Upcoming Lecture Events

Monday, July 8
Tuesday, September 10

Lecture: "What is Taiwan Studies?"

Day: September 10 Time: 5 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Location: Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

Professor James Lin (University of Washington - Seattle) is a historian of Taiwan and its interactions with the world in the 20th century. He will talk about what Taiwan Studies is, how it evolved, and what they do at UW's new Taiwan Studies Program. The talk will not presuppose any prior knowledge of Taiwan, history, or Sinitic languages. Everyone is welcome!

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Saturday, September 14

Lecture: "A Mind at Work: May Morris and Subversive Stitching"

Day: September 14 Time: 1:30 p.m.–3 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, Archives Seminar Room, Second Floor

In this presentation, Anna Wager will explore the work of May Morris (1862–1938), an accomplished designer, embroiderer, public speaker, educator, advocate for social causes, and founder of the Women's Guild of Arts. Morris's legacy is tied to her father William Morris, and his role as the leader of the British Arts & Crafts movement. This talk will focus on the objects of…

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Wednesday, October 9

Phi Beta Kappa Magee Address

Day: October 9 Time: 4 p.m.–5 p.m. Location: Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

Sara Freeman, chair and associate professor of Theatre Arts, will present this talk.

The Magee address was established in honor of John B. Magee, Professor of Philosophy and Religion. Magee was an ordained United Methodist minister and an outstanding professor, author, and mentor who was one of the driving forces in establishing a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Puget Sound in 1986. He was the author of several books including: Religion and Modern Man: A Study of the Religious Meaning…

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Friday, November 1

Lecture: "More Subversive Stitching: Tiny Pricks—Tweets, Textiles, and Trump"

Day: November 1 Time: 4 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, Archives Seminar Room, Second Floor

Artist Diana Weymar is the found of the Tiny Pricks project in which participants stitch quotes by Trump into antique or inherited textiles to create a material record of his presidency. Pieces are donated to a travelling collection that has been exhibited around the country. The methodology of the project is based on social media sharing, participatory political protest, and…

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