Events at Scripps College

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Upcoming Events

Asian Textiles by Minority Cultures
April 14-May 5, 2015
Clark Humanities Museum

The Scripps College Collections includes many examples of textiles by minority communities in Asia, from the Ainu in northern Japan to the Miao in southwest China and the Klungkung on Bali. This exhibition will be curated by students in the art history seminar “Textiles in Context”.

Ahmed Alwishah
April 27, 2015
Humanities Institute

Ahmed Alwishah’s research focuses on Islamic Philosophy, especially Avicenna, Post-Avicennian philosophers, and Philosophy of Language in Islamic tradition. He is the co-editor of Ibn Kammūna Refinement and Commentary of Suhrawardī’s Intimations (Mazda, 2002) and the forthcoming Aristotle and Arabic Tradition, 2015 Cambridge Press.

Kimberlé Crenshaw
April 28, 2015
Challenging Privilege, Building Inclusion
Kimberle Crenshaw

Kimberlé Crenshaw, Professor of Law at UCLA and Columbia Law School, is a leading authority in the area of Civil Rights, Black feminist legal theory, and race, racism and the law.

Life Hacks – The Happiness Trap
April 28, 2015
Michael Spezio
April 30, 2015
Humanities Institute
Omid Safi
April 30, 2015
Omid Safi

Omid Safi is a leading Muslim public intellectual. He is the Director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center , where he serves as a professor of Islamic Studies specializing in contemporary Islamic thought and Islamic spirituality.