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Exhibit: "The History of Eugenics at Puget Sound and Beyond"

Days: April 7-10 Time: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. Location: Archives and Special Collections Area, Second Floor

Thanks to the support of Collins Memorial Library, Puget Sound’s Archives and Special Collections, and the Slater Museum of Natural History, an exhibit on the History of Eugenics at Puget Sound and Beyond (with a focus on the role eugenics played in biology curricula both here and nationally) will be on display.

The exhibit will be on view in the library from March 10–April 10, except for March 28, when it will be viewable in the Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall, as part of the Symposium.

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Wednesday, February 5

Art Exhibit: "Craftsmanship at its Finest: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Modern Day Tacoma"

Day: February 5 Time: All Day Location: Collins Memorial Library, LINK Exhibit Area

Curated by Puget Sound student Chloe Brew, this exhibit will explore the history and ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement. This movement originated in Great Britain by designer and artist William Morris and connects current artistic practice in Tacoma with the movement. Featured prominently in the exhibit is the work of the Arts and Crafts Press run by Yoshiko Yamamoto and Bruce Smith. Located in Tacoma, this modern day press embraces the ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement. Also featured are…

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Monday, March 9

Art Exhibit: "Fruit"

Day: March 9 Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

Artist Liss LaFleur installs works from her series Fruit. Fruit is an immersive multi-media installation anchored by blown glass objects, a new collection of monoprints, and a new film. Inspired by Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay “Notes on ‘Camp’,” and the “fruit machine,” a military device used by the U.S. and Canadian government during the Cold War to detect and purge LGBT individuals…

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Tuesday, April 7

Virtual Lecture and Conversation: "Confronting the Root Causes of the Climate Crisis"

Day: April 7 Time: 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Location: https://zoom.us/j/417811006

In order to understand climate change, we have to study the systemic roots that have led to this crisis. This event will look at the system of gender-based violence as a root cause of climate change and explore how it is linked to capitalism, colonialism, racism ,and patriarchy. We will look at how gendered understandings of consumption, ownership, privilege, and supremacy have led to the degradation of the natural world and the brink of mass extinction on Planet Earth.

For The People community…

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Wednesday, April 8
Friday, April 10

Asian and Pacific Islander Scholarship Banquet—CANCELED

Day: April 10 Time: 6 p.m. Location: Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

Join us for the third annual API Scholarship Banquet, a night dedicated to celebrating and supporting Asian and Pacific Islander students on this campus. We recognize the difficulties in pursuing higher education as part of historically marginalized identity(ies) and aim to alleviate some of those financial burdens through this scholarship in partnership with University Relations, ASUPS, and Asian Studies. The night will be filled with music, performances by students and faculty, and cultural foods…

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