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Part of the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art's 2017 Time-Based Art Festival August 29 – October 1, 2017 Nothing without the sound / won’t show me...

Community Dance at Reed

The Reed College Dance Department is excited to announce open community dance sessions. These sessions are a collective forum for moving and talking about...

 Soccer Balls and Chemistry

More than 500 years ago Leonardo da Vinci built a wooden 60-vertex closed object—a "truncated icosahedron"— and he made a drawing of it for a math textbook....

The What, the How, and the Why of Science Denial

Prof. Adrian Bardon ’91 of Wake Forest University will speak about what is happening when someone is in denial. Denial, as opposed to lying or bullshitting,...

Kareem Khubchandani presents "Lessons in Drag with LaWhore Vagistan"

Dr. Vagistan, your favourite desi drag aunty, brings the nightclub to the classroom, opening up conversation about dance cultures, third world feminisms,...

Visiting Writer: Margaret Malone

Margaret Malone is the author of the story collection PEOPLE LIKE YOU, Finalist for the 2016 PEN Hemingway Award, Winner of the 2016 Balcones Fiction Prize,...

Friday@4 Concert: Rothchild Award Recipients

This special recital features Reed music students Emily Palmer and Daniel Woodruff, who were the winners of the Rothchild award this summer. Emily will play...

Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Symposium: C. Riley Snorton

"DeVine's Cut" In this lecture, C. Riley Snorton interrogates the absent presence of Phillip DeVine in both the public memory of the Humboldt killings and...

Chabad at Reed Tabling

Learn more about Chabad at Reed! Rabbi Dov and Chani Bialo will be giving out lollipops with kabbalah thoughts, shabbat candle lighting kits, and information...

Yu Lha: "My Language Revitalization Journey"

A villager from a rural community in southeastern Tibet, Yu Lha (Yi Na) is a linguistics student at Robert D. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon. Yu...

Hammers & Bows Piano Trio Concert

Program includes Dvorak's Trio in B-flat Major and Swing Shift by Kenji Bunch. Admission is free. Casey Bozell, violin John Hubbard, cello Chris Engbretson,...

Inclusive Reed Series: Know Your Rights Workshop

Basic Rights for Immigrant Communities and Their Allies Michael Cowgill, J.D., co-founder and immigration attorney at Meadowlark Immigration PC, has been...

Visiting Writer: Diane Williams

Diane Williams is the author of eight books of fiction Her most recent book is Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine (McSweeney's, 2016). In 2018, Soho Press will...

Archaeological Institute of America: Leslie Preston Day

Leslie Preston Day of Wabash College will deliver the Manton Lecture on the topic of "After the Collapse: Crete in the Early Iron Age".

all your love - a dance thesis

All Your Love is a dance built out of 13 people’s experiences in queer shared housing. Thesis candidate Ty Unterseher and collaborators Saga Darnell and Aven...

Fall Canyon Day

We invite you to join in on Reed College's oldest tradition as we clean and restore the Canyon. This event is part of our ongoing effort to improve this...

"Negrophobic Killings as Sex: Pleasure at the Site of the Injured Black Body"

A lecture by Yannick Marshall, Visiting Professor of African American Studies and Anthropology at Colby College. Is it possible that sexual gratification is...

Locher Scholarship Presentations

Join Locher Awardees as they present the creative work they have produced and cultivated over the summer! Included in this program of presentation...

Portland Gay Men's Chorus presents "What Unites Us"

A divided world has united the voices of a movement calling for equality, justice, and change. Join PGMC for a concert featuring soloists and ensembles...

Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater Presents... UPRISE

Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater presents UPRISE an evening of choreographic premiers by Oluyinka Akinjiola, Michael Galen and Jamie Minkus, with musical...