Jonasson lecture to focus on Civil War monuments 

David BlightDavid W. Blight, a professor of American history at Yale and the director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition, will present “Monuments and Memories: Has the Civil War Ever Really Ended?” on Wednesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.  Continue reading

Susan D. Hyde to deliver Linfield College commencement address 

Susan D. HydeSusan D. Hyde, a professor of political science at the University of California, Berkeley and a 2000 Linfield graduate, will deliver the commencement address to the class of 2018.

More than 640 Linfield College graduates will be honored during commencement exercises Sunday, May 27, at 10 a.m. in the Linfield Oak Grove.  

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Linfield students and faculty to present annual Cello Extravaganza 

Linfield College cello extravaganzaLinfield students and faculty will showcase an eclectic range of classical and non-classical pieces in an upcoming concert.  The Linfield Cello Ensemble will present the annual Cello Extravaganza on Saturday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College.  Continue reading

Reyna Grande: Finding home

Reyna GrandeReprinted with permission of the News-Register. • By Tom Henderson, March 29, 2018

Writer Reyna Grande spent much of her childhood living in cardboard homes that turned to mush in the rain.

Scorpions crawled along the wall. The sight of them haunted her. “I felt I had a kind of scorpion inside me that was stinging my heart again and again,” Grande said.

As she prepares for a visit to McMinnville, the author wants her readers to feel that sting — the pain of a 4-year-old girl separated from her parents.

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‘Why Frederick Douglass Matters’ symposium hosted at Linfield College 

Frederick DouglassThe life and work of famed social reformer Frederick Douglass will be celebrated with a day-long symposium honoring the 200th anniversary of his birth.  The symposium will be held Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Nicholson Library at Linfield College.    Continue reading