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Claremont Discourse Schedule - Spring 2017
Claremont Discourse is the signature faculty lecture and discussion series sponsored by the Claremont Colleges Library. Claremont Discourse features faculty discussing their recent publications, research, or artistic creations.
Lectures will be held in the Founders Room of Honnold/Mudd Library. Discussion will follow each lecture, and refreshments will be provided.
Claremont Discourse: Social Justice and the Environment
This semester Claremont Discourse, is hosting three panels that explore the natural environment, social justice, and art, with an eye to the current political and cultural environment. This series coordinates with the Special Collections exhibit, Home Ground: Water, Politics, and Power in Claremont and the Inland Empire, which will include materials from the Water Resources Collection and other collections in Special Collections of the Claremont Colleges Library. The exhibit will be on display February 6-March 31.
Social Justice and Water
With Professor Richard Haskell (Harvey Mudd College, Professor of Physics; Hixon Center for
Sustainable Environmental Design) ; Lance Neckar (Pitzer College, Professor of Environmental
Analysis); Teresa Sabol Spezio (Pitzer College, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Environmental
Analysis); Jonas Becker (Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Scripps College).
Moderated by Char Miller (Pomona College, W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis).
Wednesday, February 8th, 4:15 PM
Social Justice and the Environment: Challenges for the New Administration
With Heather Williams (Pomona College, Associate Professor of Politics) ;
Marc Los Huertos (Pomona College; Associate Professor of Environmental Analysis;
Coordinator of Environmental Analysis); Heather Campbell (Claremont Graduate University,
Chair of Politics and Government); Tanja Srebotnjak (Harvey Mudd College; Director, Hixon Center
for Sustainable Environmental Design).
Moderated by Janet Farrell Brodie (Claremont Graduate University, Professor of History)
Thursday, March 9, 4:15pm
Art at the Intersection of the Environment and Social Justice
With Nancy Macko (Scripps College, Professor of Art); Kasper Kovitz (Scripps College,
Assistant Professor of Art); George Gorse (Pomona College, Viola Horton Professor of Art History);
Tia Blassingame (Scripps College, Visiting Assistant Professor of Book Arts); Claudia Arteaga
(Scripps College, Assistant Professor of Spanish).
Moderated by Bill Anthes (Pitzer College, Professor in Art Field Group).
Wednesday, April 12, 4:15 pm