From winter break we transition into a new spring semester at Pomona College in just a few days. This semester, the College breaks in the new decade with a host of big events on campus from late January to early May.
“Red Velvet,” as presented on Pomona’s Seaver Theatre stage, will differ from “Red Velvet” as written. The work about the great classical black actor Ira Aldridge is reimagined as a tale of triumph rather than tragedy.
Robert Goldberg, chief operating officer of Barnard College and a former senior budget official for the U.S. State Department, will become vice president, chief operating officer (COO) and treasurer of Pomona College.
“Crumbs from the Table of Joy” has themes that deeply resonate with the issues of our day, according to Saundra McClain who is directing students in this final play of the Pomona College Theatre Department’s 2018-2019 season.
"I’ve seen how summer research allows students to gain command of an area in their chosen discipline, and carry the confidence and excitement from that experience forward in their undergraduate careers and beyond."