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On Belonging

September 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - September 27, 2019 @ 1:15 pm

In 2018, Sehba Sarwar’s site-specific installation was commissioned by the Menil Collection, Houston, Texas. The installation is being viewed for the first time in California at Scripps College’s 100-year-old carob tree that pre-dates the college.

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4:15 pm

Film Screening and Discussion: Rafiki

September 17, 2019 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Rafiki (“friend” in Swahili) chronicles the love that develops between two young women in contemporary Nairobi. Scripps faculty Michelle Decker (English)and Jih-Fei Cheng (FGSS) introduce the film & host a post-screening conversation.

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7:00 pm

Colson Whitehead in Conversation

September 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garrison Theater, Scripps College, 241 E 10th Street
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Pulitzer Prize-winning and genre-defying literary phenom Colson Whitehead brings his new novel to Scripps. Inspired by the dark and disturbing history of a reform school in Florida’s Panhandle, The Nickel Boys is also a timely and essential meditation on contemporary America’s troubled times. Kima Jones, founder of Jack Jones Literary Arts, joins him for a conversation. Each ticket includes a copy […]

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Colson Whitehead

September 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garrison Theater, Scripps College 1030 Columbia Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Colson Whitehead visits Scripps, his only LA-region stop, in celebration of his tremendous new novel, The Nickel Boys, published in July. Tickets, which include a copy of the book, are available now!

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