On and Off Campus
September 27th, 2018
5:00pm - 6:30pm:
Criminal Justice Up Close. From Jailhouse Lawyer to Law Student: The Story of Calvin Duncan
At age 19, Calvin Duncan was wrongfully convicted of murder. After serving over 28 years in Angola prison for a crime he did not commit, he was released in 2011. Since his release, he has been awarded a Soros Justice Fellowship to vindicate the rights of incarcerated people and is the program director of The Light of Justice Program, which helps incarcerated people gain access to the courts.
Criminal Justice Up Close
From Jailhouse Lawyer to Law Student: The Story of Calvin Duncan
At age 19, Calvin Duncan was wrongfully convicted of murder. After serving over 28 years in Angola prison for a crime he did not commit, he was released in 2011. While incarcerated, Mr. Duncan learned the law and offered legal services to hundreds of fellow prisoners, including those on death row. Since his release, he has been awarded a Soros Justice Fellowship to vindicate the rights of incarcerated people and is the program director of The Light of Justice Program, which helps incarcerated people gain access to the courts. Mr. Duncan is now applying to law school. He will discuss his remarkable journey, the challenges that incarcerated people face when trying to litigate from inside prison, and his ongoing efforts to create systemic reform in the indigent defense system.
September 25th, 2018
Eric Schlosser, Bestselling Author of Fast Food Nation & Command and Control
Eric Schlosser explores subjects ignored by the mainstream media and tries to give a voice to people at the margins of society. As an investigative journalist, he’s followed the harvest with migrant farm workers in California, spent time with meatpacking workers in Texas and Colorado, told the stories of marijuana growers and pornographers and the victims of violent crime, gone on duty with the New York Police Department Bomb Squad, and visited prisons throughout the United States. His aim is to shed light on worlds that are too often hidden. His work defies easy categorization, earning praise from a wide variety of publications like the Nation, Fortune, The Financial Times, and the National Review.
September 19th, 2018
September 5th, 2018
A Fiction Reading by Marian Pierce
Marian Pierce is the author of the short story collection Finding Land: Stores of Japan (2018). She has worked for NHK radio, backpacked in the Himalayas, and traveled to India four times. Her stories have appeared in GQ, Portland Monthly Magazine, Yomimono, Creative Writers’ Handbook, Scribner’s Best of the Fiction Workshops 1997, STORY, The Mississippi Review, Confrontation, Puerto del Sol and Hospital Drive, and her essays in The Japan Times and Yoga Rahasya (India). She has received fellowships from Literary Arts, the Oregon Arts Commission, the MacDowell Colony and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. and was a finalist for the David Wong Fellowship at the University of East Anglia for an author writing about the Far East. She has an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she received the Paul Engle fellowship for excellence of prose style in fiction.
June 21st, 2016
12:00pm - 1:15pm:
Summer Science Brown Bag 4
Student research presentations
April 26th, 2016
4:00pm - 5:30pm:
History Senior Thesis Poster Session
Please join the History department in the atrium of Watzek Library to celebrate the hard work of senior history majors in Professor Mo Healy’s seminar as they present their final thesis projects. Refreshments will be provided.
April 15th, 2016
Festival of Scholars
The annual all-day Festival of Scholars showcases student work in all disciplines, in panel talks, poster sessions, art shows, film screenings, music performances, and more. Come see what your colleagues have been up to this year!
April 6th, 2016
The 54th Annual International Affairs Symposium
The Lewis & Clark College International Affairs Symposium is one of the most prestigious events within the Oregon academic and civic communities. This year’s theme is: “Global Divergence: Challenging Dominant Perspectives of an Interconnected World.”
April 5th, 2016
10:00am - 2:00pm:
LC Day of Giving
Partake in the biggest philanthropic day in LC history! Visit tables at Fields, JR Howard, and Pamplin to feast on cupcakes and make a gift of any amount to support your favorite program or scholarship. President Glassner, Provost Atkinson, Dean Kodat, and Dean Gonzalez all issued extra on-campus incentives. Visit us and learn more!