Fulbright scholar Daniel Oross to speak at Linfield 

Daniel OrossYouth political participation will be the topic of an upcoming lecture at Linfield College. Daniel Oross, a visiting Fulbright scholar, will present “Comparing Political Participation by Youth in the US and EU” on Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in the Nicholson Library at Linfield. 

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Daniel D. Hutto to present annual Powell philosophy lectures  

Daniel D. HuttoProfessor Daniel D. Hutto, visiting from Australia, will navigate topics such as narrative practices as a cornerstone of human social life and new ideas in the area of cognitive science in two upcoming lectures.  

Hutto will present two lectures as part of the annual Walter Powell Philosophy Lecture series March 19-20 at Linfield College. Hutto will present “Making Sense of Ourselves and Others: Narratives not Theories” on Monday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall on the lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield. He will then present “Radical Enactivism: Rethinking Basic Minds” on Tuesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall.  Continue reading

Laura Shelton presents “No Madness in Mexico” for Women’s History Month

As part of Women’s History Month, Laura Shelton, associate professor of history at Franklin and Marshall University, will present “No Madness in Mexico: Understanding Infanticide Trials in the Nineteenth Century.”  The lecture will take place Monday, March 12th at 7 p.m. in the Nicholson Library Reading Room.

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Patrick Cottrell asks if the U.S. is “Dead Wrong” in his faculty lecture

 

Patrick Cottrell, associate professor of political science, will present “Dead Wrong: Will the United States Repeat the Mistakes of the Iraq War in North Korea and Iran?” on Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Fred Meyer Lounge in the Riley Campus Center at Linfield. 

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Linfield to present Norwegian trumpet concert 

Linfield College Music DepartmentLinfield College will welcome visiting musicians from Norway. Guest musicians Ingrid Eliassen and Ekaterina Isayevskaya will present “The Arctic Trumpet,” a concert with Norwegian repertoire for trumpet and piano on Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield. 

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Keyboard Kapers at Linfield College to feature Jeffrey LaDeur 

Keyboard Kapers Jeffrey LaDeurLinfield College’s Keyboard Kapers, a celebration of all things piano, will highlight renowned visiting pianist Jeffrey LaDeur. 

Keyboard Kapers encompasses three events from Feb. 28-March 3, including a guest lecture, a concert and a master class. LaDeur will present “Musicien Français,” a discussion of French music from 1700-1918, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 1:30 p.m. “Piano Potpourri,” a concert featuring LaDeur, Linfield piano professor Johnandrew Slominski and Linfield students will be held on Friday, March 2, at 7 p.m. A master class featuring young artists will be held on Saturday, March 3, at 10:30 a.m. All events will be held in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield College. 

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Linfield examines Oregon’s WWII internment of Japanese Americans

Architecture of internmentThroughout March, Linfield College will discuss the incarceration of Japanese Americans throughout Oregon during World War II. The college will examine the weight of these actions through a traveling exhibit, an art installation and a documentary film.

On Feb. 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the forced relocation of Japanese Americans in the wake of the attack at Pearl Harbor. Hundreds of thousands of Japanese Americans on the West Coast were forcibly relocated to internment camps. Permanent camps were built in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah and Wyoming, and temporary camps were established in Oregon. Even Linfield students were forced to relocate, leaving their lives behind.  

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