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Summary View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. September 4, 2015
Friday, September 04, 2015
“Black Lives Matter” (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

*WU Campus - Putnam University Center

Did you know that Black Lives Matter was started by three queer women? Did you know #blacklivesmatter is a nationally trending hashtag on twitter? In this program we will be discussing the history, founders, and national news stories surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement. In addition, come listen to local and Willamette community members participate in a panel surrounding the topic of Black Lives Matter.
Last Day to Add/Drop Classes
All Day

*WU Campus

College of Law
Event Image Free Bagels for Back to School!
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

*WU Campus - Outside

Bistro Willamette is giving out free mini bagels with schmear and Izze sodas in celebration of the new school year.
Event Image Exhibition | Sherrie Wolf: Object Lessons | August 1 – October 25
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Sherrie Wolf is a Portland painter and printmaker whose work juxtaposes traditional still life subjects (bowls of fruit, floral arrangements) with Old Master themes. Organized by Director John Olbrantz, the exhibition features paintings, prints, and other works on paper by the artist drawn from private collections throughout the region. Wolf's work will also be featured in the upcoming Stilleven: Contemporary Still Life exhibition opening Sept. 12 and continuing through Dec. 20 at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art. The exhibition explores the work of 27 artists and their diverse approaches to still life through a variety of mediums including paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, glass and mixed media.

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Volleyball vs. East Texas Baptist
10:00 AM

Mary Hardin-Baylor Tournament, Belton, Texas

Volleyball vs. East Texas Baptist
Mary Hardin-Baylor Tournament

LARC Student Presentations
12:40 PM

*WU Campus - Ford Hall

Students will present the results of their summer work in the Liberal Arts Research Collaborative (LARC). Projects range from the controversy surrounding the Elgin Marbles of the Parthenon; environmental health in the Willamette valley; women in the IT workforce. Light refreshments will be provided.
Event Image Katriniana: Literary and Artistic Responses to Hurricane Katrina
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

*WU Campus - Hatfield Library

Doreen Simonsen, Humanities & Fine Arts Librarian, will discuss her collection of Hurricane Katrina related works. Abstract: Katriniana is a phrase coined by Susan Larson, former Book Editor for the Times-Picayune Newspaper of New Orleans, to describe the inundation of books written about Hurricane Katrina and its impact. In the ten years since Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and precipitated the failure of the federal levees in New Orleans leaving 80% of the city underwater, writers, artists, photographers, musicians, filmmakers and many more have been using their skills to respond to the devastation. Benefit works, sympathetic responses, communal rebuilding efforts, celebrations of the rich cultures of New Orleans, and a little bit of carpetbagging characterize the various types of literary and artistic responses to the storm and its aftermath. In conjunction with this talk, a collection of these works will be on display on the second floor of the the Mark O. Hatfield Library until September 23, 2015. An online guide to the books on display is available at this site:
Volleyball vs. Trinity (Texas)
4:30 PM

Mary Hardin-Baylor Tournament, Seguin, Texas

Volleyball vs. Trinity (Texas)
Mary Hardin-Baylor Tournament

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