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  • Michelle V. Switzer | Whittier College
    Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Philosophy Homepage Slider Faculty Master Professor Paul Kjellberg explores real world applications of the liberal arts Read more Living in the Moment Buddhist temple retreat offers escape from hassles of everyday life Read more A Look Inside From History of Social Thought to Development of Buddhist Philosophical Thought a preview of our philosophy courses Learn more Far from the ordinary of home Classical Greece and Rome philosophy course takes students abroad Read more Prev Next In This Section Philosophy Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support Philosophy About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Philosophy Michelle V Switzer Michelle V Switzer Associate Professor Department of Philosophy 562 907 4200 ext 4436 mswitzer whittier edu Academic History B A Oberlin College M A Ph D University of Toronto Academic Focus Social Philosophy Value Theory Theory of Ideology Feminist Philosophy Eco and Environmental Philosophy Philosophy of Race Anti Colonial philosophy Bio Michelle Switzer is a value theorist and social philosopher studying ideology as the complex ways we are pressured to feel and behave against our own interests most especially at the expense of oppressed others and of nature Switzer was trained as an Anglo analytic political philosopher Yet placed at a Hispanic serving institution she has developed competence in philosophy of race and anti colonial philosophy growing the fruits of interdisciplinary teaching to address the interests of the diverse student population This process was helped by an Irvine grant to diversify the curriculum in 2006

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/philosophy/switzer (2016-01-26)
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  • Environmental Sciences Latest News | Whittier College
    Courses During JanTerm The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates In addition to the traditional semester long experience Whittier College offers student the opportunity to More Wednesday October 21 2015 The College to Host Waking the Green Tiger Filmmakers The programming is part of the College s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment During the week of November 16 20 2015 Whittier College s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment LIASE program will host award More Wednesday October 7 2015 Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education The award will significantly increase the College s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education s Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a 2 6M grant to enhance STEM Science More Monday September 28 2015 Poets Serve Community in 21st Annual Helping Hands Day More than 100 Whittier College students alumni staff faculty and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast More Tuesday September 22 2015 Whittier and Broadoaks Students Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus the celebration of peace was led by children from The More Sunday September 6 2015 Whittier Welcomes Class of 2019 Whittier welcomed the Class of 2019 composed of 454 first years and 76 transfer students who descended upon campus on September 6 for the start of New Student Orientation This cohort is one of Whittier s

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  • Upcoming Environmental Sciences Events | Whittier College
    Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Environmental Science Homepage Slider TOWARD A MORE SUSTAINABLE EARTH Whittier s Environmental Science Environmental Studies program examines the world s ever present environmental issues Learn more Life Among The Pokomo Conservation research brings Amber Orozco 13 to Kenya s Tana River Forest Read more Alumni Spotlight Award winning biogeochemist educator and author James N Galloway 66 Read more Prev Next In This Section Environmental Science Mobile About Preview of Courses Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Upcoming Environmental Sciences Events Upcoming Environmental Sciences Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Feb 15 Mon 02 15 2016 8 00am Presidents Day College Open Mar 14 Mon 03 14 2016 8 00am Spring Break Apr 23 Sat 04 23 2016 12 00am Passover May 03 Tue 05 03 2016 8 00am End of Spring Term May 04 Wed 05 04 2016 8 00am Faculty Reading Day May 05 Thu 05 05 2016 8 00am Final Exams May 13 Fri 05 13 2016 8 00am Commencement May 30 Mon 05 30 2016 8 00am Memorial Day College Closed Jul 04 Mon 07 04 2016 8 00am Independence Day College Closed Sep 05 Mon 09 05 2016 8 00am Labor Day College Open Sep 07 Wed 09 07 2016 8 00am Fall Term Begins Oct 03 Mon 10 03 2016 8 00am Rosh Hashana Oct 12 Wed 10 12 2016 8 00am Yom Kippur Oct 14

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/environmental-sciences/events (2016-01-26)
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  • Academics in Action | Whittier College
    interdisciplinary minor emphasizing film as an artistic form and component in the expressions of life Learn more From Josey Wales to Million Dollar Baby Professor and students unravel the complex persona of Clint Eastwood Read more Future in Film Fulbright Fellow Veronica Moreno 12 grabs her camera and heads to Argentina Read more Prev Next In This Section Film Studies Mobile Menu About Preview of Courses Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Film Studies Academics in Action Academics in Action On 2 Oct 2013 By admin 0 Comments FROM JOSEY WALES TO MILLION DOLLAR BABY Professor and Students Unravel the Complex Persona of Clint Eastwood by Joe Evans 15 IT S JANTERM YOU VE ENROLLED IN FILM 290 FILMS OF CLINT EASTWOOD and are entering Hoover 100 which is known for its movie theater seating and enormous projection screen the perfect setting for a class full of action packed films In walks an added bonus Professor Rich Cheatham Something about Cheatham will look familiar to you Something about his deliberate step his tall frame gravelly voice and the squint in his eyes Then it will suddenly click your professor can double for Clint Eastwood But it s not just the look Cheatham is probably the biggest Eastwood fan out there and you can tell by the passion infused in his class FILM 290 provides an immersive experience in various films Eastwood acted and directed in from classics such as Dirty Harry and The Good the Bad and the Ugly to some of his recent works like Million Dollar Baby and Gran Torino to analyze the complex persona of Eastwood himself both on and off camera And Eastwood is complex In The Outlaw Josey Wales he epitomizes a gruff

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/film/research/eastwood (2016-01-26)
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  • Academics in Action | Whittier College
    Wales to Million Dollar Baby Professor and students unravel the complex persona of Clint Eastwood Read more Future in Film Fulbright Fellow Veronica Moreno 12 grabs her camera and heads to Argentina Read more Prev Next In This Section Film Studies Mobile Menu About Preview of Courses Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Film Studies Academics in Action Academics in Action On 21 Nov 2013 By mramos1 0 Comments FUTURE IN FILM Fulbright Fellow Veronica Moreno 12 Grabs Her Camera and Heads to Argentina from The Rock Winter 2013 FASCINATED WITH ARGENTINE HISTORY AND CULTURE Veronica Moreno 12 will be headed south in spring 2013 to participate in the Fulbright Teaching Assistantship program which involves spending at least 20 hours a week helping teach English language at an assigned foreign school Moreno who was the executive producer of the Video Production Studio at Whittier also plans to work with a group of students to produce a 15 30 minute short film I will be guiding them through the entire process from the pre production stages all the way to the screening of their short said Moreno who will also be using the project as a way to improve participants English skills namely by having them read and analyze scripts as well as teaching them about creative writing through screenwriting And since technology is developing so rapidly now I also think it will be important to provide training for and access to more advanced instruments and techniques so they are able to communicate through a visual medium the issues that are so important to them she added Using film as way to bridge cultural connections has been a successful strategy for Moreno in the past While studying abroad in

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/film/research/moreno (2016-01-26)
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  • Preview of Courses | Whittier College
    Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Film Slider Acquisition Experimentation Articulation Demonstration Film Studies at Whittier is an interdisciplinary minor emphasizing film as an artistic form and component in the expressions of life Learn more From Josey Wales to Million Dollar Baby Professor and students unravel the complex persona of Clint Eastwood Read more Future in Film Fulbright Fellow Veronica Moreno 12 grabs her camera and heads to Argentina Read more Prev Next In This Section Film Studies Mobile Menu About Preview of Courses Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Film Studies Preview of Courses Preview of Courses On 29 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The following are courses that have been offered or are usually offered by the Film Studies program For a comprehensive list of courses please refer to the current Schedule of Classes or Course Catalog FILM 270 Film Genre This course surveys the major films filmmakers themes and issues of a major film genre e g American film noir American screwball comedy The genres will vary from semester to semester and during any given term the genre might be the musical gangster western film noir or horror films Lectures and discussions are supplemented by class screenings FILM 275 Film Movements This course explores the major films filmmakers themes and issues of a particular critical fashion or period in the history of cinema e g Hollywood Renaissance 1967 1977 During one term the course may

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  • Clubs & Organizations | Whittier College
    the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Film Slider Acquisition Experimentation Articulation Demonstration Film Studies at Whittier is an interdisciplinary minor emphasizing film as an artistic form and component in the expressions of life Learn more From Josey Wales to Million Dollar Baby Professor and students unravel the complex persona of Clint Eastwood Read more Future in Film Fulbright Fellow Veronica Moreno 12 grabs her camera and heads to Argentina Read more Prev Next In This Section Film Studies Mobile Menu About Preview of Courses Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Film Studies Clubs Organizations Clubs Organizations On 29 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of Film Studies offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of clubs and organizations that promote academic and professional growth and more importantly connect students to peers who want

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  • Facilities | Whittier College
    Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Film Slider Acquisition Experimentation Articulation Demonstration Film Studies at Whittier is an interdisciplinary minor emphasizing film as an artistic form and component in the expressions of life Learn more From Josey Wales to Million Dollar Baby Professor and students unravel the complex persona of Clint Eastwood Read more Future in Film Fulbright Fellow Veronica Moreno 12 grabs her camera and heads to Argentina Read more Prev Next In This Section Film Studies Mobile Menu About Preview of Courses Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Film Studies Facilities Facilities On 29 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Whittier College s Media Center located on the second floor of Platner Hall provides Film Studies minors with a wide range of audio visual services and an extensive software library of

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