Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium (OLC)

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

Spring 2022

Monday, March 28, 2022

Words of War: Language and Politics

Larissa Rudova, Professor of German and Russian (Pomona College)
Robyn Jensen, Visiting Assistant Professor of German and Russian (Pomona College)
Ainsley Morse, Assistant Professor (Dartmouth College)

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Histories, Myths, Empires: Ukraine and Russia in the World

Pey-Yi Chu, Associate Professor of History (Pomona College)
Anne Dwyer, Associate Dean of the College; Associate Professor of German and Russian (Pomona College)
Konstantine Klioutchkine, Associate Professor of German and Russian (Pomona College)

Friday, April 8, 2022

How languages become dialects: The past and present of language and identity in China

Dr. Gina Anne Tam, Assistant Professor of History (Trinity University, San Antonio, TX)

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Conversation Courses: A Roundtable with the Language Residents

Language Residents, Oldenborg Center (Pomona College)

Fall 2021 

Monday, October 25, 2021

Climate Change Theatre Action

Chantal Bilodeau, Artistic Director, The Arctic Cycle
Giovanni Ortega, Assistant Professor/ Director of Theatre and Dance (Pomona College)

Monday, December 6, 2021

Oldenborg Cinema: Short Films and Comic Sketches

Oldenborg Conversation Class students & Language Residents

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