Events

October 23 - November 21, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A presentation by Master Book Binder and Book Conservator Arini Esarey ‘05

Arini Esarey received a BA in studio art from Reed College in Portland, OR and a Bookbinding Diploma from North Bennet St School in Boston, MA. She studied...

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...

Anthropology Symposium: Mrinalini Tankha

Join us for a lecture by Mrinalini Tankha as part of the fall Anthropology Symposium. Free and open to the public. "The Heads and Tails of Cuba's Dual...

Solomon Northup’s One Percent: Liberal Citizenship, Racial Freedom, Attenuated Anarchisms 

Chris Taylor presents the David Eddings Lecture. In the Antebellum US, both liberal and republican political philosophies apotheosized a racialized freedom...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Dance Chat for Students

Are you interested in majoring in Dance at Reed, or other aspects of Reed's dance program? Would you like to hear about opportunities in dance, including...

Who Is a Modern Muslim? Voluntary Associations and the Construction of Islamic Identities in Colonial North India

Join us for a religion department symposium with Maria-Magdalena Fuchs, doctoral candidate in religion at Princeton University. Maria's research...

"I Can Test Myself": Experiences and Insights from the Scale-Up of HIV Self-Testing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. Kristen Little is a senior research adviser at Population Services International (PSI), where she conducts operational and implementation science...

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Symposium on Multiracial Identity

Join us for a series of panels featuring speakers holding multiracial identities; discussions of colorism; a plenary session with Julie Lythcott-Haims,...

Psychology Colloquium: Tessa Dover, Ph.D., PSU

Inequality and Threat for Members of Advantaged Groups This talk will explore how members of advantaged groups respond to inequality and attempts to reduce...

An Introduction to the Bernoulli Numbers, from Pythagoras to Present

Join us for a talk by Ellen Eischen of the University of Oregon. Consider these basic questions: What can we say about whole number solutions to polynomial...

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday @ 4 Recital

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...

Biology Seminar: Mitchell Cruzan & Jaime Schwoch, “Phenotypic and Genomic Consequences of Somatic Mutation Accumulation in Plants”

This Friday's Biology Department Seminar speaker(s) are: Mitchell Cruzan, Ph.D & Jaime Schwoch Portland State University “Phenotypic and Genomic...

Apartheid's Lessons: Transnational Networks and US Evangelical Politics in the Cold War

Melani McAlister, Professor of American Studies and International Affairs at George Washington University, will deliver this year's Wallace T. McCaffrey...

Rap Guide to Consciousness

Baba Brinkman is a Canadian rap artist and award-winning playwright. His play Rap Guide to Consciousness explores the material basis of human experience in...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Canyon Day

You are invited to join in and help celebrate Reed College's oldest tradition as we clean and restore a portion of the Reed Canyon. This event is part of our...

Monday, October 29, 2018

Anthropology Symposium: Senior Seminar

Join us for a senior seminar as part of the fall Anthropology Symposium. Free and open to the public. Anthropology seniors Alex Gomez-Lacayo and Jacob...

Light and Surface

Join us for a Visiting Artist Lecture by Megan Ledbetter. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the studio art department.

Stanley Kubrick: New York Jewish Intellectual

This illustrated lecture will explore the life and work of legendary film director Stanley Kubrick and how he can be considered a New York Jewish...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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...

Beautiful, Meaningless Letters? Abstraction and Calligraphy in Medieval Manuscripts and Modern Painting

Did abstract art exist before the 20th century? Focusing particularly on the calligraphy and ornament of medieval manuscripts from the British Isles and...

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Continuing Research on the Fistfights of the Surrealists

LA-based artist Shana Lutker will present a talk with emphasis on her current body of work: The History of the Fistfights of the Surrealists. Lutker’s works...

Reed on the Road - Seattle

Please join us at Atlas Workbase for Reed on the Road, an evening with Acting President Hugh Porter and Dean for Institutional Diversity Mary James. Hear...

Friday, November 2, 2018

Parent & Family Weekend

Parent & Family Weekend is a time to visit campus, enjoy talks, attend performances, and other family-friendly activities. It is also the perfect occasion to...

Performance: Fefu and Her Friends

When a group of women gather in their friend Stephany Beckmann’s New England home in 1933 to discuss education reform and the role of art in learning, they...

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Parent & Family Weekend

Parent & Family Weekend is a time to visit campus, enjoy talks, attend performances, and other family-friendly activities. It is also the perfect occasion to...

Performance: Fefu and Her Friends

When a group of women gather in their friend Stephany Beckmann’s New England home in 1933 to discuss education reform and the role of art in learning, they...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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...

Thucydides and the Tyrant-Slayers Tradition: Excavating the Text

Brian Lavelle, Professor and Chair, Department of Classics, Loyola University Chicago, delivers the Rumpakis/Dussin Classics Lecture. Though not...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

General Staff Meeting

Cookies, coffee, and tea will be served. An agenda for each meeting will be sent approximately one week in advance.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Surveillance and the Racialization of Religion in the National-Security State

Sylvester Johnson will present the Thomas Lamb Eliot Lecture on Religion. Among the pivotal developments in the twentieth-century history of American...

Psychology Dept: Internships, Careers, and Life Beyond Reed

Join us for a discussion of internships, jobs, and career explorations that you might explore both after Reed and while here!

Visiting Writers Series: Renee Gladman

Renee Gladman is a writer and artist preoccupied with lines, crossings, thresholds, and geographies as they play out in the interstices of poetry and prose....

Performance: Fefu and Her Friends

When a group of women gather in their friend Stephany Beckmann’s New England home in 1933 to discuss education reform and the role of art in learning, they...

Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday @ 4 Recital

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...

Performance: Fefu and Her Friends

When a group of women gather in their friend Stephany Beckmann’s New England home in 1933 to discuss education reform and the role of art in learning, they...

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Performance: Fefu and Her Friends

When a group of women gather in their friend Stephany Beckmann’s New England home in 1933 to discuss education reform and the role of art in learning, they...

Portland Gay Symphonic Band: Juxtapose

The Portland Gay Symphonic Band is pleased to present “Juxtapose,” where contrasting musical styles, effects, and eras, will be performed in this fabulous...

Monday, November 12, 2018

Anthropology Symposium: Anna Eisenstein

Join us for a lecture by Anna Eisenstein as part of the fall Anthropology Symposium. Free and open to the public. "Pregnant Pauses: Waiting on the Will of...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Consciousness and Its Place in Nature

Christof Koch, Chief Scientist and President at the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, will speak about how human and non-human animals not only...

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Psychology Colloquium: Christof Koch, Ph.D., Allen Institute for Brain Science

Neuroscience of Consciousness: Six years ago, the Allen Institute for Brain Science, a non-profit medical research organization, embarked on an ambitious...

Everyday Contains All of History

Join us for a Visiting Artist Lecture by Jared Thorne. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by studio art department.

Auditions for Winter Dance Concert

We invite all Reed students to audition dances for the Reed's Winter Dance Concert; we are excited to see what you have been working on! Though your dance...

Reed on the Road - San Francisco

Please join us for Reed on the Road, an evening with Acting President Hugh Porter and Dean for Institutional Diversity Mary James. Hear from campus...

Visiting Writers Series: Esther G. Belin

Esther G. Belin is an award-winning Diné poet and multimedia artist. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, the Institute of American...

Reed Orchestra Fall Concert

We invite you to join us for the fall Reed Orchestra concert featuring Reed student musicians. The concert will be conducted by David Schiff, and admission...

Friday, November 16, 2018

Friday @ 4 Recital

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...

Performance & Post-Show talk by Turnback Boyz

The Reed Dance Department is excited to bring the Turnback Boyz to Reed for a performance and post-show talk with the audience. Admission is free. Turnback...

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Portland Baroque Orchestra: An Empire of Silver & Gold, Music of 18th Century Latin America

PBO welcomes Dr. Daniel Zuluaga back to PBO to lead this trailblazing program of music that was gathered from the archives of Latin American cathedrals. Five...

Monday, November 19, 2018

Anthropology Symposium: Carolyn Stephens

Join us for a lecture by Carolyn Stephens as part of the fall Anthropology Symposium. Free and open to the public. "Sound as Control in Japan" Sound, as...

Reed Music Recital

Reed College private music instructors will present a concert. These are the musicians that teach and train Reed's young musicians. Represented will be...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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...

October 23 - November 21, 2018