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Fall 2021 Season Calendar

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Inspired Writers Series
Hosted by MFA Program’s Phil Klay

David Philipps
“The War for the Soul of the Navy SEALS”

Thursday | 7:30 p.m.

September 16, 2021

THE LITERARY SALON - the virtual 'book club hour' for Fairfield University
In association with Meryl Moss Media, Westport

Annie Murphy Paul
Author of The Extended Mind – The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain

Tuesday | 12 p.m.

September 21, 2021

FREDRICKSON FAMILY INNOVATION LAB

Heidi Neilson
“Global Perspective From Local Standpoint: DIY Art-Based Earth Observations”

Wednesday | 7 p.m.

September 22, 2021

A Conversation with George Packer and Phil Klay
Life in the Ruins
America at Home and Abroad, 20 Years After 9/11

Thursday | 7 p.m.

September 23, 2021

Open MINDS Institute

Fiona Garland
“Forgotten Figures: Examining the African Presence in the Golden Age of Venetian Art”

Tuesday | 12 p.m.

September 28, 2021

A Conversation with Eric Weiner
“Embark on a Journey of Living Well”

Tuesday | 8:00 p.m.

September 28, 2021

Open VISIONS Forum

Michael Eric Dyson, PhD and
John H. McWhorter, PhD
“Race, Liberty & Justice: Diverging Perspectives with Eyes on the Prize”

 

Postponed to Live and In-Person on March 8, 2022

CT Dance Now! | Wesleyan University

Katja Kolcio
“Dancing Under All Conditions!”

Monday | 6 p.m.

October 4, 2021

Open MINDS Institute

Sara Diaz, PhD
“The Renaissance of Italian Food”

Tuesday | 12:30 p.m.

October 5, 2021

Open VISIONS Forum

Jim Acosta
“The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth”

Wednesday | 7:30 p.m.

October 6, 2021

Open MINDS Institute

Aaron Q. Weinstein, PhD
“One Nation Under God? Civil Religions in Uncivil Times”

Tuesday | 12 p.m.

October 12, 2021

Open VISIONS Forum: Espresso

Gabriel Mancuso, PhD
“The Other Dome: Jewish Culture of the Italian Renaissance Between Paradigms and Paradoxes”

Wednesday | 7:30 p.m.

October 13, 2021

Seung-hoon Jeong
“What is a Parasite in The Host?: Bong Joon-ho’s Cinema”

Monday | 7:30 p.m.

October 18, 2021

THE LITERARY SALON - the virtual 'book club hour' for Fairfield University
In association with Meryl Moss Media, Westport

Allison Gill
Award-winning podcast host of The Daily Beans and Mueller, She Wrote

Tuesday | 12 p.m.

October 19, 2021

FREDRICKSON FAMILY INNOVATION LAB

W. Carson Byrd
“Diversity and Higher Education”

Tuesday | 7 p.m.

October 19, 2021

Inspired Writers Series
Hosted by MFA Program’s Phil Klay

Kaitlyn Greenidge
“The Weight of History and the Search for Freedom”

Thursday | 7:30 p.m.

October 21, 2021

Orin Grossman Presents Afternoons at the Piano
Paris and Ragtime: Claude Debussy does the two-step

Friday | 4 p.m.

October 22, 2021

Theatre Fairfield

The Thanksgiving Play
Written by Larissa FastHorse

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 22, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 | 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 24, 2021 | 2 p.m.

 

CT Dance Now! | Trinity College

Join the CT Dance Alliance and Dance Partners from across Connecticut for these engaging conversations with dance artists and creators.

Monday | 6 p.m.

October 25, 2021

Open MINDS Institute

Giovanni Ruffini
“Christian River: Egypt, Nubia, and Ethiopia from Rome to Islam”

Tuesday | 12 p.m.

October 26, 2021

Open VISIONS Forum: Espresso

Ann Goldstein
“The Art of Translation”

Wednesday | 7:30 p.m.

October 27, 2021

Orin Grossman Presents Afternoons at the Piano
Tangos and Habaneras: Spain and the New World Part 1

Friday | 4 p.m.

October 29, 2021

Open VISIONS Forum

Dr. Regina Benjamin
“Combating Health Disparities: Narrowing the Gap”

Thursday | 5 p.m.

November 4, 2021

Orin Grossman Presents Afternoons at the Piano
It’s Safe to Travel: Claude Debussy’s International Impressions

Friday | 4 p.m.

November 5, 2021

Open VISIONS Forum | 24th Annual Jacoby-Lunin Humanitarian Lectureship

LaTosha Brown
“Black Voters Matter: Our Obligation to Democracy and Equality”

Tuesday | 7:30 p.m.

November 9, 2021

FREDRICKSON FAMILY INNOVATION LAB

Claudia Hart
“The Real Fake”

Wednesday | 7 p.m.

November 10, 2021

Orin Grossman Presents Afternoons at the Piano
Beyond Malaguena: Ernesto Lecuona, “The Cuban Gershwin”

Friday | 4 p.m.

November 12, 2021

THE LITERARY SALON - the virtual 'book club hour' for Fairfield University
In association with Meryl Moss Media, Westport

Robert Steven Williams
Producer/writer of Gatsby in Connecticut

Tuesday | 12 p.m.

November 16, 2021

Open VISIONS Forum: Espresso

Luciano Cheles, PhD
“Fascist Style – Arts, Politics & Propaganda: From Italy 1922 to Global Dictatorships Today”

Wednesday | 7:30 p.m.

November 17, 2021

Inspired Writers Series
Hosted by MFA Program’s Phil Klay

Megha Majumdar
“Politics and Power”

Thursday | 7:30 p.m.

November 18, 2021

Orin Grossman Presents Afternoons at the Piano
Frederic Chopin: The Last Piano Works

Friday | 4 p.m.

November 19, 2021

CT Dance Now! | Greater Hartford Academy

Join the CT Dance Alliance and Dance Partners from across Connecticut for these engaging conversations with dance artists and creators.

Monday | 6 p.m.

November 29, 2021

Theatre Fairfield

Project X
Devised by Theatre Fairfield

Thursday, December 2, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 4, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 5, 2021 | 2 p.m.