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January 7, 2019

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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November 14, 2018

Scripps Presents: Glory Edim

Glory Edim brings together communities of book fans and aficionados to celebrate a deep appreciation for black women’s writing.

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November 8, 2018

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery: Salt and Silver, Early Photography, 1840–1860

Salted paper prints, with their soft images in charcoal, sepia, and ochre, represent one of the earliest photographic technologies and offer rare glimpses into seldom seen worlds. Beginning Saturday, November 10, a selection of these rare prints will be on view in Salt and Silver, Early Photography, 1840–1860 at Scripps’ Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Art. The exhibition, which will run through December 16, was organized in collaboration with the Wilson Centre for Photography, London.

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October 30, 2018

Spotlight on Staff: Meher McArthur, Scripps’ Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections

This past June, Meher McArthur was named the first Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. McArthur is an accomplished author, curator, and educator with expertise in Asian art.

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October 25, 2018

A Pivotal Year

They start with an ambition: Examine how journalism is produced in countries with different government structures and political climates. Assess the impact of ecotourism on island ecosystems. Explore how opera companies enable people with disabilities to fully experience a live performance. Test their language skills while teaching in another country.

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October 16, 2018

In the Media: Elizabeth Robbins Turk ’83 Featured in L.A. Times for The Shoreline Project

Elizabeth Robbins Turk ’83 was featured in the Los Angeles Times for her newest art piece, “The Shoreline Project.” Turk was commissioned by the Laguna Art Museum to create the project for the museum’s annual Art & Nature festival.

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