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Pioneer Hall, Linfield CollegeUpcoming events at Linfield College for February.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, FEB. 7-8

SPEECH TOURNAMENT: Linfield College will host the 82nd annual Singletary High School Invitational Forensics Tournament Feb. 7-8. The tournament, one of the oldest high school invitational tournaments in the nation, includes speakers from more than 25 Oregon and Washington high schools. Community judges are welcome. For more information or to volunteer to serve as a judge, contact Jackson Miller, associate professor of communication arts and director of forensics, at jmiller@linfield.edu or 503-883-2625.

FEB. 10 THROUGH MARCH 22

BRODIE EXHIBIT: An artist talk and opening reception for an exhibit by Northwest artist John Brodie, “Versus Artifacts,” will be held Sunday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m., followed by a reception, in the Linfield Gallery. Brodie, a diverse artist who focuses on painting and print work, is a native Oregonian and active in the arts for more than 20 years. The exhibit, which runs Feb. 10 through March 22, 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, FEB. 11

PANEL: A “Women and Power” panel will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall, part of Gender Equity Week at Linfield College. The panel will feature Susan Agre-Kippenhan, vice president for academic affairs/dean of faculty; Dawn Nowacki, professor of political science; Susan Sivek, professor of mass communication; and Amy Miller, professor of sociology. It is free and open to the public, and sponsored by SAGE and PLACE. For more information, contact Patrick Cottrell at pcottre@linfield.edu or Breanna Ribeiro at bribeir@linfield.edu, 503-883-2477.

THURSDAY, FEB. 13

IRAQI WOMEN: Cynthia Enloe, a research professor at Clark University, will present “Have We Already Forgotten Iraqi Women? Some Feminist Warnings about Post-War American Amnesia” on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. Enloe will also be featured during a Pizza and Politics session, “War, International Politics and Gender,” at 11:45 a.m. in 201 Riley Hall. Both events, part of Gender Equity Week at Linfield, is free and open to the public and sponsored by LAB, SAGE and PLACE. For more information, contact Patrick Cottrell at pcottre@linfield.edu or Breanna Ribeiro at bribeir@linfield.edu, 503-883-2477.

MONDAY, FEB. 17

OLYMPIC PHILOSOPHY: Heather Reid, professor of philosophy at Morningside College, will present “Olympic Sport and its Lessons for Peace” on Monday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 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 by the Program for Liberal Arts and civic Engagement (PLACE). For more information, contact Jesús Ilundáin-Agurruza, associate professor of philosophy, 503-883-2362, jilunda@linfield.edu.

TUESDAY, FEB. 18

READING: Elena Passarello, author and assistant professor of English at Oregon State University, will read from and discuss her latest book, “Let Me Clear My Throat,” on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room at Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The event, part of the Readings at the Nick series, is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by Nicholson Library and the Linfield College English Department. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte, director of Linfield libraries, 503-883-2517.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19

FACULTY LECTURE: Jesús Ilundáin- Agurruza, associate professor of philosophy, will present “From Clumsy Failure to Skillful Fluency: An East-West Analysis and Solution to Sport’s Choking Effect” Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield. The lecture is free and open to the public. The Linfield College faculty lecture series offers one presentation each month by a member of the Linfield faculty. For more information, call 503-883-2409.

THURSDAY, FEB. 20

RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE: Mark Juergensmeyer, one of the world’s leading experts on religion, violence and conflict resolution, will present “The Global Rise of Religious Violence” on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the annual Frazee Lecture in Bible and Religion at Linfield College in addition to the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE). For more information, contact David Fiordalis, assistant professor of religious studies, at 503-883-2569, dfiordal@linfield.edu.

FRIDAY, FEB. 21

LINFIELD LIVELY ARTS: The Linfield Lively Arts program will present “To Hungary and Beyond” Friday, Feb. 21, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The concert features 45th Parallel and 3 Leg Torso, and is sponsored by the Linfield Lively Arts Series. Tickets are $10 at the door and free for Linfield students with current ID. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

MONDAY, FEB. 24

TURKEY PRESENTATION: Linfield College senior Ezgi Tanriver will present “Turkey: The Bridge Between Asia and Europe” on Monday, Feb. 24, at 4 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 Program Office. For more information, call 503-883-2222.

TUESDAY, FEB. 25

FEMINIST MEDIA: Multimedia journalist Sarah Mirk will present “Five Bright Ideas in Feminist Media” on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 5:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College. Mirk is online editor for Bitch Media. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Susan Currie Sivek, assistant professor of mass communication, 503-883-2521, ssivek@linfield.edu.