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Oldenborg Luncheon Colloquium


To suggest a speaker, please email our Assistant Director, Leanne Thach or call (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 Fall 2014 Schedule

Monday, December 8 Topic TBA
Speaker TBA
Thursday, December 4 Topic TBA
Speaker TBA
Tuesday, December 2 Topic TBA
Speaker TBA
Friday, November 21 Topic TBA
Speaker TBA
Friday, November 7 Thinking Through Transparency: Cuteness, Corruption, and an Anaphylactic Freedom
Amie Elizabeth Parry, Professor of English, National Central University, Taiwan
Co-sponsored by the Asian Studies Program and the Department of History at Pomona College
Thursday, November 6 Documentary Film and Journalism: Bed Fellows or Foes?
Maxim Pozdorovkin, Filmmaker, Harvard Society of Fellows
Co-sponsored by the Department of German and Russian at Pomona College
Thursday, October 30 J-Horror and the Almost Apocalyptic
Daniel O’Neill, Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Berkeley
Co-sponsored by the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures and the Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College
Tuesday, October 28 Once Were Indigenous: Navigating Pacific and North American Indigenous Relationships for Decolonial Possibilities
Kehaulani Natsuko Vaughn, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside
Co-sponsored by the Asian American Resource Center at Pomona College
Friday, October 17 The Road Ahead in Afghanistan
Karl Eikenberry, William J. Perry Fellow in International Security, Center for International Cooperation and Security, Stanford University
Co-sponsored by the International Relations Program at Pomona College
Friday, October 10 1989-2014: New Hegemonies and Cultural Confluences in Europe and Beyond
Peter I. Barta, Professor Emeritus, School of English and Languages, University of Surrey, and Professor of Russian and Comparative Literature, Texas Tech University
Co-sponsored by the Department of German and Russian at Pomona College
Thursday, October 9 The Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong 2014
Wai Kit Choi, Associate Professor of Sociology, California State University, Los Angeles
Yuen-ching Bellette Lee, Postdoctoral Scholar and Lecturer of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles
Angelina Chin, Associate Professor of History, Pomona College
Co-sponsored by the Asian Studies Program and the Department of History at Pomona College
Monday, September 29 U.S. Universities and Those in Europe and Beyond: Similarities and Differences
A. Lee Fritschler, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Policy, George Mason University
Co-sponsored by Scripps College
Thursday, September 25 3.11: Diaster and Change in Japan
Richard J. Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science and Director, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Co-sponsored by the Department of History and the International Relations Program at Pomona College
Monday, September 22 Botes al Amanecer
Carlos Ibarra, Independent Filmmaker, 4 & 1 Siblings Productions
Co-sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program at Pomona College and the Intercollegiate Department of Chicano/a-Latino/a Studies of the Claremont Colleges