Gerard Lavatori, interim associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented his essay "Body Shaming and Redemption in the Fiction of Amélie Nothomb" Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Boardroom.
Speaker and musician Arturo Martinez reminisced about the colorful vibrant houses, children flying kites by the water and the musical feel of his hometown, Veracruz, Mexico. He shared his paintings of Veracruz, a state in the Gulf Coast region of Mexico, to a small group on Sunday at the dA Center of the Arts in Pomona.
Monday’s faculty lecture featured Justin Saldana’s presentation “Language Immersion: Psychosocial Implications,” based on his sabbatical project of traveling to France to study the language there and compare it to how immigrant students here learn English.
Andrea Labinger, professor of Spanish emerita, educated faculty and students on the multiple meanings of translation with her lecture “A Sense of Entitlement: Perlis and Pleasures of Title Translation,” on Monday.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.