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  • Monday, Sep 16
    Poets Learning Beyond the Classroom

    Whittier College students were busy this summer getting a head start in the professional world while... More

Panel: Latinos in the Media

Panelists from important Latino radio, journalism, and television in the U.S. will discuss, in English, issues related to Latino media and diversity. Some of the topics of discussion will include:  The development of Latino media in the U.S., and their influence on culture and politics in America; the representation of Latinos and non-Latinos, the use of the Spanish language and the issues of gender, race, religion, and political discrimination in Latino media.

Poetry Reading: Vandana Khanna and Yuyutsu Sharma

Vandana Khanna was born in New Delhi, India and is the author of two award-winning books of poetry.  Yuyutsu Sharma was born in Punjab and raised in Nepal.  He has published 14 books of poetry, a book of nonfiction, five books of translation, and nine edited books, and has won many distinguished literature awards.


Guest Lecture: Raymond Rocco

Political Scientist Raymond Rocco of the UCLA Latin American Institute will discuss his new book, Transforming Citizenship: Democracy, Membership, and Belonging in Latino Communities.

SpringFest Carnival 2015 - Poets Around the World

Diversity Council organizations, The Office of International Program’s Global Ambassadors, and students from Kaplan International English will share their culture through interactive activities, food and dance. The carnival is focused on providing the student body an opportunity to explore different cultures and countries through activities, food and interaction with one another. The event will feature a baby giraffe, mechanical surf board, rock climbing wall, and more!

Doing Business in China

Google, China, Whittier CollegeNothing compares to the real-world business situations that an international experience presents. Especially when you get to travel to the largest economy of the world and visit places such as Shanghai, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong.

Poets Get Published

Kelsey Kwong, Whittier College, seniorWriting has always been a creative outlet for Kelsey Kwong ’15 who majors in chemistry and minors in French and music. She is grateful for her professors at Whittier College who have guided and inspired her to find her voice as a writer. Kwong’s latest poem 3 Tanka will be published in UCLA's Literary Print Journal Westwind this spring.  

Lady Zen:Jazz, Blues, Poems - Performance Thursday, February 26th

Lady Zen: Jazz, Blues, Poems
Alzenira Santos Amaral de Quezada) is an internationally known lyric poet who performs
commissioned art as a director, performance poet, and vocalist for numerous venues,
colleges, and festivals across the US, Europe, Mexico and Brazil. As a teaching artist, she
presents workshops for young writers through poet laureate Wes McNair’s Imagination