Add to Calendar 2019-04-19 18:00:00
America/Los_AngelesGlobal Poet Graduation Reception The Office of International Programs (OIP) would like to invite all graduating seniors who studied abroad and international students to the Global Poet Graduation Reception.
International graduation sashes will be presented to students who have placed a sash order through the OIP.
A.J. Villalobos Hall
Add to Calendar 2019-04-22 12:30:49
America/Los_AngelesSpring Writers Series: Michelle Chihara and Lois Jones Led by Professor of English Language and Literature Tony Barnstone, the series invites various authors to campus throughout each semester to read their work and meet with students. Now in its 22nd year, the program has welcomed distinguished writers like Pulitzer Prize winner Yusef Komunyakaa, Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, and New York Times best-selling author writer Amy Tan, among others.
Michelle Chihara has been teaching American literature and creative writing at the college level since 2003. Her academic research analyzes contemporary American cultural production in the thick economic and historic context of the most recent financial panic. Her current research analyzes Extreme Makeover Home Edition, the subprime mortgage crash, Joan Didion and California land. Her essay on the 19th century novel Ramona and the boom of the 1880s in Southern California was published last year in Studies in American Fiction. With Matthew Seybold at Elmira College, she is contracted to edit the Routledge Companion to Literature and Economics. She also writes about literature and culture for The Los Angeles Review of Books. At Whittier College she teaches Advanced Creative Writing, Nonfiction Writing, and Chicano/Chicana Literature. In the spring 2016, she received a DigLibArts grant to develop a new course in Digital Creative Writing. She has published fiction and nonfiction in a variety of publications, online and off, including Mother Jones, The Boston Phoenix, Bloomberg.com, N+1, Avidly.org, The Green Mountains Review, The Santa Monica Review, Tropmag.com, Flash Fiction. Her essay "Reading Katy Perry" was anthologized in the California Prose Directory 2014. She received both her M.F.A in Creative Writing and her Ph.D. from the University of California at Irvine.
Lois P. Jones’ awards include the Lascaux Poetry Prize in 2018, the Bristol Poetry Prize in 2017 and the Tiferet Poetry Prize in 2012, with work shortlisted for the Bridport Prize in poetry in 2016 and 2017. Jones has work published or forthcoming in anthologies including New Voices: Contemporary Writers Confronting the Holocaust (Vallentine Mitchell of London – 2019); The Poet’s Quest for God (Eyewear Publishing), and Wide Awake: Poetry of Los Angeles and Beyond (The Pacific Coast Poetry Series). Other publications include Narrative, American Poetry Journal, One, Tupelo Quarterly, The Warwick Review, Cider Press Review and Tinderbox Poetry Journal. Jones’ first collection of poems, Night Ladder, one Glass Lyre Press’s Editor’s Choice Award and listed for the Julie Suk Award. She hosts KPFK’s Poets Café in Los Angeles, is the poetry editor of Kyoto Journal and co-hosts the long running Moonday Poetry Series at the Flintridge Bookstore https://www.loispjones.com/poetry/
Add to Calendar 2019-04-22 18:00:00
America/Los_AngeleseSports: The Intersection of Business and Humanities Broadly defined, the Humanities study human culture, society, and, "deepen our understanding of the human condition and experience."
R. Douglas Manning, Ph.D.
Dean, KNS and Athletics
Santa Ana College
R. Douglas Manning currently serves as the Dean of Kinesiology and Athletics at Santa Ana College, a position he has held since June, 2017. This leadership position has afforded him the opportunity to lead both an Academic Division and Athletic Department, positively impacting students and student-athletes.
Add to Calendar 2019-04-23 18:30:00
America/Los_AngelesPresidential Listening Tour: Orange County, CA Gather with alumni, families, and friends to meet Whittier College's 15th President, Linda Oubré.
The Ranch, 1025 E. Ball Rd., Anaheim, CA 92805
Add to Calendar 2019-04-23 20:00:32
America/Los_AngelesInside Latin Jazz Moderated by flute soloist and professor at Whittier College, Danilo Lozano, the series offers something to be appreciated by all music lovers.
Tickets to Inside Latin Jazz are free. Tickets are available to the public starting two weeks prior to each event and are “Will Call” only. To order, please call the Shannon Center Box Office at 562.907.4203 or visit its website.
Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts
Add to Calendar 2019-04-24 17:00:00
America/Los_AngelesPresidential Listening Tour: Santa Barbara, CA Gather with alumni, families, and friends to meet Whittier College's 15th President, Linda Oubré.
Home of Evelyn (Brandt) Ricci '72, Santa Barbara, CA