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 firstname.lastname@example.org
f.m.i. x 1-8274
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.
Justin B. Rathke aka Justin Time: Performing Female, Male and Normal
Thursday, March 14, 7:00 p.m.
Vita Nova 100, Scripps College
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 will discuss 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 current 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. This event is free and open to the public. FMI: 909-621-8274.
Monique Saigal: Hidden Child & Clandestine Activities of French Women During WWII
Monday, February 18, 4:15 p.m. Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College
Join Monique Saigal (Emerita, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Pomona College), as she discusses 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.
Saigal’s book, French Heroines 1940-1945, will be available for purchase following the lecture.
This event is sponsored by Intercollegiate Women’s Studies of the Claremont Colleges.
FMI: email@example.com (909) 621-8274 or (909) 607-3250
IWS Holiday Reception & Faculty Book Signing Wednesday, December 12
IWS recently 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
November 1 – 2 , 2012
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.
Celebrating Ms. Magazine’s 40th Anniversary: A Panel
Hampton Room, Malott Commons, Scripps College
November 1, 5:30 p.m.
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
Workshop: Blogging for Ms.
Michael J. Johnston Board of Trustees Room, Harper Hall, CGU
November 2, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Join Ms. Magazine Senior Editor Michele Kort and CMC Literature Professor and Ms. writer Audrey Bilger for a workshop on blogging for Ms.
Kort and Bilger will introduce you 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.