Prof. Sergio de la Mora, UCD at 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, Interim Julie Dale at (909) 607-1159.

5C students swipe for lunch and 7C faculty and staff may sign-in for Oldenborg Dining Hall access. Community members may attend at Oldenborg's discretion and incur a charge.

Spring 2018 Schedule

Friday, April 27
Cyprus:A 13,000 Year History
Sheila Pinkel, Emerita professor of Art and Art History, Pomona College

Friday, March 2
Monster to Destroy
Ben Tumin, PO'12, Independent filmmaker and comedian
Co-sponsored by the European Union Center of California at Scripps College, the Department of German and Russian, the International Relations Program, the Department of Media Studies

Friday, February 23
Nukes in the Post-Cold War Era: A View of the World from Inside the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program
Blake Wood, Principal Associate Directorate for Global Security, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Co-sponsored by the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Pomona College

Thursday, February 22
The Component Skills of Reading Among Learners of Chinese as a Second Language
Jing Zhou, PhD Candidate, Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Friday, February 16
2017 Oldenborg Grant Recipients Presentation
Daniel Chen Jin, PO'18
Bob Qingjie Zeng, PO' 18

Thursday, February 15
2017 Iberian and Oldenborg Grant Recipients Presentation
Paige Pepitone, PO'19
Laurel Hilliker, PO' 18

Thursday, February 8
Puerto Rico: Decolonization, Hurricanes and Solidarity
Oscar López Rivera, Puerto Rican nationalist and independence activist
Co-sponsored by the History Department at Pomona, the Intercollegiate Department of Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, the Latin American Studies Program

Tuesday, January 30
The Impressive Growth of the Czech Economy 
Helena Fialová, Associate Professor of Economics, Czech Technical University, Metropolitan University, and University of New York, Prague
Co-sponsored by the European Union Center of California at Scripps College 

Thursday, January 25
The Expression of Noh Theatre
Michikazu Taneda, Professional Noh Actor and Director of the Nohgaku Performers’ Association, Kongoh School of Noh, Japan
Co-sponsored by the Theatre and Dance Department for the Claremont Colleges and The Japan Foundation Los Angeles