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January 28th, 2015

January 29th, 2015

  • Image preview 6:00pm: Poetry Reading by Victor Rodríguez Nuñez
    Please join us for an evening of poetry with Victor Rodríguez Nuñez. This event is co-sponsored by the English Department and the Hispanic and Studies and Latin American Studies Departments.

January 30th, 2015

  • Image preview 7:30pm: Dear White People

    Campus Activities Board and Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement present…

    A film by Justin Simien
    DEAR WHITE PEOPLE
    A satire about being a black face in a white place.

    Friday, January 30 at 7:30pm
    Agnes Flanagan Chapel

February 2nd, 2015

  • Image preview 5:00pm: 52nd Annual Arthur L. Throckmorton Memorial Lecture
    The Department of History is delighted to announce Dr. Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College at the University of Chicago, as the 2015 Arthur L. Throckmorton Memorial Lectuerer.  Dr. Chakrabarty’s talk, titled “Historical Research: The Indian Career of A European Ideal,” will track some of the debates and processes through which certain Rankean ideas about historical sources, research, and telling the “truth” about the past found a home in British India.

February 3rd, 2015

  • Image preview 6:30pm - 8:00pm: Lecture by Dr. Ed Baptist (Cornell University)
    Ed Baptist grew up in Durham, North Carolina, and received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University.  He did his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania.  Since then, he has taught first at the University of Miami, and, since 2003, at Cornell University. He will speaking about his new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.

February 4th, 2015

  • Image preview 7:00pm - 8:30pm: An Evening with Sister Helen Prejean and the 20th Anniversary of the film “Dead Man Walking”
    Sister Helen Prejean has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty. Sister Helen is a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph and began working at Hope House from 1981 – 1984. During this time, she was asked to correspond with a death row inmate Patrick Sonnier at Angola. She agreed and became his spiritual adviser. After witnessing his execution, she wrote a book about the experience. The result was Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States.

February 12th, 2015

February 15th, 2015

  • Image preview 3:00pm: Portland Chamber Orchestra: It’s Better with a Baritone
    Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with the PCO and the world’s most romantic voice! Portland Chamber Orchestra presents “It’s Better with a Baritone” on Sunday, February 15, 2015 in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. Acclaimed baritones Rocky Blumhagen and Ron Spivak present a special edition of their two-man Broadway revue featuring some of musical theatre’s most impassioned ballads.

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