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Traditional Chinese Medicine: lecture/demonstration

Atherton 103 CA, United States

Master Jonathan Snowiss  will lecture and demonstrate various aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine including  cupping, moxa, tui-na.   Monday, April 3, 2023  at  4:15-5:30  in Atherton 103.   This event is sponsored by the Campus Life Committee and is free and open to the community.

Free

Storyteller’s Festival 2023

McConnell Apron 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA, United States

Join us for the second annual, Storyteller’s Poetry, Music, Arts, and Film Festival on Thursday, April 13th from 12:00pm-6:30pm. This event showcases student creations while supporting local artists, and will host live music performances, a spoken word event, a writing workshop, a film screening with Q&A, food trucks, and more! This festival is in collaboration with […]

Free

2023 Environmental Justice Conference: Building an Intersectional Environmental Movement

Grove House 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA, United States

Our class, Power, Justice, and the Environment, is hosting a leftist conference on the 5C campuses featuring speakers from ACT-LA, workshops focused on the various intersections of the environmental/climate justice movement, a climate tour of Scripps, and a closing dinner!  We hope to facilitate a leftist community event that can be replicated and expanded for […]

Free

An Evening with Michelle Dowd ’90: A Conversation on Storytelling

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

Moderated by Phil Zuckerman, Professor of Sociology & Secular Studies, and Associate Dean of Faculty. Michelle will also be signing copies of her new book, Forager: Field Notes for Surviving a Family Cult. Check out the 2023 Alumni Weekend page for more events. Click here to register for this event.Questions? Please email [email protected].

Lecture: Memories of the World War II Mass Incarceration and Japanese American Redress Activism

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

Event Description: This talk analyzes the movement to obtain redress for the mass removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Multiple generations of Japanese Americans participated in three campaigns that culminated in the passage of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 providing an official apology and individual payments of $20,000 to surviving […]

Free

MCSI Lecture | The Reparative Conjuncture

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

Our societal present is shaped by the insurgent recognition of antiblackness following the murder of George Floyd. This moment qualifies as a reparative conjuncture where reparations are as feasible as ever. Drawing on his scholarship and work on the CA Reparations Task Force, Lewis examines the possibilities for African American reparations by analyzing the societal […]

Free

CASA Pitzer Fall Speaker Series: Social Justice 101 with Kerri Kelly

CASA Pitzer 200 S. Euclid Avenue, Ontario, CA, United States

Join us at CASA Pitzer September 18th from 11am-12pm for our CASA Pitzer Fall Speaker Series! Kerri is the founder of CTZNWELL, a movement that is democratizing wellbeing for all. A descendant of generations of firemen and first responders, Kerri has dedicated her life to kicking down doors and fighting for justice. She’s been teaching […]

Free

MCSI Lecture | The Failure to Repair and the Persistence of Genocide

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

 This lecture is part of the 2023 MCSI Speaker series:  ‘Reparations, Apologies, and Restitution'  Description:  Armenians have been subjected to two historical cases of genocide, the 1894-96 Massacres and the Genocide of Ottoman Christians of 1913-23.  The second of these had especially devastating impacts on Armenians.  The failure to repair has been the major obstacle […]

Free

MCSI Series: Apologies, Reparations, and Restitution – Kamilah Moore

We are excited to invite you to a compelling public talk featuring Kamilah Moore, Chairperson of the California Reparations Task Force. Ms. Moore's presentation promises to be an enlightening and thought-provoking exploration of the pressing issue of reparations for descendants of slaves in California.During this engaging conversation, Ms. Moore will delve into the vital topic of reparations, […]

Free

MCSI Series: “Holocaust Restitution: A Moral, Historical, and Political Problem” – Mark Weitzman

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

Mark Weitzman is currently Chief Operating Officer of the World Jewish Restitution Organization where he plays a leading role in WJRO’s advocacy and negotiations efforts to recover Jewish properties in Europe, to foster memory of the Holocaust and to counter Holocaust distortion. He was previously Director of Government Affairs for the Simon Wiesenthal Center. He is […]

Free

IDAS Presents: Tyriek White, Author of We are A Haunting

OBSA Bungalow 139 E. 7th Street, Claremont, CA, United States

Tyriek White is a writer, musician, and educator from Brooklyn, NY. He is the author of the novel, WE ARE A HAUNTING (Astra House, 2023), which was a finalist for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, and long-listed for the Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize. He has received fellowships from Callaloo and the New […]

Stephen and Sandra Glass Annual Humanities Lecture

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

Mettle, Metal, and Medal, or Autotheorizing Contemporary Classical Scholarship   "Mettle, Metal, and Medal", Dr. Eccleston reflects on the racialized and gendered stakes of thinking about and with the ancient Greek (and Roman) classics today. Suzan-Lori Parks' 2015 drama, Father Comes Home from the Wars, is often marketed as an adaptation of Homer's epic poem, Odyssey. Parks has repeatedly rejected […]

MCSI Series: Apologies, Reparations, and Restitution – Charles Cronin

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

The aesthetic, emotional, and economic significance of most tangible cultural artifacts is generated primarily by their creators’ application of human intelligence to materials like stone, paint, wood, etc. Digital technologies allow increasingly precise documentation and reproduction of these investments of human intelligence. Accordingly, we can – and should – place greater value on information that we can […]

Free

Feminist Art Production: In conversation with Marguerite Elliot ’71

Avery Hall 201 1050 North Mills Ave, Claremont, CA, United States

Marguerite Elliot and Emeritus Professor Daniel Segal will discuss Elliot's transformative time at Pitzer, her subsequent work with The Women’s Building and feminist art movement in Los Angeles in the 1970s – 1980s, and ongoing environmentally-focused public sculpture practice. Works from her Sentinels series are installed in Pitzer's Holden Garden through June 2024.   Marguerite […]

Break and Flow: The Poetics of Hip Hop in Latin America

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

Charlie Hankin in conversation with Fély Catan This year, hip hop turned 50. In Latin America, rappers claim the art form as a means to empower themselves and their communities in the face of postcolonial racial and class violence. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Cuba, Brazil, and Haiti, Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese […]

Tracing Filipino Immigration and Labor Through Oral Histories

Founders Room, McConnell Center 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, CA, United States

Presentation, panel, and Filipino food with KmB (Kabataang maka-Bayan) (Instagram: @kmb_la) Professor Todd Honma (Pitzer) Professor JoAnna Poblete (CGU)   When: This Thursday, November 16th, 4:30-7 p.m. (Event 4:30-6 p.m., Dinner 6-7 p.m.) Where: McConnell Founder's Room (Pitzer, above McConnell dining hall); attendees will be directed to CAPAS (Pitzer, Mead 132 next to the Pitzer Writing […]

MCSI Series: Apologies, Reparations, and Restitution – Mary Miller

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

How did works of ancient, pre-Hispanic Mexico first come to the United States?  Who collected them, and why?  In this talk, Mary Miller will focus on the turn mid-20th century from archaeological and anthropological collections and study to those driven by the art market, and to the representation of pre-Hispanic art in departments of art history.  […]

Free

CASA Pitzer Speaker Series: Healing and Restorative Justice with Kazu Haga

Virtual Event CA, United States

Kazu Haga is a nonviolence and restorative justice trainer. He teaches nonviolence, conflict reconciliation, organizing, and mindfulness in prisons and jails, high schools and youth groups, and with activist communities around the country. Kazu teaches Kingian nonviolent philosophy for community organizing and is author of acclaimed book, "Healing Resistance: A Radically Different Response to Harm." […]

Pepper Visiting Artist & MCSI Lecture – Gala Porras-Kim

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

Internationally renowned artist, Gala Porras-Kim will present her ongoing research on archaeological objects, institutional histories, museum ethics, and collecting practices, in relation to her upcoming Spring exhibition at Pitzer College Art Galleries. Porras-Kim's research-based practice explores the relationships between objects and artifacts and the institutions that care for, collect and display them. Gala Porras-Kim's work […]

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Anna Malaika Tubbs: The Three Mothers

Benson Auditorium 1050 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States

Have you ever thought about the contribution of mothers in shaping our nation in the face of patriarchy? Did your K-12 history books give a nuanced understanding of the Civil Rights Movement? Join us as we unpack these questions and more in the first installment of the Presidential Constructive Dialogues Initiative. Watch the recording of […]