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Event Calendar

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tue, Oct 9, 2018

"The Big Short" poster showing four actors' faces around the words "THIS IS A TRUE STORY"

"The Big Short": Special Film Screening

Before journalist and best-selling author Michael Lewis visits campus on Monday, Oct. 15, see the Academy Award-winning film based on his book, The Big Short.

With a superstar cast, The Big Short follows four outsiders and their bold move against big banks during the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis. This is “a madcap comedy and a true crime story” (The New York Times) about the dark underbelly of the modern financial world.

Bubble tea and popsicles will be provided!

Ongoing Events

Dave Gloman painting

Re-presenting Nonotuck: The Landscape Paintings of Hitchcock and Gloman

until Oct 29 Frost Library, Mezzanine Gallery

Professor David Gloman has partnered with Kurt Heidinger, director of the Biocitizen School, to create an art event that inspires the public to imagine the unique biocultural character of the Nonotuck biome (also known as the central Connecticut River Valley) by “re-presenting” the landscapes that Orra Hitchcock depicted in the mid 19th century. Professor Gloman has located the sites where they were painted and created his own painted landscape portraits of those sites. View Gloman and Hitchcock's illustrations together in Frost Library's Mezzanine Gallery from September 4 - October 29.

The opening reception will be on September 27 from 4:30 - 6 p.m. in the Center for Humanistic Inquiry (2nd Floor, Frost Library).

Lisa McCarty, Louisa May Alcott’s Desk, Orchard House, 2015. Image courtesy of the artist.

Transcendental Concord: Photographs by Lisa McCarty, on view in the Eli Marsh Gallery Sept. 10–Oct. 12

until Oct 12 Fayerweather Hall, 105: Eli Marsh Gallery

Transcendental Concord: Photographs by Lisa McCarty documents the spirit of Transcendentalism, the 19th-century philosophical movement that embraced idealism, communal living and reverence for the natural world in the face of growing industrialization and inhumanity.