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January 13, 2021

Scripps Presents Celebrates Fifth Anniversary, Announces Spring 2021 Season

Scripps Presents’ spring 2021 season will celebrate the series’ fifth anniversary with a slate of virtual, experiential events focused on the future of literature, food, politics, and music.

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September 14, 2020

In the Media: Upcoming Scripps Presents Events Featured in the Claremont Courier

The Claremont Courier highlighted three upcoming events in Scripps Presents’ fall season, which celebrates the program’s fifth anniversary.

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September 3, 2020

Alison Saar Returns Home with Scripps Presents and Gallery Exhibition

Perhaps you can go home again, after all: Scripps celebrates the return of alumna Alison Saar ’78, renowned sculptor and printmaker, this fall in Mirror, Mirror, The Prints of Alison Saar, from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Saar, who unflinchingly confronts race and gender with a mix of bitter humor and tenderness, doesn’t confine her prints to paper.

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In the Media: Langa Chinyoka ’21 Discusses Writing, Family Relationships, and the Immigrant Experience with Yaa Gyasi in the Paris Review

Langa Chinyoka ’21 interviewed author and recent Scripps Presents guest Yaa Gyasi about her new novel, Transcendent Kingdom, for the Paris Review.

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August 26, 2020

Scripps Presents’ 2020–21 Season Will Explore “The Future”

Scripps Presents has announced that its virtual programming for the 2020–21 season will center on the theme of “The Future.” As part of its fifth-anniversary celebration, Scripps Presents will partner with other programs and events series around the country to address topics such as the future of language, race, food, science and more.

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August 25, 2020

Welcome to the Fall 2020 Semester

This fall marks the beginning of an academic year like no other in the College’s history. As we carve out new modes of teaching, learning, playing, and creating community, I hope we will be flexible and compassionate with one another as we face and overcome challenges and changes endemic to this time.

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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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