On and Off Campus
January 20th, 2017
8:30am - 2:50pm:
Inauguration Day Teach-In: Learn • Discuss • Act
Learn and discuss issues we will be confronting under a Trump presidency and make plans to take action. Panels and discussion will immediately follow the Inauguration viewing at 8:30 a.m.
January 21st, 2017
youniverse—past, present, future
Running January 17 through March 5, 2017, the collection, rather than being a survey of Savinar’s four-decade studio practice, focuses on two bodies of his work: prints, paintings, and sculpture created between 1994 and 2011; and works conceived in Florence, Italy, in 2014 and others that followed into 2016.until March 5
12:00pm - 5:00pm:
MLK Service Day 2017
Join us in honoring Dr. King through service and learning!
7:00pm - 9:30pm:
Desire for the Sacred
Ten local virtuoso composer/performers, The Resonance Ensemble and organist Greg Homza perform in this high-anticipated concert of original and deeply-felt modern music of many genres. Each piece expresses, in its own voice and perspective, the search for the divine in all its myriad and surprising forms, great and small. This collection of world premiere works is Saturday, Jan 21 @ 7 pm in Agnes Flanagan Chapel at Lewis & Clark College, Portland.
January 22nd, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm:
Reception for youniverse artist Tad Savinar
Reception for artist Tad Savinar and his Hoffman Gallery show youniverse—past, present, future.
January 23rd, 2017
2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture: Marcilynn Burke
Marcilynn Burke, Associate Dean and Professor of Law, University of Houston Professor Burke’s expertise is in environmental, natural resources, land use, and property law. She has served at the U.S Department of the Interior and as the Acting Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management helping develop federal land use, resource management, and regulatory oversight policies.
January 24th, 2017
3:30pm - 5:00pm:
Organizing for Change: Stories from the Undocumented Student Movement
Which strategies do you use to build awareness and effect change on or off campus? Come to this workshop to explore tactics utilized by undocumented students at Freedom University - Georgia.
January 25th, 2017
A Poetry Reading by James Galvin
James Galvin was raised in northern Colorado. He has published eight collections of poetry, most recently EVERYTHING WE ALWAYS KNEW WAS TRUE (Copper Canyon, 2016). He is also the author of the critically acclaimed prose book THE MEADOW, and the novel FENCING THE SKY. His honors include a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Award, a Lannan Literary Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has a home and some horses outside of Tie Siding, Wyoming, and is a member of the permanent faculty of the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
Fighting for Racial Justice During the Trump Presidency: MLK Week Keynote Lecture by James Forman
Professor James Forman Jr. is a noted legal authority on the mass incarceration of black men in the U.S. criminal justice system. He will give our Chamberlin Social Justice lecture for MLK Week 2017, speaking on “Fighting for Racial Justice During the Trump Presidency.” Inspired by Dr. King and other civil rights activists, Forman will offer concrete strategies for improving schools and eliminating the mass incarceration of black men.
Professor Forman teaches at Yale Law School and writes in the areas of criminal procedure and criminal law policy, constitutional law, juvenile justice, and education law and policy. His particular interests are schools, prisons, and police, and those institutions’ race and class dimensions. Professor Forman’s book, titled Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, will be published in the spring of 2017.
January 26th, 2017
3:00pm - 4:30pm:
Battle Trance is a highly regarded saxophone quartet consisting of four tenor saxophonists. They will be doing a brief presentation/performance which should be of special interest to wind players and saxophonists, though all are invited.
This event is FREE and open to the public.