Sykes Residence

2016 Frank P. Piskor Lecture ~ Donna Alvah, Associate Professor of History and Elizabeth Margaret Vilas Professor of History

You are cordially invited to attend

The Frank P. Piskor
Faculty Lecture

presented by

Donna Alvah
Associate Professor of History
Elizabeth Margaret Vilas Professor of History 

“Beyond 'Duck and Cover': Fear of Nuclear War and the Protection and Empowerment of Children and Youth”

Tuesday, April 12th
7:00 p.m.
Sykes Common Room

Registration Deadline: Elect Her

Interested in women's leadership? Do you want to make a difference in an elected position? 

Attend a training workshop specifically designed for women interested in pursuing elected positions with St. Lawrence alumna, Katie Shorey '10

Elect Her sponsored by AAUW & Running Start
Speakers Bureau Presents:
Katie Shorey ‘10

Location: St. Lawrence University Sykes Formal Lounge
Date: Sunday, March 6
Time: 12:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Writers Series presents - Lillian Yvonne Bertram

Viebranz Visiting Professor Lillian-Yvonne Bertram is the author of But a Storm is Blowing from Paradise (Red Hen Press 2012), selected by Claudia Rankine as winner of the 2010 Benjamin Saltman Award. She has been in residence at the Vermont Studio Center and the Montana Artists’ Refuge, has received fellowships from Cave Canem and Bread Loaf, and is the recipient of a United States Embassy grant for a writing residency in Latvia.

"How to be a Religious Scientist: Lessons from History in Thinking about God and Nature"

The Spiritual and Religious Life Committee presents

The 2015 Niles Lecture:

"How to be a Religious Scientist: Lessons from History in Thinking about God and Nature"

Matthew Stanley, Associate Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, New York University

Monday, October 19, 2015

7:30 p.m.

Sykes Common Room

Writers Series presents - John McNally

John  McNally is the author of three  novels:  After the Workshop, The Book  of Ralph and America’s Report Card; two story collections, Troublemakers and Ghosts of Chicago; two nonfiction books, The Creative Writer’s Survival  Guide: Advice from an Unrepentant Novelist and Vivid and Continuous: Essays and Exercises  for Writing Fiction; and one young adult novel,  Lord  of the Ralphs.

Guest Lecturer to Address Political Economics in "Henry V"

St. Lawrence University’s Departments of Economics and English will host Sarah Skwire as the as part of the American Shakespeare Center's visit to campus.

Skwire is a senior fellow at Liberty Fund, Inc., a nonprofit educational foundation, and the author of the college writing textbook, Writing with a Thesis, which is in its 12th edition. Her lecture, “Political Economics in Henry V,” will take place at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Sykes Common Room. The event is free and open to the public.


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