Join LACMA senior conservator John Hirx in an examination of Takht-i Sulaiman, the site of the sole surviving palace of the Ilkhanid period and the only well-preserved example of Ilkhanid secular architecture.
Meghan O’Rourke is the author of The Long Goodbye (Riverhead), a memoir about grief, and the poetry collections Once and Halflife (W.W. Norton). A former poetry editor for The Paris Review, she is also a culture critic for Slate magazine and a founding editor of the web site Double X.
Director of Scripps College Academy Kelly Hewitt and Kristie Hernandez ’13 were both interviewed October 14 for CBS Radio’s public affairs program ‘Open Line.’ The segments aired recently across Los Angeles, but now you can listen online as well!
Professor of international political economy Nancy Neiman Auerbach took to the radio on June 10 to debate the merits of food justice on CBS Radio with Open Line host Scott Mason. The conversation – which covered a wide range of topics related to educating yourself on the food you eat and where it comes from – is now available online with permission thanks to Open Line and CBS radio.
Given Scripps College’s current strategic goals of diversity and globalization, professor Hao Huang proposes revising his existing course, MUS 121, “Music of the Spirits: Sacred Musical Traditions.” His talk addresses how he developed the application proposal and progress made to date.
Scot Gould, professor of physics, discusses the academic features, participants (faculty, staff and students), and current outcomes of AISS. The importance of Core and connections between AISS and Core are also highlighted.
Helena Viramontes, Spring 2012 Mary Routt Chair of Writing, presents a lecture to speak on the legacy of Cesar Chavez.
Assistant professor of anthropology Anthony Shenoda explores the ways in which some Coptic Christians in Egypt publicly confess their Christian faith in an Islamic public sphere.
Mary MacNaughton, director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery and associate professor of art history at Scripps College, talks about Pacific Standard Time and “Clay’s Tectonic Shift,” focusing on the ways in which Mason, Price and Voulkos created a new kind of clay sculpture which left the domain of craft to align with the avant-garde.
Alice Paterakis, Director of Conservation at the Kaman-Kalehoyuk Excavation for the Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archeology in Turkey, discusses the pros and cons of development around historically significant sites throughout Athens, Greece.