Arts and Culture (page 6)

December 9, 2021

Myriam J.A. Chancy to Join Alison Saar ’78 for Reading and Conversation in Support of Haiti Earthquake Relief

On December 18, LA Louver and Beyond Baroque will host Myriam J.A. Chancy, Hartley Burr Alexander Chair in the Humanities, and Alison Saar ’78 for a reading and conversation. Chancy will read from her recent novel, What Storm, What Thunder.

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November 30, 2021

Tia Blassingame Highlights Student Work in Parenthesis Magazine

In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Scripps College Press this year, Tia Blassingame, assistant professor of art and director of the Scripps College Press, highlighted student-created artists’ books in a series of videos for Parenthesis magazine.

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November 19, 2021

LA Edge Exhibition Features Work from Art and Media Studies Faculty

On October 30, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery opened the second half of LA Edge, a two-part exhibition showcasing the work of Scripps faculty from the departments of art and media studies.

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September 4, 2021

Juliet Koss Awarded Senior Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art

Juliet Koss, Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Chair in the History of Architecture and Art and professor of art history at Scripps College, has received an Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art for the 2021–22 academic year.

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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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