ART EXHIBIT: The work of Salem sculptor, painter and ceramist Lynn Charles Foster will be on display during "Plastic World: Recent Found Plastic Assemblages" at the Linfield College Fine Art Gallery Oct. 2 through Nov. 1. A slide lecture and opening reception will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in the gallery located in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275.
TUESDAY, OCT. 8
ECOLOGY LECTURE: Edwin P. (Phil) Pister, a fishery biologist with the California Department of Fish and Game for 38 years, will present the Jane Claire Dirks-Edmunds Endowed Ecology Lecture Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium. He will speak on "Desert Fishes: Reflections on Reality, Desirability and Conscience." It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2498.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9
FACULTY LECTURE: Amy Orr, assistant professor of sociology, will present "Solving
the Mystery of Race and Achievement: Is Wealth the Final Clue?" on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall. For more information, call 503-883-2409.
PHILOSOPHY LECTURES: Robert C. Solomon, Quincy Lee Centennial Professor of Philosophy and Business and a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, will present the Walter Powell-Linfield College Philosophy Lectures in Renshaw Gallery. He will speak on "Is Integrity Just Another Business Advantage?" Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. On Thursday, Oct. 10, at 8 p.m. he will speak on "Is Love Biology or is it a Social Invention?" Both programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2481.
FRIDAY, OCT. 11
FAMILY WEEKEND: Family weekend will be held at Linfield Oct. 11-12. Activities will include a brunch, an overview of events at Linfield, the finalists of the "Linfield Idol" competition and a variety of athletic activities. For more information, call 503-883-2435.
MONDAY, OCT. 14
HISTORY LECTURE: Helen Hardacre, a Reischauer Institute professor of Japanese Religions and Society at Harvard University, will speak on "Anime and the Science of Happiness: Crossroads of Japanese Popular Culture and Religion" Monday, Oct. 14, at 3 p.m. in 101 Graf Hall at Linfield College. For more information, call 503-883-2660.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23-SATURDAY, OCT. 26
HOMECOMING: Student and alumni homecoming activities will be held Wednesday, Oct. 23 through Saturday, Oct. 26. For student information, call 503-883-2435. For alumni information, call 503-883-2492.
SUNDAY, OCT. 27
CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: The Linfield Chamber Orchestra will present Concert A with Huw Edwards, conducter, Sunday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium. For ticket information, call 503-883-2637.
TUESDAY, OCT. 29
DUELIN' SOPRANOS: April Duvic and Vanessa Nelson will present "Duelin' Sopranos," the music of Pauline Viardot and friends Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium. For more information, call 503-883-2275.