Clifford Symposium examines future of the global ocean

Clifford Symposium examines future of the global ocean

By KAYLA LICHTMAN

September 26, 2019

The three-day Clifford Symposium last week brought together a variety of disciplinary perspectives on the future of the ocean.

In Praise of the First-Year Reading Choice and the Program’s Return

In Praise of the First-Year Reading Choice and the Program’s Return

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

October 11, 2018

“The Origin of Others” deals with the very issues that we as an institution must continue to grapple with.

Symposium Commemorates Soviet Culture, Bolshevik Centennial

Symposium Commemorates Soviet Culture, Bolshevik Centennial

By EMMA PATCH and ELIZABETH ZHOU

September 27, 2017

This year’s Clifford Symposium, which took place from Sept. 21 to 23, centered on a topic of historical significance and, amid the turbulence of our present-day political landscape, renewed relevance. Entitled “The Soviet Century: 100 Years of the Russian Revolution,” the symposium consisted of ...

Keynote Speaker Unpacks Mindfulness

Keynote Speaker Unpacks Mindfulness

By Elizabeth Zhou

September 28, 2016

What is mindfulness, and why does everyone keep talking about it? These two basic questions served as the focal point of this year’s Clifford Symposium, entitled “Fully Present: The Art and Science of Mindful Engagement.” Last Thursday, Sep. 22, the College hosted Amishi Jha, an associate profes...

Beyond Body Image Issues: 2015 Clifford Symposium Re-Defines “The ‘Good’ Body”

Beyond Body Image Issues: 2015 Clifford Symposium Re-Defines “The ‘Good’ Body”

By Martina Berger

September 30, 2015

Barak adé Soleil crosses to the middle of the stage. The Chicago-based artist smiles infectiously at the audience. “I’m going to ask you to come closer,” he announces. His deep baritone instantly comforts you and makes you trust him. “There is plenty of space up here with me.” A moment of...

DJ Spooky Shatters Musical Boundaries

DJ Spooky Shatters Musical Boundaries

By Leah Lavigne

September 24, 2014

In honor of the endless technological innovations that shape the way the College community communicates, learns and engages, the 2014 Clifford Symposium centered on the theme of “Transforming the Academy in the Digital Age.” On Sept. 18 and 19, distinguished visiting scholars and faculty members...

Symposium Features Translation Theme

By Viviana Altamirano

September 25, 2013

The College and the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) are teaming up for the first time to co-host the annual Clifford Symposium. This year’s symposium, titled “Translation in a Global Community: Theory and Practice,” will run from Sept. 24 to Sept. 28, and will feature faculty...

Dramatic Performance Partners Art and Science

By Ben Anderson

October 3, 2012

The scenes read in “The Incredible Dramatic Life of Science and Mathematics” opened windows of collaboration between theatre and mathematics, illustrating a relatively new tradition that has captivated audiences the world over. In 1997, while directing a performance of “Arcadia,” Professor of...

Dance Project Pays Tribute to Center for the Arts

By Alan Sutton

October 3, 2012

There is a wonderful building that many of us walk past and through each day. Some see this place as a second home, a daily destination, a place of creation. To prospective students and their families who are bound to walk through it during their first brief visit to the campus, the Kevin P. Mahaney...

Keynote Speaker Discovers Creativity in Conflict

By Sofia Martinez

October 3, 2012

Julie Burstein was the personality chosen to make the keynote speech for the Nicholas R. Clifford Symposium last Thursday Sept. 27 in the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center of the Arts. This year the symposium was dedicated to creativity, a topic that Burstein has studied extensively. In her latest book, Spark:...

wire^2

wire^2

By Leah Pickett

September 29, 2012

  On Thursday, brother and sister Ben Schiffer '10 and Rachel Schiffer '06.5 paired up for "wire^2", an original show that combined Rachel's wire walking, Ben's electronic music, and dance. Rachel currently performs at the Midnight Circus in Chicago, while Ben is set to begin a job in sound desig...

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