Sykes Residence

Writers Series presents Adam Gopnik

A staff writer at The New Yorker since 1986, contributing fiction, humor, book reviews, profiles and reported pieces from abroad, he has been the magazine’s art critic and Paris correspondent.  His books include Paris to the Moon, The King in the Window, Through the Children’s Gate: A Home in New York and Five Windows on the Season.  Gopnik has three National Magazine awards, the George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting, and the Medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.  In 2011, he delivered the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Annual Niles Lecture - "How to be a Religious Scientist: Lessons from History in Thinking about God and Nature" by Dr. Matthew Stanley

The Annual Niles Lecture, "How to be a Religious Scientist: Lessons from History in Thinking about God and Nature" by Matthew Stanley, Associate Professor (History and Philosophy of Science), New York University, will be held Monday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Sykes Common Room. Refreshments will be served.

Writers Series presents Angie Estes

Angie Estes is the author of five books, most recently Enchantée (Oberlin College Press, 2013), winner of the 2015 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize. Her previous book, Tryst (Oberlin, 2009), was selected as one of two finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize. Her second book, Voice-Over (Oberlin, 2002), won the 2001 FIELD Poetry Prize and was also awarded the 2001 Alice Fay di Castagnola Prize from the Poetry Society of America. Her first book, The Uses of Passion (1995), was the winner of the Peregrine Smith Poetry Prize.

Protecting The Promise of Public Education

The Department of Education and the Principals' Academy at St. Lawrence University are pleased to sponsor Professor Pasi Sahlberg's visit to campus. Dr. Sahlberg earned his Ph.D. from the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland). The celebrated author of Finnish Lessons and an experienced Finnish teacher, teacher educator, policy advisor and visiting professor at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, he is the former director general of the Centre for International Mobility & Cooperation.

The Frank P. Piskor Lecture

You are cordially invited to attend

The Frank P. Piskor
Faculty Lecture

presented by

Alan Draper
Professor of Government

“Let it Shine, Let it Shine, Let it Shine:  Class and Politics in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement”

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

 

Rabbi Seymour Siegel Memorial Lecture

Nancy Sinkoff, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and History at Rutgers University and Director of the Center for European Studies, is our guest lecturer this year. 

A graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe College with master’s degrees from the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University, she received her Ph.D. from Columbia.  Her research interests are in Jewish history, particularly in early modern Poland and Modern Europe.

Rabbi Seymour Siegel Memorial Lecture

Nancy Sinkoff, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and History at Rutgers University and Director of the Center for European Studies, is our guest lecturer this year. 

A graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe College with master’s degrees from the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University, she received her Ph.D. from Columbia.  Her research interests are in Jewish history, particularly in early modern Poland and Modern Europe.

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