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September 4, 2021

Juliet Koss Awarded Senior Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

Juliet Koss, Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art and professor of art history at Scripps College, has received the Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art for the 2021–22 academic year. During her fellowship, Koss will […]

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August 10, 2021

Traveling Smithsonian Exhibition Features Work by Ken Gonzales-Day

The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s traveling exhibition, Many Wests, includes a series of prints by Ken Gonzales-Day, Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and professor of art, titled “Erased Lynchings.”

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July 29, 2021

Elizabeth Turk ’83’s Immersive “Look Up” Exhibition on Display at Claremont Museum of Art

Elizabeth Turk ’83, recipient of a 2010 MacArthur Fellowship, is exhibiting her latest work, “Look Up,” at the Claremont Museum of Art.

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June 30, 2021

Kevin Williamson’s Safe and Sound Selected for LGBTQ Unbordered International Film Festival

Assistant Professor of Dance Kevin Williamson’s dance film Safe and Sound is an official summer 2021 selection of the LGBTQ Unbordered International Film Festival. In October 2019, Williamson performed the dance as a work-in-progress at Garrison Theater.

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May 25, 2021

Spotlight on Faculty: Assistant Professor of Media Studies Jane Chang Mi

This fall, three new tenure-track faculty members joined Scripps College. As part of our ongoing series on Scripps’ faculty, the Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Assistant Professor of Media Studies Jane Chang Mi to discuss her upcoming exhibitions, computational media, and Indigenous futures.

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May 17, 2021

Keeping it Classic: Classics Majors Gain Modern Knowledge through Study of Ancient Texts

Heroes, monsters, and goddesses are the order of the day for seniors Ruby Laufer ’21 and Alyssa Rowshan ’21. For these two majors in classics/ancient studies and late antique-medieval studies, classical literature is more than a trove for understanding the cultures of antiquity or an escapist pleasure.

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May 13, 2021

Spotlight on Faculty: Aly Ogasian, Assistant Professor of Art

The Office of Marketing and Communications sat down with Aly Ogasian to discuss the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Arctic Circle, and road-tripping with a kayak. Ogasian teaches art and media studies at Scripps, and her broader interests include the intersection of the arts and sciences, aerospace, and territories of wonder.

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May 7, 2021

Senior Art and Media Studies Seniors Present Abstract Media in Historic LA Chinatown

The annual senior art exhibition is the capstone of the Scripps College studio art major. Seniors create original works of art, conceptualize an exhibition, install their pieces, draft artist statements and wall texts, and publicize the event as part of their senior theses.

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May 6, 2021

Lynne Thompson ’72 to Read at Beyond Baroque Reopening Benefit

Lynne Thompson ’72, chair of the Board of Trustees and poet laureate of Los Angeles, will read at a virtual event celebrating the re-opening of Beyond Baroque, a literary educational space in Los Angeles.

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April 29, 2021

Spotlight on Seniors: English Major Katie Clelland Writes Her Way to Community

This fall, Katie will take her love of writing and community engagement and head to Chicago for graduate school to study integrated marketing and communications at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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