Upcoming Lecture Events

Thursday, November 30

Seminar: "The Biomechanics of Gait"

Day: November 30 Time: 4 p.m.–5 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Michael Pohl, from the department of exercise science, will present this talk.

Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics Seminars, held on a regular basis since 1978, focus on topics in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) presented by faculty members, students, and invited guest speakers. Each lecture is followed by discussion opportunities. Refreshments are provided.

Free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, February 13
Tickets Required

"Engaging Race, Religion, and Literature: An Evening with Charles Johnson"

Day: February 13 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Charles Johnson, professor of English at University of Washington, will deliver this lecture.

This talk is part of the Swope Endowed Lectureship on Ethics, Religion, Faith, and Values.

Open to the public. Tickets required, but admission is free.

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Wednesday, February 21

Behind the Archives Door: "Executive Order 9066 and the Japanese American Incarceration"

Day: February 21 Time: 6 p.m.–7 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, Archives and Special Collections Room, 2nd Floor

On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which authorized the United States military to conduct a mandatory evacuation and segregation of Japanese Americans from the West Coast. In Washington state alone, nearly 13,000 Japanese Americans, including 36 Puget Sound students, were forcibly removed from their homes and placed in incarceration camps for the duration of World War II.

Archivist and special collections librarian Adriana Flores '13 will discuss the…

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Thursday, March 22