Linfield Reports, 2/19/18 

‘Language, Memory and Story’ topic of Joe Wilkins’ faculty lecture

Professor Joe WilkinsJoe Wilkins, associate professor of English at Linfield College, will present “Language, Memory and Story: Writing Across the Genres” on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield.   

“We carry deep in our bones the impulse to fit language to the world,” said Wilkins. “Song and story were our first arts.”  


‘Futility of Preparedness’ at Linfield Gallery

Linfield Gallery is pleased to present “Futility of Preparedness, an exhibition and performance featuring Portland-based artist group Physical Education. The exhibit, which opened Feb. 14, will continue to change and evolve as both a site-specific installation and as a staging ground for an original performance. An opening reception and performance with the artists will be held Wednesday, Feb. 21, in the gallery. A a Movement Workshop with Physical Education will be held Wednesday, March 14, at 6 p.m. at the Chehalem Cultural Center. Both events are free and open to the public. 


Jane Elliott to speak on power and prejudice for Black History Month

Jane ElliottJane Elliott, an internationally known teacher, lecturer, diversity trainer and recipient of the National Mental Health Association Award for Excellence in Education, will be at Linfield College to talk about racism and today’s campus climate.  

Elliott’s talk, “Power, Perception and Prejudice,” will be held Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall on campus. This lecture is free and open to the public.  


Author John Daniel to read from ‘Gifted’

Author John DanielThree-time Oregon Book Award winning author John Daniel will read from his debut novel, “Gifted.” 

Daniel will read on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield.   


Linfield College partners with University of Burgundy

The presidents of Linfield College and University of Burgundy signing the new agreementLinfield College has a new connection for both wine studies and French language education, after signing a collaborative agreement with the University of Burgundy. The partnership establishes multiple opportunities for students of both schools to study abroad, collaborate on research and more.   


Community News

  • Tania Carrasquillo Hernández, assistant professor of Spanish, authored the article “Infancia (in)visible: la subjetividad de la niñez como transgresión a la marginalidad en las películas Conducta Pelo malo” (Invisible Childhood: The Subjectivity of Childhood as a Transgression to Marginality in the Films Conducta and Pelo malo) in the book edition Literaturas a través de las culturas de las Américas (2017), published in Colombia by Torre Gráfica. 
  • Jesús Illundáin-Agurruza, professor of philosophy, will present at the University of Wollongong (Australia) on Feb. 22 for the conference “Naturally Evolving Minds: Controversies, Developments, Interventions.”  

Events calendars

View the Linfield events calendar or the Linfield athletics calendar.