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Academic Events

Below are the next three upcoming events for each academic undergraduate program at Lewis & Clark.

Art

September 30th, 2014

October 21st, 2014

October 28th, 2014

 

Biochemistry

October 25th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm: An Evening with Bill Nye the Science Guy

    Bill Nye — scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor—will bring his special brand of pop culture science literacy to Portland on Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m. at the Pamplin Sports Center at Lewis & Clark, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road. The event is open to public; doors open at 6 p.m.

    At the event, Nye will delve into his early history, the importance of science education, and inspiring others to change the world through it. Nye has worked to make science entertaining and accessible for most of his life. He initially discovered a talent for tutoring in high school, and spent afternoons and summers demystifying math for his fellow students.

 

Biology

October 8th, 2014

  • Image preview 3:30pm - 4:30pm: Wolfram Mathematica 10
    The software, Mathematica, is used by many on campus. The new upgrade to Mathematica 10, will be explained by our rep from Wolfram, Paul Fish.

October 25th, 2014

 

Chemistry

October 25th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm: An Evening with Bill Nye the Science Guy

    Bill Nye — scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor—will bring his special brand of pop culture science literacy to Portland on Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m. at the Pamplin Sports Center at Lewis & Clark, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road. The event is open to public; doors open at 6 p.m.

    At the event, Nye will delve into his early history, the importance of science education, and inspiring others to change the world through it. Nye has worked to make science entertaining and accessible for most of his life. He initially discovered a talent for tutoring in high school, and spent afternoons and summers demystifying math for his fellow students.

 

East Asian Studies

No events

 

Economics

No events

 

English

October 23rd, 2014

  • Image preview 5:30pm: A Fiction Reading with Alexis Smith
    The English department is delighted to welcome author Alexis Smith.  Her first novel, Glaciers, was published by Tin House Books.  Her second novel, Islands, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin.

October 30th, 2014

  • Image preview 6:00pm: A Poetry Reading with Henry Carlile
    Please join the English department for an evening of poetry with Henry Carlile, who will read from his most recent publication, Oregon.  Refreshments will be provided.

November 5th, 2014

  • Image preview 5:30pm: Fiction Reading by Peyton Marshall
    Please join the English Department for an evening with fiction writer Peyton Marshall. Her work has appeared in The New York TimesTin House, and A Public Space among others, as well as the recent release of her debut novel, Goodhouse.
    Refreshments will be provided.

 

Environmental Studies

October 14th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm - 9:00pm: The Environmental Affairs Symposium Keynote
    The 17th annual Environmental Affairs Symposium: “We the Athropos”, will hold its keynote event at Ecotrust in downtown Portland.  Speakers Lesley Head and Paul Robbins will be highlighted.

October 15th, 2014

  • Image preview 11:00am - 8:30pm: The Environmental Affairs Symposium: We the Anthropos

    The Environmental Affairs Symposium 2014 at Lewis & Clark College explores the era of the Anthropocene via keynote dialogue, a wide range of scholarly sessions, and other events designed for participants.  See Wednesday’s schedule by clicking on the link above.

October 16th, 2014

  • Image preview 3:00pm - 10:00pm: The Environmental Affairs Symposium: We the Anthropos

    The Environmental Affairs Symposium 2014 at Lewis & Clark College explores the era of the Anthropocene via keynote dialogue, a wide range of scholarly sessions, and other events designed for participants.  See Thursday’s Schedule by clicking on the link above.

 

Ethnic Studies

October 27th, 2014

  • Image preview 6:00pm - 8:00pm: Screening of Jose Antonio Vargas’ film, “Documented” and Panel

    In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in an essay published in the The New York Times Magazine.

    Documented chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an immigration reform activist; and his journey inward as he reconnects with his mother, whom he has not seen in person in over 20 years. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and reception.

November 5th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm: 93 Year Old Tuskegee Airmen Lt Col Alex Jefferson to Speak at Lewis & Clark College

    Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, is a 93 year old retired US Air Force officer, and one of the famous “Tuskegee Airmen”, also known as the 332nd Fighter Group.
    During World War II, Black Americans throughout the U.S. were subject to Jim Crow laws which legalized segregation and the American military was also segregated.
    President Truman signed an executive order ending segregation in the military in 1948 (3 years after the war’s end).

    Lt. Col. Jefferson’s book, “Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW”, is a personal memoir of those who served America in World War II and after. 

    Please join us for this very special opportunity. Lt Col Alexander Jefferson will speak from 7-8pm in the Chapel at Lewis & Clark College.  A book-signing and reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Foreign Languages

October 27th, 2014

  • Image preview All Day: Overseas Program Application Deadline
    Overseas applications are due by October 27, 2014. This deadline applies to Fall, Full-Year 2015-16 programs, and Swaziland Summer 2015 program. Please visit us in Albany 206 if you have questions!

 

Gender Studies

No events

 

History

October 18th, 2014

  • Image preview 10:00am - 3:00pm: Oregon Archives Crawl
    The 4th Annual Oregon Archives Crawl will take place on Saturday, October 18, to celebrate Oregon Archives Month.  Visitors are welcome at the Portland Archives and Records Center, the Multnomah County Central Library, and the Oregon Historical Society.  At each location there will be a variety of activities to choose from. This event is free and open to the public. See the Portland City Auditor’s website for more details.

 

International Affairs

September 30th, 2014

  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm: International Relations Graduate Schools Info Session
    There will be an open information session for International Affairs majors on graduate programs in the field, including their nature and how best to prepare to attend them.  We are fortunate that admissions representatives from the top professionally-oriented international relations graduate schools will be present–the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (at Tufts), the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, The Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton, the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia, and the Master of Science in Foreign Service Program at Georgetown.

October 27th, 2014

  • 1:50pm - 2:50pm: International Affairs Speakers Series
    A chance to informally get to know new tenure-track IA faculty, Professors Bennett and Lascurettes, and ask about their research and interests. Assistant Professor Elizabeth Bennett holds a PhD in political science from Brown University and specializes in international political economy and fair trade policies. Assistant Kyle Lascurettes holds a PhD in foreign affairs from University of Virginia and specializes in international order, global governance, and American foreign policy.

 

Mathematical Sciences

October 1st, 2014

October 8th, 2014

  • Image preview 3:30pm - 4:30pm: Wolfram Mathematica 10
    The software, Mathematica, is used by many on campus. The new upgrade to Mathematica 10, will be explained by our rep from Wolfram, Paul Fish.

October 25th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm: An Evening with Bill Nye the Science Guy

    Bill Nye — scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor—will bring his special brand of pop culture science literacy to LC at the Pamplin Sports Center.

 

Neuroscience

No events

 

Philosophy

No events

 

Physics

October 8th, 2014

  • Image preview 3:30pm - 4:30pm: Wolfram Mathematica 10
    The software, Mathematica, is used by many on campus. The new upgrade to Mathematica 10, will be explained by our rep from Wolfram, Paul Fish.

October 25th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm: An Evening with Bill Nye the Science Guy

    Bill Nye — scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor—will bring his special brand of pop culture science literacy to Portland on Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m. at the Pamplin Sports Center at Lewis & Clark, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road. The event is open to public; doors open at 6 p.m.

    At the event, Nye will delve into his early history, the importance of science education, and inspiring others to change the world through it. Nye has worked to make science entertaining and accessible for most of his life. He initially discovered a talent for tutoring in high school, and spent afternoons and summers demystifying math for his fellow students.

 

Political Economy

No events

 

Political Science

No events

 

Psychology

No events

 

Religious Studies

No events

 

Rhetoric and Media

No events

 

Sociology and Anthropology

October 16th, 2014

October 25th, 2014

  • Image preview 7:00pm: An Evening with Bill Nye the Science Guy

    Bill Nye — scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor—will bring his special brand of pop culture science literacy to Portland on Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m. at the Pamplin Sports Center at Lewis & Clark, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road. The event is open to public; doors open at 6 p.m.

    At the event, Nye will delve into his early history, the importance of science education, and inspiring others to change the world through it. Nye has worked to make science entertaining and accessible for most of his life. He initially discovered a talent for tutoring in high school, and spent afternoons and summers demystifying math for his fellow students.

 

Theatre

October 2nd, 2014

  • 7:00pm: ONE ACT FESTIVAL
    THEATRE DEPARTMENT
    One Act Festival
    Fir Acres Theatre Black Box
    Thurs, Oct 2, 7:00pm
    Fri, Oct 3, 7:00pm and 10:00pm
    Sat, Oct 4, 7:00pm

October 3rd, 2014

  • 7:00pm: ONE ACT FESTIVAL
    THEATRE DEPARTMENT
    One Act Festival
    Fir Acres Theatre Black Box
    Thurs, Oct 2, 7:00pm
    Fri, Oct 3, 7:00pm and 10:00pm
    Sat, Oct 4, 7:00pm
  • 10:00pm: ONE ACT FESTIVAL
    THEATRE DEPARTMENT
    One Act Festival
    Fir Acres Theatre Black Box
    Thurs, Oct 2, 7:00pm
    Fri, Oct 3, 7:00pm and 10:00pm
    Sat, Oct 4, 7:00pm