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Pitzer College Professor of Sociology Phil Zuckerman Publishes Book on the Study of Religion and Society

Claremont, Calif. (January 17, 2013) — Pitzer Professor of Sociology Phil Zuckerman co-edited Studying Religion and Society: Sociological Self-Portraits, a book of essays written by leading experts in the field who explore how they approach and understand religion. In Study Religion and Society, Zuckerman and his co-editor Titus Hjelm examine why some of the most [Read More...]
January 17, 2013
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Life in Lijiang: Pitzer College Anthropology Professor Emily Chao Publishes Book about Contemporary China

Claremont, Calif. (December 14, 2012) — Pitzer College Professor of Anthropology Emily Chao has authored Lijiang Stories: Shamans, Taxi Drivers, Runaway Brides, and Entrepreneurs in Reform Era China, published by the University of Washington Press. Lijiang Stories offers a vivid account of gender, ethnicity and the politics of historical representation among the Naxi, a Tibeto-Burman [Read More...]
December 4, 2012
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Danielle Brown ’08 to Establish Oral History Website for Women of African Descent in South America

Claremont, Calif. (October 25, 2012)—Pitzer College Alumna Danielle Brown ’08 is launching a multimedia oral history website to collect and share audio and video testimonies of women of African descent in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. Brown created the initiative, Sos Parte, to establish a forum for this group of women to tell their stories [Read More...]
October 25, 2012
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Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley to Give Keynote Address at Mark Twain Symposium

Claremont, Calif. (April 16, 2012) — Pitzer College President Laura Skandera Trombley will deliver the keynote address at “Complicating Twain: Biography, Autobiography and the Personal Scholar: Remembering Michael J. Kiskis,” a symposium hosted by the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies and the Mark Twain Circle of America. The symposium will be held at [Read More...]
April 16, 2012
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Pitzer College Alumna Susan Patron ’69 Authors New Book

Claremont, Calif. (March 19, 2012) – Pitzer College alumna Susan Patron ’69 authored Behind the Masks: The Diary of Angeline Reddy, Bodie, California, 1880 published by Scholastic as part of its “Dear America” historical fiction series. In Behind the Masks, Patron returns to the gold-mining town of Bodie, California, the locale of her John Newbery [Read More...]
March 19, 2012
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W.M. Keck Science Department Professor Katie Purvis-Roberts Coauthors Chemistry Textbook

Claremont, Calif. (February 15, 2012) – Associate Professor of Chemistry Katie Purvis-Roberts has coauthored Chemistry of the Environment, 3rd Edition with Thomas G. Spiro and William M. Stigliani. The textbook was published by University Science Books. Purvis-Roberts teaches chemistry at Pitzer College’s W.M. Keck Science Department. Chemistry of the Environment explores today’s environmental issues and [Read More...]
February 15, 2012
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Pitzer College Professor Brinda Sarathy Authors New Book, Pineros

Claremont, Calif. (January 19, 2012) — Pitzer College Assistant Professor of Environmental Analysis Brinda Sarathy has authored a new book, Pineros: Latino Labor and the Changing Face of Forestry in the Pacific Northwest, published by University of British Columbia Press. While the exploitation of Latino workers in many industries is well known, “pineros,” Latino forest [Read More...]
January 19, 2012