The Claremont Colleges Events

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  • Wednesday, January 26, 2011

    • Literary Series:
      Joe McElroy
      Wednesday, January 26, 2011

      Literary Series:
      Joe McElroy

      4:15 - 5:30 PM

      Ena Thompson Reading Room 108, Crookshank Hall
      Pomona College
      140 W. Sixth Street
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this location.
      (909) 607-2212

      A reading by novelist Joe McElroy - His novels include A Smuggler's Bible, Lookout Cartridge, and Women and Men. His new Book is The Soul of Night and Other Stories.

    • Spring 2011 Series:
      Cary Nelson: "The Future of Public Higher Education
      Wednesday, January 26, 2011

      Spring 2011 Series:
      Cary Nelson: "The Future of Public Higher Education

      5:30 PM

      Boone Recital Hall, Scripps College Performing Arts Center
      Scripps College
      241 E. 10th Street
      Claremont, 91711
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      (909) 621-8237

      Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois

    • Madeline Levine: "The Future of American Education"
      Wednesday, January 26, 2011

      Madeline Levine: "The Future of American Education"

      6:45 - 8:00 PM

      Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
      Claremont McKenna College
      385 East 8th Street
      From Indian Hill Blvd., east on 10th to Columbia, right on Columbia to 8th St., left on 8th street.
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 621-8244

      Psychologist; author, The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage are Creating a Generation of Discontented and Unhappy Kids (2006) and See No Evil: A Guide to Protecting Our Children from Media Violence (1998)

    • Pomona College Distinguished Speaker Series: Van Jones
      Wednesday, January 26, 2011

      Pomona College Distinguished Speaker Series: Van Jones

      7:00 PM

      Bridges Auditorium
      Pomona College
      450 N. College Way
      Claremont, 91711
      (909)- 621-8611

      Theh 2010-11 Pomona College Distinguished Speaker Series presents Anthony "Van" Jones, environmental advocate, civil rights activist and attorney, in the first of its events with the theme "Change Makers." Jones is the founder of three non-profit organizations: The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change and Green for All. His first book The Green Collar Economy, reached no. 12 on the "New York Times" Best Sellers list.

  • Thursday, January 27, 2011

    • Zen Meditation Group

      7:30 - 9:15 AM

      Zen Meditation Group
      Thursday, January 27, 2011

      Zen Meditation Group

      7:30 - 9:15 AM

      Map this Address
      909-621-8685

    • Tai Chi in the Garden (Intermediate)
      Thursday, January 27, 2011

      Tai Chi in the Garden (Intermediate)

      9:00 - 10:00 AM

      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      1500 N. College Avenue
      Claremont, 91711
      (909) 625-8767 x224

      The fluid movements of Tai Chi are based on nature and are well-suited for practice at the Garden. The low-impact exercise safe for all adults, Tai Chi increases strength and flexibility, reduces stress and improves balance, and has been shown to lower blood pressure and increase bone density. Taught in the Wu-style of Tai Chi, every class involves warm up, proper and safe instruction of each movement and the progressive movement through the form's stages. Classes are held indoors and outdoors depending on weather conditions; wear comfortable attire and shoes with flat soles, bring a bottle of water. No experience necessary, all are welcome to attend.
      Teacher: Joseph Bojanek.
      Contact the registrar (909) 625-8767 ext 224 or email registrar@rsabg.org. Pay by check or charge by phone.

      Fee: 6-week series RSABG member $50, public $63; single session RSABG member $10, public $12.
      Limit 20 students each session. Preregistration is required.

    • Tai Chi in the Garden (Beginning)
      Thursday, January 27, 2011

      Tai Chi in the Garden (Beginning)

      10:30 - 11:30 AM

      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
      1500 N. College Avenue
      Claremont, 91711
      (909) 625-8767 x224

      The fluid movements of Tai Chi are based on nature and are well-suited for practice at the Garden. The low-impact exercise safe for all adults, Tai Chi increases strength and flexibility, reduces stress and improves balance, and has been shown to lower blood pressure and increase bone density. Taught in the Wu-style of Tai Chi, every class involves warm up, proper and safe instruction of each movement and the progressive movement through the form's stages. Classes are held indoors and outdoors depending on weather conditions; wear comfortable attire and shoes with flat soles, bring a bottle of water. No experience necessary, all are welcome to attend.
      Teacher: Joseph Bojanek.
      Contact the registrar (909) 625-8767 ext 224 or email registrar@rsabg.org. Pay by check or charge by phone.

      Fee: 6-week series RSABG member $50, public $63; single session RSABG member $10, public $12.
      Limit 20 students each session. Preregistration is required.

    • Brown Bag Lunch Discussion:
      Santiago Slabodsky: "Levinas's Barbarisms: Africana/Latino-a Influence on Talmudic Decolonialisms"
      Thursday, January 27, 2011

      Brown Bag Lunch Discussion:
      Santiago Slabodsky: "Levinas's Barbarisms: Africana/Latino-a Influence on Talmudic Decolonialisms"

      12:00 - 1:00 PM

      Institute for Signifying Scriptures
      Claremont Graduate University
      1017 N. Dartmouth Avenue
      Claremont, 91711
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      (909)- 607-9676

      Assistant Professor, Ethics of Globalization, Claremont School of Theology

    • "Art After Hours" at Pomona College Museum of Art
      Thursday, January 27, 2011

      "Art After Hours" at Pomona College Museum of Art

      5:00 - 11:00 PM

      Pomona College Museum of Art
      Pomona College
      330 N. College Avenue
      Claremont, 91711
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      (909)621-8283

      Live entertainment accompanies special "Art After Hours" events at the Museum.

    • Susan Taylor: "Achieving Your Dream: Bold Visionary Leadership from the Inside Out"
      Thursday, January 27, 2011

      Susan Taylor: "Achieving Your Dream: Bold Visionary Leadership from the Inside Out"

      6:45 - 8:00 PM

      Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum
      Claremont McKenna College
      385 East 8th Street
      From Indian Hill Blvd., east on 10th to Columbia, right on Columbia to 8th St., left on 8th street.
      Claremont, 91711
      Map this Address
      (909) 62108244

      Former editor in chief (1981-2000) and editorial director, Essence; founder, National CARES Mentoring Movement (2006); author, All about Love: Favorite Selections from In the Spirit on Living Fearlessly (2008) and In the Spirit: The Inspirational Writing of Susan L. Taylor (1993); sponsored by The Claremont Colleges MLK Commemorative Committee

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