‘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.”  

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Paddock talk highlights heroine who saved Norway with a lur

Joan Paddock, professor of musicJoan Paddock, professor of music, will demonstrate the lur, an obscure Scandinavian trumpet, and share the story of heroine Prillar Guri in an upcoming event as part of the Linfield College Faculty Lecture Series.  

Paddock will present “The Lur of Prillar Guri” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield.  

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Sagers to present lecture on the industrialization of Japan

John Sagers | Linfield CollegeJohn Sagers, professor of history and the history department chair at Linfield College, will present “From Farmer to Financial Giant: Shibusawa Ei’ichi’s Blend of Confucianism and Capitalism in the Industrialization of Japan” on Wednesday, October 18, at 7 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall at Linfield.

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