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April 9, 2021

Hao Huang and Rachel Huang Celebrate Billie Holiday with Berklee College of Music

Hao Huang, Bessie and Cecil Frankel Chair in Music and professor of music, and music faculty Rachel Huang were distinguished guest panelists at Berklee College of Music’s Billie Holiday Birthday Symposium.

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April 2, 2021

Lynne Thompson ’72 Launches Poetry Podcast for Los Angeles Public Library

Lynne Thompson ’72, chair of the Board of Trustees, launched a poetry podcast for the Los Angeles Public Library. Titled Poems on Air, the weekly podcast features Thompson reading her favorite poems.

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March 25, 2021

Virtual Performances of Suchi Branfman’s Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic Scheduled for April

Choreographer and Scripps faculty Suchi Branfman’s Undanced Dances Through Prison Walls During a Pandemic, a COVID-19-era version of her 2019 performance Dancing Through Prison Walls, will premiere as a Zoom event in April.

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March 22, 2021

Mary Routt Chair of Writing Joan Kane: Confronting Archetypes and Apocalypse in Literature

For writer Joan Kane, the 2021 Mary Routt Chair in Writing at Scripps, the connection forged between writers and readers is not only vital, but timely. This semester, Kane’s workshop syllabus is focused on themes of archetype and apocalypse across genres, with particular emphasis on works in translation and by Indigenous writers.

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March 2, 2021

Ken Gonzales-Day’s Profiled Project on Display at Playwrights Horizons

Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s project, Profiled, is on view at Playwrights Horizons through April 5, 2021.

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March 1, 2021

Tia Blassingame Discusses Art, Activism and Student Work in University of California, Santa Barbara Book Arts Presentation

Assistant Professor of Art Tia Blassingame discussed art, activism and student work in a virtual book arts presentation at the University of California, Santa Barbara. During the webinar, she shared activism-centered projects that Scripps students created during her book arts course last summer.

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January 28, 2021

SHIKI: Four Seasons in Japanese Art on Exhibition

Drawn from Scripps College’s abundant collections of Japanese paintings, prints, ceramics, lacquer wares, metalwork, and textiles, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s (RCWG) latest exhibition, SHIKI: Four Seasons in Japanese Art, celebrates the power of nature and its beauty as it unfolds throughout the year.

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January 11, 2021

Julia Lum to Convene Association of Art History Conference Session on Colonialism and Climate Change

Assistant Professor of Art History Julia Lum will co-convene a session on colonialism and environmental change at the virtual 2021 Association of Art History Annual Conference.

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January 4, 2021

Hao Huang Examines the Integration of Music Education with Science and Technology in STEAM Journal

In the STEAM Journal, Hao Huang, Bessie and Cecil Frankel Endowed Chair of Music and professor of music, examines the effectiveness of teaching music in conjunction with math and science education.

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December 11, 2020

Scripps and Pomona Colleges Host Virtual Fall Dance Concert

In yet another change compelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, Scripps and Pomona Colleges presented their annual “In the Works” fall dance concert online from December 4–5, 2020. Named for its original works-in-progress of student choreography, the recital showcased a variety of contemporary dance styles performed in a series of unusual and exciting films produced by the students and shared via livestream.

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