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Missing Babies & the Tacit Tolerance of Infanticide in Early Modern Europe

Aggressive criminal prosecution of unwed mothers who killed their newborns in early modern Europe (1550–1750) has led historians to assume that Europeans...

Grupo Krapp Dance Residency: Dance Workshop (all dance levels welcome)

If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please head here to RSVP. More instructions are included on this form. Luciana Acuña & Luis...

Blood Drive

Join us for the first blood drive of the spring semester! This semester we are partnering with Bloodworks Northwest, a locally-based nonprofit organization...

Grupo Krapp Dance Residency: Choreography Workshop

If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please sign up here. More information is available on this RSVP form. Luciana Acuña & Luis...

Chemistry Seminar: “Regulatory Affairs & Global Chemical Control Regulations”

Robert Campbell graduated with a BS in chemistry from Portland State University, during which time he worked as a Research Assistant. After university, he...

Collective Voices Solidarity Series: Community Alliance of Tenants

Come learn more about CAT's work around housing justice advocacy in Portland with executive director Katarina Holland! Free and open to the public. Dinner...

Black Celebration Month: Algorithms of Oppression

Safiya Umoja Noble is an associate professor at the University of California, Los Angeles in the departments of information studies and African American...

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,...

Black Celebration Month: Soul Food Night

A night of cuisine from the Black/African diaspora. Co-presented by the Multicultural Resource Center, the Office for Institutional Diversity, and the...

Grupo Krapp Facebook

Grupo Krapp present a performance in Greenwood Theater as part of their residency with the Reed Dance Department. Admission is free. Luciana Acuña & Luis...

Reed Griffins Basketball

Come cheer on the Reed Griffins on their home court! Viewing area in Gym II. February 8: vs. Haitian Club Team February 22: vs. Mount Angel Abbey Free.

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...

Democratic Debate Watch Party

Join us in Vollum Lounge starting at 5:00 p.m. to watch the 10th Democratic presidential primary debate. The debate is co-hosted by CBS News and the...

Chemistry Seminar: "Watching Signal Transduction in Living Cells, One Molecule at a Time"

Lexy von Diezmann ('11) received her BA from Reed College in Chemistry and her PhD in Chemical Physics from Stanford University. At Stanford, she worked with...

Artist Talk: Marie Watt

Marie Watt is an American artist and citizen of the Seneca Nation with German-Scot ancestry. Her interdisciplinary work draws from history, biography,...

Brennan Center Lecture—Journalist Adam Cohen on Injustice at the Supreme Court

In recent years, the Supreme Court has empowered moneyed interests to wield disproportionate influence in elections, gutted the Voting Rights Act, and upheld...

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,...

Biology Seminar: Martin Venturas, "The importance of plant hydraulics for predicting the vulnerability of forests to climate change"

Dr. Martin Venturas, University of Utah, researches plant hydraulics and forest ecophysiology. Currently, he is working on modeling how different plant...

Black Celebration Month: Black Arts Festival

Come celebrate festival-style during our 3rd annual Black Arts Festival presented by the Reed College Multicultural Resource Center and JOOP JOOP...

Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Senior Thesis Presentations

Join us for thesis presentations from department seniors as part of the Anthropology Roundtable Symposium Series! Refreshments will be served. Free and open...

A Tale of Two Curds: The Unlikely Story of Tofu’s Milky Genesis

Chinese cuisine is famous for many things, but not cheese. The combination of Chinese and cheese sounds like an oxymoron, but things were different several...

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...

Politics and Policy Lecture Series: Peter E. Gordon

"Realism and Utopia in The Authoritarian Personality" Co-authored by Theodor W. Adorno in cooperation with other European and American social scientists,...

Collective Voices Solidarity Series: Social and Climate Justice Panel

This panel will discuss the efforts of activists who are advancing environmental justice efforts within their communities in Portland. Our panelists include...

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

Teotihuacan and Tenochtitlan were the largest and best-documented cities in the New World, giving them an important role in the task of understanding ancient...

Theatre Thesis Performance: The "Oh Fuck" Moment

Theatre thesis candidate Abby Schrader presents "The 'Oh Fuck' Moment" as part of their thesis requirement. Tickets range from $3-$5 and may be purchased...

Theatre Thesis Show, "The Oh Fuck Moment"

Theatre thesis candidate Abby Schrader presents their thesis show in PAB 104 over three performances. We invite you to join us for this unique show...

Biology Seminar: Lisa Mangiamele, "How new communication signals evolve: Androgens as modifiers of neuromotor structure and function"

Dr. Lisa Mangiamele, Smith College, is an integrative neurobiologist interested in animal communication. Her research uses behavioral, physiological,...

30 Years of Theorizing Justice: Intersectionality, Critical Race Theory and Contemporary Challenges

In this talk, Kimberlé Crenshaw will expound the concept of intersectionality through the lens of personal narrative, reflecting on formative experiences...

March Madness Classic Basketball Tournament

Join us for an 8-team, single elimnation basketball tournament. Open to all Reed students, faculty, staff, alumni, former faculty, and their spouses/family...

Pianist Thomas Otten performs "Concord Sonata" by Charles Ives

Reed Music presents Thomas Otten, pianist, in a Lecture-Recital program featuring Sonata No. 2, Concord, Mass., 1840–60 by Charles Ives. Admission is...

Bonnie Bronson Fellowship Award: Natalie Ball

Please join us in celebrating the twenty-ninth annual Bonnie Bronson Fellowship: 2020 Fellow: Natalie Ball Natalie Ball was born and raised in Portland,...

Fighting Prison Nation: The Nation of Islam's Challenge to Criminalization

Garrett Felber’s new book, Those Who Know Don’t Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Struggle, and the Carceral State (UNC Press, 2020), shows how...

David Reed '68: Thoughts on Artists and Education

Since graduating from Reed College in 1968, David Reed has created paintings that explore the materiality and illusionism of gestural expression, influenced...

Collective Voices Solidarity Series: Critical Resistance

Come learn more about Critical Resisitance's movement to realize the complete abolishment of the prison industrial complex over catered dinner! Free and...

Photo by Gia Goodrich

Performer/playwright Anthony Hudson (Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde) swaps out Carla Rossi for another icon and another kind of drag: Valerie Solanas,...

Biology Seminar: Harmit Singh Malik, "Genetic conflicts between host and viral genomes."

Dr. Harmit Malik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is interested in evolutionary studies of genetic conflict to gain insight into their mechanisms...

From The Dawn of Art (Leningrad: Aurora, 1974).

This lecture considers how a fascination with prehistory emerged in the Soviet Union from the late 1950s into the 1970s. During this period, subterranean...

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...

Politics and Policy Lecture Series: Barbara Arneil

"The Colonial and the Imperial" Scholars, particularly those engaged in post-colonial scholarship, routinely argue that colonialism and imperialism are...

Math Colloquium: Mark Glickman, Harvard University

Data Tripper: Distinguishing Authorship of Beatles Songs through Statistical Modeling - The songwriting duo of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, the two...

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...

Chemistry Seminar: Senior Research Presentations

Chemistry seniors will discuss their thesis research

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...

Biology Seminar: Christopher Schell

Dr. Christopher Schell investigates whether mammalian carnivores are adapting to urban environments. In so doing, we see if carnivore adaptation hinders or...