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12:00 pm

Asian Art Treasures at Scripps College

November 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 15, 2019

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, 251 E. 11th St.
Claremont, 91711
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This exhibition will spotlight Scripps’ Asian art treasures, selected for their exceptional artistic quality and historical importance. Begun in the 1940s, the Scripps College Asian art collection has grown to include several thousand paintings, prints, books, ceramics, textiles, and metalwork and lacquerware objects. On display for the first time will be recently donated Japanese porcelain […]

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12:15 pm

@Noon: What If This Were Enough?

November 7, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Hampton Room, Scripps College 1030 Columbia Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Wry and witty is what New York readers have come to expect from "Ask Polly," the magazine's advice column. Now, Heather Havrilesky, the voice behind that popular weekly feature, is plumbing our culture's obsession with self-improvement and urging us all to embrace the imperfections of the everyday. Havrilesky visits to discuss the art of the essay and to […]

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4:15 pm

Aurum: A Reading by Santee Frazier

November 7, 2019 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Santee Frazier reads from his latest collection of poems, Aurum, University of Arizona Press, 2019. He is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma & received his BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts & his MFA from Syracuse University.

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6:00 pm

Is there a Feminist in the House of Islam? – 2019-20 Wicker Endowed Lecture – Dr. amina wadud

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

amina wadud is an internationally known scholar on Islam and gender. She’s the author of “Inside the Gender Jihad: Reform in Islam”; “Introduction to Islam: A Reader”; and “Qur’an and Woman: Rereading the Sacred Text from a Woman’s Perspective.”

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