Events Calendar

Sunday, February 24

Step Afrika!

STEP AFRIKA! is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping. Founded in Dec. 1994, the company is celebrated worldwide for its efforts to promote an appreciation for stepping and the dance tradition’s use as an educational tool for young people. Step Afrika! reaches tens of thousands of Americans each year and has performed on many stages in North & South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean.Based in Washington, D.C., Step Afrika! is D.C.’s first…

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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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Wednesday, February 27

Noon Recital

School of Music student performers

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

Free 

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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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Career Fair

Whether this is your first or final year at Puget Sound the Career Fair has something for you!

Full-time, part-time, seasonal job, and internship opportunities are available

Bring your Puget Sound ID card for fastest entry!

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Friday, March 1

Organ at Noon

Joseph Adam, organ

All-Bach program

 

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

Tickets: free

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Saturday, March 2

Kittredge Gallery Exhibit

Large Gallery: Yuki Nakamura and Robert Campbell; Small Gallery: Contemporary Drawings Show

MORE INFORMATION Contact:  Kittredge Gallery, 253.879.2806, http://www.pugetsound.edu/kittredge

Gallery Hours: 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Mon. through Fri. noon–5 p.m., Sat.

Closed Sundays, holidays, semester breaks, and summers

Tickets: free

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Senior Recital: Joseph R. Bozich, saxophone

Joseph Bozich, two-time national finalist in the MTNA Young Artist Woodwind solo competition, appears with pianist Dr. Merilyn Jacobson to perform works by Maslanka, Chang, Swerts, Bizet, and Burhans. Also on the program is the Northwest premiere of his Epitaph for a Darling Lady for soprano voice and piano, performed by Maria Kerlee.

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Guest Presentations: A Nonviolent Future Without Nuclear Weapons

This community gathering in the honor of MLK Jr. will feature an evening of speakers, activists, and artists who are committed to nonviolence and the anti-nuclear weapon movement. The lineup of speakers includes: Professor Michael Honey, retired U.S. Navy Captain Tom Rogers, ex-CIA analyst Elizabeth Murray. and Father William "Bix" Bichsel. Refreshments and an informal time…

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Guest Lecture by Taylor Mali

Best  known to over four million viewers for his viral video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxsOVK4syxU. The recent shootings in Newtown, Conn. have only amplified what Mali, a former teacher, has to say about students, and the teachers who inspire them. Mali is the author of What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World (Putnam 2012) as well as two books of poetry, The Last Time As We Are  <http://www.writebloody.com/store/> (Write Bloody Books 2009) and What Learning Leaves  <…

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