CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 5, 2013) — Scripps College hosts two panel discussions and a film screening on April 13 to mark the weekend-long launch of the “Stop the Torture” campaign, which calls for the end of long-term solitary confinement in California. All events are free and open to the public and take place in the Humanities Auditorium, 981 N. Amherst Ave.
Legal Services for Prisoners with Children is a 30-plus-year-old organization advocating for the rights of incarcerated parents, their families and communities affected by incarceration. Staff Attorney Carol Strickman and Co-Director Karen Shain will talk about the enormous growth of prisons as a means of dealing with serious social problems and the impact of this growth on all Californians. At a time when there have been devastating cuts in all social services, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s budget surpasses that of public higher education, and is fast catching up with the budget for public schools.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (September 17, 2008) — Award-winning author Sharon Bridgforth will present from her new work, “delta dandi,” September 18, at noon in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons at Scripps College. The lecture is free and open to the public.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 9, 2007) — Feminist activist and poet Judith Arcana will read from her new book What if your Mother, on February 20, at 4:15 p.m., in the Balch Auditorium, Scripps College.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 18, 2006) — The interdisciplinary Intercollegiate Women’s Studies program of The Claremont Colleges presents a reading by Michelle Tea, award-winning poet, novelist, and performance artist.
Minnie Bruce Pratt: "At the Intersection of Oppression and Resistance: Changing Identities, Changing Lives"
Poet, author, and activist Minnie Bruce Pratt gives a lecture sponsored by the Intercollegiate Women’s Studies and the Malott Commons.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 7, 2006) — The interdisciplinary Intercollegiate Women’s Studies program of the Claremont Colleges presents a series of lectures and film screenings on the topic “Changing Lives: Stories of Transformation,” from Monday, April 10 through Tuesday, May 2 on the Scripps College campus.
Intercollegiate Women’s Studies Reception and Holiday Tea Honoring Claremont’s Women’s Studies Authors
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 10, 2005) — Intercollegiate Women’s Studies of The Claremont Colleges will be hosting a book signing and holiday tea on Monday, December 12 at 4:15 p.m. in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons, Scripps College.
Intercollegiate Women’s Studies Presents the 2005 Western Regional Global Women’s and Human Rights Conference
CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 2, 2005) — The 2005 Western Regional Global Women’s and Human Rights Conference will take place Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, at Scripps, Pitzer, and Pomona Colleges.
Intercollegiate Women’s Studies Visiting Scholar, Rhodessa Jones, Presents “The Living Memomry: Second Phase”
CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 3, 2005) — Actor, activist, director, dancer, teacher, singer, and writer, Rhodessa Jones, will present an evening of explorations, excavations, and celebrations of memory of growing up in America entitled, “The Living Memory: Second Phase” on Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m., in the Balch Auditorium, Scripps College.