Events at Scripps College

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Upcoming Events

71st Scripps College Ceramics Annual
January 24-April 5, 2015

Julia Haft-Candell, guest curator, presents a selection of hybrid works, including ceramics with other materials, that, as she says, “hint at the familiar and steer toward the indefinable.”

Vertigo at Midnight: New Visual Afrofuturisms and Speculative Migrations
February 23-March 6, 2015
Clark Humanities Museum

Housed at both the Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College and the Chan Gallery, Studio Art Hall, Pomona College

Preethi de Silva
March 3, 2015
Tuesday Noon Academy

Harpsichordist and fortepianist Preethi de Silva will discuss the life and accomplishments of the second son of Johann Sebastian Bach and also the musical works she and the 12-member ensemble Con Gioia will perform on period instruments in "Concert IV: Swan Song and Reminiscences,” in Balch Auditorium at 5:00 p.m. on March 10, 2015.

“The Hunting Ground”
March 3, 2015
The Hunting Ground

A Q&A Session with Director Kirby Dick will follow the sneak preview

Wicker Endowment Lecture: Karen Richman
March 4, 2015

This lecture explains how Haitian migrants have reformulated religious practices to innovate a transborder system of ritual and kinship relations.

Varieties of Self: a Humanities Institute conference
March 6-7, 2015
Humanities Institute
Varieties of Self

Featuring Dan Arnold, Naomi Quinn, Eric Schwitzgebel, Kwong-loi Shun, Nina Strohminger, and Robin Wang.