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February 4, 2019

A Quick Bite of Art: Lunchtime Series of Talks Serves Up Micro-Lessons in Ceramics

This spring, Meher McArthur, Scripps’ Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections, is continuing her Quick Bite of Art lunchtime lecture series.

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January 25, 2019

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration at The Claremont Colleges

Through his writings and actions, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. embodied a commitment to social justice and community empowerment, inspiring generations to change the world. In celebration of this spirit, Scripps College will be hosting the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration events, rooted in this year’s theme: Education, Empowerment, Purpose.

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January 8, 2019

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Celebrates the 75th Ceramic Annual

On January 26, Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery will kick off its 75th Ceramic Annual.

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January 7, 2019

In the News: Scripps Ceramics Collection Featured in LA Times

Lasting Impressions: Selections from the Scripps College Permanent Collection was featured in a list of SoCal museum openings in the Los Angeles Times.

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In the News: Scripps Faculty Suchi Branfman Featured in LA Dance Chronicle for Prison Outreach

The LA Dance Chronicle featured Scripps lecturer and choreographer Suchi Branfman in an article about her presentation at the ART + PRACTICE Exhibition Space in November.

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In the Media: Alum Jill D’Alessandro Featured by PBS for Work Curating Contemporary Muslim Fashion

Jill D’Alessandro ’90 was featured in a PBS NewsHour special on the De Young Museum in San Francisco.

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January 2, 2019

Scripps Presents: Spring 2019 Lineup Features the Best in Contemporary Thought and Performance

This spring, Scripps Presents, the College’s signature public events series, brings a slew of provocative speakers and performers to campus, showcasing the best in art, performance, and the humanities.

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December 21, 2018

Professor Juliet Koss named to Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art

Juliet Koss, professor of art history, has been appointed to the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art, effective October 15, 2018.

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December 20, 2018

In the Media: Meher McArthur Publishes Article on Chinese Representations of Buddhist Spirituality

BuddhistDoor Global published an article by Meher McArthur, the Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections, titled  “Guanyin and the Filial Parrot: An Emperor’s Golden Offering.” The article explores representations of the Buddhist bodhisattva, called Guanyin, in Chinese art.

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November 20, 2018

Professors Huang and Roselli Named Co-Directors of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Initiative

This past June, Scripps announced the formation of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Initiative to connect Scripps students to learning opportunities across Southern California. Made possible by an $800,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation, the initiative will fund research fellowships, faculty professional development, and clinic courses developed in collaboration with community organizations throughout the region.

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