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March 30, 2020

Travel Writing to Transport the Mind

Our students are off campus for the rest of the semester, but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped our pursuit of the latest and greatest in arts and culture. While sheltering in place—and unlikely to travel anytime soon—Scripps Presents authors offer journeys to locales near and far, from Bel Air to Jamaica, with stops along the way.

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February 11, 2020

In the Media: Pete Buttigieg’s Scripps Presents Appearance Featured in Slate

A video of Pete Buttigieg’s Scripps Presents appearance was featured in a Slate article highlighting how the presidential candidate’s platform has changed over the last year. “[…] what’s really interesting in the moment we’re living in is the tensions that are arising between capitalism and democracy,” Buttigieg said in his February 2019 conversation with Peter Hamby at Scripps.

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February 5, 2020

Spotlight on Academics: Professor Kim Drake Explores Disability in the Classroom and Beyond

Associate Professor of Writing and Chair of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric Kim Drake began her scholarly career by focusing on protest writing and rhetoric, composition theory, and historically disenfranchised voices in American literature. But a few seminal events, particularly one in 1990 and another in 2014, plus the inspiration of her students, led to the addition of disability studies to her teaching, research, and activist repertoire.

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January 22, 2020

Spring 2020 Community Update From the President

Dear Scripps College Community Members, Happy New Year, and welcome back to campus! As we begin our spring semester, I’m eager to share the following recent College news, updates, and announcements.

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January 21, 2020

“From the Body to the Body Politic”: Scripps Presents Spring 2020 Season

Scripps College has announced its lineup of writers, speakers, and performers for the spring 2020 season of its signature public events series, Scripps Presents. Tickets are required for all events.

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November 1, 2019

In the Media: Michael Barbaro Speaks to Spectrum News at Scripps College

Michael Barbaro, host of New York Times podcast The Daily, spoke to Spectrum News before his appearance at Scripps’ signature event series, Scripps Presents.

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September 24, 2019

In the Media: Los Angeles Times Features Jonathan Safran Foer’s Upcoming Scripps Presents Appearance

The Los Angeles Times highlighted Jonathan Safran Foer’s upcoming appearance at Scripps in its list of notable literary events for the week.

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September 13, 2019

In the Media: Los Angeles Times Highlights Colson Whitehead at Scripps College

The Los Angeles Times highlighted Colson Whitehead’s upcoming Scripps College appearance in its list of high-profile literary events in the Los Angeles area.

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September 10, 2019

In the Media: Unheard LA at Scripps Includes Story from Daily Bulletin Reporter

Scripps Presents’ recent collaboration with Unheard LA, KPCC’s live storytelling series, included someone who’s been telling stories in Claremont for years: Daily Bulletin reporter David Allen.

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August 26, 2019

Fall 2019 Welcome Letter

As the new academic year begins, Scripps is preparing to welcome new and returning students, faculty, and staff to our College community.

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