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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.​​​​

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • Shakespeare & the Law: Julius Caesar
    Shakespeare & the Law: Julius Caesar Full Details [X]
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Bosston
    Off Campus
    <span style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial;">Wimberly Theater, Boston Center for the Arts<br /> <br /> Julius Caesar exposes the propaganda that public officials use to shield their underlying motives, whether love, honor, or personal gain. The play offers a valuable perspective, especially in this election year, on how to evaluate political action.<br /> <br /> The Shakespeare &amp; the Law series features a staged reading of excerpts from the play performed by local, state and national lawyers and judges, followed by a panel discussion that explores the legal and societal implications of the work.<br /> <br /> <em>Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company</em><br /> <br /> </span> <div><a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/963091"><span style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial;">Click here to RSVP</span></a></div>
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  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Friday, September 30, 2016

  • Arts & Business Conversation: Jamie Ke...
    Arts & Business Conversation: Jamie Kent Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
    <span style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial;">Nashville-based singer-songwriter and Babson alum Jamie Kent &rsquo;09 returns to campus for a concert, CD release party, and conversation about the business of music. With a sound that incorporates country, folk and rock, Jamie and his band have toured with Huey Lewis &amp; The News, The Doobie Brothers, America, and Foreigner. He is supported by The Collective, a grassroots group of fans who help advise and fund his career in exchange for access to exclusive music, merchandise, and votes in the major decisions he makes.<br /> <br /> <a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/963109">Click here to RSVP</a></span>
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  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Thursday, October 13, 2016

  • Anandana Kapur: Women and Mobility
    Anandana Kapur: Women and Mobility Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    <span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 12px;">Award-winning filmmaker Anandana Kapur presents an illustrated talk on class and women&rsquo;s experiences in Delhi, India. This film screening and discussion reimagine a city space generated by the intersection of labor, gender, and mobile phone culture. Given the urgency of rape and women&rsquo;s safety in Delhi society, how can women create an alternative narrative to the patriarchal control that arises from sensationalizing these issues?&nbsp;<em>Presented by the Arts and Humanities and History and Society Divisions<br /> </em></span> <div><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 12px;"><br /> </span></div> <span style="font-family: Arial;"><a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/963146" style="font-size: 12px;">Click here to RSVP</a></span>
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  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Friday, October 14, 2016

  • Arts & Business Conversation: Sam Aqui...
    Arts & Business Conversation: Sam Aquillano Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    <span style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial;">Sam Aquillano M&rsquo;14 is Founder and Executive Director of Design Museum Foundation, a national network of local design museums operating in Boston, Portland, and San Francisco. Because design touches people in all parts of their lives, the museum seeks to educate the world about design by turning entire cities into locally focused, nomadic design museums. Before receiving his MBA from Babson, Sam earned a BFA in Industrial Design from Rochester Institute of Technology and went on to design consumer electronics at Bose Corporation. In 2013, Sam and his team were named one of BostInno&rsquo;s &ldquo;50 on Fire.&rdquo;<br /> <br /> <a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/963151">Click here to RSVP</a></span>
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  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

  • Reginald Dwayne Betts: The Circumference o...
    Reginald Dwayne Betts: The Circumference of a Prison: Youth, Race, and the Failures of the American Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    <span style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial;">Betts knows the hazards of juvenile incarceration firsthand. Arrested at age sixteen, Betts served eight years in an adult prison, coming of age behind bars. Poet, memoirist, and attorney, Betts will speak about the years he spent in prison and about the current state of the criminal justice system&mdash;including sentencing juveniles as adults, solitary confinement, maximum security prisons, and the collateral consequences of a criminal record&mdash;while presenting promising ideas for reform.<br /> <em>Presented by the Arts and Humanities Division, Office for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Undergraduate School<br /> </em></span> <div><span style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial;"><br /> </span></div> <span style="font-family: Arial;"><a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/963165" style="font-size: 12px;">Click here to RSVP</a></span>
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  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

  • The Dirty Life: Kristin Kimball
    The Dirty Life: Kristin Kimball Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    <span style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial;">When writer Kristin Kimball interviewed a young farmer in Pennsylvania on a magazine assignment, she had no idea she would abandon her cosmopolitan lifestyle to follow him to the shores of Lake Champlain and help start Essex Farm. Her charming memoir, The Dirty Life: A Story of Farming, Food and Love (2010), tells the story of a beginning against all odds, of a personal makeover and a happy ending. Today Essex Farm is an internationally recognized success as a small farm community that produces excellent food, and as a school for talented young farmers seeking to start their own ventures.<br /> Presented by Arts and Humanities Division, History and Society Division, Mathematics and Science Division, CWEL, and Lewis Institute<br /> </span> <div><span style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial;"><br /> <a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/963172">Click here to RSVP</a></span></div>
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  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

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