8th, 2016 12:30pm-1:45pm
Located at the Studio Theater.