Participants are in for a special treat as Sweet Briar College hosts its fifth annual Creative Writing Conference for undergraduate students, March 21-24. The conference coincides with the College’s Julia B. Waxter Environmental Forum, which will host a reading and conversation with bestselling novelist Barbara Kingsolver Thursday night.
Sweet Briar College’s agrarian past is the focus of the upcoming exhibition “ ‘I have lately bought me a Plantation’: A Brief Survey of Farming and Land Use at Sweet Briar,” which opens at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in Whitley Gallery at Sweet Briar Museum.
Sweet Briar College will host a screening of the 2012 Indian documentary “In God’s Land” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in Tyson Auditorium. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with the director, Pankaj Rishi Kumar.
One of the great things about attending a liberal arts college is that you don’t have to have your whole life figured out by the time you’re 18. Or 19. At Sweet Briar, the Anne Gary Pannell Merit Scholarship helps sophomores explore their particular academic interests for an entire year.
Sweet Briar College is taking applications for the third annual Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, known as BLUR, which will be held June 16 through July 7 on its campus. For the first time, the camp will offer music and technical theater, in addition to theater, creative writing and visual arts.