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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Event Image Figure and Form: African Ceramics from the Keith Achepohl Collection (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Over the centuries, African potters have created unique and innovative ceramic vessels for domestic and ritual use. Made by hand and often fired in the open, these vessels embody an immediacy of form and a deceptive simplicity that reflect a deep understanding of material, process, and embellishment. Organized by director John Olbrantz, the exhibition will feature 17 ceramic vessels from the Keith Achepohl collection of Eugene, Oregon.

Event Image Louis Bunce: Works on Paper (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Through Sunday, Jan. 29
Museum — Print Study Center

Louis Bunce (1907-1983) was a rising star in American art of the 1940s and ‘50s, and his silkscreen prints helped transform what had been a means to produce advertising into a medium for limited edition fine art printmaking. Organized by Roger Hull, professor emeritus and senior faculty curator, the exhibition features a range of prints and works on paper. Hull presents a gallery talk Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m.
First Day of Full-Semester & First Half-Semester Classes
All Day

*WU Campus

College of Liberal Arts
WU Honors Dr. King: Information Table (UC & Goudy)
All Day

UC: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Goudy: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.
Kick off the week and celebrate with birthday cake. Information available about the week's event.
Peterson Lecture: Our Implied Constitution
12:00 AM

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 5 p.m.
College of Law — Room 201

Richard Epstein, legal scholar and professor at NYU School of Law, will discuss whether it is possible, and if so, how, to isolate the original public meaning of key terms in the Constitution. Learn more at law/peterson-lecture.
Event Image Gallery Talk | Figure and Form: African Ceramics from the Keith Achepohl Collection
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Join collector Keith Achepohl for a complimentary tour of the “Figure and Form: African Ceramics from the Keith Achepohl Collection” exhibition. Tours commence at 12:30 p.m. in the Maribeth Collins Lobby at the museum. 

Event Image Peterson Lecture: Our Implied Constitution
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Law School

Join us for the 2017 Peterson Lecture at Willamette Law. A reception for the event will be from 5 to 5:30 p.m., and the lecture will go from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Richard Epstein, renowned legal scholar and professor at New York University School of Law, will give the lecture, titled "Our Implied Constitution." Epstein will share his views on whether it is possible, and if so, how, to isolate the original public meaning of key terms in the Constitution. He will cover topics including the power of the police, the doctrine of unconstitutional conditions, and the distribution of powers in the conduct of foreign affairs.

Epstein is considered to be one of the most influential thinkers in legal academia and is well known for his articles on various legal and interdisciplinary subjects. He joined the faculty at NYU School of Law in 2010, and in 2013, became the founding director of the Classical Liberal Institute there. He has served as the Peter and Kirstin Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 2000.

The lecture is made possible by the Ken and Claudia Peterson Foundation. The Petersons endowed the lecture series in order to give attorneys, judges and students access to cutting-edge legal scholars.

Visitors may park in any lot on the Willamette University campus past 3 p.m. for no charge. There are also metered spaces located along Winter Street, within close walking distance of the Truman Wesley Collins Legal Center.

Event Image Reception for the Learning by Creating and the Colloquium Grant Recipients
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

*WU Campus - Art Building

Please join us at the reception for two Student Exhibitions. Learning by Creating Grant recipient Miles MacClure's show "A [partial] Fulfillment of Emptiness" will be in the main gallery. Colloquium Grant recipient Benjamin Bajema's show "A Photographic Exploration of the Injustices of Japanese American Internment During WWII" will be in the small gallery.

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