The City and Humanities Fall 2015 Calendar

Added January 22nd, 2014 at 12:30 pm, under Artist

9/3/15 – – David Mills – – An extraordinary and spirited reading of his latest poems by the returning poet and author, David Mills.
Located at the Studio Theater.

9/17/15 – – 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.

9/24/15 – – Special Guest
– – Orlando Ferrand An award-winning poet, writer and multidisciplinary artist, he is a graduate of City College and Columbia University. He received the Artist in Community Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)  and the Bronx Council on  the Arts (BCA) in 2015 and the  BRIO Award for Excellence in Poetry by the Bronx Council on the Arts in 2014. His memoir Apologia: Cuban Childhood in My Backpack, received a 5-stars rating by Readers’ Favorite in 2012, and was selected as the Book-of-the-Semester by Hostos Community College, CUNY, in the spring of 2012.
Located at the Studio Theater.

10/1/15 – – Con Brio Trio
— 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, Room 306.

10/8/15 – – Cheseche Mibenge – – “Women and Peace”
– The Lehman College faculty member from the Department of Political Science will read from her newly published book, Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative.
Located at the Studio Theater.

10/15/15 – – Justine Blau – –
A presentation of her memoir, Scattered, 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 she builds in the tumult of a group home.
Located at the Studio Theater.

10/22/15 – –

10/29/15 – – Jose Roldan
– – A captivating afternoon with the mesmerizing actor, playwright and Lehman College graduate. “Father Forgive Me For I have Sinned” is an autobiographical, coming-of-age story about a Latino boy who grows up in the South Bronx in New York City during the 1980’s and ’90’s.
Located at the Studio Theater.

A special panel discussion with the colleagues and friends of Mark Christian, Professor & Chair of the Dept. of African & African American Studies.
Located at the Lovinger Theatre

11/12/15 – – Charles Hale
– – A discussion with writer, videographer and New York City urban historian, Charles Hale of a series of videos that highlight the role of women in the labor movement, immigration and music. This event is co-sponsored by the CUNY Institute For Irish American Studies.
Located at the Studio Theater.

11/19/15 – –
11/19/15 – – Seamus Scanlon’s 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.


12/3/15 – – Jane Cleland – – Smuggling Dolls – – Author of the Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries, Professor Jane Cleland, discusses how dolls serve as role models and how fashion relates to image and how bounty from the Civil War led to murder. Presented by the brilliant Lehman College English Department faculty member and author of The Josie Prescott Antique Mysteries.
Located at the Studio Theater.

12/10/15 – – Art Gallery
From The Bronx Museum Permanent Collection. EMILIO SANCHEZ features thirteen paintings from The Bronx Museum of the Art’s permanent collection by renowned Cuban-American artist Emilio Sanchez (1921-1999).
Located at the Lehman College Art Gallery.