Tag Archives: Scripps College Humanities Institute

“Gospel Music in Global Contexts: Tropes of Continuity and Disjuncture”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 9, 2013) — Gospel music is one of the most distinctive forms of music in African American worship settings. Mellonee Burnim and Portia Maultsby, professors in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University, Bloomington, probe the influence of this genre in their lecture “Gospel Music in Global Contexts: Tropes of Continuity and Disjuncture” at 7:30 p.m. April 16 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St. The talk is free and open to the public.

April 9, 2013

Scripps College Presents Encountering Indigeneity: Mexico City Virgen de Guadalupe Basilica Celebrations

CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 1, 2013) — Associate Professor of Music Cándida Jáquez lectures on indigenous dance and music and religious pilgrims who pay homage to La Virgen de Guadalupe in Mexico City’s Basilica plaza beginning at noon on April 3 in the Hampton Room of the Malott Commons, 345 E. 9th St. This talk is free and open to the public.

April 1, 2013

“Lifespan of a Singing Society or Talk About Holding a Note”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (March 6, 2013) — The Six Nations Women Singing Society, one of the most influential female Native American contemporary singing groups, performs at 7:30 p.m. March 26 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St. Consul General of Canada David Fransen introduces the group, which was formed at the Six Nations of the Grand River First Nations in Ontario, Canada. This event is free and open to the public.

March 6, 2013

“Making Cordelia, a Modern Noh Play Innovating Shakespeare’s King Lear”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 22, 2013) — The San Francisco-based Theatre of Yugen lectures and performs excerpts from “Cordelia,” a unique Japanese Noh interpretation of Shakespeare’s “King Lear,” beginning at 7:30 p.m. March 5 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St. This event is free and open to the public.

February 22, 2013

Scripps College Presents “Transforming Lives through Music”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 13, 2013) — As the conductor of an orchestra charged with exposing Latino communities to classical music, Sonia Marie De León de Vega lectures on “Transforming Lives Through Music” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St. This event is free and open to the public.

February 13, 2013

Scripps College Presents “Chican@ Artivistas at the Intersection of Hope and Imagination”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (February 1, 2013) — Martha Gonzalez, a feminist music theorist, Chicana activist and a founding member of the East Los Angeles rock band Quetzal, gives a multimedia presentation on the ways in which Chicana activists harness the power of art and creative expression at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St. This event is free and open to the public.

February 1, 2013

“The Life of a Composer When Composers did not Really Exist”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (January 23, 2013) — Alejandro Planchart, professor emeritus of music at the University of California at Santa Barbara, lectures on the evolving concept of the composer in the 15th and 16th centuries at 7:30 pm on Jan. 29 in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center, 231 E. 10th St. This free event is open to the public.

January 23, 2013

Acclaimed Conceptual Artist Edgar Heap of Birds Examines “Indigenous Voices of Survival Through Public Art”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (January 15, 2013) — Edgar Heap of Birds, professor of Native American studies at the University of Oklahoma, lectures on how indigenous voices express themselves through public art on Jan. 23 at noon in the Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 345 E. 9th St. This free event is open to the public.

January 15, 2013

Scripps College Presents “Social Media and Learning: Students Getting Help from Friends”

CLAREMONT, Calif. (November 14, 2012) — Christine Greenhow, assistant professor in the College of Education at Michigan State University, explores the ways in which students from low-income families use social media to their benefit in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 27 in Garrison Theater. This event is free and open to the public.

November 14, 2012

Bringing the Social Media Revolution to Health Care

CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 31, 2012) — Lee Aase, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media, lectures at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 in Garrison Theater on how organizations can use social media creatively to improve health care everywhere. This event is free and open to the public.

October 31, 2012