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Featured Events

The Academy of Saturn

The Cooley Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition by celebrated UK artists Jon Thomson & Alison Craighead that explores the visual, statistical, and...

Talking Black in America

This documentary follows the unique circumstances of the descendants of American slaves and their incredible impact on American life and language. Speech...

Filmmaking as Personal and Political Practice

Join us as we continue the Greenberg Distinguished Scholar Program's Social Impact Media Lecture Series. In this conversation between filmmaker Julie Perini...

Black History Month: Derrais Carter

Join us for a lecture by Dr. Derrais Carter, assistant professor of Black Studies at Portland State University. His research interests include 20th century...

Biology Seminar: David Dalton, “Enhancing Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation with Ascorbate (Vitamin C)”

This Friday's Biology Department Seminar David Dalton, Ph.D. Reed College “Enhancing Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation with Ascorbate (Vitamin C)” Friday, Feb...

Oregon Chamber Orchestra: Classical Series

Dr. Michael Kissinger, conductor Mozart: Overture to Marriage of Figaro Haydn: Symphony No. 104 “London” Beethoven: Triple Concerto with special guest...

Urban Bush Women Lecture & Demonstration

We invite you to a public lecture and demonstration provided by Urban Bush Women and supported by the Reed College Department of Dance. The event is free and...

A Conversation about the Intersection of Word, Image, and Page  

Steve Clay, Publisher Granary Books, New York and Barb Tetenbaum, Book Artist and Book Arts Chair, Oregon College of Art and Craft Steven Clay, publisher...

Black History Month Film Screening: I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words, as read by...

Visiting Writer: John Keene

John Keene’s most recent books include the short fiction collection Counternarratives (New Directions, 2015), which received a 2016 American Book Award, a...

Utopia/Magic

Utopia/Magic are staged readings of two new plays by Reed playwrights: a magical realist play by Alison Fortune ’18 and a queer rock musical by Somerset...

"Rooted" with Tim Miller

The internationally acclaimed NEA 4 performance artist brings his solo performance about his family trees and the hidden gay histories that live among the...

The Ends of Ethnic Identity: The Politics of Electoral Choice in Post-Colonial India

Join us for a lecture by Madhavi Devasher as part of this spring’s Public Policy Lecture Series, The Ends of Empire. “Indian voters don’t cast their vote,...

Inclusive Reed: Transgender College Students and the Movement for Gender Justice

Despite increasing public visibility, transgender people continue to face increasing threat and harm throughout the social sphere, including on college...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Flights of Fantasy

Monica Huggett directs a program of early Italian works for strings, lute, and organ. This intimate ensemble will perform the witty Capriccio Stravagante by...

Celebrating the Early Keyboard: Harpsichord Recital

Join us for an exciting duo of early keyboard events! Internationally known Elisabeth Wright will perform a harpsichord recital on Friday evening, followed...

Portland Gay Men's Chorus: Pacific Voices

Before the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus embarks on their historic tour across China in August 2018, they celebrate the music of Southeast Asia in...

The Racial Mountain: Permission, the Black Mountain School, and the Problem of Ancestry

C.S. Giscombe will give this spring's David Eddings Lecture. This lecture will consider some aesthetic and racial underpinnings of literary production,...

Archaeological Institute of America: Mary Beard

Mary Beard of the University of Cambridge will deliver the Norton Lecture on the topic of "Mistaken Identities: Tracking Down Roman Emperors in Modern Art".

Dance and Technology: Exploring Mapping, Interactivity, Videodance, and Video Installations An Artist Talk by Margarita Bali

Bali's talk features visual examples as well as discussion of the practical and technical aspects of her creative work. The presentation will cover a variety...