October 4-6, 2013
Schedule of Events
View this page for a list of area lodging offering special discounts to Lewis & Clark visitors. PLEASE NOTE: The Portland Marathon occurs on the same weekend, so please book downtown lodging early or book lodging in Lake Oswego.
Diderot at 300: An Exhibit on Making Knowledge in the 18th Century Watzek Library
Other Levels of Meaning: Ralph Ellison’s Foreign Language Editions, an Exhibit from the Personal Collection of John F. Callahan Watzek Library
FIGURE/GROUND Stephen Hayes: A Thirty-Year Retrospective Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art
Wednesday, October 2
8-10pm Student band performance at Maggie’s Cafe. (No registration needed.)
Thursday, October 3
7:30pm Magician Norman Ng in Council Chambers. (No registration needed.)
Friday, October 4
9:45-11:30am Venture Competition Finals Session 1. (No registration needed.)
1-7:30pm Check in, located at the Campus Information Office, Gate 3
1:00-2:40pm Venture Competition Finals Session 2. (No registration needed.)
3-4:30pm President’s Welcome and Faculty and Staff Reception
4:30pm “Diderot, Champion of the Liberal Arts” Associate Professor of French Isabelle DeMarte and Current Students.
5pm L&C History Scavenger Hunt, Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association
5-7pm Dinner, Fields Dining Room
5:30pm “A Rich Darkness: Discovering the William Stafford Archives at Lewis & Clark College.” A short informational tour of the expansive and complex workings of the literary archives of William Stafford by college archivists Doug Erickson, Jeremy Skinner and Zach Selley.
7pm Stafford Poetry Reading. A selection of poems read by current faculty, students and alumni. Curated by Associate Professor of English Mary Szybist.
Saturday, October 5
7:30am-6:30pm Check in, located at the Campus Information Office, Gate 3
8am Parents Council Meeting
8:30am Homecoming Fun Run. Parents, alumni, friends and kids are invited to take part in a 2-mile fun run, jog or walk across campus. Prizes awarded for best Pio spirit, so don your orange and black!
9am Pioneer College Session I
- “Is That All There Is? Why Philosophers Think There Is More to the Brain”
Professor of Philosophy Becko Copenhaver
10:30am Pioneer College Session II
- “Teaching the Stafford Archives”
Assistant Professor of English Pauls Toutonghi
- “Making Success of Your Four Years” Career Development Center staff
10:30am-1pm Brunch. Fields Dining Hall opens 30 minutes early for Saturday brunch.
12 Noon-End of 3rd Quarter 10th Annual Tailgate Extravaganza. A family-friendly event with clam chowder to keep you warm. Mingle in a tent right on the field.
1pm Homecoming Football game v. University of Puget Sound
5pm Pioneer College Session III
- “Who are ‘Islamists’ and What Do They Want?”
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Paul Powers
6pm Parent-Student Dinner with Anna Gonzalez “Success at L&C and Beyond.” Family members and their students are invited to eat with the dean of students and her staff.
7pm Volleyball game v. George Fox University
8pm A Capella Performance
Sunday, October 6
11am-1pm Parent-Student Goodbye Brunch and Information Fair. Family members are invited to brunch with their students and to visit a variety of Student Life stations.
12 Noon Soccer game v. George Fox University