On and Off Campus
January 19th, 2018
MLK Jr. Week 2018
rom January 19th to January 27th, 2018, Lewis & Clark College dedicates an entire week of service, learning, and action to commemorate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights activists. We offer featured speakers, events, and opportunities for service.until January 27
Celebrity Organ Series: Jonathan Dimmock
Our 2nd annual Celebrity Organ Series is back! Please join us as we welcome concert organist, Jonathan Dimmock to Lewis & Clark College. Mr. Dimmock will be performing on our renowned Casavant organ in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. This concert is FREE and open to the public.
January 20th, 2018
11:30am - 5:00pm:
MLK Service Day 2018
Register today! Join us in honoring Dr. King through service and learning.
February 2nd, 2018
Mbira Performance - Noah Benjamin
Join us in Evans Auditorium on Tuesday, February 2nd, as Lewis & Clark student, Noah Benjamin gives an inspiring performance on the Shona instrument Mbira! This concert is FREE and open to the public.
February 6th, 2018
A Poetry Reading by Robert Hass
Robert Hass is, first of all, a poet of great eloquence, clarity, and force, whose work is rooted in the landscapes of his native Northern California. Widely read and much honored, he has brought the kind of energy in his poetry to his work as an essayist, translator, and activist on behalf of poetry, literacy, and the environment. Most notably, in his tenure as United States Poet Laureate. His collection of poems entitled Time and Materials won both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Awarded the MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, twice the National Book Critics’ Circle Award (in 1984 and 1997), the Yale Series of Younger Poets in 1973, and the 2014 Wallace Stevens Award, Robert Hass is a professor of English at UC Berkeley.
February 9th, 2018
We present our 10th annual (Anti)Valentine’s concert, in which the Lewis & Clark choirs and a cappella groups present humorous and poignant music for lovers and haters. Featuring Cappella Nova, Community Chorale, Voces Auream, Kith & Kin, Section Line Drive, the Merry Weathers, and Semper. Katherine FitzGibbon and Brandon Brack, conductors. LIVE STREAMED EVENT
February 13th, 2018
A Fiction Reading by Don Waters
Don Waters is the author of Sunland, a novel, and two story collections, The Saints of Rattlesnake Mountain and Desert Gothic, which won the Iowa Short Fiction Award. His fiction has been widely published and anthologized in the Pushcart Prize, Best of the West, and New Stories from the Southwest.
February 22nd, 2018
55th Annual Arthur L. Throckmorton Lecture
Ayesha Jalal is the Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University where she teaches at both the History Department and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She will give the 55th Annual Arthur L. Throckmorton Memorial Lecture. The title of her talk is “The Light in Islam: Muslims and Liberalism in South Asia.”
Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time”
Lewis & Clark faculty violinist Emily Cole will be joined by Oregon Symphony principal clarinetist James Shield, NYC-based cellist Laura Metcalf, and Romanian pianist Matei Varga for Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time,” one of the most significant chamber music compositions of the twentieth century. The performance will also feature Marin Marais’ “La folia” and Ingolf Dahl’s rarely-performed “Concerto a Tre.”
February 26th, 2018
A Poetry Reading by Paul Merchant
Paul Merchant was born in Wales and taught for many years at Warwick University. Since 1988 he has lived in Oregon, where he was Director of the William Stafford Archives in Watzek Library at Lewis & Clark College. His volumes from Five Seasons Press include Bone from a Stag’s Heart (1988 Poetry Book Society Recommendation), Some Business of Affinity (2006 Oregon Book Award finalist), and Bread & Caviar (2016). His translations from Greek, Modern Greek, Latin and Welsh have been published by Five Seasons, Trask House and Tavern Books.