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Tuesday, September 3

Art Exhibit: "Janet Marcavage: Prints at Play"

Day: September 3 Time: All Day Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

Artist's statement: "Play and perception are integral to my current hand-pulled screenprints. Illusory and real configurations suggest folding, bending, and turning of two-dimensional planes. These abstractions are created with considerations of light, space, and color as well as the contingency of geometric visual elements."

Sept. 3–Oct. 18, 2019

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Art Exhibit: "All Stitched Up"

Day: September 3 Time: All Day Location: Collins Memorial Library, LINK

To stitch is to join together, to mend, or fasten as with stitches—to sew. To stitch is to bring together fabric, paper, wounds of the body, or cultural divides. Stitching can be an act of healing, hope, practicality, creativity, and revolution. All Stitched Up recognizes and celebrates the work of book artists' where stitching has become an integral part of the visual design.Exhibit is open Sept. 3–Dec. 11, 2019. Opening reception Sept. 14, 3 p.m.

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Art Exhibit: "Lois Harbaugh: Vessel"

Day: September 3 Time: All Day Location: Kittredge Hall, Kittredge Gallery

As a "word person" and a vessel maker, Lois Harbaugh braids together themes of written and spoken communication with the form-language of vessels. Come see the arc of this 20-year experiment of word and form in Vessel.

Exhibit is open Sept. 3–Oct. 18.

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Monday, September 16
Tuesday, September 17
Campus Only

Study Abroad Fair

Day: September 17 Time: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

Learn about the variety of study abroad opportunities available to Puget Sound students. Representatives from many of our programs and partners will be on site to answer any questions you may have.

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Film screening and discussion: "American Heretics"

Day: September 17 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: The Grand Cinema

The university chaplaincy, in collaboration with UMeth and the Grand Cinema, invites Loggers to trek over to the Grand Cinema in downtown Tacoma for a special one-night-only screening of the new documentary American Heretics. This film tells the story of a group of radically inclusive, justice-oriented Christians trying to offer a very different view of that faith—in the midst of the buckle of the Bible Belt, Oklahoma City.

Following the film, university chaplain Dave Wright will welcome Robin Meyers…

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A Concert and Conversation with Peter Buffett

Day: September 17 Time: 7 p.m.–8:15 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall

Please join us for an evening with Peter Buffett. Through his music and media presentation, Buffett, the youngest son of investor Warren Buffett, will share fascinating stories, his views on complex social issues, and the importance of philanthropy.

The event is free, but tickets are required.

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Wednesday, September 18

Lecture: "Fronteras, Fences, and Funding: Public Lands and the People Who Need Them"

Day: September 18 Time: 6 p.m.–6:50 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Rasmussen Rotunda

As part of the Reframing Outdoor Culture lecture series, Abigail Vizcarra Perez, diversity outreach specialist at Metro Parks Tacoma, will discuss themes relevant to access to public lands, marginalized community representation in the outdoors, and community activism and work going on in Tacoma.

Join Puget Sound Outdoors, the Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement,…

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Lecture: "What is Misogyny? Concepts, Targets, and Triggers"

Day: September 18 Time: 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Location: Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room

This talk will be presented by Kate Manne, associate professor of the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University.

Abstract: "What is misogyny? How is the concept, and the phenomenon, best understood? In this talk, I offer my definition of misogyny, as distinct from sexism, as laid out in my 2017 book, Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny. I then turn to the substantive nature…

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Thursday, September 19

Lecture: "Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of New Drugs for African Sleeping Sickness"

Day: September 19 Time: 4 p.m. Location: Thompson Hall, Room 175

Amy Dounay, from Colorado College, 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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Guest Lecture: Yoko Tawada

Day: September 19 Time: 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Location: Wyatt Hall, Room 109

The celebrated Japanese-German author Yoko Tawada will give a public lecture that will highlight how her work unfolds at the intersections of language, multicultural identity, and literary translation.

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