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  • Against the Grain: A Deep History of the First Agrarian States of Southeast Asia

    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    Rose Hills Theater, Smith Campus Center
    Pomona College
    170 E. 6th Street
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 621-8939

    2017 Ena H. Thompson Lectures at Pomona College will be by James Scott on the agrarian and ecological history of Southeast Asia and the Irrawaddy River Delta in Myanmar.

  • Humanities Institute - Spring 2017 - Borders, Walls, Fences:
    'Our Mutual L.A. Suburban Pasts' : Race and Cosmopolitanism in Greater Los Angeles

    12:15 - 1:15 PM
    Hampton Room, Malott Commons
    Scripps College
    345 E. 9th Street
    9th and Columbia
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 621-8237

    Los Angeles' San Gabriel Valley is the largest majority-Asian American and Latinx region in the United States. Scripps professor of American studies Wendy Cheng addresses the development of a distinct multiracial identity grounded in working- and middle-class, suburban spaces and how the formative histories and lived experiences of residents of multiracial suburbs enrich our understanding of racial formation.

  • Tuesday Noon:
    Tuesday Noon: 'Our Mutual L.A. Suburban Pasts': Race and Cosmopolitanism in Greater Los Angeles

    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) 621-8237

    Los Angeles' San Gabriel Valley is the largest majority-Asian American and Latinx region in the United States. Scripps professor of American studies Wendy Cheng addresses the development of a distinct multiracial identity grounded in working- and middle-class, suburban spaces and how the formative histories and lived experiences of residents of multiracial suburbs enrich our understanding of racial formation.

  • Pitzer Literary Series:
    Poetry Reading: Ari Banias

    4:15 PM
    Broad Center
    Pitzer College
    1050 N. Mills Avenue
    Mills and 10th Street
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-3489

    Ari Banias is the author of Anybody (W.W. Norton, 2016). He was born in Los Angeles, grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, and currently lives in Berkeley, CA. He holds a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, and an M.F.A. in poetry from Hunter College, where he was a teaching fellow. The author of a chapbook, "What's Personal is Being Here With All of You" (Portable Press @ Yo-Yo Labs, 2012), his poems appear in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, FIELD, Guernica, The Offing, The Volta, and as part of the exhibition Transgender Hirstory in 99 Objects. He is the recipient of the 2014 Cecil Hemley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America and the 2012 Campbell Corner Prize, and has been awarded fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and Stanford University's Wallace Stegner Fellowship program.

  • Laura Myntti 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

    Laura Myntti: MFA Thesis Exhibition March 27-30, 2017 Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 28, 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:
    Hector Ruiz, Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions

    7:00 - 8:15 PM
    Drinkward Recital Hall
    Harvey Mudd College
    320 East Foothill Blvd.
    claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-0943

    Hector Ruiz, founder and chairman, Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions Inc.; former CEO, AMD Hector de Jesus Ruiz has been a luminary in the field of technology for nearly three decades. He is an accomplished engineer, corporate strategist and chief executive. His professional career began at Texas Instruments in the company's research laboratories and manufacturing operations. He then spent two decades at Motorola. In 2000, Hector joined AMD as president and COO and, in April 2002, he was named CEO. At AMD, Hector set the strategic direction of the company, helping guide its growth from a small, broad supplier of components to an innovative technology solutions leader in the processor space. 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.

  • Student Recital

    7:30 PM
    Boone Recital Hall, Scripps College Performing Arts Center
    Scripps College
    241 E. 10th Street
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-3266

    Performances by students of the Scripps music department

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