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January 8, 2019

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Friday, October 02, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Poet Carlos Andres Gómez

Andrés Gómez is a Colombian American poet, speaker, actor, and author of Fractures, winner of the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry, Hijito, winner of the Broken River Prize and a #1 SPD bestseller, and the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhoodreleased by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, TV One’s Verses and Flow, and Spike Lee’s #1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Carlos is widely known for his viral poems, “Where are you really from?” and “What Latino Looks Like,” which have garnered millions of views online. Winner of the Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize and the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry, he partnered with John Legend on Senior Orientation, a program to counteract bullying and champion inclusive masculinity among high school students. Carlos is a proud Latinx and father. 

Thursday, October 08, 2020

5:00 PM
LatiNext: A New Anthology of Latinx Poets
LatiNEXT is A BreakBeat Poets anthology that opposes silence and re-mixes the soundtrack of the Latinx diaspora across diverse poetic traditions. In the dynamic tradition of the BreakBeat Poets anthology, The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext celebrates the embodied narratives of Latinidad.  Poets speak from an array of nationalities, genders, sexualities, races, and writing styles, staking a claim to our cultural and civic space. 
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Tuesday, January 08, 2019

All Day
Course Withdrawal Period (Multi-Day Event)
  • Course Withdrawal period. A grade of “W” is assigned to students who officially drop a class.
All Day
9:00 AM - 8:45 PM Information Technology Center
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Castles in the Sky: Fantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art

Castles in the SkyFantasy Architecture in Contemporary Art. Now through January 26, 2019
In the Lehman College Art Gallery. 

The buildings in our mind’s eye are limitless.

In our dreams, we unlock doors to unknown passages and climb unending stairs into the darkness of rooms, strange and never seen before.  Not tied to the reality of bricks and mortar or ground and gravity, we imagine any structure ― the American “dream home” on a coveted suburban cul-de-sac beyond our reach, or the wild acid-trip floating balloon palace of a magical unicorn.

Jarring the laws of actual architecture, the imagined palace functions as very real foundation, buttress, and pillar for Castles in the Sky. From Claes Oldenburg’s proposal to replace the Washington Monument with a gigantic scissors to Laurie Simmons’ photograph of candy castles atop a cake weathering a blizzard of confectionary “snow,” the 30 artists in Castles in the Sky develop bizarre, impractical, enchanting, and inspiring unbuilt (and likely unbuildable) designs, and gather inspiration from famous sources.

Lother Osterberg draws from the etchings of 18th-century Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi, the creator of images of dark and cavernous space― the nightmarish side of the architectural dream. Will Cotton’s candy castle represents a fantastical continuum of the art of 19th-century American landscape painter Thomas Cole, who, in Youth (1842), pictures a man rushing towards the mirage of a castle in the sky, the locus of all his youthful dreams. In Salvador Dali’s Gala’s Castle (1974) an elephant on attenuated legs tiptoes across a castle crenellation in Surrealist activity, which we spy, again, today, in Adrien Broom’s improbable scene of a Victorian woman standing in her drawing room open to the sky and filled with a wandering zebra.

This exhibition plays tribute to the ceaseless meanderings of the human imagination and the creative fantasy the hovers in the recesses of every artist’s mind.

12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Your Job Search Action Plan
Did you know that most jobs and internships are NOT found through the internet? Learn best approaches to search for a position and connect with opportunities. 

Shuster Hall - (231)
Shuster Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LinkedIn 101
Learn how to use LinkedIn's powerful networking tools to execute your job search.

Shuster Hall - (231)
Shuster Hall
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
THE ELEVATOR PITCH

An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a short summary used to quickly and simply define you and your promise of value to an organization/profession.  Come prepared to write your own elevator pitch and role-play with peers and professionals.



An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a short summary used to quickly and simply define you and your promise of value to an organization/profession. Come prepared to write your own elevator pitch and role-play with peers and professionals.
An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a short summary used to quickly and simply define you and your promise of value to an organization/profession. Come prepared to write your own elevator pitch and role-play with peers and professionals.
An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a short summary used to quickly and simply define you and your promise of value to an organization/profession. Come prepared to write your own elevator pitch and role-play with peers and professionals.
An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a short summary used to quickly and simply define you and your promise of value to an organization/profession. Come prepared to write your own elevator pitch and role-play with peers and professionals.

Shuster Hall - (231)
Shuster Hall
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Graduate Information Session for Social Work Registration
Description: The Office of Graduate Admissions hosts regular, program-specific information sessions for many of our graduate programs. Our Graduate Information Sessions are designed to highlight the benefits and value of a Lehman College graduate degree and provide prospective applicants with an overview of our graduate programs. It is also an opportunity to meet with faculty and learn more about the application process, tuition costs, and transfer credits.

Our Programs and Degrees page offers a listing of graduate programs and gives you access to the full course description and website for your intended program. You may also view our Program Advisers page to make an appointment with a graduate adviser.
Location: Music Building, Faculty Dining Room
Starts On: 08 Jan 2019 05:30 PM ET

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