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Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium


To suggest a speaker, please email or call our Assistant Director, Leanne Thach, at (909) 607-1159.
5C students swipe and CUC faculty and staff may sign-in for Oldenborg Dining Hall access. Community members may attend at Oldenborg’s discretion and incur a charge.

Tentative Spring 2015 Schedule

Tuesday, 5/5 TBA
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Monday, 5/4 TBA
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Thursday, 4/30 TBA
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Tuesday, 4/28 Of Cells and Siren Songs: Call of the Wild
Zachary Mirman, Research Technician, Howard Hughes Medical Institute & Sloan Kettering Institute
Co-sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Pomona College
Thursday, 4/23 The Comparative Imperative: How Studying Ancient East Asia and Rome Can Make Us Better Global Citizens
Wiebke Denecke, Associate Professor of Chinese, Japanese, & Comparative Literature, Boston University
Co-sponsored by the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures and the Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College
Monday, 4/20 Indonesian – Latin American Relations:Partnership for a Better Future
Sulthon Sjahril Sabaruddin, Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Department of Economics, Pomona College
Friday, 4/17 TBA
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Tuesday, 4/14 Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display
Peggy Levitt, Professor of Sociology, Wellesley College, and Co-director of Transnational Studies Initiative, Harvard University
Co-sponsored by the Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College
Monday, 4/13 TBA
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Tuesday, 3/31 Libya: What Next?
Amal Suleiman El-Obeidi, Associate Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Benghazi, Libya
Co-sponsored by the Hollings Center for International Dialogue, the Asian Studies Program, the Academic Dean’s Office, the Office of International Initiatives, the International Relations Program, and the WIG Fund at Pomona College
Friday, 3/13 The Showroom of America: Venezuela’s Image and Propaganda in the Caribbean Cold War
Tomás Helmut Straka Medina Fulbright Fellow, Pomona College
Thursday, 3/12 Russia by Design: Adventures of Ideas in Global Culture
Ilya Oskolkov-Tsentsiper, Founder, Afisha, and President, Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design
Co-sponsored by the Department of German and Russian at Pomona College
Tuesday, 3/10 Peace Corps: The Journey of a Lifetime
Tiffany Tai, Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps
Co-sponsored by the International Relations Program and the Office of International Initiatives at Pomona College
Thursday, 2/26 Failing for Good: Embracing Failure in Global Health and Development
Peter Navario, Director of Global Health Strategy and Associate Research Professor of Global Health, NYU
Co-sponsored by the International Relations Program and the Office of International Initiatives at Pomona College
Wednesday, 2/25 No Accounting of Taste? Writing About Food in Japanese War Diaries, 1937-1945
Aaron William Moore, Lecturer of East Asian History, University of Manchester, UK
Co-sponsored by the Department of History at Pomona College
Tuesday, 2/24 The Road to the 2015 Paris Climate Change Summit: Does Brazil Have What it Takes to Lead the World?
Binka Le Breton, Co-founder and Co-director, Iracambi Research Center, Brazil
Co-sponsored by the International Relations Program and Department of Politics at Pomona College
Monday, 2/23 Language Justice is Social Justice: Strategies for Building Multilingual Spaces in Los Angeles
Jen Hofer and Ana Paula Noguez Mercado, Co-founders of Antena Los Ángeles
Thursday, 2/19 Framing the Female Collaborator in Neoliberal Chile
Ksenija Bilbija, Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Co-sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program at Pomona College
Friday, 2/13 The 2014 Iberian and Oldenborg International Research and Travel Grant Recipients
Alana Murphy PO ’15, and Scott Panek, PO ’15
Co-sponsored by the Iberian Grant Committee at Pomona College
Thursday, 2/12 The 2014 Oldenborg International Research and Travel Grant Recipients
Spencer Heim, PO’15, and Jared Kalow, PO’15