Legendary stage combat guru J. Allen Suddeth, also the Conservatory of Theatre Arts’ fight choreography teacher, is featured in this month’s “Stage Direction.” Story here:http://bit.ly/1hGE2L1
Two members of the Russian arts collective Pussy Riot, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, visited Purchase College this morning to discuss prison conditions in Russia and the United States with School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Suzanne Kessler and members of the organization Rehabilitation Through the Arts. The two had been imprisoned for their protest activities in Moscow and wanted to discuss the US prison system and how to implement rehabilitation programs inside.
Science in the Modern World Lecture Series
Professor of Clinical Medical Humanities and Bioethics
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Medical professionals often approach children born with norm-challenging bodies with a benevolent desire to use medicine to make those children’s bodies more typical. This happens, for example, with children born with atypical genitals or unusual facial features, with children who are born conjoined, and with children who are very short. But medical “‘normalization” is not always the best approach. This talk will explore how science and history help us think through these situations.
7 pm in the Performing Arts Center PepsiCo Theater
Admission is free and open to the public.