Upcoming events at Linfield College

Pioneer Hall at Linfield CollegeThe following are upcoming events at Linfield College for May 2016.

SUNDAY, MAY 1
SENIOR RECITAL:
Logan Mays will present a senior recital on Sunday, May 1, at 4 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.
OPERA AND MUSICAL THEATRE: The Linfield College Music Department will host an opera and musical theatre workshop on Sunday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.

TUESDAY, MAY 3
ERICKSEN LECTURE:
Author Tracy Daugherty will speak on “Public and Private Lives: A Biographer’s Story” on Tuesday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Nicholson Library at Linfield College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Ken and Donna Ericksen Endowed English Department Fund. For more information, contact Barbara Seidman at 503-883-2210 or bseidman@linfield.edu.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4
CONVERSATION PROJECT:
Linfield College will host an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project, “Mind the Gaps: How Gender Shapes our Lives,” led by Jade Aguilar, assistant professor of sociology and women’s and gender studies at Willamette University, on Wednesday, May 4, at 4:30 p.m. in 219 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield. The Oregon Humanities Conversation Project brings Oregonians together to discuss their differences, beliefs and backgrounds about important issues and ideas. This discussion is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt at 503-883-2485 or rdutt-b@linfield.edu.
LAST LECTURE: Bill Millar, retiring professor of religion at Linfield College, will give a Last Lecture, “What Happened to the Wives of God?” on Wednesday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in 219 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield. This event is free, open to the public and will be followed by a reception. It is sponsored by the Linfield College Office of Institutional Advancement. For more information, call 503-883-2547 or email alumni@linfield.edu.

THURSDAY, MAY 5
LAST LECTURE:
Violeta Ramsay, retiring associate professor of Spanish at Linfield College, will present a Last Lecture on Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian Bull Music Center at Linfield. This event is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Linfield College Office of Institutional Advancement. For more information, call 503-883-2547 or email alumni@linfield.edu.|
WINE LECTURE: Jack Gilbert, a microbial ecologist and group leader at Argonne National Laboratory and associate professor in the department of ecology and evolution at University of Chicago, will present “Managing Expectations: The Microbiome in Agriculture” on Thursday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. in 222 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield College. The Wine Lecture Series events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2218.

MAY 5-8, 12-13
THEATRE: Linfield College theatre students will present “Picnic” May 5-8 and 12-13 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee on Mother’s Day, Sunday May 8, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $9 for full price; $7 for seniors (62+) and Linfield faculty and staff, and $5 for students. There is a $2 discount on all tickets on opening night and all tickets will be $5 for the Sunday matinee on Mother’s Day. Seating is reserved. Tickets are available at http://www.linfield.edu/arts, by phone or at the Marshall Theatre Box Office. Located in the lobby of Ford Hall, the box office is open Tuesday through Friday from 3 to 5 p.m., and until 7:30 p.m. on performance days. The box office will also be open May 7 and 14 from 3 to 7:30 p.m. and on May 8 from noon to 2 p.m. This play contains adult themes and is not suitable for all audiences. For more information, call 503-883-2292.

FRIDAY, MAY 6
STUDENT SYMPOSIUM:
Linfield College will recognize scholarship and creative achievement at the 24th annual student symposium on Friday, May 6, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. throughout Linfield’s Keck Campus, including the Vivian Bull Music Center, Marshall Theatre, Miller Arts Center and Nicholson Library. This event is free, open to the public and sponsored by Academic Affairs and the Wendell L. Foote Science Endowment. For more information, call 503-883-2224.

FRIDAY and SATURDAY, MAY 6-7
DANCE SHOWCASE:
Linfield College dance students will present a dance showcase on Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. This performance is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Linfield College Department of Music. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.

MONDAY, MAY 9
LAST LECTURE:
Barbara Limandri, retiring Linfield College nursing professor, will present a Last Lecture, “Nursing: Intelligent Women Need Not Apply,” on Monday, May 9, at 3 p.m. in Peterson Hall at Linfield’s Portland Campus. This event is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Linfield College Office of Institutional Advancement. For more information, call 503-883-2547 or email alumni@linfield.edu.
WILDFIRE TALK: In celebration of Jane Claire Dirks-Edmunds, Susan Prichard, a forest ecologist with a specialty in fire ecology, will present a lecture on wildfires in the Eastern Cascades on Monday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. This event is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Program for Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement (PLACE). For more information, contact Jennifer Heath at 503-883-2267 or jheath@linfield.edu.

TUESDAY, MAY 10
LAST LECTURE:
Two Linfield College retiring accounting facultyMalcolm Greenlees, the Glenn and Helen Jackson Professor of Business, and Rich Emery, professor of accounting — will present a Last Lecture on Tuesday, May 10, at 7 p.m. in 222 T.J. Day Hall at Linfield. This event is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Linfield College Office of Institutional Advancement. For more information, call 503-883-2547 or email alumni@linfield.edu.
JANE CLAIRE DIRKS-EDMUNDS LECTURE:
Robert Michael Pyle will present “Sometimes a Great Notion Works Out: Macnab’s Aspection, the Coast Range and Jane Claire’s Excellent Adventure” in celebration of Jane Claire Dirks-Edmunds on Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Nicholson Library at Linfield College. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517 or swhyte@linfield.edu.
WINE LECTURE: Richard Smart, one of the most experienced viticulture scientists in the world, will present “What I’ve Learned in 50 Years of Viticulture: And Some Messages for Oregon” on Tuesday, May 10, at 8 p.m. in Jonasson Hall in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The Wine Lecture Series events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2766.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11
STUDENT ART SHOW: Linfield College art students featured in the senior thesis exhibition and portfolio shows will present art talks on Wednesday, May 11, at 5 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center, followed by a reception at 7:30 p.m. in the Linfield Gallery in the James F. Miller Fine Arts Center. The exhibits are free and open to the public. 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 Linfield Gallery online at linfield.edu/art/gallery-now.html.

THURSDAY, MAY 12
CHAMBER RECITAL:
Linfield College music students will be featured in a spring chamber music recital on Thursday, May 12, at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center at Linfield. The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.

FRIDAY, MAY 13
JAZZ CONCERT:
The Linfield College Jazz Ensemble will present a Jazz Night concert on Friday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield. This concert is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Linfield College Department of Music. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.

SUNDAY, MAY 15
CHOIR CONCERT:
Linfield College will host a spring choral concert on Sunday, May 15, at 4 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. This concert is free, open to the public and sponsored by the Linfield College Department of Music. For more information, call 503-883-2275 or visit linfield.edu/arts.

TUESDAY, MAY 17
HONORS RECITAL:
The Linfield College Department of Music will host an honors recital Tuesday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield College. The evening will feature top student vocal and instrumental performances from spring juries and the recent chamber recital. This concert 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.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18
AUTHOR READING:
Floyd McKay, renowned Pacific Northwest journalist and historian, will read from his new book, “Reporting the Oregon Story,” on Wednesday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room in the Nicholson Library at Linfield College. This event is free, open to the public and sponsored by Nicholson Library and the Linfield College Department of Mass Communications. For more information, contact Susan Barnes Whyte at 503-883-2517 or swhyte@linfield.edu.

SATURDAY, MAY 28
BACCALAUREATE:
Linfield College will host a baccalaureate service Saturday, May 28, at 5 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium, located in the Health, Human Performance and Athletics Building at Linfield College. For more information, call 503-883-2259.

SUNDAY, MAY 29
COMMENCEMENT: Linfield College will host a commencement ceremony Sunday, May 29, at 10 a.m. in the Oak Grove at Linfield. Michael Lindblad, 2015 Oregon Teacher of the Year, 2016 OEA/NEA Oregon State Teacher of the Year and a 1994 Linfield graduate, will deliver the commencement address. For more information, call 503-883-2408.