On and Off Campus
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 Shields, 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 20th, 2018
3:00pm - 6:00pm:
6th Annual TCK Symposium: Lost (and Found) in Translation – Bridging the Gap Between Cultures
The Third Culture Kids Club will be welcoming Emmy and Telly award-winning producer, speaker, author and educator Teja Arboleda for the 6th Annual TCK Symposium. Third Culture Kids are a group of people who grew up outside of their parents’ culture. We will discuss transitional issues when navigating between cultures that both TCKs and non-TCKs face, and what we can do to make cross-cultural transitions easier. Some key topics will include: assimilation, integration, culture shock and reverse culture shock, traditions or language that cannot be translated, and stereotypes. We will also talk about how these experiences impact identity and relationships with others. Both TCKs and non-TCKs are welcome!
3-3:30pm – Reception
3:30-5pm – Keynote
5-6pm – Panel Discussion
February 19th, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm:
DAMN be HUMBLE: Addressing the Flaws in Secular and Theological Responses to Injustice
DAMN be HUMBLE is the 2018 Chamberlin Social Justice Forum, featuring Dr. Daymond Glenn and Dr. Jess Bielman. Glenn and Bielman will be discussing the flaws in secular and theological responses to injustice, and what we can do about it.
Dr. Daymond Glenn MEd ’03, EdD ’09, is back at Lewis & Clark as the new assistant director of the Teaching Excellence Program. As a visiting assistant professor, Glenn is also teaching courses this term on critical hip-hop studies and contemporary African-American issues in urban America.
Dr. Jess Bielman is the Director of Campus Ministries and Assistant Professor of Christian Ministries at Warner Pacific College, a Christian liberal arts college in Portland, OR. Bielman received his D.Min. from Wesley Seminary in Washington D.C. focusing on Spirituality and Storytelling. He also co-pastors a house church.
The Chamberlin Social Justice Forum is sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.
What’s Next? Eco-Materialism and Contemporary AR
What is the role of the artist in conveying complex and emotional issues related to ecological and social catastrophe?
Lecture by Linda Weintraub.
February 17th, 2018
6:00pm - 9:00pm:
2018 PILP Auction
Please join the Public Interest Law Project for an evening of magic and intrigue at our 27th Annual Secret Garden Auction
Franya Berkman and Obo Addy World Music Concert
The Lewis & Clark Music Department presents its 6th annual Franya Berkman & Obo Addy World Music Concert in Evans Auditorium. This concert, presented in memory of our beloved World Music faculty members, will feature performances of music from Indonesia, India, Ghana, Zimbabwe and Spain by Lewis & Clark students.
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.
5:00pm - 7:00pm:
Reception for the Artists: Joel W. Fisher and Jess Perlitz
Reception for the this semester’s faculty art exhibition: Joel W. Fisher’s Abridged Proof and Jess Perlitz’s Forever washing itself.
February 11th, 2018
Film Screening - Thin Ice: A Polar Bear’s Plight
Join Watzek Library and Lake Oswego Public Library for a screening of “Thin Ice: A Polar Bear’s Plight”, a year long chronicle by the Oregonian/OregonLive about Nora the polar bear. Sunday, February 11 at 2 pm in the Council Chamber.