Conversation with Tim Berg, Sarah Gilbert, Tarrah Krajnak and Jessica McCoy

Nichols Gallery, Broad Center
Wednesday, March 1 at Noon

Claremont City Council Candidates Forum at Pitzer College

Join the Pitzer College Student Senate and the League of Women Voters of the Claremont Area at the Claremont City Council Candidates Forum at Pitzer College!

The candidates will make their opening statements, respond to written questions from the League of Women Voters and the audience, and then make their closing remarks. Each candidate will be limited to a two-minute opening statement and a one-minute closing statement. In fairness to everyone, no candidate will be allowed to continue speaking after the allotted time has expired. Timers will be seated in the front of the room to signal to the candidates.

Candidates may bring campaign literature to the forum for distribution outside of the venue. No campaign signs or banners of any size may be displayed inside the venue. No material that is essentially a negative opinion of an opponent may be displayed or distributed in any location. Electioneering is not permitted.

The forum will be held in Benson Auditorium at Pitzer College located at 1050 N. Mills Avenue in Claremont, California 91711. For more information, contact Cindy Reul of the League of Women Voters at

NOTE: The Pitzer College Student Senate and the League of Women Voters of the Claremont Area neither supports nor opposes any candidate.

Glass Humanities Lecture: Ariella Azoulay

Annual Stephen and Sandra Glass Humanities Lecture

Plunder: The Transcendental Condition of Modern Art and Community of fabri

Ariella Azoulay, professor of comparative literature and modern culture and media at Brown University, will deliver the 2017 Glass Humanities Lecture.

Azoulay is a documentary film director and independent curator who specializes in political theory, visual cultural and photography. The author of Civil Imagination: The Political Ontology of Photography, Azoulay explores how history is conveyed through visual mediums and the relationship between art, imperialism and the legacy of colonialism.

More information about Ariella Azoulay

Personal website

Free and open to the public.

For more information about this event, please contact:

Pitzer College Dean of Faculty

Distinguished Scientist Lecture: Nalini Nadkarni

Nadlini Nadkarni“Tapestry Thinking: Weaving the Threads of Humans and Nature”

Nalini Nadkarni, Professor of Biology, University of Utah will present the Distinguished Scientist Lecture in Benson Auditorium on Monday, February 20, 2017.

Nalini Nadkarni will discuss how her experiences as a scientist precipitated her explorations into diverse ways of engaging humans with the natural world. Her 35 years of ecological research in tropical and temperate rainforest canopies led to discoveries about the importance of treetop-dwelling plants in ecosystem processes, as well as the fragility of the rainforest tapestry. To help narrow the increasing distance between humans and nature, Nadkarni created novel ways to synergistically share knowledge with a wide range of public audiences, including urban youth, visual artists, musicians, policy-makers and faith-based groups. She has also initiated and sustained programs to bring science lectures and conservation projects to incarcerated men and women in state prisons, county jails and juvenile detention centers. This interweaving of plants, animals and people has helped to create a stronger tapestry of conservation and engagement with nature.

Nadkarni is a renowned forest ecologist and a pioneer in the study of rainforest canopies. Using mountain climbing equipment to ascend into the canopy, she has studied treetop plants and animals for more than three decades. She has received many honors and awards, including the J. Sterling Morton Award from the National Arbor Day Foundation, the William Julius Wilson Award for Achievement in Social Justice and the Public Service Award from the National Science Foundation.

More information about Nalini Nadkarni

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about this event, please contact:

Pitzer College Dean of Faculty

Comics Workshop: MariNaomi

Workshop Series: Telling Our Stories
DYI Autobiography 

Photo credit: Fiona J. Taylor

MariNaomi is the award-winning author and illustrator of Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 (Harper Perennial, 2011), Dragon’s Breath and Other True Stories (2dcloud/Uncivilized Books, 2014), Turning Japanese (2dcloud, 2016), and I Thought YOU Hated ME (Retrofit Comics, 2016). Her work has appeared in over sixty print publications and has been featured on numerous websites, such as The Rumpus, LA Review of Books, Midnight Breakfast and BuzzFeed.

Free and open to the public.

This workshop series will explore how marginalized voices tell their own stories through the do-it-yourself print medium of zines. Each workshop will focus on a particular format: comics/illustration, photography, and prose, and will highlight different approaches and strategies to issues of narration and representation.

Brought to you by Asian American Studies 105: Zines, Creativity, Community and the Center for Asian Pacific American Students (CAPAS). This series has been funded by the Campus Life Committee.

For more information, contact: