September 19, 2017
Novelist Jac Jemc’s smart and uneasy page-turner is a ghost story set in the wilds of suburban America; at the book’s center is a couple whose domestic adventures take a decidedly hallucinatory and harrowing turn. Jemc, who has taught creative writing at Notre Dame and Lake Forest College, talks with Scripps’ Adam Novy about her latest literary escapade.
September 14, 2017
Lara Deeb, professor of anthropology at Scripps College, writes in Jadaliyya.com about her current research on Lebanese social responses to interreligious and intersectarian marriages and long-term relationships.
September 12, 2017
Scripps College professor of art Ken Gonzales-Day's works on identity and construction of race are the subject of LA Weekly's featured video interview as the Getty's expansive arts initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA opens in dozens of cultural institutions across Southern California.
August 17, 2017
Scripps College Associate Professor of Music Anne Harley and Professor of French Nathalie Rachlin received a grant of $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts that will go toward the commission of a new major work of vocal chamber music that highlights scriptural texts of ancient female Buddhist female esoteric practitioners. The premiere is planned for a performance at Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., on March 24, 2018, as the culmination of a weeklong festival across The Claremont Colleges highlighting the function of the arts in healing in post-genocide contemporary Cambodian society.
July 27, 2017
Scripps College professor Ken Gonzales-Day's work is being lauded among the "not to miss" exhibits by Los Angeles area media as anticipation builds for the Getty-led PST: LA/LA initiative which will feature Latin American and Latino art throughout the Los Angeles area and launches on September 15, 2017.
June 26, 2017
According to the Newport Daily News, Eric T. Haskell, professor of French studies and interdisciplinary humanities and director of the Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College, participated in the 2017 Newport Flower Show in Newport, Rhode Island, presenting a lecture on the evolution of French gardens. Professor Haskell’s courses at Scripps focus on the interdisciplinary study […]
June 21, 2017
Scripps College art professor Susan Rankaitis recently exhibited her photography at Robert Mann Gallery in New York City, garnering an insightful and complimentary review in Photogmag.com for her first solo show in 10 years. Rankaitis' work in the Grey Matters series allowed her to expand on her fascination with interoception, a neuroscientific term that describes the mind’s perception of the physical body.
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 6, 2017
Scripps College professor of biology Jennifer Armstrong recently attended the 58th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego, CA, and reports that her students received recognition for best poster presentation by an undergraduate student: Scripps student Meredith Nix (right) was an author on the poster, and Tram Bui (CMC) won second place for her presentation of the […]
March 29, 2017
Scripps College professor and Chicana artivista Martha Gonzalez and band Quetzal launch new album and urge artists to "say something that means something" in the era of Trump.