Given that Masha Hamilton will be visiting Sweet Briar this week, we will be reading some of her writing. Her visit comes at a great time for us, as she has done a lot of investigative work.
Please read the first article for Tuesday’s class and the second and third for Thursday’s class.
Wednesday, November 2
* 3 – 4:15 p.m. (FAC) Presentation and Q &A with y:1 students and faculty
* 8 p.m. (Wailes Lounge, Wailes Conference Center) Lecture & slideshow presentation to Sweet Briar and the outside community about Masha Hamilton’s career as a journalist, novelist, and humanitarian, especially her experiences with women in Afghanistan. (One hour with Q & A, book signing in looby to follow.)
Thursday, November 3
* 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. (FAC) Afternoon meeting and discussions with Salt Block business students on entrepreneurial non-profit business management and their work for the Afghan Women’s Writing Project
Friday, November 4
* 8 p.m. (Murchison Lane Auditorium, Babcock Fine Arts Center.) “Out of Silence” reading/performance by Sweet Briar theatre students (Note: An image of Lalla Essaydi’s photograph Les Femmes du Maroc #17, 200, which is in the College’s permanent collection, could be projected on stage before and after the performance.)
* 9:30 p.m. Reception to follow the performance in the lobby of the Babcock Fine Arts Center.
Monday, November 7
* 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. (Pannell Art Gallery) Afternoon reading and Q & A with Red Clay literary magazine staff, creative writing students. (Director of Art Collection and Galleries Karol Lawson can arrange for Lalla Essaydi’s photograph Les Femmes du Maroc #17, 2005 to be on display in the gallery during the reading.)
* 7 p.m. (Sanctuary Cottage) Dinner with creative writing students and faculty
Tuesday, November 8
* 3 – 4:15 p.m. (Fletcher 200) Meet with creative writing students enrolled in the ENGL 334 Fiction Workshop: Research and the Fiction Writer.