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Black History Month 2020: "In the Wake of 1619: Our Critical Work"

Day: February 27 Time: All Day

The year was 1619. We are in a season of marking the four hundredth anniversary of the arrival of Africans as enslaved peoples to the place of colonial and genocidal enterprise that would become the nation of the United States of America. 1619 is a signal moment in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade to the Americas and the project of Black Enslavement that would indelibly inscribe, through bodies, social and global relations, geographies and knowledge, a contest over the terms of what it means to be…

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Friday, January 24

2020 Art Students Annual

Day: January 24 Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

See the best work from art classes in 2018 and 2019. The opening night party and awards (with prizes) on Friday, Jan. 24th, is the first view of the show. The Art Students Annual show is a Puget Sound tradition. Students enter work from art classes, and a juror selects artwork for the show, which will be in Kittredge Gallery for five weeks.

Jan. 24–Feb. 29, 2020

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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, February 24
Campus Only

Department of Art and Art History Open House

Day: February 24 Time: 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Location: Kittredge Hall, Ceramics Building (enter from alley)

Please join Art and Art History faculty and students for an evening of presentations, studio tours, and refreshments.

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Tuesday, February 25
Campus Only

Career Paths for Humanities Students

Day: February 25 Time: 6 p.m.–7 p.m. Location: Howarth Hall, Career and Employment Services, Room 101

Wondering how your major will translate into a career after college? Come hear about the range of professional paths open to humanities students, get advice about how to articulate your amazing skill-set to potential employers, and network with fellow humanists over pizza!

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Wednesday, February 26

Volunteer Fair

Day: February 26 Time: 12 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Piano Lounge

The Volunteer Fair will have tables for different types of volunteering such as Food Justice, Education, Environmental Justice, Housing, and more! We will be there with information and signup sheets. This will be an easy way for students to see what some of their options for volunteering are.

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Archives Open House: Black History Month

Day: February 26 Time: 3 p.m.–5 p.m. Location: Collins Memorial Library, Archives and Special Collections Rooms, Second Floor

Archives and Special Collections is hosting an open house in honor of Black History Month. We will have items related to the African American experience available for viewing, including university records, our African American Communist Party pamphlet collection, rare books, and artists' books and zines.

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Life After Graduation: Reports from the Real World

Day: February 26 Time: 5 p.m.–6 p.m. Location: Trimble Hall, Trimble Forum

Please join us to hear and speak with a panel of Sociology and Anthropology alumni addressing their diverse professional pursuits and the role that SOAN training played in paving their pathways into a variety of successful careers. This event will be of particular interest to juniors and seniors who are thinking about or working on a range of post-graduation plans, but all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Also, refreshments will be served, including some serious pizza from Salamone’s!

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Wednesdays @ 6: BRAVe Couplets

Day: February 26 Time: 6 p.m. Location: Social Justice Center

There are always signs in an unhealthy relationship. While everyone has behaviors we can work on, we also shouldn’t brush aside bad behavior as “cute” or “trivial.” The Couplets features a series of videos that highlight unhealthy relationship behaviors. If you’re seeing three or more of these unhealthy behaviors in your relationship, it’s a problem. We will watch the Couplets and then discuss the various signs and how we can help someone who might need support. This light and accessible series of…

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Thursday, February 27

Workshop: "Talking About Private Colleges: Busting the Myths"

Day: February 27 Time: 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Location: Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

University of Puget Sound will host a workshop for The Council of Independent Colleges' member institutions to provide participants with accurate data and persuasive arguments about the value and impact of private colleges and universities—and prepare them to influence community opinion through informal conversations with friends, neighbors, elected officials, and others.

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Lecture: "Implications of Deoxygenation and Acidification for Deep Sea Urchins in Southern California"

Day: February 27 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Kirk Sato, from the Friday Harbor Laboratories at University of Washington, 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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Gender and Queer Studies Major Launch Party

Day: February 27 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Upper Marshall Hall

A celebration for all of us—with special guests, food, and information about the new major! In addition to providing information about the new major, we will celebrate this historic milestone in the life of the University. Puget Sound has one of the nation’s earliest programs in women’s studies (founded in 1971), and we have since 2015 explicitly included LGBTQ studies in the…

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Friday, February 28

Music of India Lecture/demonstration

Day: February 28 Time: 11 a.m. Location: Music Building, Room L6

Abhiman Kaushal will offer a lecture demonstration previewing his Saturday concert. Kaushal is an ethnomusicologist and percussionist on the UCLA faculty, whose tabla credits include a Grammy, film composing ("Zoolander"), performing with Aerosmith on MTV, and frequent international tours performing and teaching.

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