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Linfield CollegeUpcoming events at Linfield College for March.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5

RELIGIOUS SERVICE: Linfield College will host an Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, March 5, at noon in Jonasson Hall, lower level of Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the Chaplain’s Office. For more information, contact David Massey at 503-883-2259, dmassey@linfield.edu.

THURSDAY, MARCH 6

POETRY: Award-winning poet Chris Dombrowski will present a reading from his book, “Earth Again,” on Thursday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. It is part of the “Readings at the Nick” series. The lecture is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by Linfield Nicholson Library and the Linfield English Department. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517, swhyte@linfield.edu.

PHYSICS TALK: Graham Rankin, professor of forensics at Marshall University, will present “Legal and Not So Legal Highs: Emerging Designer Drugs” on Thursday, March 6, at 4:10 p.m. in 105 Murdock Hall at Linfield College. The talk is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by the Linfield College Physics Department. For more information, contact Jennifer Heath at 503-883-2267, jheath@linfield.edu.

FRIDAY, MARCH 7

THEATRE: Linfield College will host the Teatro Milagro production of “Cuéntame Coyote” on Friday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall at Linfield. The production is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Lacroute Arts Series at Linfield and the Linfield College Department of Theatre and Communication Arts. For more information, call 503-883-2802 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12

FACULTY LECTURE: Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, associate professor of English, will present “The Anxious Canon: Post 9/11 Literatures” Wednesday, March 12, 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, MARCH 13

POLITICAL SCIENCE: Andrew Bacevich, a former Army officer, bestselling author and professor of international relations and history at Boston University, will speak on “The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism” Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m. in Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. The lecture is free and open to the public and sponsored by Linfield’s Edith Green Lectureship and the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE) at Linfield. For more information, contact Patrick Cottrell at pcottre@linfield.edu.

FRIDAY, MARCH 14

SIGN LANGUAGE: Heath Goodall, adjunct professor of American Sign Language at Linfield College, and Patrick Fisher, actor and ASL instructor, will present “Deaf Puppy Dog Follow” on Friday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. The comedy performance is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Communication Arts, Department of Modern Languages, Office of Academic Affairs, Multicultural Programs and English Language and Culture Program. For more information, call 503-883-2802 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

SUNDAY, MARCH 16

FACULTY RECITAL: Natalie Gunn, soprano and adjunct professor of music, will present a recital Sunday, March 16, at 4 p.m. in Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. The event is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Linfield College Department of Music. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit www.linfield.edu/arts.

MONDAY, MARCH 17

ENGLISH LECTURE: Elaine Scarry, professor of English at Harvard University, will present “Beauty and Social Justice” on Monday, March 17, at 4:30 p.m. in 219 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public and sponsored by the Linfield English Department. For more information, contact Daniel Pollack-Pelzner at 503-883-2484, dpollac@linfield.edu.

TUESDAY, MARCH 18

ERICKSON LECTURE: Elaine Scarry, professor of English at Harvard University, will present “The Floor of the World” on Tuesday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the English Department and the Ken and Donna Ericksen Endowed English Department Fund. For more information, contact Daniel Pollack-Pelzner at 503-883-2484, dpollac@linfield.edu.

APRIL 1-30

INTERACTIVE ART: Linfield Gallery will host an opening reception for interactive artist Wafaa Bilal on Wednesday, April 2, at 6 p.m. in the James Miller Fine Arts Center at Linfield College. Bilal is known internationally for his interactive works provoking dialogue about international politics and internal dynamics. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will run April 1-30 in the Gallery. It is sponsored by the Lacroute Arts Series at Linfield College, PLACE, Linfield Gallery and the Department of Art and Visual Culture. 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 www.linfield.edu/arts.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2

LINFIELD LIVELY ARTS: Trio Con Brio Copenhagen will perform Wednesday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The concert is sponsored by the Linfield Lively Arts Series and presented in partnership with Friends of Chamber Music. 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.

APRIL 2-MAY 16

LINCOLN EXHIBIT: Linfield College will host the traveling exhibit “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” April 2-May 16 in the Jereld R. Nicholson Library. The exhibit will include a conference featuring seven of the top Lincoln scholars in the country, who will present lectures on Lincoln, the Civil War and the political thought of that era. The exhibit was organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office and made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The conference is sponsored by Linfield College Nicholson Library and the Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights and Justice. All of the events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte, director of Linfield Libraries, 503-883-2517.

THURSDAY, APRIL 3

LINCOLN LECTURE: Leon Litwack, professor of American history emeritus at University of California, Berkeley, will speak at the opening ceremony for the exhibit “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” on Thursday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The lecture is free and open to the public, and co-sponsored by the History Department, the Political Science Department and Nicholson Library. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte, director of Linfield Libraries, 503-883-2517.