April 17, 2017
Students, faculty, and guest artists come together on April 21 and 22 for Scripps Dances, the Scripps College Dance Department’s annual spring concert. Presenting original dance pieces choreographed by students and faculty, this year’s program features many “abstract dances and socially minded works that explore the importance of belonging, intimacy, and connectivity,” says Assistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson, co-chair of the department.
April 14, 2017
“SCRIPPS DANCES,” the annual spring concert of the Scripps College Dance Department featuring original dance pieces choreographed by students and faculty, takes place on April 21 at 8 p.m. and April 22 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Garrison Theater of the Scripps College Performing Arts Center.
April 7, 2017
Scripps College professor of art and photographer Ken Gonzales-Day is among 173 scholars, artists, and scientists from the U.S. and Canada who have been named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2017.
April 3, 2017
Scripps College alumna Katherine Schwab '76 was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award at Fairfield University's Annual Awards Dinner in New York City on March 30, 2017.
March 29, 2017
Marina Pérez de Mendiola serves as Richard Armour Chair in Modern Languages and is professor of Spanish, Latin American, and Caribbean literatures and cultures at Scripps College.
March 17, 2017
Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Ray Bradbury, Mae West–the upcoming exhibit, Actors, Artists, and Authors: The Portraits of Michael Childers, at Scripps College showcases works by the photographer of the creative elite. Combining pieces from the Scripps College collection and works on loan from the artist himself, the exhibit displays portraits ranging across several decades. The exhibition opens at the Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College on April 14, 2017. Michael Childers will give a talk entitled Icons & Legends at the same on April 27 at 4:15 pm.
March 15, 2017
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
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
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, 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.