The Claremont Colleges Events


Thursday, February 9, 2017

  • Humanities Institute - Spring 2017 - Borders, Walls, Fences:
    Kashmir in the Shadows of Walls & Barbed-Wires: Postcolonial Contestation over Lives, Lands...

    4:15 - 6:00 PM
    Balch Auditorium
    Scripps College
    10th and Columbia
    1030 Columbia Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 621-8237

    In this panel discussion moderated by Piya Chatterjee (Scripps College), Huma Dar of San Francisco State Univ. and Mills College, and Ather Zia of Univ. of Northern Colorado Greeley will discuss India's control of the Kashmir valley as a de-facto occupation, as well as the technologies of fashioning an empire, both material and discursive, penal and sexual, spoken and unspeakable. This event is presented by This event is present by the Scripps College Humanities Institute

  • 55th Robbins Lecture Series:
    Bleomycins: Natural Product Therapeutics That Mediate Double Stranded DNA Cleavage

    4:30 - 5:30 PM
    Seaver North Auditorium
    Pomona College
    645 N. College Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 621-8448

    2008 National Medal of Science recipient JoAnne Stubbe will be the guest lecturer for the 55th Robbins Lecture Series, presented by the Pomona College chemistry Department.

  • ART AFTER HOURS at Pomona College Museum of Art

    5:00 - 11:00 PM
    Pomona College Museum of Art
    Pomona College
    330 North College Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-7543

    Art After Hours offers a variety of programming including live music concerts sponsored by KSPC 88.7 FM, lectures, panels, workshops, tours, film screenings, and performances in conjunction with Museum exhibitions and in partnership with student and academic groups across the campuses. Art After Hours expands access to the museum as a dynamic venue that presents art as an integral part of campus life. If you are a student, group, or department interested in planning and/or sponsoring events during Art After Hours, please contact Justine Bae at or (909) 607-7543. For schedule of events, visit

  • Dr. Bruce J. Nelson '74 Distinguished Speaker Series:
    Nelson Series:"The Innocence Project: DNA and the Wrongly Convicted," Barry Scheck

    7:00 - 8:30 PM
    Shanahan Center
    Harvey Mudd College
    320 East Foothill Boulevard
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 607-0943

    Barry Scheck, co-founder of the Innocence Project, is known for his landmark litigation that has set standards for forensic applications of DNA technology. Since 1988, his and Peter Neufeld's work in this area have shaped the course of case law across the country and led to an influential study by the National Academy of Sciences on forensic DNA testing, as well as important state and federal legislation. He and Neufeld coauthored with Jim Dwyer "Actual Innocence: Five Days to Execution and Other Dispatches from the Wrongly Convicted."Scheck is a commissioner on New York's Forensic Science Review Board, a body that regulates all of the state's crime and forensic DNA laboratories. He is first vice president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and serves on the board of the National Institute of Justice's Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence.

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