On and Off Campus
February 28th, 2015
Ralph Ellison Centennial Symposium
Lewis & Clark College is proud to present the “Ralph Ellison Centennial Symposium.” The event will bring together nationally recognized scholars of literature, history, and the arts to explore Ellison’s legacy. Ralph Waldo Ellison, an American novelist, literary critic, scholar, and writer is best known for his novel Invisible Man, a definitive text on the African-American experience. For more information go to go.lclark.edu/ellison.until 4:00pm
February 27th, 2015
Ralph Ellison Centennial Symposium
Lewis & Clark College is proud to present the “Ralph Ellison Centennial Symposium.” The event will bring together nationally recognized scholars of literature, history, and the arts to explore Ellison’s legacy. Ralph Waldo Ellison, an American novelist, literary critic, scholar, and writer is best known for his novel Invisible Man, a definitive text on the African-American experience. For more information go to go.lclark.edu/ellison.until 4:00pm on February 28
February 21st, 2015
Presenting SISTER OUTSIDER!
Sister Outsider Poetry is an award-winning duo representing two of the top three female slam poets in the world, Dominique Christina and Denice Frohman. Their tour marks the first time that two Women of the World Poetry Slam Champions have paired up. They have appeared on six national poetry slam finals stages and have six championships collectively.
Inspired by the life and work of Audre Lorde, they write and perform their “otherness” into the center and use spoken word as a tool for social change.
Linfield vs. Lewis & Clark (Men’s and Women’s Basketball)
Women’s basktball plays at 4 p.m. and men’s basketball plays at 6 p.m. as part of Senior Day.
February 20th, 2015
Middle East Studies and the Liberal Arts
Please join us for the keynote address of the conference Integrating Middle East and Arabic Studies Across the NW5C sponsored by the Northwest Five Consortium.
February 13th, 2015
(Anti) Valentine’s Concert
The seventh annual (Anti) Valentine’s Concert will be presented on February 13, 2015, at 7:30 pm in Evans Auditorium. This vocal valentine, featuring Lewis & Clark’s three choral ensembles and four a cappella singing groups, includes music for lovers and haters. This event is FREE for LC students, $5 LC faculty/staff, seniors and alumni, $10 general admission. This event is live streamed, watch it LIVE.
February 6th, 2015
3:30pm - 5:00pm:
Philosophy Colloquium Series: Craig Callender
Craig Callender, Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, speaks about the idea of “falling through time.”
February 4th, 2015
7:00pm - 8:30pm:
An Evening with Sister Helen Prejean and the 20th Anniversary of the film “Dead Man Walking”
Sister Helen Prejean has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty. Sister Helen is a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph and began working at Hope House from 1981 – 1984. During this time, she was asked to correspond with a death row inmate Patrick Sonnier at Angola. She agreed and became his spiritual adviser. After witnessing his execution, she wrote a book about the experience. The result was Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States.
February 3rd, 2015
6:30pm - 8:00pm:
Lecture by Dr. Ed Baptist (Cornell University)
Ed Baptist grew up in Durham, North Carolina, and received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University. He did his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania. Since then, he has taught first at the University of Miami, and, since 2003, at Cornell University. He will speaking about his new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.
February 2nd, 2015
52nd Annual Arthur L. Throckmorton Memorial Lecture
The Department of History is delighted to announce Dr. Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College at the University of Chicago, as the 2015 Arthur L. Throckmorton Memorial Lectuerer. Dr. Chakrabarty’s talk, titled “Historical Research: The Indian Career of A European Ideal,” will track some of the debates and processes through which certain Rankean ideas about historical sources, research, and telling the “truth” about the past found a home in British India.