1998 Spring Fin-de-Siecle Soul

November 20, 2019

Public Event – Haiti Earthquake 10th Anniversary Symposium

Friday, February 7, 2020, 1:30 pm-7:30 pm Saturday, February 8, 2020, 9:00 am-7:00 pm *All symposium events will be held in Boone Recital Hall except where indicated. Haiti Earthquake 10th Anniversary Symposium In February, the College will host the Haiti Earthquake 10th Anniversary Symposium, a gathering of academics, artists, engineers, policy experts, scientists, writers, and […]

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November 19, 2019

Public Event – Ayiti Alive!

February 3-14, 2020 Viewing hours: M-F, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm Opening Reception: February 7, 2020, 6:00-7:30 pm Peggy Phelps Gallery (Claremont Graduate University) 251 East 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711  Ayiti Alive!: 2011-2014 Exhibition of Myriam J. A. Chancy’s, Ayiti Alive!: 2011-2014, photographs documenting the immediate post-earthquake period, with participation from Swiss/Haitian artist, Sasha Huber, […]

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Public Event – M. NourbeSe Philip

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:00 pm Hampton Room, Scripps College M. NourbeSe Phillip Casas de las Americas awardee and Tobagonian Canadian lawyer, poet, playwright, essayist, and author of Zong! and Bla_k: Essays and Interviews, discusses her work in an interactive performance. M. NourbeSe Philip is an unembedded poet, essayist, novelist, playwright and independent scholar who […]

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Public Event – Jasbir Puar

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 6:00 pm Balch Auditorium, Scripps College Debility and Disability in Palestine: Notes Towards Southern Disability Studies This keynote will detail various strands of histories of disability in Palestine and their import in terms of activism, advocacy, and the field of southern disability studies. Based on fieldwork with disability and rehabilitation center […]

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November 18, 2019

Public Event – Billy-Ray Belcourt

Wednesday, February 20, 2020 12:15 pm Hampton Room, Scripps College The Indigenous Canadian poet, author of This Wound Is a World, winner of the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize, Billy-Ray Belcourt discusses his work. Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a Ph.D. student and 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar in the […]

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February 4, 2014

“Soul Says: Poetry and the Divine”

Participants: D.Z. Phillips, Claremont Graduate University “Mysticism and Literature: An Introduction” Susan Howe, Stanford University, poetry reading Coleman Barks, University of Georgia, on Rumi accompanied by Pundit Rahul Sariputra, sitar Vine Sweetland, tambura Colin Thompson, Oxford University on St. John of the Cross Li-Young Lee, poetry reading Jorie Graham, poetry reading Mark Doty, poetry reading […]

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Lourdes Arguelles

Latina activist Lourdes Arguelles (Claremont Graduate University) will address activism and spirituality in working class suburbia.

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Philip J. Davis

Noted mathematician and co-author of Descartes’ Dream: The World According to Mathematics, Philip J. Davis (Brown University) will discuss mathematics and God. Humanities Auditorium.

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Geoffrey Hartman

Geoffrey Hartman (Yale University) will discuss implications for Jewish culture in the work of Emmanuel Levinas and Maurice Blanchot.

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Peter Garcia

Tewa spiritual leader Peter Garcia (San Juan Pueblo) will present a lecture/performance of Native American music and dance.

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George Johnson

Award-winning science writer George Johnson will present material from his book Fire in the Mind: Science, Faith. and the Search for Order.

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Stephen Erickson and John Cleese

Historian of Philosophy Stephen Erickson (Pomona College) and actor John Cleese will reflect on the rise of spiritualism in the late 20th century.

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