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1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Benson Auditorium is in Avery Hall facing the Mounds in the center of campus.

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November 2017

Symposium: Inside the Robot: Reconsidering Cybernetics After Juan Downey

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Benson Auditorium, 1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Saturday, November 18, 2017 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Benson Auditorium, Pitzer College 1050 N. Mills Ave., Claremont, CA 91711 In conjunction with the exhibition Juan Downey: Radiant Nature, part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Inside the Robot: Reconsidering Cybernetics After Juan Downey traces the various strands of Juan Downey’s practice through the lens of second-order cybernetics as evidenced in the artist’s Electric Sculptures, Happenings and Performances and Life Cycle Installations. This event will present a series of challenging and diverse…

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MCSI Lecture: Investigating Conspiracy Theories: The case for treating conspiracy theories seriously, even the (apparently) ridiculous ones

November 28 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Benson Auditorium, 1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
MCSI Fall 2017 Lecture Series

Matthew R.X. Dentith Post-doctoral fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities University of Bucharest Matthew Dentith is  author of Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories, Co-host and producer of the Podcaster’s Guide to the Conspiracy Podcast. Dentith has published numerous papers in such venues as Social Epistemology, Episteme, Skeptic,and The Fortean Times.

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Millennial Open Dialogue with State Senator Anthony Portantino

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Benson Auditorium, 1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Sen. Anthony J. Portantino & Pitzer College Student Senate invite you for a Millennial Open Dialogue Join us for an intimate conversation about today’s political climate and civic engagement. November 29, 2017 Light Refreshments: 6-6:30 pm Dialogue: 6:30–8:30 pm Pitzer College Benson Auditorium 1050 Mills Ave. Claremont, CA RSVP: rsvpsenatorportantino@gmail.com or 818.409.0400 Participate on FacebookLive at Anthony Portantino’s Facebook page. Follow Anthony on Twitter at @portantino #MODwithAnthonyPortantino

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December 2017

Talk with Scott Budnick (California Prisons)

December 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Benson Auditorium, 1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
Scott Budnik

Scott Budnick is the Founder and President of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC), which provides a support network for formerly incarcerated men and women and advocates for fairer criminal justice policies. He grew up in Atlanta, GA and graduated from Emory University. Formerly the Executive Vice President of Todd Phillips’ Green Hat Films, Scott executive produced many successful comedies, including the highest grossing rated-R comedies in history, THE HANGOVER series. Outside of film, Scott is a fierce champion for young adults…

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