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2020 Spring (Re)Centering Wounds


December 13, 2019

@Noon: Ifeona Fulani – HBA Annual Lecture/Reading

Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:15 pm Hampton Room, Malott Commons   Ifeona Fulani will present from The First Stone, set in 1865, leading up to and immediately after the Paul Bogle rebellion, in Jamaica. The novel speaks directly to contemporary questions of precarity by revealing how a natural disaster – a prolonged drought – forced […]

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December 11, 2019

Public Event – Billy-Ray Belcourt

Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:15 pm Hampton Room, Scripps College The Indigenous Canadian poet, author of This Wound Is a World, winner of the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize, Billy-Ray Belcourt discusses his work. Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a Ph.D. student and 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar in the […]

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December 10, 2019

Public Event – M. NourbeSe Philip

Thursday, April 9, 2020 4:15 pm Balch Auditorium, Scripps College *Please note: Change of date/time M. NourbeSe Phillip Casas de las Americas awardee and Tobagonian Canadian lawyer, poet, playwright, essayist, and author of Zong! and Bla_k: Essays and Interviews, discusses her work in an interactive performance. M. NourbeSe Philip is an unembedded poet, essayist, novelist, […]

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Public Event – Ayiti Alive!

February 3-14, 2020 Viewing hours: M-F, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm Opening Reception: February 7, 2020, 6:00-7:30 pm Peggy Phelps Gallery (Claremont Graduate University) 251 East 10th Street, Claremont, CA 91711  Ayiti Alive!: 2011-2014 Exhibition of Myriam J. A. Chancy’s, Ayiti Alive!: 2011-2014, photographs documenting the immediate post-earthquake period, with participation from Swiss/Haitian artist, Sasha Huber, […]

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Public Event – Jasbir Puar

Thursday, March 12, 2020, 6:00 pm Balch Auditorium, Scripps College Debility and Disability in Palestine: Notes Towards Southern Disability Studies This keynote will detail various strands of histories of disability in Palestine and their import in terms of activism, advocacy, and the field of southern disability studies. Based on fieldwork with disability and rehabilitation center […]

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December 9, 2019

Public Event – Haiti Earthquake 10th Anniversary Symposium

Friday, February 7, 2020, 1:30 pm-7:30 pm Saturday, February 8, 2020, 9:00 am-7:00 pm *All symposium events will be held in Boone Recital Hall except where indicated. Haiti Earthquake 10th Anniversary Symposium In February, the College will host the Haiti Earthquake 10th Anniversary Symposium, a gathering of academics, artists, engineers, policy experts, scientists, writers, and […]

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