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November events at Linfield College

Upcoming events at Linfield College for the month of November.

NOV. 1-4 and 8-10

DORY PLAY: The world premiere for “Kickin’ Sand and Tellin’ Lies,” written by Professor Jackson Miller and senior Chris Forrer, will be performed Nov. 1-3 and 8-10 at 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield. An additional showing will be presented Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Kiawanda Community Center in Pacific City. The play is a fictional tale inspired by stories from the project “Launching through the Surf: The Dory Fleet of Pacific City,” http://digitalcommons.linfield.edu/dory/. Tickets are $9 for full price; $7 for seniors (62+) and Linfield faculty and staff; and $5 for students; with a $2 discount on all tickets on opening night. Seating is reserved. Tickets are available at http://www.linfield.edu/culture, by phone, or at the Marshall Theatre Box Office. The Marshall Theatre is fully accessible. For more information, call 503-883-2292.

MONDAY, NOV. 5

MEDICINAL PLANTS: Linfield College students Anna Sours and Susana Fajardo will present research on traditional medicinal practices in Latin America Monday, Nov. 5, at 3 p.m. in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield. The lecture is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the International Programs Office. For more information, call 503-883-2222.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7

OPENING RECEPTION: 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.

THURSDAY, NOV. 8

READING: Poets Chris Anderson and Stephanie Lenox will introduce Oregon’s only cooperative publisher, Airlie Press, along with their latest work during a reading Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. Lenox will discuss her newest work, “Congress of Strange People,” and Anderson will read from his newest title, “The Next Thing Always Belongs.” The reading is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Linfield English Department and Nicholson Library. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte, college librarian, at 503-883-2517, swhyte@linfield.edu.

FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, NOV. 9-11

FORENSICS TOURNEY: Linfield College will host the 82nd R.D. Mahaffey Memorial Forensics Tournament Nov. 9-11. For more information or to volunteer to serve as a judge, contact Jackson Miller, director of forensics and associate professor of communication arts, at 503-883-2625 or jmiller@linfield.edu.

MONDAY, NOV. 12

AUTHOR LECTURE: Linfield College faculty members Lissa Wadewitz, assistant professor of history, and Nick Buccola, assistant professor of political science, will read from recently published books on Monday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of Nicholson Library at Linfield. For more information, call 503-883-2517.

TUESDAY, NOV. 13

BAND CONCERT: The Linfield College Music Department will present a fall band concert Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

FACULTY LECTURE: Jennifer Nordstrom, Linfield College professor of mathematics, will present a faculty lecture, “Battles of Wits and Matters of Trust,” Wednesday, Nov. 14, 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.

NOV. 26-DEC. 12

STUDENT ART: Linfield College student art will be featured in an upcoming exhibit at the Linfield Gallery on the Linfield College campus Nov. 26 through Dec. 12. The exhibit 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.

THURSDAY, NOV. 29

SPORT MANAGEMENT TALK: Joan Forry, visiting assistant professor of philosophy at Linfield College, will present “Against Animals as Sports Team Mascots,” Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. in 219 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Denise Farag, 503-883-2615, dfarag@linfield.edu.

 

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