Spotlight on Faculty Series (page 5)

February 22, 2023

In the Media: The Progressive Remembers Samella Lewis on Her 100th Birthday

“Lewis’s teachings, writings, curatorial efforts, film productions, political activism, and other activities reflected her tireless commitment to Black artists,” the Progressive notes.

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February 16, 2023

In the Media: Character in Brendan Slocumb’s Hit Novel Based on Rachel Vetter Huang, Los Angeles Times Notes

Author Brendan Slocumb calls mentor and adjunct professor in music Rachel Huang “a life-saving force.”

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February 3, 2023

Rita Roberts Named Finalist for 2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

Rita Roberts, Nathaniel Wright Stephenson Chair in History and Biography and professor of history and Africana studies, was named a 2023 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize finalist for her book I Can’t Wait to Call You My Wife: African American Letters of Love and Family in the Civil War Era.

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In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses the Gullibility of Experts in The Conversation

Digital and social media-dependent scams, such as the recent FTX cryptocurrency collapse, have attracted a number of celebrity endorsements and investors.

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January 30, 2023

Exhibitions at MOCA, Toronto Art Museum Feature Work by Ken Gonzales-Day

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles and the Toronto Art Museum are both hosting exhibitions that feature work by Ken Gonzales-Day, Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and professor of art.

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January 24, 2023

In the Media: Martha Gonzalez Discusses Returning to One’s Roots with KQED

“Assimilation is part of forgetting,” Gonzalez said. “I encourage everybody to dig back into their own root cultures.”

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January 10, 2023

In the Media: Claremont Courier‘s 2022 Round-Up Includes Martha Gonzalez’s MacArthur Grant

The Claremont Courier’s review of local 2022 highlights included the MacArthur Fellowship “genius grant” received by Martha Gonzalez.

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December 16, 2022

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses Mental Health Impacts of Fraud in AARP Magazine

“. . . when they just admitted that they had lost this money, they were able to start the healing,” Wood says.

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December 5, 2022

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses Hybrid Internet Scams in Times of San Diego

Wood told the Times that she has witnessed similar multi-platform scams, which she calls “hybrids.”

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October 28, 2022

In the Media: MSN, Claremont Courier Feature Hao Huang’s American Dreams/Asian Nightmares

The performance, which is funded in part through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), examines the realities of anti-Asian American racism.

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