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,  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 2020 Schedule

Tuesday, February 4
Haitian Mobilities in Brazil: Opportunities and Politics
Handerson Joseph​, Professor, Federal University of Amapá/Brazil
Co-sponsored by the History Department Ena H. Thompson Speakers Fund,  Latin American Studies Draper Fund, Pomona College

Thursday, February 13
2019 Iberian and Rosen Travel Grant Recipients
Iberian Grant Recipients: Claire Dwyer (PO' 20), Tyler Bunton​ (PO' 20)
Rosen Travel Grant Recipients: Brittany Chen (PO' 20), Grete Helena Kütt (PO' 20)

Friday, February 14
2019 Oldenborg Grant Recipients
Franco Liu, PO' 20
Zaza Chaplin, PO' 20

Monday, February 17
Struggle, Danger, and Death: Foreign Fighters in Syria and Iraq
Nate Rosenblatt, Nuffield College Doctoral Fellows, University of Oxford
Co-sponsored by the Politics Department, Pomona College

Tuesday, February 18
"Take Your Rosaries out of Our Ovaries": the Fight for Women's Right to Choose in the Dominican Republic"
Esther Hernández-Medina​, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, Pomona College
Co-sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program, the Sociology Department, Pomona College

Thursday, February 27
A Hundred Years of Russian LGBT Poetry
Dmitry Kuzmin, Editor-in-chief of Vozdukh (Air), Russia
Co-sponsored by the German and Russian Department, Pomona College

Monday, March 9
Faculty-Student Research: From Op-Ed to Article
Tom Le, Assistant Professor of Politics
Daphne Yang, PO' 20

Tuesday, March 10
Writing History, Writing Biography: Capturing H.G. Adler's Many Worlds
Peter Filkins, Professor, Bard College at Simon's Rock
Co-sponsored by the German and Russian Department, Pomona College


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