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January 16, 2020

76th Scripps College Ceramic Annual: Duality and Context

On January 25, Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery will launch its 76th Ceramic Annual, the longest-running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the nation. This year, the gallery is highlighting work that explores connections and conflicts in art and nature, with inventive and interactive pieces that stand on their own, hang from the ceiling, or extrude from the walls.

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December 20, 2019

A Public Art Tour of The Claremont Colleges

At the turn of the 20th century, Claremont was a hub of the nascent Arts and Crafts movement, leading to the city’s status as a mecca for artists. Over a century later, Claremont and its colleges remain an artistic destination, with innovative, conceptual, traditional, and protest art around nearly every corner.

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December 12, 2019

Scripps Students Venture Beyond the Classroom in Core III Teaching Clinic

Students at Chaparral Elementary School are getting a taste of Chinese culture and language, but they don’t need to leave their classroom to do it. Under the guidance of Melody Chang ’22 and Wendy Zhang ’22, 34 fourth-grade students “teleport” from Claremont to China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan each week.

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December 5, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Julia Lum, Assistant Professor of Art History

This fall, 11 new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications recently sat down with Julia Lum to discuss landscapes, cultural exchange, and Southern California.

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December 4, 2019

Detecting Art History’s Mysteries: On the Case with Our Alumnae Conservators

In the field of art conservation, history is seldom static. “Opinions, authenticity, and judgments about works of art and other historical objects are always in flux,” says Mary MacNaughton ’70, professor of art history and Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.

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November 18, 2019

Truth at the Core

In 1965, U.S. diplomat to Taiwan George H. Kerr published Formosa Betrayed, a detailed account of the 2/28 Incident. After Japan’s surrender at the end of World War II, the Kuomintang-led government of the Republic of China was given control of the island of Taiwan.

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November 4, 2019

A Familial Affair: Chicanx Latinx Student Affairs Celebrates 50 Years

In 1969, a small group of Claremont College students got together to address the growing concerns of Latinx students at The Claremont Colleges. They envisioned a space that would connect Latinx students and a program in which students could feel supported academically, socially, and culturally.

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In the Media: Betye Saar Honored at LACMA Gala

Artist Betye Saar was honored at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s ninth annual Art + Film gala, alongside director Alfonso Cuarón, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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October 25, 2019

In the Media: KPCC and Daily Bulletin Highlight Professor Hao Huang’s Commemorative L.A. Chinatown Massacre Performance

Professor of Music and Bessie and Cecil Frankel Endowed Chair in Music Hao Huang spoke to KPCC about his curation of the commemorative L.A. Chinatown Massacre performance.

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October 23, 2019

First “La Placita” Film Festival Brings 5C and Local Latinx Communities Together

The Scripps College Department of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean Literatures and Cultures will co-sponsor the first “La Placita” Community Film Festival with Uncommon Good.

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