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Spring 2015 Trips

met NYC Trip to Museum Mile, Saturday, Feb. 21
minnewaska Minnewaska State Park Hike, Sunday, April 12

 

Spring 2015 Events

image Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Colloquium, "The Evolution of Women's and Gender Studies in Turkey." 5:30p.m. Wednesday. Jan. 28, in the Honors Center.
image Honors Program Welcome Back Party.  6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, in the Honors Center.
image 2015 Ottaway Recipient, Alissa Quart, introduction to the campus community and Q&A with President Christian. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Honors Center.
image Reading and Book Signing for Professor Lisa Phillips new book Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in the Honors Center.
image Poetry Reading with Howard Good and Donald Lev. 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, in the Honors Center.
image Art opening for Robin Weinstein '14, graduate of the BFA Photography program at SUNY New Paltz, and now the campus photographer and videographer.  5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 in the Honors Center.
  Sophomore Gathering, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 in the Honors Center.
image Free Speech Panel, 6:30p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Honors Center.
image Stacey Rein, President of United Way of Ulster County and Michael Berg, Executive Director of Family of Woodstock, will give a guest talk on "Poverty in the Hudson Valley" for Sue Books Honors seminar Education and Poverty. 9:30a.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the Honors Center.
image Conversation with New Paltz Alum and managing partner of Goodwin Proctor, Robert Insolia.  6:30p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Honors Center.
  "The Problem with Carceral Feminism: Race, Gender and Mass Criminalization," a presentation by Dr. Beth Richie, Professor of African American Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, Criminology, Law and Justice and Sociology at the University of Illinois.  3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in Lecture Center Room 102.
image Reading with Susannah Appelbaum. 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in the Honors Center.
  Presentation with freelance magazine writer Dionne Ford.  11a.m. Friday, April 10, in the Honors Center.
image Dinner & Discussion with the 2015 Ottaway Recipient, Alissa Quart.  5p.m. Monday, April 13, in the Honors Center.
image "Surviving World War II: Navigating Hitler's Auschwitz." Join us as Honors student Shayna Skibinsky's grandfather, Elemir Frid, shares his story about surviving the concentration camp in Auschwitz. 5p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in the Honors Center.
image "Surviving World War II: A Child Hidden in Plain Sight." Join us as Suzanne Federman shares her story about being hidden in France when she was a child during World War II. 5p.m. Monday, April 20, in the Honors Center.
image "Mao's Golden Mangoes: Symbols in the Cultural Revolution." Presentation by Alfreda Murck. 5p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the Honors Center.
image "The Superman Letters." Join us for a film screening of Miriam Ward's Honors Program Thesis. 5:30p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Honors Center.
image "Confronting the Islamic State: Challenges for International Law and International Justice", discussion with John Bellinger. 7p.m. Monday, April 27, in Lecture Center 100
image Honors End-of-Semester Party. 6p.m. Thursday, May 7, in the Honors Center.

 Faculty Excellence Speaker Series

Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs Philip Mauceri cordially invited the campus community to attend the following presentations by recipients of the 2013-2014 Provost awards for excellence. All presentations were followed by Q&A and discussion.

Feb. 23, 2015

"Out of the Ivory Tower & Into the Community: Putting Research to Work"
Eve Waltermaurer, Associate Professor, CRREO & Sociology Department 
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Awardee, Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activity

April 14, 2015

"The Thayer Method and Creating Student-Centered Classrooms"
Hamilton Stapell, Associate Professor, History Department
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Awardee, Teaching Excellence

 

 

 

Fall 2014 Events

image 2-3 p.m. Aug. 22: Honors Program Orientation
image 6 p.m. Aug. 26, 2014: Greet & Eat Come make some friends and introduce yourself by telling us something about yourself through music, reciting a play you were in, an object that holds sentimental value, etc.
image Slant of Light Book One Year Anniversary Celebration. 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 in the Honors Center.
image "Digital Humanities in English Departments: Beyond the Boundary of the Book," a presentation by Professor Annie Swafford, Assistant Professor of English. 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 in the Honors Center.
image New Voices, New Visions Student Reading. 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1 in the Honors Center.
image "Columbus on Trial," 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 in the Honors Center.
image Art opening for Honors student, Sana Shepko. 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 in the Honors Center.
image "Doing Data Journalism," a presentation by Greg Munno, Assistant Research Professor at Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC). 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10 in the Honors Center.
image Join us as Kristopher Jansma, Assistant Professor of English, reads from his award-winning novel, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards. 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20 in the Honors Center.
image "It Is Difficult," an artistic practices lecture by internationally acclaimed artist, architect and filmmaker, Alfredo Jaar. 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Lecture Center, Room 100.
   
  "Writing Out Loud" hosted by The Writing Board. 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Honors Center.
image "The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet," an abridged version of Shakespeare's tragedy created and directed by Honors student, Max Singer as part of his senior thesis. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 and Wednesday, Oct. 29 in the Honors Center.
image "Making it Medieval: Looking for Deep History in the Modern Catalan Conscience," a presentation by Professor Michael Vargas, Associate Professor of History and Latin American and Caribbean Studies.  5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Honors Center.
image Baba Brinkman, the famous "evolutionary rapper" who is well-known around the world for his performance "The Rap Guide to Evolution," among other performances (such as the Canterbury Tales done rap-style!), will be performing his newest show, "The Rap Guide to Religion" (now slated as an off-Broadway show in NYC) on our campus. 5:30p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4 in Lecture Center 102.
image "The Art of Interning: Student Perspectives," a student perspective internship panel moderated by Dawn McCaw, Assistant Director, Career Resource Center and Pat Sullivan, Director, The Honors Program. 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 in the Honors Center.
image "Exploring the World of Philip Roth's Nemesis," "One Book/One New Paltz event.  Discussion with Cyrus Mulready, Associate Professor of English and graduates from the English Department. 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17 in the Honors Center.
image "A Conversation with Jonathan Van Meter," a student workshop with Jonathan Van Meter, magazine writer and contributing editor, Vogue. 2:30p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Honors Center.
image "U.S. Foreign Policy in Regard to ISIL/ISIS/IS," a panel discussion presented by the Center for Middle Eastern Dialogue and the Political Science Department. 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 in Lecture Center 102.
image "Born Digital: From Archives to Maps," a presentation by Professor Annie Swafford, Assistant Professor of English. 9:30a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Honors Center.
  "Place Matters: Local visions for the year 2030 in the areas of education, labor, environment, and punishment," Honors student exhibition. 1:30p.m., Monday, Dec. 8, in the Fine Arts Building Rotunda.
image Honors Program End-of-Semester Party. 6:00p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, in the Honors Center.
image Presentation of student final projects from Professor Annie Swafford's class "Digital Tools for the 21st Century: Sherlock Holmes' London". 10:15a.m.-12:15p.m., Monday, Dec. 15, in the Honors Center.

 

 


 

There will be more events added to this list as the semester progresses.