Adam Nossiter, West and Central Africa bureau chief for The New York Times, will speak on "Covering Africa for The New York Times: Journalism from the Bottom," as part of the Africa Initiative "Voices on Africa Series."
The Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance will present the world premiere of Free As Air, conceived and directed by U.K.-based performance artist Karen Christopher '85 and co-created with students.
"Project Series 47: Krysten Cunningham: Ret, Scutch, Heckle " will be on view October 31 through December 22, 2013, at the Pomona College Museum of Art. The exhibition is the 47th in the Museum's Project Series and represents the first solo museum exhibition of the Los Angeles-based artist.
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's Suzan Lori-Parks' In the Blood, a modern tragedy inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne's literary classic The Scarlet Letter, will be performed at Pomona College. The play is directed by guest director Kenshaka Ali.
Curating an exhibit like "Resonant Minds: Abstraction and Perception"—an exploration of art and neuroscientific research about the way we respond to abstract art due to its aesthetic qualities—was a particularly complex and ambitious undertaking for Nidhi Gandhi '15.
Novelist Peter Rock, author of The Shelter Cycle (2013), will read from his work on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 5 p.m., as part of the Literary Series at Pomona College. The reading will be held in Crookshank.
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