Arts and Culture (page 3)

April 13, 2023

Julia Lum Awarded 2023 Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowship

Lum’s fellowship project, Landfalls: Art Between Britain and Polynesia, reexamines and re-centers art history in the Pacific region from the 18th century onward.

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April 7, 2023

Art Classes Provide Foundation for Alex Trimm ’14’s Sustainability Career

As an optimization lead for Flashfood, an app that collaborates with grocery stores to reduce food waste, Trimm uses her visualization and communication skills to conduct data analysis.

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April 4, 2023

Anna-Louise Walton ’14 Uses Practical Interdisciplinary Skills in Music Composition Career

Professors in the music departments at both Scripps and Pomona College were instrumental (no pun intended) in affirming her passion for music, and their support helped give her the confidence to pursue a career in music. Her time at Scripps also equipped her with the practical skills necessary for a career in the arts; namely, knowing how to write.

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April 3, 2023

At Sunlit Residency, Cándida Jáquez Conducts Research into All-Female Mariachi Band

” . . . we often are scrambling for time to really have the space to sit down and do something like writing,” Jáquez said of the residency.

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March 17, 2023

heidi rhodes Receives 2023–24 Creative Capital Award for Book Project

The project, Vital Signs, “foregrounds an anti-ableist way of being, premised on relationality and interdependency, with special attention to form as part of sick/disabled practices for living differently.”

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March 16, 2023

Ellen Finkelpearl’s Collaborative Book Translated into Thai

The book, co-authored by philosopher Peter Singer, is an abridged version of Apuleius’ Golden Ass with essays about the book as a text sympathetic to the sufferings of animals.

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March 15, 2023

Spotlight on Faculty: Jean Chen Ho, Mary Routt Chair of Writing

“Writing is a solitary activity, but finding community in like-minded thinkers and readers can be so wonderful in the writing process,” Ho says. “In all my classes, I want students to gain a greater sense of themselves and their own work, to learn how to see themselves more clearly and with more careful attention.”

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March 7, 2023

Julia Lum Examines Meaning of 18th-Century Belongings and Watercolors for Nuu-chah-nulth Creators and Their Ancestors

Lum’s research explores how belongings and watercolors can be read across cultures and eras, centering the perspectives of Nuu-chah-nulth creators and the descendants of those who met Cook in 1778.

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February 3, 2023

Rita Roberts Named Finalist for 2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

Rita Roberts, Nathaniel Wright Stephenson Chair in History and Biography and professor of history and Africana studies, was named a 2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize finalist for her book I Can’t Wait to Call You My Wife: African American Letters of Love and Family in the Civil War Era.

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January 30, 2023

Exhibitions at MOCA, Toronto Art Museum Feature Work by Ken Gonzales-Day

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles and the Toronto Art Museum are both hosting exhibitions that feature work by Ken Gonzales-Day, Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and professor of art.

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