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October events at Linfield College

MONDAY, OCT. 1

THAILAND TALK: Linfield College faculty and students who conducted summer research in Thailand will share their experiences during “In Limbo” on Monday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield. The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Department of Political Science, PLACE and the International Programs Office. For more information, call 503-883-2222.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3

FACULTY LECTURE: Laura Rodgers, Linfield College professor of nursing, will discuss adjustment issues for college students in a faculty lecture, “Stress, Cortisol and Adjustment Disorder Among College Students,” Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2409.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED WRITER: Chris Ballard, senior writer at Sports Illustrated, will speak about writing, sports and his new book, “One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, An unlikely Coach and One Magical Baseball Season,” Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Nicholson Library and the Departments of Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology, English, Mass Communication and Academic Affairs. For more information, call Susan Barnes Whyte, 503-883-2517, swhyte@linfield.edu.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

CIVIL WAR LECTURE: Victoria E. Bynum, distinguished professor emeritus of history at Texas State University, will speak on her latest book, “The Long Shadow of the Civil War,” Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored through the Jonas A. “Steine” Jonasson Endowed Lectureship. For more information, contact Peter Buckingham, 503-883-2479, pbucking@linfield.edu.

THURSDAY, OCT. 11

HISTORIAN: Gregg Andrews, distinguished professor emeritus of history at Texas State University, will speak on his latest book, “Thyra J. Edwards: Black Activists in the Global Freedom Struggle,” Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., in the Reading Room of Pioneer Hall at Linfield College. For more information, contact Peter Buckingham, 503-883-2479, pbucking@linfield.edu.

MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, OCT. 8-13

HOMECOMING: A series of homecoming events for students and alumni are planned for the week of Oct. 8 at Linfield College. Alumni events, held Oct. 12-13, include reunions, alumni awards, Linfield’s Finest, a barbecue before the football game and more. For more information on alumni events contact Debbie Harmon Ferry at 503-883-2607 or dharmon@linfield.edu.

THURSDAY, OCT. 11

MASTERCLASS: Peter Ellefson, professor of trombone at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and Linfield College Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, will present a master class Thursday, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center. It is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the Linfield Department of Music and Office of College Relations. For more information, call the Linfield Music Department at 503-883-2275.

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

TROMBONE RECITAL: Peter Ellefson, professor of trombone at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and Linfield College Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, will present a solo trombone recital Friday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. It is sponsored by Linfield Department of Music and Office of College Relations. For more information, call the Linfield Music Department at 503-883-2275.

OCT. 15 THROUGH  NOV. 17

ART EXHIBIT: An artist talk and opening reception for an exhibit by video artist Daniel Heffernan will be Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 5 p.m. at the Linfield Gallery on the Linfield College campus. Heffernan is a visual and media artist based in New York City whose paintings and video art have been internationally exhibited. The Linfield Gallery exhibition will be his first show in the Pacific Northwest. The show, which runs Oct. 15 through Nov. 17, is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 503-883-2804 or visit the gallery at www.linfield.edu/art/gallery.

TUESDAY, OCT. 16

9/11 PERSPECTIVE:  Amitava Kumar, professor of English on the Helen D. Lockwood Chair at Vassar College, will present “Literature of 9/11: A Syllabus Starts with the Lives of Our Students” Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library at Linfield College. Kumar’s lecture is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by the Ken and Donna Ericksen Endowed English Department Fund, Nicholson Library and the departments of English, Sociology/Anthropology, Political Science, Theatre/Communication Arts, and Mass Communication, as well as the programs in International Relations and Gender Studies. For more information, call 503-883-2210.

SUNDAY, OCT. 21

CHORAL CONCERT: Linfield College will host a fall choral concert Sunday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

TUESDAY, OCT. 23

BOOK READING: Doug Peacock, a nationally known author and a disabled Vietnam veteran who speaks widely about wilderness and veterans’ issues, will read from his work Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library. Peacock is the author of “Grizzly Years,” “Baja” and “Walking it Off: A Veteran’s Chronicle of War and Wilderness.” His latest book, “The Essential Grizzly: The Mingled Fates of Men and Bears,” was co-written with his wife, Andrea Peacock. The event will be co-sponsored by the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE). For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte, 503-883-2517, swhyte@linfield.edu.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24

VIETNAM VET LECTURE: Doug Peacock, a nationally known author and a disabled Vietnam veteran who speaks widely about wilderness and veterans’ issues, will speak on “War for the World: Out of Vietnam and into the Wild” Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall. The event will be co-sponsored by the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE). For information, contact David Sumner, 503-883-2389, dsumner@linfield.edu.

THURSDAY, OCT. 25

READING: Author Dave Straube will talk about his book, “Someday is not a Plan,” a book of financial advice geared toward 20-year-olds, on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading is free and open to the public and part of the Readings at the Nick series, sponsored by Nicholson Library and the Linfield Department of Economics. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte, 503-883-2517, swhyte@linfield.edu.

SATURDAY, OCT. 27

FACULTY RECITAL: The Linfield Music Department will present a faculty recital featuring pianist Chris Engbretson Saturday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

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