Events

October 17 - November 15, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Great Oregon ShakeOut

Each fall Reed tests its emergency notification systems by sending alert messages out to all community members on a pre-planned date and time. And, each...

JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Program) Info Session

Have you ever dreamed of living in Japan? Or teaching English abroad? Here's your opportunity! Stop by Prexy to speak with a representative about the JET...

Hernan Reinaudo: Master of Tango Guitar

Join us for a pop up concert featuring world-class tango guitar virtuoso Hernan Reinaudo interpreting classic and original works, accompanied by Mirta...

Visiting Writers Series: Jos Charles

Jos Charles is author of feeld, a National Book Award long-listed finalist and winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series, selected by Fady Joudah (Milkweed...

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party at Rhein Haus

The Rainier/Seattle Alumni Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new and recent graduates to the area. Alumni of all ages...

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party—Bay Area

The Bay Area Alumni Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new and recent graduates to the area. Come eat homemade pizza...

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party—Portland

The Portland Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new and recent graduates to the area. Join us at a pizza party at...

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Portland Baroque Orchestra: The Brandenburgs

Monica Huggett leads all six of J. S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos while playing violin, viola, and violino piccolo. Harpsichordist Byron Schenkman,...

Davis Rogan House Party

Davis Rogan '90 will be playing a house show at the home of Heinrich Gompf '93 in Worcester, MA. Davis and Heinrich will be making gumbo and more! The...

Stand Up! for Main Street–Public Citizen's All-Star Comedy Benefit

Thanks to the generosity of Paul Levy ’72 and Public Citizen, we have a limited number of complimentary tickets to this year's Public Citizen benefit Stand...

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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...

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party—Austin

The Austin Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new and recent graduates to the area. Join us at a pizza party at...

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party—DC

The Washington, D.C. Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new and recent graduates to the area. Join us at a pizza party...

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party—New York

The New York Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new and recent graduates to the area. Join us at a pizza party at...

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Fall Southern California Alumni Chapter Pizza Party & Distillery Tour

Come have delicious pizza and beer in downtown LA with your Reedie compadres and help welcome recent alumni to our community! Our welcome weekend party...

Portland Chamber Orchestra: Classical Meets Jazz with Special Guest Ken Peplowski, Clarient

Portland Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Yaacov Bergman, performs in Kaul Auditorium. Click here for tickets. Program includes: Appalachian Spring...

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party—Chicago

The Chicago Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new and recent graduates to the area. Join us at District Brew Yards on...

Monday, October 28, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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, October 30, 2019

Buddhist Chanting Club

Recharge your spiritual batteries every Wednesday at 12 noon in the Chapel. We chant nam myoho renge kyo for 30 minutes, then read a short inspirational...

CRES Colloquium Series: Betsy Brada

Sol Plaatje: Land, Legislation, and Literature in Early Twentieth Century South Africa

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...

Collective Voices Solidarity Series: Cascades Abortion Support Collective

Discuss local efforts to remove financial and logistical barriers to abortion with a team of organizers. Presented by SEEDS (Students for Education, Equity,...

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Psychology community event: Halloween Studies

Halloween snacks and discussion of Psychology's "Halloween Studies"

Friday, November 1, 2019

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,...

Seminar: Kelly Monk, PhD

Dr. Kelly Monk is a senior scientist and co-director of the Vollum Institute. Her research uses mouse and zebrafish models to better understand how...

Simon Tam - Slanted: How an Asian American Troublemaker Took on the Supreme Court

When Simon Tam started an Asian American dance rock band called The Slants, he didn't realize that he was starting an entire movement around freedom of...

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Dance Workshops with Reggie Wilson

Join us for a weekend intensive workshop for intermediate and advanced dance students focusing on choreography and the creative process. Space is limited,...

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Dance Workshops with Reggie Wilson

Join us for a weekend intensive workshop for intermediate and advanced dance students focusing on choreography and the creative process. Space is limited,...

Monday, November 4, 2019

Fellowships Drop In for Internal Deadlines: Carnegie, Goldwater, Sperling, Truman

Are you applying for the Carnegie, Goldwater, Sperling, or Truman fellowships? Join CLBR advisors during drop-in hours over in Prexy on September 23rd (2...

Linked Jades: Creativity and Reciprocity in Chinese Calligraphy

A cursive-script letter by the renowned eighth-century statesman Yan Zhenqing is the original work in a long handscroll that also includes a colophon by the...

Lecture-Demonstration with Reggie Wilson

The Company: Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group is a Brooklyn-based dance company whose mission is to create, research, develop, and present new...

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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...

Choreography Workshop with Reggie Wilson

Join us for a choreography workshop for dancers (mixed-level). Space is limited. Sign up here. The Company: Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group is...

Contemporary Dance Technique Class with Reggie Wilson

Join us for a contemporary technique class for dancers (mixed level). Space is limited; sign up here. The Company: Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance...

Non-Profit Job Fayre

This Job Fayre features non-profit and not-for-profit organizations only. Please RSVP in Handshake. RSVPs are not required, but they do allow employers to...

4:30pm
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, November 6, 2019

Buddhist Chanting Club

Recharge your spiritual batteries every Wednesday at 12 noon in the Chapel. We chant nam myoho renge kyo for 30 minutes, then read a short inspirational...

Nailed It with Adele Pham

Join us for a screening of this documentary film followed by a Q&A with director Adele Pham. In virtually every city, state, and strip mall across the U.S.,...

Heaven on Earth: Justinian's Hagia Sophia

This talk addresses the transformation of the basilica as an architectural form and its subsequent impact on architecture in the eastern Mediterranean....

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...

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Psychology Colloquium: Beth Green

"Using Research to Improve Practice in Community-Based Early Childhood Programs" Join us for a talk by Beth Green, PhD, Director of Early Childhood & Family...

Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Alex Blanchette

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

Visiting Writers Series: Hilary Plum

Hilary Plum is the author of the novel Strawberry Fields, winner of the Fence Modern Prize in Prose (2018); the work of nonfiction Watchfires (2016), winner...

Archaeology and Politics in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Newly Discovered Results of the 1951-53 Excavations at Sinop, Turkey. Presented by Ulrike Krotscheck of Evergreen State University. Co-sponsored by the Reed...

Comedy and Climate Action with the Stand-Up Economist

Yoram Bauman ’95 has a PhD in economics but makes a living doing stand-up comedy about economics and politics. He also writes cartoon books—most recently The...

Friday, November 8, 2019

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: Saumya Gopalkrishnan, PhD

Dr. Gopalkrishnan studies fundamental issues in the molecular biology of gene expression in bacteria using cutting edge biochemical and genetic techniques.

Philosophy Colloquium: The Epistemology of Interpersonal Relations

Join us for a talk by Matt Benton, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Seattle Pacific University. Epistemology has focused primarily on propositional...

The Present Life of Blasphemy: Kanye West in American Popular Culture

Thomas Lamb Eliot Lecture on Religion Is Kanye West the problem or the solution? Is Kanye a self-hating misogynist or a sui generis artist—or both, or...

Reed Theatre presents Euripides' "Medea"

"What’s next, my friends, is clear. I must kill the children quickly and be gone. I gave them life and now I’ll give them death—my heart all dagger. Do it....

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party—London

The Europe Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new and recent graduates to the London area. Join us at the Tate Modern...

Reed Theatre presents Euripides' "Medea"

"What’s next, my friends, is clear. I must kill the children quickly and be gone. I gave them life and now I’ll give them death—my heart all dagger. Do it....

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Western Early Keyboard Association Recital

Get your tickets here. Gregory Crowell, Harpsichord Flights of Fancy: Music by Byrd, Frescobaldi & Bach Sunday, November 10, 2019, 2-4pm Reed College,...

Monday, November 11, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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, November 13, 2019

Buddhist Chanting Club

Recharge your spiritual batteries every Wednesday at 12 noon in the Chapel. We chant nam myoho renge kyo for 30 minutes, then read a short inspirational...

Lunch and Learn: Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid will be discussing the ins and outs of financial aid to give Reed staff and faculty more insight into how they can help students...

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...

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Chemistry Seminar: “Exploring the Chemical Origins of Biopolymers”

Nicholas Hud received his B.S. degree from Loyola Marymount University. His Ph.D. was conferred by the University of California, Davis for investigations of...

Visiting Writers Series: She Who Has No Master(s)

She Who Has No Master(s) is a project of multi-voiced collectivity, hybrid poetics, encounters, in-between spaces and (dis)places of the Vietnamese diaspora....

Reed Theatre presents Euripides' "Medea"

"What’s next, my friends, is clear. I must kill the children quickly and be gone. I gave them life and now I’ll give them death—my heart all dagger. Do it....

Friday, November 15, 2019

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: Anna Jacobsen, PhD

Dr. Jacobsen examines the structure of the three-dimensional vessel network of woody plants (i.e. how vessels develop and connect with one another throughout...

Joel Alden Schlosser: Herodotus in the Anthropocene

We are living in the age of the Anthropocene, in which human activities are recognized for effecting potentially catastrophic environmental change. In his...

Reed Theatre presents Euripides' "Medea"

"What’s next, my friends, is clear. I must kill the children quickly and be gone. I gave them life and now I’ll give them death—my heart all dagger. Do it....

October 17 - November 15, 2019