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Guest Readings: Van Khanna and Yuyutsu Sharma

Yuyu Sharma

Yuyutsu Sharma is South Asia’s leading poet published by Nirala with growing International acclaim. He is currently in New York City as a visiting poet at New York University and had several readings in Nicaragua, New York, Boston and West Coast.

Van Khannah

High Achievers Named to Fall 2014 Dean's List

Whittier College has named 217 undergraduate students to the Fall 2014 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean't List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in the fall and spring terms. 

Guest Lecture: Craig Johnson

The Mellon Project on “Leadership as a Liberal Art” is sponsoring Craig Johnson of George Fox University, who has written Meeting the Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow. Johnson will give a campus-wide talk on “Breaking the Silence: Quaker Contributions to the Practice and Study of Leadership."

Poet Talks: Alma Martinez '84

Join fellow Poets for a discussion, and Q&A session with Alma Martinez '84 - actor, director, theatre scholar, and United States-Mexican theatre expert. Join Alma for a continental breakfast at 10:00 a.m. before the discussion at 11:00 a.m.

This event is hosted by the Center for Collaboration with the Arts and the Office of Alumni Programs. Alumni who plan to attend, please RSVP to by Friday, March 27, 2015. 

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.

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.