UPCOMING FALL 2013 IWS SPONSORED EVENTS
November 21, 6:00 p.m.
Humanities Auditorium (SCR)
Film screening: “Hannah Arendt” directed by Margarethe von Trotta. Starring Barbara Sukowa as the German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist, the film focuses on events surrounding Arendt’s reporting on the trial of Adolph Eichmann. In English and German, with subtitles. 113 minutes. Film screening followed by Q&A with the screenwriter, Pam Katz.
4:15 p.m. (Holbein Room, Ella Strong Denison Library, Scripps College)
Conversation: “Translating Beauvoir’s The Second Sex”
6:45 p.m. (Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College)
Presentation: “Revisiting Simone de Beauvoir in the 21st Century”
April 13, 2013
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 was 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.
March 14, 7:00 p.m.
Justin B. Rathke is a Berlin-based multimedia artist, filmmaker, and curator whose work infiltrates the spheres of the “normal,” with a focus on (gender) identities. Both female-to-male and femaleto- female drag performances question and transform stereotypical roles. He discussed his video and installation pieces, including the exhibition project trans*_homo, of lesbian trans gays and other normalities (The Gay Museum Berlin, 2012) and his project, Chasing Houses, a road movie with mobile homes, shot on the road in spring 2013.
Sponsored by Intercollegiate Women’s Studies of the Claremont Colleges, Intercollegiate Media Studies of the Claremont Colleges, Scripps Gender & Women’s Studies, and the Queer Resource Center.
February 18, 2013
Monique Saigal (Emerita, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Pomona College) discussed her years as a Jewish child during WWII in France. Saigal will also show a 15 minute documentary featuring interviews she conducted with 18 women who fought the Nazi Occupation. Her book, French Heroines 1940-1945: Courage, Strength and Ingenuity, 2010, narrates these interviews, and includes a long introduction which tells her story as a hidden Jewish child saved by a catholic family who raised her from age 3-12.
IWS Holiday Reception & Faculty Book Signing
December 12, 2012
IWS hosted a holiday reception and book signing to celebrate Claremont Colleges faculty members who have published Gender and Women’s Studies-related books in the last two years. Each featured book has been added to the IWS library, and is currently available to check out. To view a list of books and authors featured at the event click here.
Ms. at 40: Celebrating Four Decades of Feminist Journalism
Events sponsored by a generous grant from the Claremont Graduate University BLAIS Challenge Award, with additional sponsorship from CMC’s Center for Writing and Public Discourse, CGU Applied Women’s Studies, and Intercollegiate Women’s Studies of The Claremont Colleges.
November 1, 2012
Celebrating Ms. Magazine’s 40th Anniversary: A Panel
Kathy Spillar, Executive Editor, Ms. Magazine, and Executive Vice President, The Feminist Majority
Michele Kort, Senior Editor, Ms. Magazine
Michel Cicero, Managing Editor of Ms. Magazine
Amy Borsuk, Scripps ‘14, Ms. intern and blogger
Dana Shaker, Scripps ‘14, Ms. intern and blogger
Moderator: Linda Perkins, Associate University Professor of Cultural Studies, Educational Studies and History, and Director, Applied Women’s Studies, CGU
November 2, 2012
Workshop: Blogging for Ms.
Ms. Magazine Senior Editor Michele Kort and CMC Literature Professor and Ms. writer Audrey Bilger facilitated a workshop on blogging for Ms.
Kort and Bilger introduced participants to the basics of blogging and to the feminist blogosphere, where lively conversations about gender and sexuality are taking place in real time.
Blogging is one way that scholars and intellectuals can get our work and messages out to a broader audience.
New Women Faculty Lunch
October 10, 2012
IWS hosted a lunch with over 20 new women faculty at The Claremont Colleges in October. We are planning follow-up events where faculty will present their research and work in progress. For more information on upcoming new women faculty events email us, or contact us at (909) 621-8274.