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3/24/2009 UPCOMING EVENTS AT LINFIELD COLLEGE

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

LECTURE: Richard White, a Stanford University history professor, will present “Train Wreck: The Failure of the Transcontinental Railroads and Their Disturbing Modern Parallels” Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The lecture is sponsored through the Jonas A. "Steine" Jonasson Endowed Lectureship at Linfield and is free and open to the public. For more information, call Lissa Wadewitz, assistant professor of history, 503-883-2719, lwadewi@linfield.edu.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

JAZZ AND FREEDOM: Josef Jařab, Renshaw Distinguished Visitor at Linfield College, will present “The Stories of Jazz in Unfree Societies” on Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room at the Jereld R. Nicholson Library. Jařab was the first freely elected university administrator in Czechoslovakia following the Velvet Revolution and served as the rector of Palacký University for seven years. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by Friends of Nicholson Library and the Linfield English Department. For more information contact Susan Barnes Whyte, college librarian, at 503-883-2517.

THURSDAY, APRIL 9

CHINESE COSTUMES: Alexandra Bonds, costume designer at the University of Oregon, will present a lecture on Beijing Opera Costumes on Thursday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ford Hall lobby at Linfield College. It is part of the “Bringing China to McMinnville” series at Linfield, funded by a grant from the Freeman Foundation. The illustrated lecture is free and open to the public and co-sponsored by the Linfield Department of Theatre and Communication Arts, the International Programs Office and the Dean of Faculty. For more information, call 503-883-2802.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15

DISASTER RELIEF: Rob Gardner, assistant professor of sociology at Linfield College, will speak on "The Drama of Disaster Relief: Rhetoric and Performance in Post-Katrina New Orleans," Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 504-883-2409.

THURSDAY, APRIL 16

AUTHOR READING: Garth Stein, an award-winning Northwest author will read from his latest best-selling book, "The Art of Racing in the Rain," Thursday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room at the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The reading is free and open to the public. For more information, call Susan Barnes Whyte, college librarian, 503-883-2517.

SUNDAY, APRIL 19

OPERA THEATRE: Linfield College Opera Theatre will present "Potions and Pathos: Scenes from Italian Opera," Sunday, April 19, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium at Linfield College. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

TUESDAY, APRIL 22

BAND CONCERT: The Linfield College spring band concert will be presented Tuesday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

JOUNALISM LECTURE: Steve Weinberg, professor of journalism at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, "Why You Need Investigative Journalism, Even If You Don't Know You Need It," Thursday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m., Pioneer Hall Reading Room at Linfield College. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2291.

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

CHAMBER CONCERT: The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will present "Concert IV: And the Winner Is…" Friday, April 24, at 8 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. For ticket information, call 503-883-2275.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

LUAU: The 37th annual Linfield College Hawaii Luau will be held Saturday, April 25, in Dillin Hall and the Ted Wilson Gymnasium. For more information, email iharu@linfield.edu.

MONDAY, APRIL 27

PSYCHOLOGY LECTURE: Phil Zimbardo, professor emeritus at Stanford University and host of the PBS-TV series, "Discovering Psychology," will speak on "A Journey from the Psychology of Evil to the Heroic Imagination," Monday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2409

THURSDAY, APRIL 30

MACREADS LECTURE: Jim Lynch, author of the best-seller, "The Highest Tide,"will present a lecture and reading Thursday, April 30, in Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College as the featured author for the Mac Reads program. The reading, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the English Department, Friends of Nicholson Library, Friends of McMinnville Public Library and Third Street Books. For more information, call Susan Barnes Whyte, college librarian, 503-883-2517.