Events

February 20 - March 21, 2019

Wednesday, February 20

Jerry Brown Redux

Dan Walters, longtime journalist covering California and its politics, will assess the legacy of former Gov. Jerry Brown, a political presence in California...

The Proper Order of Things: Language, Power, and Law in Ottoman Administrative Discourse

The "natural order of the state" was an early modern mania for the Ottoman Empire. In a time of profound and pervasive imperial transformation, the ideals of...

China’s Changing Wartime Past and How It Will Affect the Future: History, Memory And Politics in China Today

Rana Mitter, professor of history and politics of modern China at Oxford, will outline how the battered China of wartime became today’s...

Thursday, February 21

The Oath and the Office: A Guide to The Constitution for Future Presidents

Brown professor Corey Brettschneider offers a new, yet historically grounded, ideal of a limited presidency. He argues that the oath of office creates an...

Churchill and Education

Larry Arnn, president of Hillsdale College, believes that Winston Churchill’s understanding of education can help us to live our own lives, cope with our own...

“Theory of Spiritual Intelligence & Inner Garden”

A lecture by Dr. Gastón Espinosa, Arthur V. Stoughton Professor of Religious Studies

Citi Investment Banking Information and Networking Session

Considering a career in Investment Banking? Please join Citi’s Investment Banking San Francisco Technology Team for an information session to learn more...

Friday, February 22

Women and Leadership Alliance Workshop: Redefining Work and Life

The 10th annual Women and Leadership Workshop will feature keynote speaker, Pamela B. Gann, J.D., President Emerita of Claremont McKenna College, Trustee...

The Populist Challenge

The Salvatori Center proudly presents another opportunity to discuss the topic of Populism in a diverse setting of students and faculty from all 5C's. Panel...

Senior Thesis Writing Retreat

These retreats offer attendees a guided workspace wherein they will set and meet actionable goals related to their senior thesis projects. Advanced RSVP is...

Saturday, February 23

Monday, February 25

Readings and Reflections: An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates

Award winning writer, essayist, poet, and novelist Joyce Carol Oates will read from her works, including her newest works, and share personal reflections.

Tuesday, February 26

Caryl Phillips in Conversation with Marie-Denise Shelton

Caryl Phillips Kittian-British novelist, playwright, and essayist in conversation with Marie-Denise Shelton. Caryl Phillips is the well-known author of...

Lecture: Field Notes on the Revival of the Dead

The 2019 Clark Horowitz Lectures organized by the Department of Religious Studies welcomes Dara Horn as their featured speaker. Horn is the author of five...

The Volume of Small Voices: How Consumers Forced Agriculture to Change Antibiotic Use

After farmers added antibiotics to the diets of livestock, the drugs protected them from disease, but they also fostered dangerous drug-resistant bacteria....

Wednesday, February 27

Low Grade Notice / Acadmic Advisory Target Date

Low Grade Notices / Academic Advisories should be in to The Registrar today!

 
Lecture: Technology, Memory and the Past that Lives Within the Present

The 2019 Clark Horowitz Lectures organized by the Department of Religious Studies welcomes Dara Horn as their featured speaker. Horn is the author of five...

The Cultivation of Compassionate Reasoning as a New Approach to Conflict Resolution, Genocide Prevention, and Human Rights Training

Using experiences in modern Syria, Marc Gopin, director at George Mason University’s Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution will...

Thursday, February 28

Future Housing Leaders Lunch and Learn

The Future Housing Leaders Program in partnership with our employer partner Avanath, will hold an exciting lunch and learn discussion. The discussion will...

A New Cold War? China-US Friction in a New Era

Sino-US relations have fundamentally changed under Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump. Jamil Anderlini, The Financial Times’ Asia editor, will explore...

Dalit Question and Politics in the 2000s

With a reorientation from the desire for social justice to economic aspiration, two shifts are visible in the political preferences of Dalits. Sudha Pai, a...

Friday, March 1

South Asian Studies Association Conference

Each year since 2007 leading South Asia scholars have come together at SASA’s annual conference to share knowledge and insights about South Asia’s rich and...

27th Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference

The Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference, which began in 1990, is an annual leadership conference funded jointly by an endowment from Henry R. Kravis and...

Rachel Morrison: Scientific Writing for a Public Audience

Attendees will learn the role and importance of “translating” scientific writing and publications into science writing for a lay audience. Attendees will...

Saturday, March 2

27th Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference

The Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference, which began in 1990, is an annual leadership conference funded jointly by an endowment from Henry R. Kravis and...

Why Free Speech?

Why Free Speech? The Salvatori Center will host a day-long student-centered seminar on Saturday March 2. We will accept 12 students from across the 5Cs and...

Monday, March 4

An Afternoon with author Meredith Russo

Meredith Russo's debut novel, If I Was Your Girl, won the Stonewall Award in 2016 and was partially inspired by her experiences as a trans woman.

Poetry Reading and Reflections with Carl Phillips

Poet and author Carl Phillips, professor of English and of African and Afro-American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, will read some of his...

Who's the Fairest of Them All? The Truth About Opportunity, Taxes, and Wealth in America

Stephen Moore, economic policy analyst at CNN and economic advisor to Donald Trump, will explore what it means for our economic system and our economic...

Why an MBA Still Matters: Claremont Colleges Alumni Talk Graduate Business Education

What is an MBA? Is it a degree that is still relevant in today’s marketplace? What are the advantages to getting your MBA done sooner rather than later? ...

Tuesday, March 5

Houlihan Lokey Information Session (Class of 2021)

Calling all sophomores interested in Finance! Houlihan Lokey will be coming on campus this Spring to speak with Sophomores about our Summer 2020 internship...

Finding the Good: Reclaiming and Reframing Rwanda

The only American to remain in Rwanda throughout the genocide, Carl Wilkens ventured each day into streets crackling with gunfire in order to bring food and...

Wednesday, March 6

How Muslims Discovered America

Yale Prof. Travis Zadeh explores debates over the nature, significance, and scope of Islamic geography and the place of Muslims in the development of science...

“Being Muslim: Women of Color Legacies in American Islam” with Dr. Sylvia Chan-Malik

In this year’s Kathleen O’Brien Wicker Endowment Lecture, Dr. Sylvia Chan-Malik explores how U.S. Muslim womanhood is, and has historically been, constructed...

Thursday, March 7

Constructing Freedom of Speech: Lessons from the Unwritten Constitution

George Thomas, Wohlford Professor of American Political Institutions and director of the CMC Salvatori Center, asserts that understanding one of our first...

Faculty Installation - George Thomas

Registration link: https://www.cmc.edu/athenaeum/open-events

Friday, March 8

Masimo, Inc Site Visit - Irvine, CA

CMC Career Services have teamed up with Masimo, Inc to take a group of 10 students to Irvine for a visit to Masimo Headquarters! Masimo is a global medical...

Senior Thesis Writing Retreat

These retreats offer attendees a guided workspace wherein they will set and meet actionable goals related to their senior thesis projects. Advanced RSVP is...

Saturday, March 9

The Claremont Concert Orchestra

The Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges presents: The Claremont Concert Orchestra, David Cubek,...

Sunday, March 10

The Claremont Concert Orchestra

The Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges presents: The Claremont Concert Orchestra, David Cubek,...

Monday, March 11

The Outcast Majority: International Development in Today's Youth-Dominated World

How can economic development succeed in a youth-dominated world? Marc Sommers, an internationally recognized youth and conflict expert, draws from his book,...

Tuesday, March 12

Inland Empire Vision: Recession in 2019?

Business and government leaders will gather at CMC on Tuesday, March 12, 2019. The program includes the Inland Empire Forecast presented by Manfred Keil and...

Wednesday, March 13

Shelving Justice: The National Problem of Untested Sexual Assault Kits (SAKs)

Police have not been submitting rape kits for DNA testing. Instead they are put in storage, untested and forgotten for years. In this talk, Rebecca Campbell,...

Thursday, March 14

Last Day to Drop

Today is the last day to drop courses without record. Today is also the last day to opt for credit/no- credit (CR/NC) grading in pure elective courses. * *...

 
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Lunch & Learn

Socratic style discussion with members of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Los Angeles investment banking team. Great opportunity to learn about the firm...

Friday, March 15

Monday, March 18

Spring Break

No classes in session this week. Classes will resume on Monday, March 25.

 

Tuesday, March 19

Spring Break

No classes in session this week. Classes will resume on Monday, March 25.

 

Wednesday, March 20

Spring Break

No classes in session this week. Classes will resume on Monday, March 25.

 

Thursday, March 21

Spring Break

No classes in session this week. Classes will resume on Monday, March 25.

 

February 20 - March 21, 2019