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.
Assistant professor of French France Lemoine discusses the daunting transformation of Proust’s seven-volume novel “A La Recherche du Temps Perdu” into a graphic novel.
Democracies in our global age will have to engage with the question of diversity and cultural difference. This question of multiculturalism is important today as Europe and United States face increasing anxieties about their national identity in response to immigration, Sunnis clash with Shias, and Jews collide with Muslims.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (October 28, 2011) — Scripps College Professor Mona G. Mehta will lecture on “Mosaic or Melting Pot: The India Story,” presented by the Malott Commons Tuesday Noon Academy, on November 1, in Scripps College’s Hampton Room of the Malott Commons. The lecture is free and open to the public.
During the past 10 years there has been serious interest on the part of scholars, policy makers, non-profits, state officials, and community members as to the relationship between schools and prisons in the United States. Professor Damien Sojoyner explores the micro-processes by which public education as a state structure, functions and operates within the parameters of the prison system.
LACMA’s Mark Gilberg provides a unique opportunity to highlight one of the museum’s most popular “behind the scenes” activities by presenting the treatment of a unique work of art and the cultural differences which guided the conservation process.
Why are islands so special? Where do our own local islands in southern California fit into this picture? Diane Thompson talks about ongoing projects students in her lab are carrying out in the California Channel Islands and how they relate to broader problems in research and management on major global environmental challenges like invasive species and climate change.
Medical Orientalism and the New Yellow Peril: Feminizing the Nation and Re-centering Whiteness in US Bioterrorism Discourses
Gwen D’Arcangelis discusses the Orientalist and terror-filled representations of Asians as diseased and U.S. public health treatment of Asians during the late 1990s and early 2000s.