Linfield Reports 10/23/17

Myanmar: An Overview 

K. Lynn '18Linfield senior Khaing Lynn ’18 will present an overview of her home country of Myanmar on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m. in 201 Riley. Discussion will include: her family and how she decided to attend Linfield, her semester abroad in China, an introduction to the three current major cities of Myanmar and the former military regime.

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Tim Hanni to discuss disrupting the wine status quo 

One of the first Americans to earn the Masters of Wine credential will give an upcoming lecture about wine errors, discoveries and insights as part of the Linfield Wine Lecture Series.  

Tim Hanni, MW, Certified Wine Educator from the Society of Wine Educators, and wine industry faculty teaching online wine business curriculum at the Napa Valley Wine Academy and Washington State University, will present “Disrupting the Wine Status Quo: what do we really know about consumers, wine history and enjoying wine with food?” on Monday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Campus Center at Linfield College.  

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Band concert to share music from Norway and Great Britain 

Linfield Concert BandThe Linfield College Concert Band will feature the music of northern Europe in their annual fall concert. 

The Concert Band will present “Sounds of Norway and Great Britain” on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. 

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Danielle Deulen to share poetry and memoir at “Readings at the Nick” 

Danielle DuelenDanielle Deulen, an award-winning poet and memoirist, will read from her current work at Linfield College.

Deulen will read on Monday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m., in the Austin Reading room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. 

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Wine pioneer Susan Sokol Blosser to discuss new book at Linfield  

Susan Sokol Blosser, a pioneer in Oregon’s wine industry, will discuss her new book in a conversation at Linfield College. 

Blosser, co-founder of Sokol Blosser Winery, will talk about her new book “The Vineyard Years: A Memoir with Recipes” on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. 

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Linfield Theatre to present ‘Ada and the Engine’ 

 

Ada and the EngineSteam-powered math, music and romance are at the heart of the upcoming Linfield College Theatre production, “Ada and the Engine.” 

The production features the full-length play by Lauren Gunderson, “America’s most popular playwright,” as Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, the Ronni Lacroute Chair in Shakespeare Studies at Linfield College, has dubbed her in The New Yorker. This year, Linfield Theatre’s 98th season, features the plays of Gunderson.  

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Forest ecologist to speak at Linfield College

Suzanne SimardA visiting forest ecologist will discuss the language of trees in an upcoming lecture at Linfield College, in honor of the legacy of the late Dr. Jane Clair Dirks-Edmunds.

Dr. Suzanne Simard will discuss her research on northwest forest ecology on Monday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The lecture is sponsored by the Jane Claire Dirks Edmunds Lectureship and PLACE (Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement).

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Graphic designer Ellen Lupton to speak at Linfield

Graphic designer Ellen LuptonA nationally recognized graphic artist says that design tells stories that can touch the public in emotionally fulfilling ways. Ellen Lupton, a Baltimore-based graphic designer, curator, educator and writer of numerous books on the design process, will speak this month at Linfield College. The title of her illustrated talk is “Design is Storytelling.” The talk will be held Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. 

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