Events

February 18 - March 18, 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 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...

Politics and Policy Lecture Series: Stefan Dolgert

"Ichneumenoid Athena: The Posthuman Origins of 'The West' and the Xenopolis to Come" Most 20th century political theorists presumed that the ancient Greeks...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Physics Seminar - "Desperate Measures (in Desperate Times)"

Tom Giblin, Kenyon College We find ourselves in the so-called “Golden Age” of particle physics. Ours is a time in which the largest, most sophisticated,...

Missing Babies & the Tacit Tolerance of Infanticide in Early Modern Europe

Aggressive criminal prosecution of unwed mothers who killed their newborns in early modern Europe (1550–1750) has led historians to assume that Europeans...

Grupo Krapp Dance Residency: Dance Workshop (all dance levels welcome)

If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please head here to RSVP. More instructions are included on this form. Luciana Acuña & Luis...

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Blood Drive

Join us for the first blood drive of the spring semester! This semester we are partnering with Bloodworks Northwest, a locally-based nonprofit organization...

Grupo Krapp Dance Residency: Choreography Workshop

If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please sign up here. More information is available on this RSVP form. Luciana Acuña & Luis...

2020 Election Update for the Reed Community

The Political Science Department would like to invite the Reed community to a discussion on the upcoming 2020 election this Thursday, February 20th in Eliot...

Chemistry Seminar: “Regulatory Affairs & Global Chemical Control Regulations”

Robert Campbell graduated with a BS in chemistry from Portland State University, during which time he worked as a Research Assistant. After university, he...

Earnest Kim, PhD, OHSU

Chronic Drug Use, Opponent Processes, and the Amygdala Understanding the interactions between systems that mediate appetitive and aversive learning has been...

Andrea Sommer '02 Talks Entrepreneurship

CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURIAL REEDIES!!! We are so excited to host Reed alum, Andrea Sommer '02 on campus to chat about her experience as an entrepreneur, what...

Collective Voices Solidarity Series: Community Alliance of Tenants

Come learn more about CAT's work around housing justice advocacy in Portland with executive director Katarina Holland! Free and open to the public. Dinner...

Thirsty Third Thursday at Homegrown Tap & Dough

Greetings, Denver alumni! We will be gathering at Homegrown Tap & Dough in Wash Park for this month’s Thirsty Third Thursday. Come out and have a beer, wine,...

Thirsty Third Thursday at Suzette Crêperie

Join fellow Reedies to celebrate the food and drink created by one of our own–Jehnee Rains ’93. Rains is the owner and chef of Suzette Crêperie, a...

Thirsty Third Thursday at The Grove - Yerba Buena

Come meet the local SF Reedies, make some friends, and enjoy some food and drink at this February TTT at The Grove in Yerba Buena. The Grove–Yerba Buena...

Black Celebration Month: Algorithms of Oppression

Safiya Umoja Noble is an associate professor at the University of California, Los Angeles in the departments of information studies and African American...

February  TTT at The Liberty Tavern

Join us for February TTT at The Liberty Tavern in Arlington. Enjoy happy hour prices until 7 p.m. Specials include $5 draft beers, $5 cocktails and 1/2 price...

Friday, February 21, 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: STARS Lectures

S.T.A.R. LECTURES (Students Talking About Research- Brief lectures presented by thesis students about their thesis projects) Friday, Feb 21, 2020 4:10 pm...

Black Celebration Month: Soul Food Night

A night of cuisine from the Black/African diaspora. Co-presented by the Multicultural Resource Center, the Office for Institutional Diversity, and the...

Grupo Krapp Facebook

Grupo Krapp present a performance in Greenwood Theater as part of their residency with the Reed Dance Department. Admission is free. Luciana Acuña & Luis...

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Brunch at Galaxy Cafe West Lynn

Join us for a casual morning of weekend snacks and sips. Galaxy Cafe is order/pay at the counter, so feel free to drop in or out whenever you like! RSVPs...

Reed Griffins Basketball

Come cheer on the Reed Griffins on their home court! Viewing area in Gym II. February 8: vs. Haitian Club Team February 22: vs. Mount Angel Abbey Free.

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...

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

 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

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...

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...

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...

Center for Life Beyond Reed Logo

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...

4:00pm
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...

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,...

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

Dr. Lisa Mangiamele is an integrative neurobiologist interested in animal communication. Her research uses behavioral, physiological, molecular and...

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

Pianist Thomas Otten performs "Concord Sonata" by Charles Ives

Reed Music presents Thomas Otten, pianist, in a Lecture-Recital program featuring Sonata No. 2, Concord, Mass., 1840–60 by Charles Ives. Admission is...

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 Bonnie Bronson (1940-1990) was an artist and...

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...

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

DETAILS Wednesday, March 11 Gray Campus Center Dinner: 5:30–6:30 p.m. | Reed on the Road: 6:30 p.m. COST $20 per person (includes dinner, dessert and...

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 Malik

Our genomes are a tenuous conglomerate of different genetic entities, each trying to maximize their own evolutionary success, often at great cost to their...

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...

February 18 - March 18, 2020