This semester’s program is titled “Dangerous Conversations: Raced/Gendered/Classed Violence in the USA,” and will focus on differences and privilege.Read More
Philosopher Derek Parfit Visits Scripps
On Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17, world-famous philosopher Derek Parfit came to Scripps College to give the annual Merlan Lecture, established in 1969, and to contribute to the Humanity Institute’s second conference of the semester, “Humans and Selves.”Read More
Who Do You Think You Are? Scripps Humanities Institute Begins New Speaker Series
The Humanities Institute asks the question “who do you think you are?” in its Spring 2015 program, Concepts of Self. Through a series of lectures and workshops, students enrolled in the Institute (as well as others who wish to attend lectures) will examine what “self” really means and how it affects our daily lives.Read More
Exploring "The Sound of Silence"
Is silence the absence of sound? That is the main question the Humanities Institute is exploring in this Fall’s program, “The Sound of Silence”.Read More