Events Calendar

Monday, February 4
Tuesday, February 5

An Evening with Buzz Bissinger

Buzz Bissinger is among the nation's most honored and distinguished writers. A native of New York City, Buzz is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Livingston Award, the American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award and the National Headliners Award, among others. He also was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He is the author of the highly acclaimed nonfiction books: Friday…

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Thursday, February 7

Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Ion Discrimination by Nanoscale Design by Susan Rempe, Sandia National Lab

Students, faculty, staff, and guests are invited to gather for refreshments and conversation at 3:45 p.m. before each seminar.

The Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars have been held on a regular basis since 1978–1978. The seminars feature presentations by Puget Sound faculty and students and invited guest speakers on a wide range of topics.

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Andreas Madlung, amadlung@pugetsound…

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Guest Lecture: Writing for Freedom, by Wole Soyinka

University of Puget Sound is pleased to honored to present a lecture by Wole Soyinka, dramatist, poet, novelist, and essayist, awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, 1986

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555, events@pugetsound.edu

Tickets: $20 general, complimentary for Puget Sound faculty/staff/students (ticket required), available at WIC, 253.879.6013, and online

Tickets available beginning Nov. 26, 2012

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Monday, February 11

Walter Lowrie Speaker Series featuring Miroslav Volf: "A Public Faith: How Followers of Christ Should Serve the Common Good."

Please join the University of Puget Sound's Office of Spirituality, Service, and Social Justice; as we partner with Immanuel Presbyterian Church to bring Miroslav Volf to Tacoma. Celebrated theologian Miroslav Volf will be discussing "witness in a multifaith society and political engagement in a pluralistic world" at Immanuel Presbyterian Church. Miroslav Volf is the author of several books, including Allah: A Christian Response and Public Faith: How Followers of Christ Should Serve the Common Good…

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Tuesday, February 12

Applied Principles in the Psychological Treatment of Traumatic Events: The Use of Narrative in Treating Childhood Trauma, Sarah Heavin, psychology department

This talk will focus on understanding how trauma is conceptualized by clinical psychologists, discussing what principles should be present in effective trauma treatment, and will provide an overview of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, an evidence-based approach of using narrative to desensitize children to traumatic events.

Weyerhaeuser Colloquium Series

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Thursday, February 14

Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Sora Kim, geology and geophysics department, Univ. of Wyoming

Students, faculty, staff, and guests are invited to gather for refreshments and conversation at 3:45 p.m. before each seminar.

The Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars have been held on a regular basis since 1978–1978. The seminars feature presentations by Puget Sound faculty and students and invited guest speakers on a wide range of topics.

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Andreas Madlung, amadlung@pugetsound.edu

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Monday, February 18

Guest Lecture: Collaboration It Is! The Many Components to Producing Great Accomplishments by Matthew Coley and Andrew Ardizzoia

Percussionist Matthew Coley and composer Andrew Ardizzoia will share how they collaborated on their latest work, The Glasshouse Concerto: Fateful Inspirations, which premiers on the Puget Sound campus on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Get a sneak peak of their collaboration by viewing the short article at http://www.hearmatthewcoley.com/site/ywd_hearmatthewcoley/assets/pdf/theglasshouseconcertopros-2.pdf. Their lessons of collaboration apply to music—and beyond. 

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Tuesday, February 19

Guest Lecture: The New Music Business: DIY and Etch Out a Career by Matthew Coley

Award-winning percussion soloist, composer and Iowa State lecturer Matthew Coley shares what he's learned along the way about creating a livelihood from his passion. For musicians, artists and all those who want to make a career from their passions. Hear Matthew Coley's passion at his website www.hearmatthewcoley.com or come to his Puget Sound performance on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments provided

 

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Office of Public Events, 253.879.3555, events@pugetsound.edu

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Wednesday, February 20

Guest Presentation: Composer and Artist Panel Discussion

Percussionist and visual artist Matthew Coley and composer Andrew Ardizzoia talk about their art.

All are welcome.

MORE INFORMATIONFor more information, contact Lynnette Claire in the School of Business and Leadership and found of the Tacoma Entrepreneur Network: College Edition (lclaire@pugetsound.edu; 253-879-3576).

Free 

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Events made possible by the Catharine Gould Chism Fund.

 

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Thursday, February 21

W/resting Authority: The Muslim Debate on Gender Equality

Guest lecture by Ayesha S. Chaudhry, assistant professor of Islamic Studies and Gender Studies Department of Classics, Near Eastern and Religious Studies Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice, University of British Columbia. Sponsored by the Departments of Religion and Gender Studies, and Catharine Gould Chism Fund.

Puget Sound is committed to being accessible to all people. If you have questions about event accessibility, please contact 253.879.3236 or accessibility@pugetsound…

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Friday, February 22
Monday, February 25

Sustainability, Style, and Scientific Objectivity in the "Ithaca" Episode of James Joyce's "Ulysses" by William Kupinse, Department of English

A lecture by William Kupinse, associate professor of English, sponsored by the Deptartment of English, and Humanities Program in conjunction with the Modernist Versions Project at University of Victoria.

By analyzing the episode of the modernist masterwork that James Joyce himself described as "a mathematico-astronomico-physico-mechanico-geometrico-chemico sublimation"…

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Tuesday, February 26

Guest Lecture: Returning Children to Play and School After Concussion: What you Need to Know, by Chris Ladish

Presenter: Dr. Chris Ladish, neuropsychologist, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

This talk will focus on understanding the impact of concussion in the life of the individual, will discuss guidelines for management of concussion symptoms, and will provide updated information regarding activity and exertion during recovery based on the most recently published international consensus statement on concussion in sport. 

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Film Screening: Fruits of War

Award-winning documentary Fruits of War follows four reformed gang members who escape to the U.S. as child refugees from El Salvador's bloody civil war. They settle in the tough east side of L.A. eventually becoming involved in street gangs. When they are deported back to El Salvador they discover a country ravaged by war, and face a new wave of violence as LA street gangs taking root in their homeland.

The Salvadorian government, with support from the U.S. begins a brutal crackdown on the gangs…

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Lecture: Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Religion I Learned From Andres Serrano, Jonathan Stockdale, religion department

The annual Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society Faculty Lecture

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Honors Program, 253.879.3781, lbloomer@pugetsound.edu

Free lecture

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Puget Sound is committed to being accessible to all people. If you have questions about event accessibility, please contact 253.879.3236 or accessibility@pugetsound.edu.

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Wednesday, February 27
Thursday, February 28

Thompson Hall Science & Mathematics Seminar

Cherrie Boyer, department of pediatrics, Univ. of Calif. San Francisco

Students, faculty, staff, and guests are invited to gather for refreshments and conversation at 3:45 p.m. before each seminar.

The Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars have been held on a regular basis since 1978–1978. The seminars feature presentations by Puget Sound faculty and students and invited guest speakers on a wide range of topics.

MORE INFORMATION Contact: Andreas Madlung, amadlung@pugetsound…

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