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February 19-25 – Ongoing Events
Ongoing

Farm to Table by Chandler O'Leary

Days: February 19-25 Time: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library

This exhibit will feature a series of illustrations, lettering, patterning, and paper installations that highlight organic farming and the sustainable food movement in the South Sound region. From original sketchbooks to cut-paper pieces, the body of work illustrates the agricultural importance of our region and highlights the struggle to preserve farmland amid rapid suburban and industrial development.

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Contact: Collins Memorial Library Exhibit, 253.879.3669

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99 Elephants a Day

Days: February 19-25 Time: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, Gallery/Study Space

Check out the new front “gallery/study” space in Collins Memorial Library. Currently this space is featuring an exhibit titled "99 Elephants a Day." This exhibit features the work of Pennsylvania artist Suzanne Fellows. She made 99 elephants a day for 365 days to equal the number slain by ivory poachers in 2013: 36,000. Each one is a one of a kind mixed media print on paper…

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Resilient Voices: Readings in Honor of Black History Month

Day: February 19 Time: 12 p.m.–1 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

NOTE: The Resilient Voices session on Monday, Feb. 6, has been canceled. 

A noon time event each Monday during the month of February 2017 in honor of Black History Month. Campus members will read published work by others or original work of their own that speaks to four significant moments in history:

The Trump Election and the Dred Scott Decision (Feb. 6) The Trump Election and the Dred Scott Decision (Feb. 13) The Trump Election and the End of Reconstruction (Feb. 20) NOTE LOCATION: Trimble…
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Politics and Government Informal Gathering

Day: February 24 Time: 12 p.m.–12:50 p.m. Location: Wyatt Hall, Room 107

Fridays in February P&G will host informal gatherings to answer questions and discuss recent political developments.

February 10 faculty speakers: Seth Weinberger, David Sousa, Alisa Kessel

February 17 faculty speakers: Chris Kendall, Bill Haltom, Robin Jacobsen

February 24 faculty speakers: Seth Weinberger, David Sousa, Alisa Kessel

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OngoingCampus Only

Hillel Shabbat Services

Day: February 24 Time: 5 p.m.–6 p.m. Location: Student Diversity Center, (the blue house)

Join Hillel for our weekly Friday night Shabbat service! We conclude each service with challah and grape juice. For more information contact hillel@pugetsound.edu.

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Theater: "Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play," by Anne Washburn

Days: February 24-25 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Norton Clapp Theatre, Jones Hall

Additional performances: Saturday, Feb. 25; Thursday, March 2; Friday, March 3; 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 4, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets: $11 general; $7 seniors, students, military, Puget Sound students/faculty/staff, available at Wheelock Information Center, 253.879.3100, and online at tickets.pugetsound.edu. Remaining tickets at the door.

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Sunday, February 19
Monday, February 20

Resilient Voices: Readings in Honor of Black History Month

Day: February 20 Time: 12 p.m.–1 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Trimble Forum

NOTE: The Resilient Voices session on Monday, Feb. 6, has been canceled. 

A noon time event each Monday during the month of February 2017 in honor of Black History Month. Campus members will read published work by others or original work of their own that speaks to four significant moments in history:

The Trump Election and the Dred Scott Decision (Feb. 6) The Trump Election and the Dred Scott Decision (Feb. 13) The Trump Election and the End of Reconstruction (Feb. 20) NOTE LOCATION: Trimble…
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Japanese Internment Commemoration: 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066 - "Why were Japanese Americans Incarcerated during World War II and Why Does it Matter Today?"

Day: February 20 Time: 12 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Tom Ikeda, founding executive director of Densho,* will speak on Exectuive Order 9066 (which led to the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans) and its connections to present-day rhetoric and treatment of American Muslims. The history of “Camp Harmony,” located in Tacoma’s neighboring Puyallup (where 7,500 Japanese Americans from the Seattle & Tacoma area were exiled)…

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"Jonestown Survivor: An Insider's Perspective" by Laura Johnston Kohl

Day: February 20 Time: 5 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

 

Laura Johnston Kohl is a writer, a bilingual teacher, on the Speakers’ Bureau of The Jonestown Institute, a bilingual international speaker, a Quaker, and a Board Member of the Communal Studies Association.  When 914 members of Peoples Temple and four visiting Americans died in Guyana, South America on Nov. 18, 1978, Laura survived. She was one of 87 who lived through the trauma. In 2010 Laura published her book Jonestown Survivor: An Insider’s Look. Laura contributes to the annual Jonestown Report…

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Wednesday, February 22

"Before the Fall" (2004)

Day: February 22 Time: 6 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Rausch Auditorium-Room 003

German Film Series

Film in German with English subtitles

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"The History of the American Eugenics Movement" by Kristin Johnson

Day: February 22 Time: 7 p.m.–8 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 191

Prof. Kristin Johnson (STS) talks about the largest eugenics movement in American history and its historical and ethical consequences. This event is brought to you by the Bioethics Club, no bioethical experience is required.

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Entrepreneurship Club with Eventi's Henry Woody

Day: February 22 Time: 7 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Room 109

Entrepreneurship Club hosts Eventi creator Henry Woody. Eventi is an app designed from the ground up by students that sets out to move us away from physical posters and toward a more sustainable future for Puget Sound.

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Thursday, February 23

Lecture and Film Screening: Trends in Latin American Experimental Animation w/ Lina X. Aguirre

Day: February 23 Time: 4 p.m.–6:15 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Room 103

Moebius Animación, a curatorial and critical project dedicated to Latin American experimental animation, presents a selection of 16 short films from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, produced between 2007 and 2014 by independent filmmakers and artists. This compilation is the result of their effort to map out the artistic field of experimental animation…

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Holocaust Survivor Testimony with Mrs. Itu Lustig

Day: February 23 Time: 7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Hear a first hand account of survival in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Sponsored by the Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement. For more information, cice@pugetsound.edu.

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Friday, February 24

Personal Finance Series

Day: February 24 Time: 12 p.m.–12:30 p.m. Location: McIntyre Hall, Room 107

Four Horsemen Investments second Personal Finance Series seminar of the semester will focus on Credit Reports. This will take place in McIntyre Hall, room 107 at Noon.

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Wind Ensemble

Day: February 24 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Conductor Gerard Morris

Featuring Concerto Competition Winner: Timmy Flock '17, saxophone

With special guest: St. George's School Senior Concert Band, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Conductors Marko Rnic & Dean Markel

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Saturday, February 25

Celebrate African American Storytelling in the Rocking Chair Room with Kimi Irene Ginn

Day: February 25 Time: 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, Rocking Chair Reading Room

Kimi Irene Ginn will join the Rocking Chair Reading Room to share the traditions of African American Storytelling and celebrate Black History Month. Join us for this wonderful morning. We will also be showcasing books for children that celebrate diversity and inclusion, and as usual, have a wonderful art activity! Kimi’s programs are packed with information and activities.…

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