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7Cs Students' Poetry Reading

Thursday, April 20 at 3:00pm
Founders Room, Honnold/Mudd Library
Light refreshments

Drop in to read your favorite poem--one you wrote or one by a favorite author. Drop in to listen to others reading their favorite poems.

This is one of several events in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of CGU's Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. For information on all the events, see the 5C Creative Writing blog.


Please join us next Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. for the last installment of this semester's Claremont Discourse series, "Social Justice and the Environment."

Art at the Intersection of the Environment and Social Justice
Wednesday, April 12 | 4:15 p.m.
Founders Room, Claremont Colleges Library

Panelists:
Claudia Arteaga (Scripps College, Assistant Professor of Spanish)
Tia Blassingame (Scripps College, Visiting Assistant Professor of Book Arts and Director of Scripps College Press)
George Gorse (Pomona College, Viola Horton Professor of Art History)
Kasper Kovitz (Scripps College, Assistant Professor of Art)
Nancy Macko (Scripps College, Professor of Art)

Moderated by Bill Anthes (Pitzer College, Professor in Art Field Group)

Although there is certainly no imperative for art to do so, it often attends to its political, cultural, or social milieu. Further, we frequently look to artistic works to help us consider old questions or raise new ones about our own lives, the realities of people and things around us, and the relationships between and among us all. In the final Spring 2017 installment of Claremont Discourse, a panel of faculty from across the Colleges will discuss the role of art engaged with subjects at the intersection of the natural world and social justice and how art can document, bring attention to, and expose the complexity of these issues.

FMI: Adam Rosenkranz | 909-607-3986 | adam_rosenkranz@cuc.claremont.edu

re:book e:book Paper Circuitry Workshop - Friday 4/14

This year's re:book event at the Claremont Colleges Library brings new meaning to the term e-book! Join us to learn how to create an electric circuit on paper using conductive copper tape and LED lights. Then, use your circuit to light up a one-of-a-kind notebook cover that incorporates recycled book pages. No circuitry or craft experience is necessary.

Friday, April 14, 2017
2:30 - 4:30 p.m
Digital Tool Shed, Claremont Colleges Library

FMI: Alex Chappell | 909-607-0989 | alexandra_chappell@cuc.claremont.edu

Social Justice and the Environment: Challenges for the New Administration
4:15 PM, Thursday, March 9th
Founders Room, Honnold Mudd Library

Panelists:

  • Heather Williams (Pomona College, Associate Professor of Politics)
  • Marc Los Huertos (Pomona College; Associate Professor of Environmental Analysis; Coordinator of Environmental Analysis)
  • Heather Campbell (Claremont Graduate University, Chair of Politics and Government)
  • Tanja Srebotnjak (Harvey Mudd College; Director, Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design)

Moderated by: Janet Farrell Brodie (Claremont Graduate University, Professor of History)

The new Trump Administration has appointed several climate change skeptics and opponents of federal environmental regulations to lead the EPA and other agencies and departments. While several executive orders point towards a roll-back and curtailment of environmental protections, the Administration has not yet revealed a coherent strategy on how it intends to deal with climate change and interstate environmental issues. So what might we expect for the next four years? Claremont Discourse, the Library's signature faculty speaker series, has invited a panel of Claremont Colleges faculty experts to discuss what the Trump regime might mean for the environment and the politics of the environment.

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