Educational futurist Bryan Alexander to speak at Linfield College 

Bryan AlexanderNoted educational technology author Bryan Alexander will explore the future of higher education in a public lecture at Linfield College. 

On Monday, Nov. 5, Alexander will speak on “Apprehending the future in higher education: Fact and fiction.” The talk will be at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall.   Continue reading

Linfield College hosts three gubernatorial candidates 

Gubernatorial candidates

Update: As Patrick Starnes, the Independent candidate, has dropped out of the gubernatorial race, Linfield College has cancelled the Nov. 1 talk. 

Linfield College is hosting three gubernatorial candidates next week on its McMinnville campus to discuss civic engagement and political participation, one week before Oregonians go to the polls.  

Nick Chen, Libertarian Party candidate, will speak on Monday, Oct. 29. Rep. Knute Buehler, Republican Party candidate, will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Patrick Starnes, the Independent candidate, will speak on Thursday, Nov. 1.   Continue reading

Linfield student choirs present “Resistance, Revolution, and Renewal”

Linfield College ChoirLinfield College student choirs will perform music from hit Broadway musicals and well-known composers.

“Resistance, Revolution, and Renewal” will explore this year’s Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) theme of “Revolutions” and will connect resistance and revolution in the face of war, oppression and injustice.  The Fall Choir Concert will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. in Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium at Linfield College.

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Constitution Day event planned

Constitution DayLinfield College will observe Constitution Day with an event on the relationship between civility and inclusion.  

The Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights, and Justice and the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) will hold a “Conversation about Civility, Diversity and Inclusion” on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 4:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall.  

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‘Diplomacy in a Digital Age’ talk by Ryan Jones at Linfield College 

Linfield College entryIn a globalized but increasingly divided, digital and complex world, what is the role of human connections and state-to-state diplomacy? Ryan Jones, former State Department diplomat and current late-night comedy researcher and writer, will discuss this question Wednesday, April 4, at 5 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.  

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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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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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