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Catch a talk on the intersectionalities of global oppression, attend two unique performances in the Schimmel, or watch an advanced screening of a Universal thriller this week in NYC.

Monday, February 13

Reflecting on the First 100 Days: Opportunities and Challenges
5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
The Women's and Gender Studies and Political Science departments are organizing "Reflecting on the First 100 Days: Opportunities and Challenges" to help students process and better understand the changes occurring since the Trump administration took office. Several student leader and faculty panelists will briefly speak to particular issues of concern including immigration, environment, gender-based violence, civil rights, and LGBTQ anti-discrimination policy. There will be a Q&A with the audience and small group discussions as well.

Tuesday, February 14

Ties That Bind: The Intersectionalities of Global Oppression
3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Bianco Room
Join Pace students, faculty, and staff in examining oppression from both domestic and international perspectives. Explore the various crises and movements in Syria, Standing Rock, North Dakota, and at the US/Mexico border, and sign a pledge against oppression at Pace and in our communities.

Wednesday, February 15

Brown Bag Lunch Research Seminar
12:10 p.m. | Birnbaum Library Fishbowl
Join the Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship for a research seminar featuring Lubin School of Business Professor and Wilson Faculty Fellow Eric Kessler, who will present his funded research “Leading for Social Value: Critical Success Factors in Service-Learning and Service Leadership.” Please contact the Wilson Center for additional information at

Home is Where the Art Is—Italy: Art History Alive with Dr. Janetta Rebold Benton
12:15 p.m. | Schimmel Center
Sneak a peek into the private homes and personal lives of famous painters, sculptors, and architects. In this Italy lecture, Janetta Rebold Benton, PhD, compares these artistic geniuses’ environments to their masterpieces. She will feature the homes of Fra Angelico at San Marco monastery in Florence, Leonardo da Vinci in Vinci and the Clos Lucé in Amboise, Raphael in Urbino, and Giorgio Vasari in Arezzo. The lecture is followed by a catered luncheon, The Conversation Continues, hosted by Benton, and the menu is specially curated to compliment the art subject discussed. Luncheon tickets are available by calling the Schimmel box office. Buy tickets now.

Thursday, February 16

Second Annual People of Creativity
9:15 p.m.–11:00 p.m. | Student Union
Come out for a showcase of talented students of color at Pace presented by Sigma Lambda Beta! There will be dancing, poetry, comedy, singing, rapping, and food.

Get Out
7:00 p.m. | Regal Battery Park Stadium 11, 102 North End Avenue, NYC
Universal Pictures at Pace is presenting an advanced screening of Get Out, a thriller set to release February 24. Tickets are available during Common Hours in the Birnbaum Fishbowl or on the @UniversalPace social media accounts. Please arrive early!

Friday, February 17

José Maya—Latente: A Flamenco Journey
7:30 p.m. | Schimmel Center
José Maya is about to spice up the Schimmel. In its New York debut, Maya will perform his newest work “Latente: A Flamenco Journey,” a journey that takes the audience to the deepest realms of a Gypsy flamenco dancer’s soul. Choreographed by Maya, this program follows him on a quest of self-discovery while an ancestral spirit guides him in this search to freedom and understanding. Maya will be joined by singer Juana la del Pipa, vocalists José Valencia and Manuel Tañé, and guitarist El Perla. Buy tickets now.