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How The Modern World Lost Interest in Weather: A Media History

On its face, weather sounds like the most banal and mundane thing possible. When people talk about the weather, we usually take that as a sign of nothing to...

Citizens of Nowhere: Queerness and Statehood in Mid-Century Britain

Allan Hepburn will give this spring's David Eddings Lecture. In Mary Renault’s novel, The Charioteer (1953), one character defines queer British veterans as...

Leo Rubinfien: Eyehold to Eyehold

Eyehold to Eyehold is an immersive one-person exhibition by renowned American photographer and Reed alumnus Leo Rubinfien. The exhibition is curated by...

Meditation

An open invitation to members of the Reed community and campus guests to join in silent sitting meditation. Bells are rung from 12:10pm to 12:40pm, but...

Soft Histories

Bean Gilsdorf makes three-dimensional collages that function as portraits for the post-truth age. Her work subverts the prestige of political icons by...

"Torture, Truth, and Democracy:" A Conversation with Mark Fallon and Yuval Ginbar hosted by Professor Darius Rejali

Populism and acceptance of torture are growing worldwide. Torture is happening to migrants as well as enemy combatants, ordinary prisoners as well as...

Emma B. Andrews and the Golden Age of Egyptian Archaeology

The Archeological Institute of America presents a lectue by Sarah Ketchley of the University of Washington. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the...

Portland Gay Men's Chorus: "Our Audacity to Hope"

Sponsored in part by Hyland Estates Inspired by the optimistic spirits of the likes of Malala Yousafsai, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, the Wild Boar...

Anthropology Symposium: Keisha-Khan Perry

Join us for a lecture by Keisha-Khan Perry as part of the spring Anthropology Symposium. Free and open to the public. "Black Women and the Fight for Land...

Carol Oja: "Marian Anderson and Racial Desegregation of the American Concert Stage"

Carol J. Oja is William Powell Mason Professor of Music at Harvard. Her Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art in a Time of War (2014), won the Music in...

The Distance of Light

Fabiola Menchelli is an artist from Mexico City. Her work investigates the limits of photography through the language of abstraction. Using light as the raw...

Nature of, by, and for the People

Mary Ruckelshaus, Managing Director of The Natural Capital Project, Senior Research Associate at Stanford University, and recipient of the 2018 Howard Vollum...

Dance Masterclass with Rosie Herrera & Company

We invite you to join us for a public master class with choreographer Rosie Herrera and Company. This event is free, but reservations are recommended. Rosie...

A Short History of the Passport

Edward Kolla is an associate professor of history at Georgetown University in Qatar. His areas of expertise are European diplomatic, political, cultural, and...

Visiting Writers Series: Aisha Sabatini Sloan

Aisha Sabatini Sloan was born and raised in Los Angeles. Her writing about race and current events is often coupled with analysis of art, film, and pop...

Legacy: Missing/Murdered Indigenous Women & US Structural Violence

Leilani Clark is a native-born Tucsonan of African American and Native American descent from the Navajo and Tewa (Santa Clara Pueblo) nations. She is a...

Lecture-Demonstration with Rosie Herrera & Company

We invite you to join us for a public lecture and demonstration with choreographer Rosie Herrera and Company. This event is free, but reservations are...

Feminist Actors Before #metoo: Delphine Seyrig, Disobedient Muse

Join us for a film talk by Grace An, Associate Professor of Cinema Studies and French at Oberlin College, where she has just finished a term as director of...

A Linear Story

Rodrigo Valenzuela studied art history and photography at the University of Chile (2004) and holds a BA in Philosophy from The Evergreen State College and an...

Friday @ 4 Recitals & Film Screenings

We invite you to join us for our regular Friday @ 4 recital series. This 45-minute concert features Reed student musicians. Admission is free. *Please note...

4/12 4:00pm
 
Friday@4 Film Screening: "Mama Africa" (2011)

Mama Africa (2011) A film by Mika Kaurismäki A documentary celebrating the life and music of South African singer Miriam Makeba

Chanticleer: Friends of Chamber Music Concert

Founded in San Francisco in 1978, Chanticleer is known around the world for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass....

Getting Intimate: Plot Points in our Sexual Development + New Plays by Reed Playwrights (Double Feature)

The theatre department’s junior class is excited to announce the spring mainstage show: Getting Intimate: Plot Points In our Sexual Development by Miranda...

Picturesque Snot: Polemics of the Landscape

Jordan Tate’s work represents a shift away from the understanding of photography as mechanical reproduction and an acknowledgement of the image-maker as the...

Toward a Critical History of Democracy in the Nineteenth Century

A talk by Stephen Sawyer, chair of the history department and co-founder of the History, Law, and Society program at The American University of...

Exploring Catacombs through Social Networks

The Archeological Institute of America presents a lectue by Jenny Kreiger of the University of Oregon. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Reed...

Spring Orchestra Concert

The Reed Spring Orchestra Concert will be in Kaul Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. David Schiff will be conducting. Program...

Portland Gay Symphonic Band: Spring Concert

The Portland Gay Symphonic Band presents their spring concert in Kaul Auditorium. In 1990 the Rose City Gay Freedom Band was formed by a small number of...

Love Songs

David Schiff, Composer: A Three Concert Celebration Tonight's program will include "Peace" (1984) and "All About Love" (2004) and will feature...

Shifrin and Friends Play Schiff

David Schiff, Composer: A Three Concert Celebration Tonight's program will include "Vashti, or the Whole Megillah" (1997), "Scenes from Adolescence" (1987),...

Portland Baroque Orchestra: The Fulfillment of Genius, Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony

We’re pulling out all the stops for the final concert of PBO’s 35th-anniversary season in a program that includes a full complement of winds and guest...

Anthropology Symposium: Faculty Presentations

Join us for three faculty presentations as part of the spring Anthropology Symposium. Free and open to the public. Anand Vaidya: "Rights and the Right in a...

Concert: Amadeo in Italia, Wolfgang aus Deutschland

Under the direction of John K. Cox, the Reed Chorus and Collegium Musicum present their spring concert in Kaul Auditorium. Using Leopold and Wolfgang...

Spring Dance Concert

The Reed College Dance Department presents the 2019 Spring Dance Concert, featuring choreography by students and faculty. Tickets range in price from $3-$7...