Events

September 20 - October 19, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019

Food Drive for Reed’s Community Pantry

September is Hunger Action Month, and Reed's Community Pantry aims to help Reedies facing food insecurity get access to healthy food. Many of us were once...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Biology Seminar: "Student-Driven Stories of Computational Systems Biology"

Dr. Anna Ritz is an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at Reed College. Her research explores different ways to model biological systems using...

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,...

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk 2019

Join us on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for the Reed College 5K FUNd Run/Walk to support southeast Portland’s public elementary schools. One-hundred percent...

9:00am
Quad  
The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Sunday, September 22, 2019

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

SoCal September Book Club - Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild

Join the Southern California chapter as we read Arlie Russell Hochschild's Strangers in Their Own Land. About the book - from Amazon Arlie Russell...

Fall Alumni Chapter PIzza Party—Boston

The Boston Alumni 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...

Monday, September 23, 2019

Food Drive for Reed’s Community Pantry

September is Hunger Action Month, and Reed's Community Pantry aims to help Reedies facing food insecurity get access to healthy food. Many of us were once...

Fellowship Drop-In for Internal Deadlines: Watson/Churchill

Are you applying for the Churchill and/or Watson fellowships? Join CLBR advisors during drop-in hours over in Prexy on September 23rd (two days before the...

Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America

In April of 1848, Henrietta Wood, an enslaved woman, was taken from her home in Kentucky, a slave state, to Ohio, a free state, and given her freedom papers....

Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Ian Lowrie

Join us for a presentation from Ian Lowrie '09 as part of the Anthropology Roundtable Symposium Series! Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the...

Dr. Jerry Jaboin, MD, PhD, OHSU Department of Radiation Medicine

Join CLBR as we welcome Dr. Jerry Jaboin to Prexy on Monday, September 23rd, 5:30 to 7 p.m. This conversation will range from Dr. Jaboin's career, how he got...

Fireside Chat: Dr. Jerry Jaboin, MD, PhD, Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs at OHSU

Join CLBR (and RSVP in Handshake) as we welcome Dr. Jerry Jaboin to Prexy. This conversation will range from Dr. Jaboin's career, how he got where he is,...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Food Drive for Reed’s Community Pantry

September is Hunger Action Month, and Reed's Community Pantry aims to help Reedies facing food insecurity get access to healthy food. Many of us were once...

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...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Computer Science Colloquium: Adam Groce, Reed College

"Secure Multiparty Computation" - Imagine two companies are trying to decide the merit of merging. Doing so requires comparing the books and client lists...

Vaux's Swifts at Chapman Elementary

Each year, thousands of Vaux's Swifts—small birds native to North America–gather over Chapman Elementary School before diving into the chimney, where they...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Food Drive for Reed’s Community Pantry

September is Hunger Action Month, and Reed's Community Pantry aims to help Reedies facing food insecurity get access to healthy food. Many of us were once...

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...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Physics Seminar:  "Controlling Light: Three Intriguing Experiments in Rubidium"

Shannon Mayer, University of Portland Recent advances in atomic and optical physics have given scientist the ability to control light in unique and...

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: Portland Chinatown Museum

Come hear about Jennifer Feng's work preserving the history of Portland Chinatown and celebrating its present. Presented by SEEDS (Students for Education,...

Thursday, September 26, 2019

[FULL] Spain: Andalucía in a Parador

Join fellow alumni and experience romantic southern Spain on a seven-night journey in Andalucía. Stay in a modern, first-class Parador in Antequera and...

Food Drive for Reed’s Community Pantry

September is Hunger Action Month, and Reed's Community Pantry aims to help Reedies facing food insecurity get access to healthy food. Many of us were once...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Identifying Your Community of Purpose

Wondering what a Community of Purpose is and how to figure yours out? Join our advisors in Prexy to learn more.

Chemistry Seminar: "Illuminating the Bioinorganic Chemistry of Hormone Biology"

Marie Heffern is an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of California, Davis, where she started in August 2017. She obtained a dual degree in...

Can Works of Great Literature Help Us to Understand Inequality?

The recent rise of extreme high-end wealth inequality, to levels unprecedented since the late nineteenth century Gilded Age, raises sociological as well as...

Psychology Colloquium: Christine Fleener, Ph.D.

"A Dynamic Approach to Primate Cognitive Development"

Queer Exile: The Case of the Nabokov Brothers

What is it like to be an exile within exile? To find one’s queer self doubly alienated among fellow refugees? This talk explores configurations of queer...

Math Colloquium: Joe Buhler, Emeritus Reed College

"Balanced Sets" - The decomposition of the positive integers up to 8 into the sets {1,4,6,7} and {2,3,5,8} is unusually well balanced in the sense that the...

Intersections in Practice: Art, Architecture and Landscape

Roxi Thoren is an associate professor in the departments of architecture and landscape architecture and department head in landscape architecture at the...

Eloquently Responding to Great Works of Ancient Egyptian Philosophy

An Interpretation of The Tale of the Eloquent Peasant. Presented by Chike Jeffers, associate professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia....

Pre-Inauguration: Calligraphy Scriptorium and Weathergram Workshop

In honor of President Audrey Bilger’s inauguration, Reed will host a calligraphy scriptorium and weathergram workshop for students, staff, faculty, alumni,...

Visiting Writers Series: Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. He is the author of a New York Times best-selling biography on A Tribe Called...

Friday, September 27, 2019

[FULL] Spain: Andalucía in a Parador

Join fellow alumni and experience romantic southern Spain on a seven-night journey in Andalucía. Stay in a modern, first-class Parador in Antequera and...

Food Drive for Reed’s Community Pantry

September is Hunger Action Month, and Reed's Community Pantry aims to help Reedies facing food insecurity get access to healthy food. Many of us were once...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

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: Janis Shampay, PhD

Dr. Janis Shampay investigates the structure and behavior of chromosome ends, or telomeres. These specialized structures are required for chromosome...

Du Bois' Darkwater and the Power of Religious Language and Imagery

A talk by Chike Jeffers, associate professor from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In his celebrated 1903 book, The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B....

Portland Juggling Festival 2019

Three days of special guests, workshops, vendors, open juggling, and juggling games. This year's Juggling & Vaudeville Extravaganza show will feature...

Saturday, September 28, 2019

[FULL] Spain: Andalucía in a Parador

Join fellow alumni and experience romantic southern Spain on a seven-night journey in Andalucía. Stay in a modern, first-class Parador in Antequera and...

Portland Juggling Festival 2019

Three days of special guests, workshops, vendors, open juggling, and juggling games. This year's Juggling & Vaudeville Extravaganza show will feature...

Denver Oktoberfest

Calling all alumni who enjoy bratwurst, lederhosen, beer, and a good time! Please join the Denver Reed Alumni Chapter at the Denver Oktoberfest for an...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Fall Picnic at Central Park

Enjoy one of the most idyllic parts of Central Park in the company of other Reedies on a (hopefully) beautiful early fall afternoon. Host Andrei Stephens ’08...

Sunday, September 29, 2019

[FULL] Spain: Andalucía in a Parador

Join fellow alumni and experience romantic southern Spain on a seven-night journey in Andalucía. Stay in a modern, first-class Parador in Antequera and...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Monday, September 30, 2019

[FULL] Spain: Andalucía in a Parador

Join fellow alumni and experience romantic southern Spain on a seven-night journey in Andalucía. Stay in a modern, first-class Parador in Antequera and...

Food Drive for Reed’s Community Pantry

September is Hunger Action Month, and Reed's Community Pantry aims to help Reedies facing food insecurity get access to healthy food. Many of us were once...

Portland Juggling Festival 2019

Three days of special guests, workshops, vendors, open juggling, and juggling games. This year's Juggling & Vaudeville Extravaganza show will feature...

Challenging Rape Talk: Women’s Activism and Gender Violence in Ukraine

The Reed College sociology department invites you to a talk by Professor Alexandra Hrycak and Molly Johnson '19. This presentation focuses on public...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

[FULL] Spain: Andalucía in a Parador

Join fellow alumni and experience romantic southern Spain on a seven-night journey in Andalucía. Stay in a modern, first-class Parador in Antequera and...

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...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

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, October 2, 2019

[FULL] Spain: Andalucía in a Parador

Join fellow alumni and experience romantic southern Spain on a seven-night journey in Andalucía. Stay in a modern, first-class Parador in Antequera and...

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...

Identifying Your Community of Purpose

Wondering what a Community of Purpose is and how to figure yours out? Join our advisors in Prexy to learn more.

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

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: Oregon Youth Justice Project

Learn more about Trevor Walraven's work in mitigating systemic injustice in the youth legal system. Presented by SEEDS (Students for Education, Equity, &...

Thursday, October 3, 2019

[FULL] Spain: Andalucía in a Parador

Join fellow alumni and experience romantic southern Spain on a seven-night journey in Andalucía. Stay in a modern, first-class Parador in Antequera and...

Identifying Your Community of Purpose

Wondering what a Community of Purpose is and how to figure yours out? Join our advisors in Prexy to learn more.

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

 Pre-Inauguration: Weathergram Installation Party

Let’s hang weathergrams together! The Reed community created weathergrams in honor of President Audrey Bilger’s inauguration, and now it's time to display...

Chemistry Seminar: Casey Jones ('05), Ph.D.

Please join us for our weekly Chemistry seminar series. Dr. Casey Jones ('05) an assistant professor of organic chemistry at Lewis & Clark College. Her...

Psychology Colloquium: Michael Cohen

"Characterizing the Richness of the Visual World: Evidence from Virtual Reality." Join us for a talk by Michael Cohen, PhD from Amherst College, whose...

Math Colloquium: Madeline Brandt '10, UC Berkeley

"Tropical Geometry of Curves" - Tropical geometry is a new and exciting field of math which creates a link between algebraic geometry and combinatorics. As...

Lester Tomé Lecture: The Value of the Black Ballet Star

Lester Tomé is an associate professor in the dance department and an affiliate of the Latin American and Latino/a Studies Program at Smith College. He is...

Friday, October 4, 2019

Westwind 2019

From the early 60s through the early 90s, students at Reed spent a weekend in the fall enjoying surf, sand, a talent show, green eggs and ham, and the unique...

[FULL] Spain: Andalucía in a Parador

Join fellow alumni and experience romantic southern Spain on a seven-night journey in Andalucía. Stay in a modern, first-class Parador in Antequera and...

Biology Seminar: Derrick Matthews, PhD

Dr. Derrick Matthews is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Behavior at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. His research explores how...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Pre-Inauguration: Showcase of Student Summer Research, Internships, and Creative Opportunities

We invite you to join us for a special showcase of the research, internships, and creative opportunities completed by students during the summer of 2019....

Inauguration: Installation Ceremony

Join us for the formal installation of Audrey Bilger as the 16th president of Reed College. Reception, dinner, and celebration immediately following the...

5:00pm
Inauguration: Reception and Dinner

Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the college are invited to a reception and buffet dinner in honor of President Bilger's...

6:30pm
Quad  
Inauguration: Celebration

Get ready to raise the roof (of the Quad)! NRBQ (the New Rhythm and Blues Quartet) will perform live to commemorate the inauguration of President Audrey...

8:00pm
Quad  

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Atelier des Lumières - Van Gogh and Japanese Art

Join other Reedies in Europe at the Atelier Des Lumières in Paris for a visit to the Van Gogh and Japanese art exhibits. Last year four Reedies got together...

Westwind 2019

From the early 60s through the early 90s, students at Reed spent a weekend in the fall enjoying surf, sand, a talent show, green eggs and ham, and the unique...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party—Paris

The Europe Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new and recent graduates to the area. Join us at the home of Bianca...

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Westwind 2019

From the early 60s through the early 90s, students at Reed spent a weekend in the fall enjoying surf, sand, a talent show, green eggs and ham, and the unique...

The Autopoets: Roland Dahwen, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Tuesday Smillie

The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, and Converge 45 are pleased to present The Autopoets, the first exhibition of Facing Between Centers, Artistic Director...

Monday, October 7, 2019

Workshop: Shouts, Cries, and Groans: Sound Configurations and Expressive Gestures in the Traditional Song of Northwest Argentina

In this participatory workshop, we will listen to, observe, analyze, and practice the sonic configurations and expressive gestures of Northwestern Argentine...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Harvard Law School J.D. Admissions Information Session

Session is open to students and alumni and includes a presentation and Q&A with Lucas Harty, Assistant Director of Admissions. Please RSVP in Handshake

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...

Anthropology Roundtable Symposium: Ajantha Subramanian

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

Flor del Aire: Songs from the Rustic Heart of Latin America

The musical duo Flor del Aire from Buenos Aires, Argentina searches for beauty and expression through the interpretation of traditional Latin American songs...

Wednesday, October 9, 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...

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, October 10, 2019

Chemistry Seminar: Daniel Suess, Ph.D.

Please join us for our weekly Chemistry seminar series. Daniel Suess, Ph,D,, is an assistant professor of Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of...

Psychology Colloquium: Alison Weiss '05

"Working memory and inhibitory control in healthy adult rhesus macaques: performance norms and neuroimaging correlates." Join us for a talk by Alison Weiss...

American Journalists Braving the World

Wallace T. MacCaffrey Memorial Lecture in History Nancy F. Cott is Jonathan Trumbull Research Professor of American History at Harvard University. Her...

Lecture-Recital with In Mulieribus

Barbara Strozzi: Virtuoso of Venice IM honors the 400th birthday of Barbara Strozzi, a gifted composer whose works shaped the great vocal genres of the...

Friday, October 11, 2019

Biology Seminar: Todd: Rosenstiel, PhD

Dr. Rosensteil's research focuses on the investigation of the possible biogenic sources of isoprene emissions over the Peninsula Antarctic by comparing the...

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,...

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Fall Young Alumni Chapter Party—Denver

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

Monday, October 14, 2019

International Sculpture Conference Keynote Lecture: Leonardo Drew

Leonardo Drew is known for creating reflective abstract sculptural works that play upon the dystopic tension between order and chaos. His work recalls Post...

Tuesday, October 15, 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...

melting, asexually

Ianna Hawkins Owen is assistant professor of English at Williams College. She earned a PhD in African diaspora studies at the University of California,...

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Foster-Scholz Club welcome president Audrey Bilger

Help the Foster-Scholz Club welcome president Audrey Bilger to Reed with a Gilbert and Sullivan inspired operetta lead by Jim Kahan ’67 and Kathia Emery ’64....

11:30am
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...

Dance Chat

Are you interested in Dance at Reed? Want to learn more about opportunities for majors and non-majors? Would you like to hear about opportunities for summer...

A Crane’s Tombstone: Monument, Landscape, and Calligraphy in Sixth Century China

Eulogy for Burying a Crane is a sixth century inscription once carved on a cliff of Jiaoshan Island in the Yangzi River. Its ruins were discovered in the...

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, October 17, 2019

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 Alumni Chapter Party—Seattle

The Rainier/Seattle Alumni Chapter warmly invites you to a fall gathering celebrating and welcoming new graduates to the area. Food and drink courtesy of...

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...

September 20 - October 19, 2019