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September 2013 Events at Pomona College

Pomona College, one of the nation’s premier liberal arts colleges, is sponsoring the following on-campus events. Each of these events is open to the public and free of charge unless otherwise noted.

Sept. 3 – Dec. 22 Pomona College Museum of Art Fall Exhibitions —noon-5 p.m., Tues.-Sun., Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont).  The fall exhibitions at Pomona College Museum of Art are: “David Michalek: Figure Studies”; “John Divola: As Far As I Could Get”; “Project Series 46: Hirokazu Kosaka: On the Verandah Selected Works 1969-1974”; and “Resonant Minds: Abstraction and Perception.” Contact: (909) 607-7543 or museuminfo@pomona.edu or visit: www.pomona.edu/museum.

Sept. 4 Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Conference—4:15 p.m., Pomona College Stover Walk (East of College Ave., South of Sixth Street and Alexander Hall). The annual Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Conference is a forum where Pomona College students share their newfound knowledge and expertise with members of the community. All disciplines are represented at the conference. Contact: sandra.fenton@pomona.edu.

Sept. 5 Art After Hours at the Pomona College Museum of Art —5-11 p.m., Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont). Live music co-sponsored by KSPC 88.7 FM accompanies lectures, panels, workshops, tours, film screenings and performances in conjunction with Museum exhibitions and student and academic groups. Contact: (909) 607-7543 or museuminfo@pomona.edu or visit: www.pomona.edu/museum.

Sept. 7 Opening Reception for Fall Exhibitions at the Pomona College Museum of Art —5 p.m., Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont). Opening reception for “David Michalek: Figure Studies”; “John Divola: As Far As I Could Get”; “Project Series 46: Hirokazu Kosaka: On the Verandah Selected Works 1969-1974”; and “Resonant Minds: Abstraction and Perception.” Contact: (909) 607-7543 or museuminfo@pomona.edu or visit: www.pomona.edu/museum.

Sept. 12 Art After Hours at the Pomona College Museum of Art —5-11 p.m., Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont). Live music co-sponsored by KSPC 88.7 FM accompanies lectures, panels, workshops, tours, film screenings and performances in conjunction with Museum exhibitions and student and academic groups. Contact: (909) 607-7543 or museuminfo@pomona.edu or visit: www.pomona.edu/museum.

Sept. 12 Lecture: “What Is College For?” with Andrew Delbanco —8 p.m., Pomona College Rose Hills Theatre (170 E. Sixth St., Claremont).  Andrew Delbanco (Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities and Director of American Studies, Columbia University) will discuss, “What is College For?” as part of “The Heart of the Liberal Arts: Humanities in the Liberal Arts College” 2013-2014 lecture series. Contact: kevin.dettmar@pomona.edu.

Sept. 15 Concert: Celliola and Friends—3 p.m., Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music. Acclaimed faculty artists, violist Cynthia Fogg and cellist Tom Flaherty are joined by fellow performers Aron Kallay, piano; Yuri Inoo, percussion; and others in works by Benjamin Broening, Evan Chambers, David Sherr, Frances White and Flaherty. Contact: concerts@pomona.edu or (909) 607-2671 or visit: www.music.pomona.edu.

Sept. 17 Lecture: “Markets and Bodies: Women, Service Work and the Making of Inequality in China”—4:15 p.m., Pomona College Hahn 108 (420 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont).  Sociologist Eileen Otis (University of Oregon) discusses how China’s new service purveyors, like hotels, restaurants, bars and retailers, design organizational vehicles using women workers’ bodies to enable customers’ display of status and taste. Contact: (909) 607-7467 or kayo.yoshikawa@pomona.edu.

Sept. 19 Art After Hours at the Pomona College Museum of Art —5-11 p.m., Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont). Live music co-sponsored by KSPC 88.7 FM accompanies lectures, panels, workshops, tours, film screenings and performances in conjunction with Museum exhibitions and student and academic groups. Contact: (909) 607-7543 or museuminfo@pomona.edu or visit: www.pomona.edu/museum.

Sept. 21 Concert: “Keyboard Delights with Genevieve Feiwen Lee”—8 p.m., Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music (150 E. Fourth St., Claremont). Pianist Genevieve Feiwen Lee will perform music by Beethoven, Copland, Couperin and the world premiere of a new work by Karl Kohn. Contact: concerts@pomona.edu or (909) 607-2671 or visit: www.music.pomona.edu.

Sept. 23 Lecture: “A Faraway Nearby: The Perception & Conceptualization of Kyoto in Maruyama Okyo's The Sublime Trio of Higashiyama”—noon, Pomona College Oldenborg Center (350 N. College Way, Claremont). This presentation interrogates the construction of visual knowledge in late 18th-century Kyoto. Contact: (909) 621-8933 or kyoko.kurita@pomona.edu.

Sept. 24 Lecture: “The Sanitized Sensorium”—noon, Pomona College Oldenborg Center (350 N. College Way, Claremont). Based on 24 months of fieldwork in Pakistan and Canada with Pakistani women who migrated for work, Lalaie Ameeriar (UC Santa Barbara) will examine the politics of multiculturalism and the construction of the “sanitized body.”  Contact: (909) 607-7467 or kayo.yoshikawa@pomona.edu.

Sept. 26 Art After Hours and Artist Talk with John Divola—Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave., Claremont).  Artist John Divola will discuss his exhibit “John Divola: As Far As I Could Get” at 7 p.m., as part of Art After Hours, held from 5-11 p.m. Contact: (909) 607-7543 or museuminfo@pomona.edu or visit: www.pomona.edu/museum.

Sept. 27 Friday Noon Concert Series—12:15 p.m., Scripps College Balch Auditorium (1030 Columbia Ave., Claremont). Tenor Charles W. Kamm (Scripps/Joint Music faculty) and pianist Gayle Blankenburg (Pomona/Scripps faculty) will perform music by Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms.  Contact: concerts@pomona.edu or (909) 607-2671 or www.music.pomona.edu.

Sept. 29 Concert: Organ Recital with Douglas Cleveland—3 p.m., Pomona College Bridges Hall of Music (150 E. Fourth St., Claremont). Guest organist Douglas Cleveland will perform music by J.S. Bach, David Briggs, Alexandre Guilmant and Camille Saint-Saëns. He has been heard on NPR and the BBC, recorded CDs for the Gothic label, and has performed in such venues as Westminster Abbey, Stockholm Cathedral, Cathedral of Notre-Dame (Paris) and more. Contact: concerts@pomona.edu or (909) 607-2671 or visit: www.music.pomona.edu.

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