Local Area Events

If you have a gender or women’s studies related event that you would like to add to the IWS calendar please email wstudies@scrippscollege.edu

UCLA Center for the Study of Women has many thought provoking events
to start the new academic year.
FMI: http://www.csw.ucla.edu/events

Queer Mondays is a non-elitist, un-curated LGBT experimental performance series that takes place on the last Monday of every month.
Highways Performance Space and Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
FMI: http://highwaysperformance.org/highways/events-6/

Play: Race ~ by David Mamet
August 31 – September 28, 2014
Center Theatre Group, 135 N. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Screening schedule available at:  http://www.centertheatregroup.org/calendar/index.aspx

FMI: www.centertheatregroup.com

The  Art in/of Diversity (Art Exhibit)
September 13 – 27, 2014
dA Center for the Arts, 252 S. Main Street, #D, Pomona, CA  91766
Exhibit opening events include a panel discussion on September 13.
Panel participants:  John Maguire (President Emeritus, Claremont Graduate University), Peter Harris (Poet, Founder/Artistic Director of Inspiration House), Everett Vigil “Manchild” (Founder, The Non-Prophet Poets), Jose Z. Calderon (Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Chicano/Latino/a Studies, Pitzer College), Cheryl Williams-Jackson (Professor of Child Development and Human Service, Modesto Junior College)
FMI:  Click here or visit http://daartcenter.org/exhibitions.html

Pros and Cons of the November 2014 Ballot Measures
September 17, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
543 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Presented by the National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles, City of West Hollywood and the League of Women Voters.  This is a free community event.
FMI: www.ncjwla.org

Conference: Desiring History and Historicizing Desire: Sexuality in Early Modern England
September 19 – 20, 2014,
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Huntington Library, Ahmanson Room, Brody Botanical Center, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108
FMI: researchconference@huntington.org

Book Signing:  Women In Clothes ~ by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton
September 20, 2014, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90027
Free and open to the public
FMI: http://www.womeninclothes.com/events/

Yvonne Rainer: Dances and Films
May 27 – October 12, 2014
The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
FMI:  http://www.getty.edu/visit/exhibitions/future.html

Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392 – 1910
June 29 – September 28, 2014
LACMA, Hammer Building, Level 2, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90036
FMI:  http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/last-dynasty

Lecture:  Loretta J. Ross ~ Title to be determined
October 1, 2014
Orton Center, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA
Loretta J. Ross was a co-founder and the National Coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective from 2005-2012, a network founded in 1997 of women of color and allied organizations that organize women of color in the reproductive justice movement.
FMI:  Women’s and Gender Studies Program, 909-748-8345

Dinner With A Cause
October 9, 2014
JW Marriott, L.A. Live, Los Angeles, CA
Benefits Downtown Women’s Center
FMI:  http://www.dwcweb.org/dinner/ or Events@DWCweb.org

Exhibition: Light & Noir: Exiles and Emigres in Hollywood, 1933-1950
October 23, 2014 – March 1, 2015
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049
FMI: www.skirball.org

Film: A Woman is Worth a Thousand Words
October 27 – 28, 2014, 8:30 p.m.
Roy and Edna Disney/CALARTS Theater (REDCAT), 631 W. Second Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
FMI: www.redcat.org

Pilgrim Place Festival 2014
November 14 – 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Pilgrim Place, 625 Mayflower Road, Claremont, CA  91711
Pilgrim Place is a senior community of those who have spent their careers serving others through religious or charitable, nonprofit organizations.  Admission is free–festival proceeds benefit residents in financial need.
FMI:  www.pilgrimplace.org or 909-399-5500

Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California: Gabrielle Giffords
January 14, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California: Jane Pauly
February 9, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101