Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium (OLC)

Each semester, Oldenborg invites noted scholars, writers, activists, and professionals to speak on topics of cultural and international interest during the lunch hour. To suggest a speaker, call or email Assistant Director,  Julie Dale at (909) 607-1159.


Spring 2021 


Saturday, February 27, 2021
WE ARE THE WAVE: Youth Movements in Film and TV

Mark Monheim, Director of the Netflix series WE ARE THE WAVE
Dennis Gansel, Director of the movie THE WAVE and Executive Producer of WE ARE THE WAVE


Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Writing about Disabilities and Gender/ Sexual Identities in East Asia

Angelina Chin, Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies (Pomona College)
Sarah Dauncey, Professor of Chinese Society and Disability (University of Nottingham, UK)
Kenny Fries, Writer, Author of In the Province of the Gods
Hangping Xu, Assistant Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature (University of California, Santa Barbara)


Friday, April 16, 2021
Environmental Activism: Assessments and Solutions

Tom Le, Assistant Professor of Politics (Pomona College)
Robin Takashi Lewis, Co-founder of mymizu & Representative Director of Social Innovation Japan
Char Miller, Professor of Environmental Analysis and History (Pomona College)

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