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November Events
Liberal Arts School Meetings Fall 2017

Liberal Arts Chair Meetings Fall 2017

 

November events

Modern Languages and Cultures

Made in America: The New World Discovers Asia

Wednesday November 1, 11am-12pm

Dr. DENNIS CARR, Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, will give a talk on Made in America: The New World Discovers Asia. The talk reflects the exhibition curated by him August 18, 2015 - February 15, 2016.  Please follow the link to the MFA Boston describing the excellent exhibition curated by Dr. Carr mentioned above: http://www.mfa.org/exhibitions/made-in-the-americas

Location: Pomerantz Building, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Presidential Scholars Program

Ocean Photography: Inspiring Conservation

By Keith Ellenbogen

Wednesday, November 8, 6-8pm

Join acclaimed photographer KEITH ELLENBOGEN as he showcases his beautiful and compelling images and stories of environmental and marine science expeditions from around the world. He will explore the artistry of ocean-based wildlife photography, the technical challenges of underwater environments, the intersection between art and conservation, and how photography can spark positive social change. Keith will also feature his recent exploratory work using high-speed photography and 360˚ immersive camera systems to capture images and stories in new and exciting ways.

For more information, contact Yasemin_Levine@fitnyc.edu

Location: Pomerantz Building, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

EDUCATIONAL SKILLS

LANGUAGE EXCHANGE

Students, Faculty and Staff are welcome!

What: An opportunity to practice speaking your second language (Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, French, Korean, English, Russian .... ) with a native speaker in a casual setting.

When:
Thursday, November 9, 5-6pm
Wednesday, November 15, 5-6pm
Thursday, November 30, 5-6pm

Questions? Contact Charlotte_Brown@fitnyc.edu, Educational Skills Department, B602.

Location: Feldman Center Room C311
Snacks will be provided!

Modern Languages and Cultures

28th Foreign Language Poetry Recitation Competition

Thursday, November 9, 1-2pm

Location: Feldman Center, Lagary Board Room, 9th Floor

History of Art

Primary Sources in Costume/Textile History and Design

(RE)CONSTRUCTING Hollywood GLAMOUR
FASHION, FILM, AND SCHOLARSHIP 

Monday, November 13, 1:15-2:15pm (until 5pm)

Author: Michelle Tolini Finamore, Ph.D.; Penny Vinik, Curator of Fashion Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

DR. FINAMORE will discuss film adaptations of La Dame aux Caméllias; after her talk, and a break, there will be screening of Camille (1936) starring Greta Garbo.

Location: Pomerantz Building, Room D207

Film + Media Screening Series

Monday, November 13, 6:30pm

Selected Films

Director Richard Kroehling in person

Runtime 120 minutes

Two-time Emmy Award winning director ROBERT KROEHLING in person with a selection of several of his films including: WAR, an adaptation of the play WAR by celebrated Swedish playwright Lars Noren; AFTER, a performance film exploring some of the world's greatest poets and excerpts from the gallery installations SHADOW CASTING ME and 15 MASTER SHOTS.

Location: Pomerantz Building, Room D207

FALL 2017 LIBERAL ARTS SCHOOL MEETINGS

Tuesday, September 12
Tuesday, October 10
Tuesday, November 7
Tuesday, December 12 Thursday, December 7

All meetings are held Tuesdays (1 – 2) in Room D207

Please try to send any curriculum items to be discussed at these meetings at least a week or two in advance for the Dean's review either via email or hard copy.

FALL 2017 CHAIRS MEETING DATES

Thursday, August 31
Thursday, September 14
Thursday, September 28
Thursday, October 12
Thursday, October 26
Thursday, November 9
Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 30
Thursday, December 14

All meetings are held Thursdays (10.30 – 12) in Room B623

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