Fall 2023


Monday, September 25 - “A Ruler to Measure the Universe” (in conjunction with Wignall)

LECTURE & WORKSHOP Henrietta Swann Leavitt

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm/ Location – CA-211


Wednesday, October 4 - Surviving College: A Walking Tour of Chaffey Resources

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meet on the steps in front of the SSA Building

Contact Professor Deckard Hodge ( for more information


Wednesday, October 18 – Beyond the Page: A Faculty Reading and Conversation on Craft - Featuring Chaffey faculty writers Michelle Dowd, Angela Cardinale, Ryan Falcioni, Arthur Kayzakian, Adam Martinez, Laura Picklesimer and Vicki Tulacro

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm/ Location – Wignall Museum Patio

Hosted by Professor Laura Picklesimer


Tuesday, October 24 - Film Screening: My Scientology Movie by Louis Theroux

12:30 pm

Location – Fontana Campus – Room TBA

Hosted by Professor Sean Connelly and Professor Robert (Ian Jones)


Wednesday, November 8 – Discussion with Professor Dan Miller – Professor of Religion and Practitioner at Center for Trauma Resolution and Recovery

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm/ Location - TBA

Hosted by Professor Robert (Ian) Jones


Monday, November 13 4:00 p.m. deadline – Poetry Contest

Create a poem based on the college book, Forager: Field Notes for Surviving a Family Cult – A Memoir by Michelle Dowd. Poems must be no longer than one page. Prizes will be gift cards. Submit poems to Professor Ian Jones: Questions? Contact: Professor Sean Connelly: or Professor Shelley Marcus:


Wednesday, November 15 “Q & A with Professor Michelle Dowd” on Forager Field Notes for Surviving a Family Cult – a Memoir

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm via Zoom

Hosted by Professor Danny Keener