January 28th, 2013
Emmanuel Habimana, Guellord Ndagijimana, and Matthew Rugamba, three LC students from Rwanda, will share their stories of genocide and future plans, 11am on Feb 16, at Lake Oswego Public Library.
Following the panel, Nike Foundation employee Teresa Schader will be speaking about the girl effect - the unique potential of adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world - and in particular, exciting work that is unleashing the girl effect in Rwanda.
To read more about these students, check out the following links: Emmanuel Habimana
, Guellord Ndagijimana
, Matthew Rugamba
For directions and more information about Lake Oswego Reads Program, visit the Lake Oswego Public Library website
January 28th, 2013
Join us in the LC Bookstore, February 12, at 3:30 pm to celebrate the release of Left Coast Roast
, written by our very own Hanna Neuschwander. Coffee (of course!) and cookies will be served.
For more information about Hanna and her book, check out this 2012 interview
and her book's website
January 28th, 2013
Join us in the LC Bookstore on February 7, at 4 pm, as we celebrate the latest book
from Associate Professors of Psychology Jerusha and Brian Detweiler-Bedell. Doing Collaborative Research in Psychology: A Team-Based Guide
will be discussed followed by questions from the audience. Coffee and cookies will be served.
January 23rd, 2013
Join us for a screening of the powerful documentary, Komora: To Heal, co-directed by filmmaker and LC Academic English Studies student, Emmanuel Habimana on Thursday, January 31, in Council Chamber.
Emanuel was only 9 during the 1994 Rwandan genocide. His powerful story of survival is told this documentary, co-directed by Emmanuel and Natalia Ledford, and sponsored by National Geographic. Today Emmanuel is committed to a vision of the world filled with peace, hope and reconciliation. He was awarded the Dallaire Scholarship at Lewis & Clark College where he is currently enrolled in Academic English Studies. Read more about Emanuel here
. A question and answer session with Emmanuel will follow the screening of the film.
This film screening is free and open to the general public. While it it not necessary to preregister, it will be helpful in our planning, as we anticipate a large audience for this screening. We invite you to preregister here
For additional information or special needs, please contact:
Associate Vice President for Campus Life
Member, Dallaire Scholarship Committee
October 12th, 2012
Join us for a talk-back panel discussion with director Jonathan Walters, LC associate professor Michael Olich, and others on October 24 at 6pm in the Watzek Library Classroom.
Jonathan Walters, the Guest Director of Failure to Communicate
and Artistic Director of Hand2Mouth Theatre
, Michael Olich, Associate Professor of Theatre and Scene Designer of Failure to Communicate, a student cast member (TBD), and two faculty members (TBD) will contribute to what's sure to be a great conversation! The discussion will be moderated by Stephanie Beene, Visual Resources Coordinator and Library Liaison to Art, Music, Theatre and Dance Depts. Coffee and refreshments will be provided.
This talk-back panel is part of a series of events held this month at Watzek Library, in support of the LC Theater Department's upcoming performance, Failure to Communicate. Questions or comments about this series may be directed to Stephanie Beene (firstname.lastname@example.org).
October 12th, 2012
Interact with issues prompted by LC Theatre Department's upcoming production, Failure to Communicate
, through displays in Watzek's Atrium, October 15-29. During the weeks leading up to the opening of Failure to Communicate, we invite you to explore our evolving displays, which support this exciting production. October 15-19, check out our display of books
, covering themes such as megalomaniacs, authoritarian regimes, popular uprisings, and artistic responses. October 22-29, take a few moments to view Jonathan Walters and Justin Counts' collaborative video montage, which will be on display in the library atrium. And finally, October 24, attend a talk-back panel discussion
in the Watzek Library Classroom.
Guest directed by Jonathan Walters, Artistic Director of Portland's Hand2Mouth Theatre
, Failure to Communicate explores a totalitarian society that locks up its citizens when they ‘speak out of place.’ That is, until a new woman arrives, and shakes up the docile obedient inmates, creating a small, but vital revolution which demands self-worth and freedom from their captors.
Questions or comments about these displays, may be directed to Stephanie Beene (email@example.com).
September 18th, 2012
Join us for a dialogue of poets
Tess Gallagher and Alice Derry, Thursday September 27 at 3:30 pm in Council Chamber.
Derry and Gallagher will read their poetry at The Old Church
in downtown Portland, the evening of September 28. For more information about these accomplished poets, their dialogue, and their poetry reading, please visit the Mountain Writers website
Sponsored by Mountain Writers Series.
August 31st, 2012
Julie Evans, Chief Executive Officer at Project Tomorrow, will present, "Coming Soon to Campus: The New "Free Agent" Learner - Are You Ready?" September 28 at 3pm in Smith Hall.
The dynamic profusion of emerging technologies, both in school and out of school, is propelling today's K-12 students to make new demands on education institutions for technology-rich learning experiences and environments. Enabled, empowered and engaged, this next wave of students is bringing to college their own set of objectives for 21st century learning. Get a first-hand glimpse into the activities, attitudes and aspirations of tomorrow's students through this presentation by Project Tomorrow CEO, Julie Evans, who will share the latest Speak Up National Research Project data findings from over 300,000 K-12 students.
A reception will follow the lecture.
For further information, please visit the Johannah Sherrer Memorial Lecture page
January 13th, 2012
On Tuesday, February 21 from 3:30 to 5 pm in the Watzek Classroom, we will be hosting an event to highlight the past year's student work in Special Collections. Four students will present. Each student will give a ten minute overview of their work followed by a moderated Q&A discussion with the audience.
Tentative list of the presenters and their topics:
: The Correspondence of Richard Hugo and William Stafford
: Literary Criticism of William Stafford or Modernism/Vorticism and the Bloomsbury group
: Documenting William Stafford through Audio and Video
: The International Whaling Commission Papers
November 30th, 2011
Dec 6 at 6:30 pm, join students from Garrick Imatani's studio art class, Alternative Distribution, as they showcase the work that culminated their book, Semiotics of Babespace
The students produced this book during the course of the fall 2011 semester, then collaborated with Publication Studio and the Lewis & Clark College bookstore to publish and distribute copies. Throughout the semester, Imatani's students explored alternative means of exhibiting and distributing artworks, outside the context of gallery spaces. In addition to publishing a book of their artworks, the class collaborated with Watzek Library Digital Initiatives
to develop a web site, Alternative Distribution
, which displays the students' visual maps of Portland, OR.
Please join us in the Library Classroom for snacks, coffee, and a celebration of the semester's work in performance art, digital imaging, video, book arts, and public sculpture.