Choi Auditorium

Location url: 
https://map.oxy.edu/?id=1103#!m/276705

Presented by the Department of Media Arts & Culture with the generous support of the Remsen Bird Fund. A Core 99 event.


Oct27
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
2022-10-27 18:30:00 2022-10-27 20:30:00 A live in-person Q&A with Joey Soloway, the Emmy winning creator of the TV Series Transparent

Joey Soloway is one of the most prominent non-binary creators in Hollywood.

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Joey Soloway is one of the most prominent non-binary creators in Hollywood.

Tags: Arts

Join us for the 22 nd Animation Show of Shows - a screening of acclaimed international short animated films followed by a Q&A panel with with religious studies and Asian Studies Professor Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, MAC Professor Amanda Tasse, and Animation Show of Shows founder, Ron Diamond.

Please find the Youtube link here


Sep28
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
2022-09-28 18:00:00 2022-09-28 20:30:00 22nd Animation Show of Shows: Inaugural Short Animated Film Screening at Oxy

Films include a recent restoration of Oscar winning film, The Man Who Planted Trees, and short films exploring a range of topics including environmental health, happiness, leaving home, a post-apocalyptic world, masks from around the world, and more. Selected production artwork from the films will be exhibited. There will be a pre-screening reception 6-7pm outside of Choi with light refreshments (pizza, dessert) served. Surgical grade or higher masks (N95, KN95, KN94) must be worn in the auditorium.

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Films include a recent restoration of Oscar winning film, The Man Who Planted Trees, and short films exploring a range of topics including environmental health, happiness, leaving home, a post-apocalyptic world, masks from around the world, and more. Selected production artwork from the films will be exhibited. There will be a pre-screening reception 6-7pm outside of Choi with light refreshments (pizza, dessert) served. Surgical grade or higher masks (N95, KN95, KN94) must be worn in the auditorium.

Sponsored by: Media Arts & Culture
Tags: Arts

Featuring a newly remastered version of this cult classic, director Steve De Jarnatt ’74 will be in attendance for a post-screening conversation moderated by MAC Professor Allison de Fren. 

*Surgical grade or higher masks (N95, KN95, KN94) must be worn in the auditorium.


Nov10
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2022-11-10 19:00:00 2022-11-10 21:00:00 MAC Cinematheque: Cherry 2000 Screening + Q&A

This screening is part of the Media Arts & Culture Department's Fall 2022 MAC Cinematheque series, which brings together the Occidental and Los Angeles communities to explore representational questions tied to a chosen theme. 

Stay tuned for the Spring 2023 series: "Oxy Creates: Media and Scholarship by MAC Faculty.

The series is sponsored by the Media Arts & Culture Department (MAC) in collaboration with  Institutional Advancement and Alumni and Parent Engagement, with support from the Mellon Arts & Technology Grant. 

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022

This screening is part of the Media Arts & Culture Department's Fall 2022 MAC Cinematheque series, which brings together the Occidental and Los Angeles communities to explore representational questions tied to a chosen theme. 

Stay tuned for the Spring 2023 series: "Oxy Creates: Media and Scholarship by MAC Faculty.

The series is sponsored by the Media Arts & Culture Department (MAC) in collaboration with  Institutional Advancement and Alumni and Parent Engagement, with support from the Mellon Arts & Technology Grant. 

Sponsored by: Media Arts & Culture

This year's Sterling Lecture will be given by Professor Mary Beth Heffernan.


Sep15
4:45 pm
2022-09-15 16:45:00 2022-09-15 16:45:00 Sterling Lecture: Meat Word, Sugar Foot, Knife Tongue: Body, Language and the Space In-Between

Professor Mary Beth Heffernan will trace the arc of her research-based art practice, illuminating the questions and material explorations that inform her work.

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022

Professor Mary Beth Heffernan will trace the arc of her research-based art practice, illuminating the questions and material explorations that inform her work.

This year's Phi Beta Kappa Lecturer--economist, enviornmental activist, author, hemp farmer, grandmother and two-time former Green Party Vice president, Winona La Duke--comes to Oxy April 14th to speak about the green path for the future and indigenous knowledge. 


Apr14
7:00 pm
2022-04-14 19:00:00 2022-04-14 19:00:00 Lighting the 8th Fire

Winona LaDuke is a Harvard-educated economist, environmental activist, author, hemp farmer, grandmother, and a two-time former Green Party Vice President candidate with Ralph Nader. LaDuke specializes in rural development, economic, food, and energy sovereignty and environmental justice.

An international thought leader and lecturer in climate justice, renewable energy, and environmental justice, Winona LaDuke is also an advocate for protecting Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering. 

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Thursday, April 14, 2022

Winona LaDuke is a Harvard-educated economist, environmental activist, author, hemp farmer, grandmother, and a two-time former Green Party Vice President candidate with Ralph Nader. LaDuke specializes in rural development, economic, food, and energy sovereignty and environmental justice.

An international thought leader and lecturer in climate justice, renewable energy, and environmental justice, Winona LaDuke is also an advocate for protecting Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering. 

Please join us for an informal conversation with Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Everything You Wanted to Know about the United Nations in the Midst of Global Crises


Apr4
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2022-04-04 18:00:00 2022-04-04 20:00:00 UN Week 2022 - Everything You Wanted to Know about the United Nations in the Midst of Global Crises

Mr. Dujarric previously served as Spokesperson for Secretaries-General Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-moon, the Director of News and Media for the UN Department of Public Information, and the Director of Communications for UNDP.

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Monday, April 4, 2022

Mr. Dujarric previously served as Spokesperson for Secretaries-General Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-moon, the Director of News and Media for the UN Department of Public Information, and the Director of Communications for UNDP.

Tags: Academic

Guy Aoki (Occidental Class of ’84) will be speaking at his alma mater about the work he’s done over the last 30 years with Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA), the all-volunteer media watchdog organization he co-founded in 1992.


Mar2
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2022-03-02 17:00:00 2022-03-02 19:00:00 Guy Aoki '84, Media Action Network for Asian Americans

During this multimedia presentation, Aoki will share his experiences dealing with the television networks, movie studios and radio stations while pushing for more inclusion and sensitive portrayals of Asian Americans.  He’ll address the growing problem of white-washing, where Hollywood takes Asian or Asian American source material and hires non-Asians for the lead roles.  He’

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

During this multimedia presentation, Aoki will share his experiences dealing with the television networks, movie studios and radio stations while pushing for more inclusion and sensitive portrayals of Asian Americans.  He’ll address the growing problem of white-washing, where Hollywood takes Asian or Asian American source material and hires non-Asians for the lead roles.  He’

This event will be held in-person and will also be available to live-stream via Zoom.


Oct15
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
2021-10-15 16:00:00 2021-10-15 17:30:00 A Conversation with Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez, author of For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges & Tender Hearts

Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez was born in Managua, Nicaragua but calls Nashville, Tennessee home. She got her Masters of Divinity from Vanderbilt University in the Spring of 2015. The bulk of her work is around making accessible, through storytelling and curating content, the theories and heavy material that is oftentimes only taught in the racist/classist institutions known as academia.

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Friday, October 15, 2021

Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez was born in Managua, Nicaragua but calls Nashville, Tennessee home. She got her Masters of Divinity from Vanderbilt University in the Spring of 2015. The bulk of her work is around making accessible, through storytelling and curating content, the theories and heavy material that is oftentimes only taught in the racist/classist institutions known as academia.

With Cerise Castle, a Los Angeles-based multimedia journalist with credits at Los Angeles Magazine, NPR, Vice News, Knock LA, and more.


Sep23
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
2021-09-23 17:00:00 2021-09-23 18:30:00 A Tradition of Violence: The History of Deputy Gangs in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

This event is sponsored by the Intercultural Community Center and the departments of Critical Theory and Social Justice, Politics, Sociology, and Urban and Environmental Policy with funding generously provided by the Remsen Bird Fund. This lecture will be recorded for those who cannot attend in person. 

 

*This event will require the use of a mask and will follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines set out by the College.

America/Los_Angeles public
Event Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021

This event is sponsored by the Intercultural Community Center and the departments of Critical Theory and Social Justice, Politics, Sociology, and Urban and Environmental Policy with funding generously provided by the Remsen Bird Fund. This lecture will be recorded for those who cannot attend in person. 

 

*This event will require the use of a mask and will follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines set out by the College.

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