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Sep. 4, 2021

Scripps Presents Announces Fall 2021 Season

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Aug. 16, 2021

In the Media: Dwandalyn Reece ’85 to Discuss New Smithsonian Project at Washington Post Event

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Aug. 10, 2021

Traveling Smithsonian Exhibition Features Work by Ken Gonzales-Day

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Diversity Equity and Inclusion


September 4, 2021

Scripps Presents Announces Fall 2021 Season

Scripps Presents has announced its programming for the fall 2021 season, which will center the diverse experiences of the Scripps College and surrounding Los Angeles-area communities.

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August 16, 2021

In the Media: Dwandalyn Reece ’85 to Discuss New Smithsonian Project at Washington Post Event

Trustee Dwandalyn Reece ’85, associate director of curatorial affairs and curator of music at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, will discuss the museum’s new project, “The Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap,” at a virtual event hosted by the Washington Post.

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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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August 4, 2021

Angelina Astillero ’23 Pursues Interests in Finance, Social Inequity through Investment Internship

This summer, Angelina Astillero ’23 is interning at the Kresge Foundation through Girls Who Invest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing women’s representation in the asset management industry.

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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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June 2, 2021

Summer 2021 Community Update

The COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the power and the value of face-to-face teaching, learning, and interaction, which has always been the hallmark of Scripps College’s educational community. Hence, our goal is to reclaim the vibrant campus life we recognize and cherish as we work toward restoring Scripps’ in-person academic, residential, and work environments.

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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 18, 2021

In the Media: Joanne Heyler ’86 Discusses the Broad Museum’s Reopening in LAist

Joanne Heyler ’86, founding director of the Broad Museum, discusses the museum’s reopening and commitment to diversity in LAist.

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May 10, 2021

In the Media: Ken Gonzales-Day Discusses California’s History of Lynchings in Los Angeles Times

Ken Gonzales-Day, Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and professor of art, discussed California’s history of lynchings in the Los Angeles Times. Gonzales-Day has learned of at least 350 people, the majority of them Latinx, who were lynched in California.

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May 6, 2021

In the Media: Wendy Cheng Discusses the Heritage of Descanso Gardens on Fox 11

Associate Professor of American Studies Wendy Cheng discussed how Descanso Gardens’s collection of camellias can be traced to Japanese American flower growers of the 1930s, who were later interned during World War II. “Japanese American flower growers right before the war made up 50 percent of the LA flower market,” she said.

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