Fall 2014 Events


Art Exhibit: American Sitcom
ARTISTS: Takuji Kogo & Mike Bode

Tuesday, September 16
4 p.m.
Kallick Gallery, West Hall

A multi-channel video installation, American Sitcom uses text animations of transcriptions of monologues taken from online V-logger’s videos that have been uploaded to YouTube. A talk given by the artists will explore the viral nature of the Internet and how it relates to their exhibit.

Atherton Dinner and Film Screening: United in Anger
DIRECTORS: Jim Hubbard and Sarah Schulman

Tuesday, September 23
4:15-6 p.m.
Benson Auditorium

jim-hubbardsarah-schulmanUnited in Anger: A History of ACT UP (2012)  is an inspiring documentary about the activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the AIDS epidemic. Using oral histories and rare archival footage, the film depicts the efforts of ACT UP as it battles corporate greed, social indifference and government neglect.

Join filmmakers Jim Hubbard and Sarah Schulman for a Q&A after the film. A panel discussion with local activists will follow at Pitzer’s yearly Atherton Dinner, which will begin at 6:15.

RSVPs are required to attend the Atherton Dinner. Please email: Rachel_Durkin@pitzer.edu.

Art Exhibition: ALLIED AGAINST AIDS: Sue Coe’s AIDS Portfolio

Thursday, September 25
5-11 p.m.
Pomona College Museum of Art

Drawn from the permanent collection of the Pomona College Museum of Art, this exhibit showcases the work of “graphic witness” Sue Coe. As part of the mobilization to raise consciousness about AIDS, Coe’s AIDS Portfolio preserves the voices of those ravaged by AIDS and the urgent need for action.

Lecture: Dr. Nigel Taylor
Research Scientist at Danforth Center

Tuesday, November 11
4:15 p.m.
Benson Auditorium

Dr. Nigel Taylor’s research focuses on plant tissue culture and the genetic transformation technologies required to deliver genetically improved cassava to farmers in East and West Africa.

Speakers: Monica Palacios, Joey Terrill and Robb Hernandez

Monday, December 1
2 p.m.
Benson Auditorium

“Queer Latinidad: Histories of AIDS Consciousness from Los Angeles” makes visible queer Latina/o artists, scholars and activists who have shaped social consciousness through their creative forms of expression in Los Angeles.

The panel is part of a week-long schedule of activities and events supporting World AIDS day.