Student Fellows of the Munro Center for Social Inquiry at Pitzer College

Please see below for a great opportunity at the Claremont Colleges!  1-2 of the Student Fellow slots will be open to CGU students.  Please contact Dr. Ferrell if you would like to apply!

The Munro Center for Social Inquiry at Pitzer College



MCSI’s Fall 2015 programming will focus on the theme ARCHIVE

Students of The Claremont Colleges can apply to be Student Fellows of the Center for each fall semester. MCSI Student Fellows enroll in MCSI 195, which involves attending all of the fall events of the Center, small group meetings with the Center’s visiting speakers, and the preparation of a semester-long research paper or media presentation. The position of Student Fellow in the Center is limited to 18 students, with 12 spaces reserved for Pitzer students and up to six spaces available for students from the other Claremont Colleges.

MCSI Student Fellow Application

Tentative Schedule (all lectures are held at 4:15pm in Benson Auditorium)

Laura Wexler: September 15, Atherton Lecture and Dinner
Professor of American Studies, Yale University
Juxtapositions: Archive, Image and Event

Rebecca Comay: September 22
Professor, Philosophy and the Centre of Comparative Literature, the University of Toronto
Archive, Inventory, Testament: Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project

Jennifer Morgan: September 29
Professor of History, New York University
Partus Sequitur Ventrem

Geert Lovink: October 6
Founding Director of the Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
Politics of Mask Design: Critical Internet Culture after Snowden

Kara Keeling and Thenmozhi Soundararajan: October 13
Associate Professor of Cinematic Arts, USC and Founder, Third World Majority
From Third Cinema to Media Justice: Third World Majority

Maria Cotera: October 27
Professor of Women’s Studies and American Culture, University of Michigan
Chicana Technologies of Memory Before and After the Digital Turn

Brewster Kahle: November 3
Co-founder of the Internet Archive
Universal Access to all Knowledge

David Shorter: November 10
Professor of World Arts and Cultures/Dance at UCLA
Archiving Intersubjectivity

Laurie Taylor: November 17
Digital Scholarship Librarian at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida
Why there’s no such thing as a dead archive

(Tentative schedule: subject to change)

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