|Thursday, February 02, 2017
|First Aid & CPR Certification Class (Multi-Day Event)
*WU Campus - Montag Center
Sign ups are now open for the First Aid & CPR Certification course on Tuesday February 7th from 3pm to 5pm in Montag Den.
This course is open to all students, faculty, and staff!
Those interested must register beforehand by visiting Campus Rec and providing the $20 class fee (cash, check, or student account charge accepted). Campus Rec is located in Montag Center and is open Monday-Friday 8am-9pm and Friday 8am-5pm.
| ||Fred Moten, Poet, Theorist, and Scholar of African American Literature
A finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry and a scholar whose work explores black studies, performance studies, poetry, and critical theory, Fred Moten teaches at the University of California, Riverside. His poetry collections include The Little Edges, The Feel Trio, B Jenkins , and Hughson’s Tavern . His scholarly texts include The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study, coauthored with Stefano Harney, and In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition.
| ||Exhibition | Louis Bunce: Dialogue with Modernism | Jan 21 - March 26
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art
The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is pleased to present a major retrospective exhibition for Louis Bunce (1907-1983), a legendary Portland painter, printmaker, and teacher who taught at the Museum Art School from 1946 to 1972 and who influenced several generations of Oregon artists. Organized by Professor Emeritus of Art History and Senior Faculty Curator Roger Hull, the exhibition will chronicle the artist’s career over a 57 year period and features 49 paintings drawn from public and private collections throughout the United States.
For more information on this exhibition and related events (reception, lectures and gallergy talks) please visit http://www.willamette.edu/arts/hfma/exhibitions/library/2016-17/louis_bunce_dialogue_modernism.html
|Open Lap Swim
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
*WU Campus - Sparks Center
The pool in Sparks is open for lap swim to anyone with a WU ID or Sparks User Pass. There are a few goggles available to use as well--just ask the lifeguards!
|Alumni Lunch at Kaneko Commons
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
*WU Campus - Kaneko Commons
Come have lunch on campus with fellow alumni from the Salem area, or just drop by to say hello!
| ||Internship and Opportunities Fair
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
*WU Campus - Montag Center
Looking for some experience to put on your resume? Come to the Internship & Opportunities Fair to meet with employers from local organizations looking for students like you! They are here to offer jobs, internships, or volunteer positions. 25 organizations are registered to attend. Free snacks, desserts, and refreshments provided.
Don't forget, there will be prizes.
When: Thursday, February 2nd, 2-5 pm
Where: Montag Den
|Spring 2017 Hallie Ford Literary Series, David Shields, essayist and novelist
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
*WU Campus - Hatfield Library
Reality Hunger War is Beautiful
Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m.
Hatfield Library — Hatfield Room Art Building — Room 212
David Shields is the internationally bestselling author of twenty books, including Reality Hunger (named one of the best books of 2010 by more than thirty publications), The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead (New York Times bestseller), and Black Planet (finalist for the National Book Critics Circle
Award). Just published is War Is Beautiful (powerHouse, November 2015); Other People: Takes & Mistakes is forthcoming from Knopf in February 2017. The recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, Shields has published essays and stories in the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Esquire, Yale Review, Village Voice, Salon, Slate, McSweeney’s, and Believer. His work has been translated into