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2015 Fall Dangerous Conversations: Raced/Gendered/Classed Violence in the USA


August 12, 2015

Tuesday at Noon Lecture: Jih-Fei Cheng

The Design of Gay (Male) Desire: Race, Gender, Labor, and the Southern California Built Environment Jih-Fei Cheng Assistant Professor of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Scripps College Prior to the 1980s, downtown Los Angeles served as a site for queer community. However, the intense policing of Black and Brown peoples, the poor, the homeless, and queers, led […]

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Tuesday at Noon Lecture: Ji-Young Um

Buzzkills: The Paradoxes of War and ‘Feeling Good’ Ji-Young Um Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies Scripps College

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Tuesday at Noon Lecture: Hao Huang

Whose American Dream Hao Huang Professor of Music Scripps College

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August 7, 2015

Art Exhibition Opening Reception: Kentifrican Interventions: Navigating the Historical Present

Kentifrican Interventions: Navigating the Historical Present The work that will be featured will be a heavily curated selection of works from three concurrent studio projects that Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle has been working on for the past eight years.  The show will highlight her work with historical documents and research in which she re-mixes and re-imagines […]

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Dance Workshop: Suchi Branfman

Dance In Dire Times: Standing Up Against Police Brutality Suchi Branfman Lecturer in Dance Scripps College Suchi Branfman has worked nationally and internationally as a performer, choreographer, dance educator, and activist. Her work has received support from numerous arts funders including National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, New York State Council for the […]

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Music Workshop: Martha Gonzalez

Collective Songwriting: Music as a Liberatory Process Martha Gonzalez Assistant Professor of Chicano/a Latino/a Studies Scripps College This workshop is open to Scripps students only and registration will be required at least one week in advance. Please contact (909) 621-8237 or HumanitiesInstitute@scrippscollege.edu for more information. Martha Gonzalez was born and raised in East Los Angeles […]

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Visual Art Workshop, Day 2: Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle

Navigating the Historical Present Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle This will be a two-day studio- and group-discussion-based workshop in which  students will indulge, experiment and engage with facets of Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle’s practice that involve interventions upon historical documents and hegemonic single narratives that dominate the collective and personal identities of people labeled as Other. This workshop will […]

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Visual Art Workshop, Day 1: Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle

Navigating the Historical Present Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle This will be a two-day studio- and group-discussion-based workshop in which  students will indulge, experiment and engage with facets of Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle’s practice that involve interventions upon historical documents and hegemonic single narratives that dominate the collective and personal identities of people labeled as Other. This workshop will […]

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Poetry Workshop: Street Poets

The Gift & the Wound Street Poets Inc. This workshop extends an invitation to explore our stories through story and poetry. This workshop is open to Scripps students only and registration will be required at least one week in advance. Please contact (909) 621-8237 or HumanitiesInstitute@scrippscollege.edu for more information. Street Poets Inc. is a nonprofit poetry-based […]

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Public Lecture: Sohail Daulatzai

The Threat Hologram: Specters and Shadows of Race Sohail Daulatzai Associate Professor Department of Film and Media Studies and the Program in African American Studies University of California, Irvine The unrest is palpable. And the war declared is permanent.  From Baltimore to Gaza, the geographies of state violence are proliferating with impunity, sanctioned and justified by […]

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Public Lecture: Andrea Ritchie

Policing Gender, Policing Sex, Policing Race Andrea Ritchie attorney, organizer Soros Justice Fellow All too often, the voices and experiences of women of color are absent from public discourse and policymaking around police profiling and brutality. Join us as we explore the ways in which racialized policing of low income communities of color operates along […]

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August 6, 2015

Public Lecture: Beth E. Richie

Gender Violence and Anti-Black Racism:  Reflections on the problem of Carceral Feminism and the possibilities of Prison Abolition Beth E. Richie Director of the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy Professor of African American Studies and Criminology, Law and Justice University of Illinois at Chicago While the movement to end gender-based violence can […]

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Public Lecture: Robin D.G. Kelley

Mike Brown’s Body: An Historical and Political Autopsy Robin D.G. Kelley Distinguished Professor of History and Black Studies and the Gary B. Nash Chair of U.S. History UCLA Michael Brown, killed by Ferguson police on Aug. 9, 2014, is a casualty of a war originating over 500 years ago — a war to colonize, dispossess, enslave, […]

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