October – November 2014
Film and Discussion: “Who Cares About Kelsey?”
The film screening is followed by a panel presentation. This award-winning film explores the lives of students with emotional and behavioral challenges and shows innovative educational approaches that help them succeed while improving the overall school culture.
Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see “Parking” for more information.
Film: Mein Bester Feind, 2011, “My Best Enemy,” directed by Wolfgang Murnberger
A dark World War II comedy about two friends, stolen artwork and an unfortunate case of mistaken identities, as a Jewish man switches places with his Nazi best friend in order to survive. In German with English subtitles.
Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see “Parking”
The Ernst & Young Lecture Series on Gender Equality in the Workplace continues with a screening of the 2010 film exploring how gender is represented in advertising. A discussion led by Dr. Lisa Seppi, assistant professor of art history at SUNY Oswego, follows the film.
Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 — see “Parking”.
William Trowbridge’s latest poetry collection, Put This On, Please: New and Selected Poems, was published by Red Hen Press in 2014. His other collections are Ship of Fool, The Complete Book of Kong, Flickers, O Paradise, and Enter Dark Stranger. Trowbridge lives in the Kansas City area and was Poet Laureate of Missouri from 2012 to 2014. He’ll speak on humor in poetry.
Michelle Garcia graduated from SUNY Oswego with a degree in journalism, minoring in political science and women’s studies. All of that, plus her concentration in creative nonfiction writing and editorship at The Oswegonian, came in handy when she was hired as an editorial assistant at The Advocate. She was promoted as an associate editor in 2009, and then commentary editor in 2012. In September 2013, she was named managing editor of Advocate.com. Garcia studied screenwriting and producing at UCLA, as well as improv at Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles and sketch comedy at Improv Olympic, where she writes for a weekly topical sketch show, Top Story! Weekly. She lives in Santa Monica, with her comedy-writing husband. Garcia will talk about writers having a post-college career plan and related topics.