Events

February 23 - March 23, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020

Great Reedie Bake-Off: Round One

Bakers will bring their first premade bake to be judged. Bakers will need to set up by 1:45 p.m. Winners will be given the bakers’ brief for next week's...

Black Celebration Month: Addressing the White Elephant in the Room

White Fragility and the Accommodation of Whiteness T. Aisha Edwards, LMHC (xe/she) is a somatic trauma therapist and educator based in Vancouver, WA. She...

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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...

Crystal Carr, PhD, University of Michigan

Exploring a Novel Model of Cocaine Addiction The psychomotor activating effects of psychomotor stimulant drugs, such as cocaine or amphetamine, can change...

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...

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Faculty Workshop: Scholarly Publishing

You’ve done the research, written the article/manuscript, and passed peer-review. Now you have to navigate the ever changing landscape of scholarly...

Physics Seminar - "Virtual Reality as a Tool in Physics Education"

Jared Canright, Univeristy of Washington The recent resurgence of virtual reality (VR) technology resembles the computer revolution in its potential...

 February Bar Night at Juke Bar

Let’s get together after work and celebrate the week being half over! Juke Bar, a cozy East Village spot just below Union Square, specializes in craft...

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Faculty Workshop: Scholarly Publishing

You’ve done the research, written the article/manuscript, and passed peer-review. Now you have to navigate the ever changing landscape of scholarly...

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...

Math Colloquium: Cristina Tortora, San Jose State University

On Model-Based Learning and Directional Outlier Detection - Model-based clustering assumes that the data were generated from a convex combination of...

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,...

Friday, February 28, 2020

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...

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CLBR will be hosting six alums for a night of food and a Q&A session. Each of these Reedies has at one point transitioned from undergraduate-life to working...

Happy Hour at Love Goat

Care for a drink? Come on out to Love Goat! If the weather holds, you might even find us raising our glasses on their cozy rooftop terrace. RSVPs...

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Dim Sum

This annual event is often well-attended and it's always a lot of fun! Hei La Moon is THE place to go for the authentic dim sum experience in Boston. ...

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...

Monday, March 2, 2020

Great Reedie Bake-Off: Round Two

Bakers will bring their second premade bake to be judged by 1:45 p.m. Three teams will advance to the final round and receive the final baker’s brief.

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...

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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...

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...

New Hum 110 Book Club

Curious about the new Hum 110 curriculum but sad you’re no longer a student and can’t read it with other Reedies? There’s a new hum book club for that! Join...

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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...

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As a junior/rising senior, many of the nationally competitive fellowship awards have internal deadlines that are due during the first few weeks of fall...

Compassionate Action in Uncertain Times

As human activity extends to all reaches of the planet, virtually all living beings are coping with disruption, loss of habitat, and toxic air, soil, and...

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Chemistry Seminar: Smita Shankar, Ph.D.

Smita Shankar is VP of Research and Development at Impossible Foods. In this role, she oversees the various R&D and engineering teams. Prior to this role at...

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,...

Andrea Sommer '02 Talks Entrepreneurship

Rescheduled to March 5th! CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURIAL REEDIES!!! We are so excited to host Reed alum, Andrea Sommer '02 on campus to chat about her...

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...

Friday, March 6, 2020

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,...

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...

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...

Saturday, March 7, 2020

CANCELLED: Pianist Thomas Otten performs "Concord Sonata" by Charles Ives

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED* Reed Music presents Thomas Otten, pianist, in a Lecture-Recital program featuring Sonata No. 2, Concord, Mass., 1840–60 by...

Spring Gathering with Reedies in Paris

Inviting all Reedies who'd like to visit Paris (see some ideas for exhibitions below), followed by dinner and drinks at Tilly Gaillard's home in Saint Cloud...

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...

Monday, March 9, 2020

Great Reedie Bake-Off: Final Round

In addition to bringing a premade bake to be judged, the three finalists will compete in a live technical event in front of the judges and the community....

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,...

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

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...

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...

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MindStorm is the CLBR problem solving challenge. Each year, we invite employers to campus to pose a challenge they face in their business/organizations. We...

5:00pm
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...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Foster-Scholz Club Dinner prior to Reed on the Road at Home

Foster-Scholz members! You are invited to dinner before the Reed on the Road event. DETAILS Wednesday, March 11 Gray Campus Center Dinner: 5:30–6:30 p.m....

Reed on the Road at Home

Reed on the Road is a series of regional events designed for Reed alumni and parents. These events offer rich institutional and academic content delivered by...

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Chemistry Community Discussion

The ACS Student Chapter of Reed College would like to invite you to the Spring Chemistry Community Discussion. This is the third installation of a continuing...

Pre-Health: Suture Clinic - US Army Health Professions Scholarship Program

The US Army Health Professions Scholarship Program provides extensive financial support to cover the costs of earning professional degrees such as...

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,...

Friday, March 13, 2020

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,...

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...

Sunday, March 15, 2020

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...

Monday, March 16, 2020

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...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Reed Seattle Chapter Reading Group - Middlemarch by George Eliot

Middlemarch by George Eliot Location: Home of Janet Oliver '70 Citing Middlemarch more than half a century after its publication, V.S. Pritchett said of...

Thursday, March 19, 2020

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...

 Thirsty Third Thursday at Spokesman

Craft brews and coffee? What’s not to like? If you're looking for yummy food and a good company, this is the event for you. Hope to see you there! RSVPs...

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...

Saturday, March 21, 2020

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The Center for Life Beyond Reed is excited to announce Senior Bootcamp, a one-day intensive workshop designed to prepare graduating seniors to launch a...

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...

Sunday, March 22, 2020

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...

February 23 - March 23, 2020