Calendar 2010 September Campus Events

Purchase College, State University of New York is located at 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY   Web site: www.purchase.edu
Box Office 914-251-6200


September

Purchase Library Exhibition
September 1 to January 30
Contemporary paintings and sculpture by Mark Nilsson and Nick Greenwald from the School of Art + Design.
Exhibited on three floors of the Library.
Free
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 AM-2 AM
             Friday 8 AM-10 PM
             Saturday 11 AM-8 PM
             Sunday   12 noon -2 AM

A series of 40 contemporary works exhibited in the main art gallery and throughout the Library’s central spaces. 

School of Natural & Social Sciences Fall 2010 Lectures
Tuesday, September 14
7 PM Natural Sciences Building, room 1001
Free
“DNA  at the Dinner Table: Global Politics of Genetically Modified Food”

Lisa Weasel, Professor of Biology, Portland State University
Professor Weasel will discuss agricultural biotechnology, hailed by some as a solution to world hunger and cropland erosion, demonized by others as a source of “genetic pollution,” corporate greed, and environmental destruction. Call 914-251-6631 or e mail sciences @purchase.edu

10th Annual Jewish Studies Film Festival
September 27, October 4, October 11 at 7:30 PM
Humanities Theatre, Durst Family Humanities Building
$8

The Purchase College Jewish Studies Film Festival brings to campus films of Jewish interest from Israel and around the world. The series is open to the public and tickets for $8 can be purchased at the door of the Humanities Theatre. Call 914-251-6516 for information.


School of Natural & Social Sciences Fall 2010 Lectures
Wednesday, September 29
6 PM Natural Sciences Building, room 1001
Free
The John Howard Lecture on Law and Justice
“On the Edge of Justice: Gay Rights in the 21st Century”

John Howard, Professor Emeritus in Sociology, Purchase College will discuss “Gay Rights in the 21st  Century” and lead a discussion involving four panelists including Ross D. Levi, Director of Public Policy and Education, Empire State Pride Agenda and Leigh Howard, MSW.
Call 914-251-6631 or e mail sciences@purchase.edu