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  • Hixon Forum- Science and the Senses: Bodies and Practice

    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Shanahan Center
    Harvey Mudd College
    320 East Foothill Boulevard
    Claremont, 91711
    (909) 607-8022

    No doubt, sensory knowledge plays a role in expert practices of research. How is it, then, that information gained through the senses remains suspect? Join us as we discuss how to account for the role of sight and sound--but especially touch, taste and smell--in the practice of science.Panels, workshops and events on the body and its sensory faculties: sensing, breathing, contamination, cross-species communing, walking and more. For details, see hmc.edu/hixonforum.This conference is sponsored by the Hixon-Riggs Forum for Responsive Science and Engineering of Harvey Mudd College, The Claremont Colleges Science, Technology, and Society Program and the Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity (the Hive).

  • Friday Noon Concert Series - Music by Cameron-Wolfe and Sporck

    12:15 PM
    Balch Auditorium
    Scripps College
    10th and Columbia
    1030 Columbia Avenue
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-3266

    Susan Lamb Cook (UC Davis faculty), cello; Gayle Blankenburg (Pomona/Scripps faculty), piano; Ronnie Brosterman (Scripps faculty), choreography; Devon Frost and Anna Paz (Scripps '20), dancers

  • CONTRAversial Dance Series:
    February Contra Dance

    8:00 - 11:00 PM
    Edmunds Ballroom, Smith Campus Center
    Pomona College
    170 E. Sixth Street
    Claremont, 91711
    (603) 912-0477

    Come make some new friends while learning an energetic, easy/accessible, and incredibly fun style of social folk dance! No prior experience is needed, and you don't need to come with a partner. We'll have live music from Atlantic Crossing, lessons/calling from our very own John Little HM '20, and fancy snacks from Trader Joe's. See you there!

    7C students, free; others, $5 suggested donation.

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