Student News

    Peter Wieben:    With the Refugees

Peter Wieben is an artist based between Cairo, Egypt, and Amsterdam, Netherlands. His work has focused on revolutions, the migrant crisis in Europe, industry, and homelessness.

This presentation is the story of a person witnessing world changing events—the revolution in Cairo to a bloody counter-revolution. Deciding to leave Cairo and head to Europe he realized that his family was part of the biggest migration since World War II.  Realizing that the news was not documenting everything according to how he saw it, he decided to record it himself in drawings.:

Thursday, February 11, 2016:

7:30 p.m.

Tahoma Room, Commencement Hall


college in the prison & the role of the university


A Lecture by Tanya Erzen

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

7:00 pm

Tahoma Room in Commencement Hall

Tanya is an associate professor of Religion and GQS at the University of Puget Sound and director of the Freedom Education Project Puget Sound.


"Transgender Studies: The State of the Field"

a talk by Susan Stryker

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016


Tahoma Room in Commencement Hall

Susan Stryker will discuss the history of transgender studies, and survey the present state of the field. She will cover the formation of the field in the early 1990s, the relation of transgender studies to queer, feminist and ethnic studies scholarship, the field's rapid recent institutionalization, and current trends in research.

Admission is free.

The lecture is sponsored by the Religious Studies, Gender and Queer Studies, Humanities and the Catherine Gould Chism Fund for the Humanities.