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Spring 2013 Community Programs

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Community Yoga Workshop

Please join us for multi-level yoga classes (appropriate for beginners to advanced students) designed to bring mind, body, and spirit into alignment. This is a hatha yoga class. Introduced by Yogi Swatmarama, a sage of 15th century India, traditional Hatha Yoga represents opposing energies: hot and cold (fire and water, following similar concept as yin-yang), male and female, positive and negative and attempts to balance mind and body via asana (poses), pranayama (breath control), and the calming of the mind through relaxation and meditation. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat. Email us for additional information »

Suggested $5 admission fee for instructor. 

Most Tuesdays 5:30 pm
Wang Center, Room 102
April 2, Room 301
April 9, Room 102
April 23, Room 102
April 30, Room 102
May 7, Room 102


Herstory Writers' Workshop: 
16th Anniversary Gala Luncheon and Reading

Suffolk County's HERSTORY works to offer women tools that transform their individual voices and experiences into literary works of art leading to personal and societal change. Please join us as we celebrate 16 years of Herstory with a gala luncheon and reading. Invitation and program »

This year, Herstory honors trailblazers Laura Anker (Distinguished Service Professor of SUNY Old Westbury), Cheryl Hamilton (Assistant Provost, Stony Brook University), Dafny J. Irizarry (Founder and President, Long Island Latino Teachers Association), and Rosalyn Muraskin (Director, Long Island Women's Institute, CW Post). 

March 10, 2013, 11:30 AM
Charles B. Wang Center

For additional information or to purchase tickets, please see


April 17, 2013

Reception for Asian Roots / American Soil

This reception recognizes our current exhibitions Asian Roots / American Soil: Photographs of Corky Lee, which was recently profiled in the New York Times, and Chee Wang Ng’s Five Elements: Six Roots Contemplate Origins in the Spoon-Fed World. Part of the tenth anniversary season of the Charles B. Wang Center and our celebration of Stony Brook University’s Asian American Heritage Month. Please join us, meet the artists, and enjoy some light refreshments. 

This reception extends our celebration of Asian American heritage at Stony Brook University by honoring student winners of our Eye On Asian Pacific American photography contest. Judged by Corky Lee, this contest asks Stony Brook students to document Asian and Asian American life and culture. Asian and Asian American students, faculty, and staff are an important part of our campus community, and it is our privilege to exhibit these explorations of their lives, experiences, and cultures.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 1:00 PM (Campus Lifetime)
Charles B. Wang Center Lobby 

Free and open to the public 
Light refreshments will be served. 



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