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Acclaimed Theater of War project will engage civilians, military personnel, and veterans through Sophocles tragedy, November 3, 2013, at the Chapel

Vassar will host the next Theater of War program on Sunday, November 3, 4:00-6:00pm in the Chapel, free to the public. This acclaimed project presents dramatic readings by top actors of the Greek tragedy Ajax to mixed military and civilian audiences, followed by panel and audience discussions on a variety of related social and psychological issues.


NYU classics professor Gregson Davis to discuss “Post-Colonial Reception of the Odyssey in Art and Poetry: Romare Bearden and Derek Walcott”, on April 25, 2013

Nobel Prize-winning writer Derek Walcott has expressed a deep aesthetic affinity with the great African-American painter Romare Bearden. New York University classicist Gregson Davis will explore Walcott and Bearden’s shared interest in Homeric archetypes, as well as the specifically Odyssean narrative motifs that recur in their works, in his lecture “Post-Colonial Reception of the Odyssey in Art and Poetry: Romare Bearden and Derek Walcott” on Thursday, April 25, at 5:30 pm in the Sanders Classroom Building Spitzer Auditorium (room 212).


In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Vassar College invites the Hudson Valley Community to enjoy "A Day at Vassar," October 15, 2011.

Vassar College, on the occasion of its 150th anniversary, welcomes all members of the Hudson Valley community to spend “A Day at Vassar” on Saturday, October 15. This day-long series of free events will feature a selection of lectures taught by members of the world-renowned Vassar faculty, entertainment, special tours, exhibitions, and more.

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