Scrippscasts (page 12)

March 6, 2007

Raphael Sonenshein: "Grass Roots Democracy in Los Angeles: Past, Present and Future"

The California State University, Fullerton professor speaks as part of the Scripps College Humanities Institute Spring 2007 series “L.A. Palimpsest: Recovering Los Angeles’ Hidden Stories and Forgotten Communities.”

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March 1, 2007

A Lunchtime Lecture with Author and Scholar Shana Penn

Author Shana Penn will present a lecture, “Solidarity’s Secret: The Women Who Defeated Communism in Poland,” on Wednesday, March 21.

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“Alfredo Ramos Martinez and Hollywood”

Louis Stern, president and director of Louis Stern Fine Arts in West Hollywood, will present a lecture, “Alfredo Ramos Martinez and Hollywood,” on Tuesday, March 20.

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February 13, 2007

Writing with Sound: Aural Storytelling in Digital Times

Artist and educator Teresa Landgraff Gale, Scripps class of ’96, returns to Scripps College in February as the 2007 Lois Langland Alumna-in-Residence (LLAiR). Gale will discuss her work employing sound as a viable artistic and narrative medium.

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Sandra Tsing Loh: "We'd Rather Eat Chocolate"

This Valentine’s Day, is eschewing sex and sitting home in one’s pajamas cradling a giant quart of Häagen-Dazs the ultimate feminist act? The ’80s birthed, across college campuses, a modern day “sex-positive” movement, but how great has that been for liberated women who happen to have low libidos? What’s the harm in noting that statistically, women have lower testosterone levels than men? What’s so bad about admitting that activities some of us look forward to during long cold winter nights involve knitting and cheese? Loh reads from her latest provocative essay, “She’s Just Not That Into You,” in The Atlantic Monthly. Dessert with whipped cream is included!

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January 23, 2007

Wanda Coleman

Nationally acclaimed performance poet Wanda Coleman speaks at the Garrison Theater, Scripps College Performing Arts Center, as part of the Scripps College Humanities Institute Spring 2007 series “L.A. Palimpsest: Recovering Los Angeles’ Hidden Stories and Forgotten Communities.”

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October 26, 2006

Helen Caldicott: "Nuclear Power is Not the Answer"

As part of the Scripps College Humanities Institute Fall 2006 series “The End of Oil,” noted environmentalist Helen Caldicott lectures against a dependence on nuclear energy.

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October 3, 2006

Paul Roberts: "The End of Oil"

Paul Roberts lectures frequently on energy and other resource issues, and has delivered keynote addresses to numerous organizations, including the World Economic Forum (Davos), the US Environmental Protection Agency, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO); the Council on Foreign Relations, and the World Affairs Council. He speaks regularly on college campuses, and in 2009 delivered the commencement address for the University of California-Santa Barabara School of Engineering.

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April 20, 2006

Dr. Jeffrey B. Sachs: "Doing Good in the World: Post 9/11 Challenges"

Widely considered to be the leading international economic advisor of his generation, Jeffrey Sachs has, for more than 20 years, been in the forefront of the challenges of economic development, poverty alleviation, and enlightened globalization, promoting policies to help all parts of the world to benefit from expanding economic opportunities and wellbeing. He is also one of the leading voices for combining economic development with environmental sustainability, and as Director of the Earth Institute leads large-scale efforts to promote the mitigation of human-induced climate change.

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April 17, 2006

Minnie Bruce Pratt: "At the Intersection of Oppression and Resistance: Changing Identities, Changing Lives"

Poet, author, and activist Minnie Bruce Pratt gives a lecture sponsored by the Intercollegiate Women’s Studies and the Malott Commons.

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