The Claremont Colleges Events


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

  • Tuesday Noon with Elif Batuman and Jami Attenberg

    12:15 - 1:30 PM
    Hampton Room, Malott Commons
    Scripps College
    345 E. 9th Street
    9th and Columbia
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-8508

    Elif Batuman and Jami Attenberg visit Scripps to share from their new books, "The Idiot," and "All Grown Up," which reflect on the ways we invent and reinvent ourselves over time. Scripps faculty Kimberly Drake joins them for a conversation. Batuman has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2010. She is the author of "The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them." The recipient of the Whiting Writers' award, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award, and a Paris Review Terry Southern Prize for Humor, she also holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Stanford University. Attenberg is the New York Times bestselling author of five novels, including "The Middlesteins" and "Saint Mazie." She has contributed essays about sex, urban life, and food to The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and Lenny Letter, among other publications. She divides her time between Brooklyn and New Orleans.

  • "Jews and Jazz," talk by Charles Hersch

    4:15 PM
    Crookshank Hall
    Pomona College
    140 E 6th St
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-2046

    Charles Hersch, professor and chair of the department of political science at Cleveland State University, will speak about his new book "Jews and Jazz," focusing on the way Jewish musicians engaged with jazz music to explore their ethnic identities. This is a Joseph J. Hartog Symposium, administered by the department of religious studies, Pomona College, and sponsored by John Hartog, class of 1974, in memory of his father.

  • Dixie Boswell & Dakota Noot MFA Thesis Show Opening

    6:00 - 9:00 PM
    Art Building
    Claremont Graduate University
    251 E. Tenth Street
    Corner of Tenth and Columbia
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-3631

    Dixie Boswell and Dakota Noot: MFA Thesis Exhibition March 20-24, 2017 Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 6 to 9 p.m. Claremont Graduate University 251 E. 10th St., Claremont, CA 91711 (909) 607-3631

  • Annenberg Leadership and Management Speaker Series:
    Jennifer Holmgren '81, LanzaTech

    7:00 - 8:15 PM
    Drinkward Recital Hall
    Harvey Mudd College
    320 East Foothill Blvd.
    claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-9043

    Jennifer Holmgren '81 CEO, LanzaTech Jennifer Holmgren has more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector, including a proven track record in the development and commercialization of fuels and chemicals technologies. At LanzaTech, she leads the company's global management team and sets the strategic direction, such as developing its product portfolio to include chemicals for the production of polymers, plastics and solvents as well as hydrocarbon fuels to be used as alternative "drop-in" aviation fuel. Holmgren serves on multiple external advisory boards and is the author or co-author of 50 U.S. patents and 20 scientific publications. Funded by the Annenberg Program Endowment for Leadership, this series engages Harvey Mudd and the surrounding communities in important thought and discussion about the role of leadership in the world.

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