Thursday, (updated) Friday, Saturday events at Brooklyn College

All events are in the Student Center unless noted and almost all free. Thursday: Movie on the Quad, Inception, 7-9:30 pm. Salsa Workshop with MEDO, 12:30-2 pm, second floor.  Consumers Right to Know Film with NYPIRG, 12:30 pm, 4th floor. Women of Color Motivation Conference, 12:30-2 pm, 5th floor. Greek God Pageant, 5-9 pm, 5th floor. Spring Formal with the Desi Club, 6-10:30 pm, basement. Head Dress Workshop with CSU, 6-8:15 pm. Sociology Club, 6-10 pm, 4th floor. Wolfe Institute Symposium, 12:30 pm, 12 pm, Maroon Room – 6th Floor. Faculty Fellowship recipients will present their research such as Michael Rawson, history, “The Nature of Tomorrow: Past Visions of the Environmental Tomorrow”, Anna Law, political science, “The 19th century in U.S. History: When Slavery Policy Determined Immigration Policy”, Michael Menser, philosophy, “We Decide! Participatory Democracy in Theory and Practice”. Afternoon Chamber Music I, 1-2 pm, Whitman Theater. Principal’s Panel Event, 4:30-6 pm, Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College Library. How many different ways are there to teach in NYC? How can you find a school that fits your teaching mission? What are the needs of the different types of NYC schools?  Registration is required http://tinyurl.com/BCprincipalpanel. Conservatory Singers, 7- 8:30 pm, Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension. “Folk Tapestry”: choral music from folk traditions encompassing the globe. Featuring Brahms’ “Ziguenerlieder”.

(updated) Friday: Bridge to Your Dreams Career Fair, (double check on the date as  SF College’s link has an old date http://www.sfc.edu/page.cfm?p=4042) 10 am-2 pm, off-campus. Bring 40 copies of your resume. Business attire required. St. Francis College, Genovesi Center, downtown Brooklyn, http://www.sfc.edu/careerfair. Preparatory Center Guest Recital: Brian Krinke, violin, piano, 7 8:30 pm, Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension. Janacek and Enesco Sonatas, Bresnick’s “Bird as Prophet”, and Milhaud’s “Le boeuf sur le toit.”

Saturday: Master Class: internationally-acclaimed pianist David Witten, 1- 3 pm, Studio 312, Roosevelt Extension. Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort, 8-10 pm, Whitman Theater, $35 / $5 discount per ticket available for Brooklyn College faculty, staff, and alumni.Violin virtuoso and MacArthur fellow Regina Carter is considered the foremost jazz violinist of her generation, putting her indelible stamp on collaborations with artists as diverse as Wynton Marsalis, Mary J. Blige, and Dolly Parton. Her latest recording, titled Southern Comfort, pays a tender tribute to her paternal grandfather, an Alabama coal miner, as it draws from Appalachian fiddle tunes, church hymns, and the joyous Southern folk music that infused her childhood.

 

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