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Week of November 2, 2020

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This Week’s Events

Supporting Survivors of Color
Monday, November 2, 5-6 p.m.
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Join Pitzer Advocates for Survivors of Sexual Assault and Scripps Advocates for a talk with Tiombe Wallace, a Scripps grad and licensed therapist, and ways to better support survivors of color.

CASA Pitzer Speaker Series | Racial and Healing Justice
Tuesday, November 3, 11 a.m.- 12 noon
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Learn about “Immigrant Justice in the Inland Empire” with Javier Hernandez from the Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice and Angel Fajardo from the Inland Empire Immigrant Youth Collective.

US Election Live Streaming Watch Party
Tuesday, November 3, 6-8 p.m.
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Watch the US election ballot count as it comes in and talk about it with student facilitators.

Wellness Wednesday: Election 2020
Wednesday, November 4, 11 a.m.- 12 noon
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Connect with the community and get tips, tools and resources promoting wellness around the 2020 election.

Study Abroad Information Session
Wednesday, November 4, 5:15-6:15 p.m.
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Learn more about Pitzer study abroad options. Students planning to study abroad are required to attend one session prior to meeting with a study abroad adviser.

Discussion with French Caribbean Playwright Gerty Dambury
Thursday, November 5, 10-10:50 a.m.
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Join us for an exciting conversation with Guadeloupean dramatist Gerty Dambury who will talk about her activism and her art as a decolonial artist.

Conversation: The Long Struggle Against Malaria in Tropical Africa
Friday, November 6, 1:15-2:30 p.m.
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Join us for a conversation with James L.A. Webb, research professor and author of the book The Long Struggle Against Malaria in Tropical Africa (Cambridge, 2014). Part of PZ HIST 158; all are welcome.

Preview Pitzer Program – Student Panel
Saturday, November 7, 9-10 a.m.
Do you know someone who is thinking about applying to Pitzer? Let them know about this panel with current students so they can learn more about the College.

Ongoing Events

Coffee and Conversation

Hanging with the Chaplains
Drop by the Chaplains’ virtual office hours every Monday, 11 a.m.-noon and Thursday, 3-4 p.m. to chat with the chaplains and meet fellow students. Open to all students of The Claremont Colleges.

Drop-In Qi Gong
Wednesdays, 5:45-6:30 p.m.

Stop by for Qi Gong (chee-gong) an ancient and contemporary Chinese exercise that combines movement, breathing, meditation and body posture. The goal is to teach simple practices to help grapple with hard situations.


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Keep Up to Date

Visit the Pitzer Events Calendar for a more complete list of events. Submit your events or notices to the Pitzer calendar to be included in the Monday newsletter. Deadline for ZEST submissions is by noon Thursday.

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