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BabsonARTS conversations showcase dynamic speakers, ranging from prominent arts leaders to literary luminaries. They discuss their work and share their insights, engaging with the audience in an intimate setting.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

  • Dave Eggers
    Dave Eggers Full Details [X]
    7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater

    Dave Eggers is the award-winning author of nine books, including What is the What about the lost boys of the Sudan; and Zeitoun, the story of one family’s ordeal following Hurricane Katrina. He will be discussing his latest novel, The Circle, which explores what happens when an ambitious young woman allows her entire life to go public on the Internet.



    This event is open to Babson students, staff, and faculty only.

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  • 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Thursday, October 16, 2014

  • Arts and Business Conversation - William T...
    Arts and Business Conversation - William Taylor, American Ballet Theater Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby

    Bill Taylor is the Chief Financial Officer of American Ballet Theatre, recognized as one of the great dance companies in the world. Over its nearly 75-year history, the company has appeared in all fifty states of the United States, and a total of 136 cities in 43 countries.

    Arts and Business Conversations feature prominent arts leaders discussing the challenges of leadership in the arts and entertainment world. Conversations take place in the upper lobby of the Carling-Sorenson Theater, and lunch is provided.  Sponsored by North Hill.

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  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Chris Abani
    Chris Abani Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater

    In Stories of Struggle, Stories of Hope: Art, Politics and Human Rights, writer and political activist Chris Abani examines the role of art and literature in defending human rights and democracy.  Mixing the personal and the political in a talk that is both serious and witty, he reminds us of our common humanity. 



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  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Thursday, November 06, 2014

  • Arts and Business Conversation -Spring Sir...
    Arts and Business Conversation -Spring Sirkin, Broadway Producer Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby

    There are few businesses more challenging and risky than producing shows for Broadway. Spring Sirkin is a Tony Award®-winning producer of Broadway shows, and the founder and director of Chamber Theater Productions, a leading producer of theater for young people.

    Arts and Business Conversations feature prominent arts leaders discussing the challenges of leadership in the arts and entertainment world. Conversations take place in the upper lobby of the Carling-Sorenson Theater, and lunch is provided.  Sponsored by North Hill.

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  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Thursday, December 04, 2014

  • Arts and Business Conversation - Susan Rod...
    Arts and Business Conversation - Susan Rodgerson, Artists for Humanity Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Babson Campus
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby

    Susan Rodgerson is the founder and Executive/Artistic Director of Artists for Humanity. AFH began as an entrepreneurial venture that worked with inner-city teens to produce large-scale collaborative paintings and market them to Boston-area businesses. Today, AFH continues to work with young people to explore their creativity and prepare to become agents of social change.

    Arts and Business Conversations feature prominent arts leaders discussing the challenges of leadership in the arts and entertainment world. Conversations take place in the upper lobby of the Carling-Sorenson Theater, and lunch is provided.  Sponsored by North Hill.

    Works by some of the young artists of AFH will be on display around the Babson campus this fall.

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  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

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Chris Abani

In Stories of Struggle, Stories of Hope: Art, Politics and Human Rights, writer and political activist Chris Abani examines the role of art and literature in defending human rights and democracy. Learn more »​​​​



Susan Rodgerson

Susan Rodgerson is the founder and Executive/Artistic Director of Artists for Humanity. AFH began as an entrepreneurial venture that worked with inner-city teens to produce large-scale collaborative paintings and market them to Boston-area businesses. Today, AFH continues to work with young people to explore their creativity and prepare to become agents of social change. Learn more »​​​​