January 23, 2018
As narratives of nationalism continue to influence both political rhetoric and public policy in the U.S. and abroad, the spring 2018 Humanities Institute program at Scripps College is offering a timely series of lectures and discussions on issues related to global migration and immigration.
January 22, 2018
Scripps College Professor Emeritas Gayle Greene is cited in JSTOR article about relevance of her prescient 1991 article to today's headlines.
November 28, 2017
James Garrison, a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Fellow and visiting assistant professor in the Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies, began a one-year appointment in fall 2017 at The Claremont Colleges, with Scripps College as his home campus.
November 22, 2017
Scripps College politics professor Vanessa Tyson is quoted in a recent Huffington Post article about why it is harder to hold lawmakers accountable for such sexual harassment than it is in Hollywood or other cultures.
November 1, 2017
More women need to get involved in politics and have their voices heard. That was the prevailing message relayed to Scripps students during a conversation with alumnae California State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson ’71 and POLITICO USA President Poppy MacDonald ’97 as part of this year’s Scripps in Residence program.
October 31, 2017
A poem by Lynne Thompson '72, Dirge for Murdered Black Girls, was recently featured in the San Francisco Chronicle.
October 23, 2017
Sue Castagnetto, who serves as the director of the Intercollegiate Feminist Center (IFC) and is a lecturer in the philosophy department at Scripps, has led the IFC for the past 18 years. Her wealth of knowledge is reflected in the stacks of papers and books that overflow around us.
October 22, 2017
For many women, the Trump administration’s policy priorities have ushered in undulating waves of panic, frustration, and outrage. For the feminist contributors to Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding’s anthology Nasty Women, putting pen to page is one of the most important ways to mobilize. The editors, along with Carina Chocano, one of their Los Angeles–based authors, visit to talk about writing as activism with Scripps Writing Program Director and Associate Professor Kimberly Drake.
October 2, 2017
Political theorist and director of Harvard’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Danielle Allen’s work usually occupies a scholarly realm. This autumn, it takes a decidedly more personal turn with Cuz, a memoir that reflects on the American criminal justice system.
October 2, 2017
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College is named by LA Observed among galleries whose exhibits should be visited as part of the Getty's expansive "PST: LA/LA" initiative featuring Latin American and Latino art at more than 70 Southern California museums and other cultural institutions.