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Give Me the Message! Political posters from Cuba, France, and the United States, 1960–75

Give Me the Message! presents three bodies of original posters created between 1960 and 1975 in three different parts of the world: Cuba, France, and the...

Gender Bending in the Stories of Joseph and Esther in the Hebrew Bible

As feminine figures, Joseph and Esther are groomed to please, concealing their identities in the foreign imperial court. Yet Esther gradually sheds her...

Math Colloquium: Computer Science Job Talk - Mark Hopkins, Reed College

The Disruptive Power of Deep Learning - In 2012, an image recognition system from the University of Toronto startled the artificial intelligence community...

Lawrence Lessig: They Don’t Represent Us–Reclaiming our Democracy

Join your fellow New York Reedies for a stimulating talk by Lawrence Lessig at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU. We will grab food and drink (Thirsty...

Reed Orchestra Concert

The Reed Orchestra has a new conductor! Under the direction of Maestro Giancarlo Castro D’Addona, the Reed Orchestra Fall Concert will be an event you won't...

Friday @ 4 Music Series

We invite you to join us for our regular Friday @ 4 Music Series. The program features 45-minute recitals featuring Reed student musicians, film screenings,...

11/22 4:00pm
 
Biology Seminar: Lauren Shoemaker, PhD, "A Back and Forth Between Experiments and Modeling: Insights into Disease Dynamics, Bug Behavior, and Plant Patterning"

Dr. Shoemaker's lab studies how spatial structure, landscape heterogeneity, and movement patterns alter population dynamics and community stability. We apply...

Marx and Manatheism

Marx famously characterized social bonds in capitalism as “commodity fetishism". Why “fetishism,” a word first used to characterize a form of religious...

Indigenous Poetry: Trevino Brings Plenty

Trevino Brings Plenty is a Lakota poet and musician who was born on the Cheyenne River Sioux reservation. His focus of poetry is urban indigenous life and...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Crossing The Channel: Immigrant Composers in London

18th century London was one of Europe’s great cultural capitals, thanks in part to a tide of immigrant composers. In Crossing the Channel, guest director and...

Meditation

Silent meditation sessions are open to all members of the Reed community and campus visitors. Drop-ins are welcome! Please visit A Quiet Place for more...

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...

CRES Colloquium Series: "Kashmir: Postcolonial Colonialism?"

with Reed Anthropology Professor Anand Vaidya Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies (CRES) invites you to CRES Colloquium, a series of discussions of...

Does State-Mandated High School Financial Education Affect Savings by Low-Income Households?

Melody Harvey '10 University of Wisconsin-Madison As of 2017, nearly 40% of American adults set aside no money in the past year for unexpected expenses....

Semantic Variation in Conjoined Comparatives

Margit Bowler '11 Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Manchester All languages have a way...

American Sutra: Buddhism and the WWII Japanese American Incarceration

The mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is not only a tale of injustice; it is a moving story of faith. In this pathbreaking...

Renew Oregon: Coalition for Clean Energy

Renew Oregon is a clean energy advocacy coalition of businesses and workers, healthcare professionals and parents, farmers and ranchers, faith and community...

Theatre Thesis Performance

Join us for the upcoming theatre thesis performances. Details about the performances will be made available in early November. If you have any questions,...

Delegation and the Logic of Location

Cody Gilmore University of California Davis Mereology is the field of study that (among other things) seeks to formally regiment the logic of the part-whole...

Beyond Borders: Carols, Hymns, and Lullabies with the Reed Chorus & Collegium Musicum

Join the Reed Collegium Musicum and Chorus for a celebration of the holiday season. The Reed Chorus performs Conrad Susa's Carols and Lullabies of the...

Electroacoustic Music Marathon

Under the direction of Visiting Assistant Professor of Music, Kirsten Volness, students in electroacoustic music class present world premieres of their final...

Winter Dance Concert

The Reed College Dance Department presents the 2019 Winter Dance Concert, featuring choreography by students and faculty in Greenwood Theatre. The box...

"December's Tale" by John Vergin '78

In his annual performance, John Vergin '78 presents a theatrical telling of 24 hours in the life of a young musician, beginning at midnight on Christmas...

Dance Thesis Productions Spring 2020

The Reed College Dance Department is proud to present the Spring 2020 Dance Thesis Productions, including works by senior thesis candidates. Get your tickets...

An Archaeology of the Bronze Age Senses

The tastes, smells, and colors of new finds from east Cretan excavations. Presented by Thomas M. Brogan pf INSTAP Study Center for East Crete. Co-sponsored...

CRES Colloquium Series: Senior Showcase

Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies (CRES) invites you to CRES Colloquium, a series of discussions of classic works, contemporary events, and student...

Western Early Keyboard Association Recital

Get your tickets here. Julia Brown, Harpsichord All My Children: the Bach Legacy Saturday, February 15, 2020, 2-4pm Join us for an afternoon of the music...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Trousers & Tiaras: Gender Roles in Handel Operas

For centuries, opera has manipulated gender: men playing women, women singing “trouser roles” as men. In this production, contralto Vicki St. Pierre sings...

Visiting Writers Series: Janice Lee

Janice Lee is a Korean-American writer, artist, and editor. She writes about the filmic long take, slowness, interspecies communication, plants & personhood,...

CRES Colloquium Series: "Marta Savigliano, Tango and the Political Economy of Passion"

with Reed Dance Professor Victoria Fortuna Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies (CRES) invites you to CRES Colloquium, a series of discussions of classic...

From Teotihuacan to Tenochtitlan: The Biggest Cities in the Ancient New World

Presented by Michael E. Smith of Arizona State University. Co-sponsored by the Reed College classics department and the Archaeological Institute of America....

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Theatrical Concerti: Comedy, Delight, and Drama

PBO Concertmaster Carla Moore leads a program of pure fun! Musical characters abound as the orchestra explores the less serious side of the Baroque, with...

Visiting Writers Series: Mei-mei Berssenbrugge '69

Mei-mei Berssenbrugge '69 was born in Beijing and grew up in Massachusetts. She is the author of 12 books of poetry including Empathy, Four Year Old Girl, I...

Portland Gay Men's Chorus: "Reflections"

Our spring concert, and the inaugural concert for PGMC’s newest Artistic Director, will reprise some of the best musical moments from our past 40 years, and...

Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Darren Byler

Join us for a presentation from Darren Byler as part of the Anthropology Roundtable Symposium Series! Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the...

3/30/2020 4:30pm
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Visiting Writers Series: Rivers Solomon

Rivers Solomon writes about life in the margins, where they are much at home. Nominated two-years running for the John C. Campbell Award for Best New Writer...

CRES Colloquium Series: "Frantz Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks"

with Reed English Professor Kritish Rajbhandari Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies (CRES) invites you to CRES Colloquium, a series of discussions of...

Visiting Writers Series: sidony o’neal

sidony o’neal (b. 1988) is an artist and writer from Sacramento, CA. Previous exhibitions and performances include Fourteen30 Contemporary, Linfield Gallery,...

Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Huatse Gyal

Join us for a presentation from Huatse Gyal as part of the Anthropology Roundtable Symposium Series! Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

4/20/2020 4:30pm
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Spring Dance Concert

The Reed College Dance Department presents the 2020 Spring Dance Concert, featuring choreography by students and faculty. Tickets range in price from $3-$7...