WHAT’S HAPPENING AT IWS
Student Activism Networking Luncheon
Community Engagement and Mentor Opportunities
Friday, April 26th
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Sontag Rooftop Garden, Pomona College
Are you interested in getting more involved with the community outside of the Claremont Colleges bubble? Do you want to work with elementary and high school students in the area? Do you want to become involved with local organizations and be an active participant in local politics and social justice? Just curious about what opportunities might lie beyond the college campuses? This luncheon offers the unique opportunity to meet and talk with students and administrators from various intercollegiate community mentor and engagement programs. Come join in the conversation and find out how you might be able to get involved!
Lunch will be provided
RSVP by Apr. 24th to email@example.com
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Sponsored by Intercollegiate Women’s Studies of the Claremont Colleges
Stop the Torture in California: A Symposium on Solitary Confinement
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College
1:00 p.m - Inside California’s Supermax Prisons Panel Discussion with:
- Terry Kupers, M.D., Forensic mental health expert
- Sheila Pinkel, Professor Emerita of Art & Art History, Pomona College
- Patricia Aguilar, Family member of SHU prisoner
- Daletha Haydend, Family member of SHU prisoner
- Peter Schey, Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law
- Carol Strickman, J.D., Staff attorney, Legal Services for Prisoners With Children
- Azadeh Zohrabi, J.D., Soros Justice Fellow, Legal Services for Prisoners With Children
- Dolores Canales, co-founder California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement
7:00 p.m. – Screening of Herman’s House and Q&A with director Angad Bhalla
12:00 p.m-4:30 p.m – A model SHU (Solitary Housing Unit) will be on display.
This event is sponsored by the Scripps Core 2 program; Intercollegiate Women’s Studies of The Claremont Colleges; BLAIS Foundation Challenge Award, Claremont Graduate University; and McConnell Funds, Pomona College.
This event is free and open to the public. Please visit http://www.scrippscollege.edu/about/campus-map.php to view location. The Humanities Auditorium is number 8B on the map. For more information, call (909)621-8274.
The production was recently covered by The Indian Express, the 3rd largest newspaper in India. Read the article here: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/staging-a-revelation/1068961/0
A film made by Rachel Mayeri, associate professor of media studies, was featured at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Utah that took place in January. Mayeri’s experimental film, “Primate Cinema: Apes as Family,” was selected for the festival’s non-competitive New Frontier Short Films category. The film was one of 65 works chosen from a record 8,102 submissions.
Read more about Mayeri’s project at http://www.hmc.edu/newsandevents/primate-cinema-sundance-2013.html , or view a trailer for the film at http://vimeo.com/28726383.
Pinkel’s work is also featured in the exhibition, Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection, at LACMA, on view from November 25, 2012 – February 24, 2013.