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March 15, 2017

Ayesha Chugh ’09 aka DJ Ayes Cold Featured in the Washington Post

Ayesha Chugh ’09 calls Washington, D.C. home but her frequent family moves as a child contributed to a worldly, personal collection of music and to her ultimate gig as a music D.J.

March 13, 2017

Scripps College Event Featured on C-Span’s Book TV

Lisa Lucas, National Book Foundation executive director, headlined a Scripps College event on February 16 that was televised by C-Span's BookTV and is now available for viewing at this link.

February 27, 2017

5C Black Arts Festival: Wanawake Weusi Presents Student Art Exhibition “Hidden No More”

By Kyla Aiko Smith ’20 On February 17, Wanawake Weusi, a Scripps club dedicated to empowering students of African descent, presented the art exhibition Hidden No More: Artist Showcase at the Motley Coffeehouse. The second of three Black Arts Festival events organized by Wanawake Weusi, Hidden No More featured works by four current student artists: […]

February 14, 2017

Kevin Vennemann Translates Chris Kraus Book for German Audiences

Kevin Vennemann, assistant professor of German, has translated Chris Kraus' hugely influential feminist novel I Love Dick into German, as recently reported by several German newspapers. Vennemann's translation of the popular novel—which has been adapted as a television series by Amazon for release in May 2017—is part of a long-standing creative relationship between Kraus and the Scripps College professor.

February 6, 2017

Scripps College Emerita of Art Samella Lewis’ Work Is Featured Among Renowned African American Artists

The art of Scripps College Professor Emerita of Art Samella Lewis will be featured at The Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art at California State University, San Bernardino from Feb. 11 – April 8 in the show, “Enduring in Vision and Linked in Tradition: Four Generations of African American Women Artists.” The exhibition features […]

February 6, 2017

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Lends Paintings to Carleton College

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College has loaned restored paintings from China dating to the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368–1644 and 1644–1912) to the Perlman Teaching Museum’s Braucher Gallery at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota for the winter season. As reported by the Northfieldnews.com newspaper, Scripps’ “Preserving China’s Past” exhibition at the liberal […]

January 31, 2017

Minnesota Public Radio Features Ken Gonzales-Day Exhibit That Examines Role of Lynching in American History

  Scripps College Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day was profiled in a recently aired interview on Minnesota Public Radio about his photography from his exhibit “Shadowlands,” featured at the Minnesota Museum of American Art, that examines the role of lynchings in U.S. history.  Gonzales-Day’s research on racially motivated violence of the past several decades led […]

January 19, 2017

Spotlight on Alumnae: Lydia Ringwald ’70 Scripps Gave Her a Lifelong Interest in Art, and Now She’s Giving Back

After graduating from Scripps with a degree in comparative literature, Lydia Ringwald ’70 began to develop her talent as an artist, exhibiting her works in galleries and museums in Southern California and Europe.

January 18, 2017

Kathy Schwab ’76 Interviewed About Research on Ancient Greece

Scripps College alum Kathy Schwab ’76 was recently interviewed by one of Greece’s leading newspaper websites about her research on ancient Greece’s most famous coiffure, the intricate braided hairstyles of the Caryatids, the massive maiden sculptures that stand in place of columns in the south porch of the Acropolis in Athens. In the Greece-is.com article, […]

January 12, 2017

Scripps College Announces Spring 2017 Season of “Scripps Presents” Public Events

Featuring luminaries Anna Deavere Smith, Ralph Nader, Chris Hayes, Eugenia Cheng, plus extraordinary contemporary writers Sarah Manguso, Jade Chang, Elif Batuman, Jami Attenberg, and MacArthur Genius Fellow Maggie Nelson and the not-to-be-missed evocative performance of Manual Cinema Scripps College announced today its spring public events season that features a series of lively discussions with some […]