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CLA this Week—3/3/14

Events

March 3

Center for the Humanities Guest Lecture: Charlotte Headrick, Professor of Theatre Arts at OSU and former Moore Visiting Fellow at the National University of Ireland, will speak on “Reclaiming Women’s History: Patricia Burke Brogan’s Eclipsed and the Ongoing Story of the Magdalene Laundries” at 4:00 p.m. in the Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Avenue.

The Oregon State University Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Christopher Chapman, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center. The concert, titled “Frozen Cathedrals,” will feature guest conductor, Frank Tracz, of Kansas State University. Admission is free to OSU staff, faculty, and students with ID. K-12 youth are also admitted for free. General admission tickets are $10 at the door. OSU Bands participates in Corvallis Arts for All, offering up to two, $5 tickets for those in the SNAP program with an Oregon Trail Card.

March 4

Until the Rulers Obey: 12:00 p.m., Milam Hall, Room 301.  Until the Rulers Obey brings together voices from the movements behind the wave of change that swept Latin America at the turn of the twenty-first century. These movements have galvanized long-silent—or silenced—sectors of society: indigenous people, campesinos, students, the LGBT community, the unemployed, and all those left out of the promised utopia of a globalized economy.  Editors Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein present a film and reading from their new collection of essays.

Songs of Love & Life: Oregon State University Chamber Winds, Campus Band and Wind Symphony Winter Concert. Features OSU senior Melissa Simpson, soprano. 7:30 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center. Admission is free to OSU staff, faculty, and students with ID. K-12 youth are also admitted for free. General admission tickets are $10 at the door. OSU Bands participates in Corvallis Arts for All, offering up to two, $5 tickets for those in the SNAP program with an Oregon Trail Card.

March 5

OSU Jazz at the Majestic: Large Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ryan Biesack. 7:30 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis. Admission is free to OSU staff, faculty, and students with ID. K-12 youth are also admitted for free. General admission tickets are $10 at the door. OSU Bands participates in Corvallis Arts for All, offering up to two, $5 tickets for those in the SNAP program with an Oregon Trail Card.

March 6

Nietzsche and Spirituality in the U.S. 4:00 p.m., MU Journey Room. Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen, the Merle Curti Associate Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss insights from her recent work American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas, published by the University of Chicago Press.

OSU Jazz at the Majestic: Small Jazz Combos, directed by Neal Grandstaff. 7:30 p.m. at the Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd Street, Corvallis. Admission is free to OSU staff, faculty, and students with ID. K-12 youth are also admitted for free. General admission tickets are $10 at the door. OSU Bands participates in Corvallis Arts for All, offering up to two, $5 tickets for those in the SNAP program with an Oregon Trail Card.

Performances of the student-directed play “Beyond Therapy,” a comedic portrait of love and neuroses, will begin at 7:30 p.m. March 6-8 and at 2 p.m. March 9 in the Lab Theatre at Oregon State University. Tickets are $8 for general admission, $6 for seniors, $5 for students/youth and $4 for OSU students. They are available for purchase through the OSU Theatre Box Office at 541-737-2784 or online at http://www.oregonstate.edu/dept/theatre.

March 7

The School of Public Policy brownbag series continues when Dr. Rorie Solberg (Political Science) will present “Media Coverage of the Supreme Court.” The brownbag will run from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Fairbanks 304. The SPP brownbag is open to all members of the OSU community.

A Wee Bit O’Ireland to get you in the mood for St. Paddy’s Day! Music à la Carte presents Lark (Celtic Music Ensemble). 12:00 p.m. in the Memorial Union Lounge. Admission is free.

Is Interreligious Dialogue Between Christians and Muslims Possible?  6:00 p.m., MU213: Pan-Afrika. Joseph Corrado, an instructor in religion, ethics and logic at Portland Community College, will discuss the importance of – and barriers to – a sustained effective discourse between Muslims and Christians.

March 8

An Evening in Rome: The OSU Opera Workshop. Join us for opera, up close and personal, performed by students from the Oregon State University voice studios. The program will include scenes from Britten’s “The Rape of Lucretia,” Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” and Donizett’s “Don Pasquale.” 7:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Rd., Corvallis. Tickets $10 at the door. OSU students free with ID. Opera Workshop participates in Corvallis Arts for All, offering up to two, $5 tickets for those in the SNAP program with an Oregon Trail Card.

News

Assistant professor of history Chris Nichols will be the lead guest on the syndicated radio show “Philosophy Talk” when they come to campus on April 2 to tape the program. The subject will be “The New Surveillance Society: Big Brother Grows Up,” and Nichols will be discussing questions of personal privacy versus national and corporate security, as well as how to treat whistleblowers who break the law for moral or political ends.

Theatre professor Charlotte Headrick recently discussed ‘Philomena, the Magdalenes,  and Patricia Burke Brogan’s Eclipsed’ at the Irish Literary & Historical Society Speakers Series in San Francisco.

Current Research, Publications and Creative Activity

Ethnic studies and public health professor, and CL@SE associate director Daniel López-Cevallos’ article, “Medical Mistrust, Perceived Discrimination, and Satisfaction with Health Care Among Young-Adult Rural Latinos” was just published in The Journal of Rural Health. One of his co-writers on the article was College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ Marie Harvey.

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