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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Event Image Exhibition | Strength and Dignity: Images of the Worker | July 28 - Oct. 21
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Strength and Dignity: Images of the Worker
July 28 - Oct. 21, 2018
Study Gallery and Print Study Center | Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Organized by curator of collections and exhibitions Jonathan Bucci, the exhibition of European and American prints and photographs from the Hallie Ford Museum of Art's permanent collection depicts scenes of workers and the working class from the late 19th century through the fist half of the 20th century. Artists include Jean Charlot, John Stuart Curry, Carl Hall, Lewis Hines, and Marion Post Wolcott, among others.  

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Event Image Exhibition | Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary... | Sept. 15-Dec. 20
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art is pleased to present Witness: Themes of Social Justice in Contemporary Printmaking and Photography from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation opening September 15 and continuing through December 20 in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery and the Maribeth Collins Lobby.

Drawn from one of the legendary contemporary print collections in the United States, Witness explores issues of race, identity, and social justice in contemporary printmaking and photography. The exhibition has been organized by Portland, Oregon art historian and scholar Elizabeth Bilyeu and explores four thematic sections: Stories and Histories, Pressures of Pop Culture, Challenging Expectations of Place, and Unconventional Portraits. The exhibition features 82 prints by 42 nationally and internationally recognized artists, including Enrique Chagoya, Lalla Essaydi, Mildred Howard, Hung Liu, Nicola Lopez, Wendy Red Star (Apsáalooka), Roger Shimomura, Kara Walker, and Marie Watt (Seneca), among others.

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Convocation: Students Speak!: A presentation and discussion on WU 2017 Sexual Assault Survey
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Last year, about 1200 WU students took a survey on their experiences with- and understandings of - Willamette's climate for sexual assault and harassment. Join us at Convo as we share those findings with the community and ask for your feedback on how to improve our climate. Jade Aguilar, VP of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator will lead the discussion.
Bearcats in Politics and Government
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Off Campus

After putting on a successful inaugural event in Washington, D.C. this summer, Willamette's new Bearcats in Politics affinity group is expanding to Portland! Join Willamette President Stephen Thorsett, current students and fellow alumni working in government and public service for a specialized networking event at the World Trade Center building.

Special guest speakers will include Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read '97, PGE VP of Public Policy Dave Robertson '89 and Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) Executive Director Kirsten Wyatt '99. Come to hear from these local leaders and meet other Willamette graduates in similar career fields.

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Event Image Lecture | Ukiyo-e Heroes, Video Games Meet Edo Pop
7:30 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Jed Henry, artist, comic and book illustrator, will give a talk "Ukiyo-e Heroes, Video Games meet Edo Pop: How Two Western Foreigners saved Japanese Printmaking from Extinction, but Not Really, But Yes, Really." A lifelong video gamer and Japanophile, illustrator Jed Henry combined these interests in a collaboration with Tokyo-based woodblock printer David Bull beginning in 2012. Jed’s print designs re-envision characters from modern video games as characters in traditional woodblock prints of the Edo and Meiji eras (18-early 20th c).

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