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CLA This Week — 11/27/17


Monday, Nov. 27

Diffusions: A Tri-Annual Concert Series — Featuring work from students and faculty of the OSU music technology and production program. Benton Hall, Room 303 at 8 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 1

Lecture — Aine McCarthy, Assistant Professor of Economics at Lewis & Clark, will give a lecture titled, “Couples Consultations and Domestic Violence: Experimental Results of Family Planning Decisions in Tanzania” at 10 a.m. in Bexell Hall, Room 414.

Music à la Carte — The OSU University Chorale and the Corvallis Community Choir will perform in the Memorial Union Lounge at 12 p.m.

The OSU Campus Band will perform in the Memorial Union Lounge at 3 p.m.

Film ScreeningMartin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World. The radical events, compelling personalities, and exciting drama of the Reformation are brought to life in this full-length documentary featuring thrilling reenactments of the sixteenth-century events with commentary from leading church history experts. 7:00 p.m. First Baptist Church, corner of 10th and Monroe Ave. Light refreshments provided.

The Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert — Featuring OSU choruses, student soloists, a holiday sing-along and more! 7:30 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center. Ticket information available here.

Sunday, Dec. 3

Live from Gill: OSU Marching Band — All the shows from 2017 marching season at Gill Coliseum at 2 p.m. $10 general admission tickets. OSU students, faculty and staff free with ID. Advance tickets available here.


CFP—Center for the Humanities 2018-2019 Fellowships — The Center for the Humanities is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Resident Research Fellowship Program. The deadline to submit proposals is Thursday, December 7. Application forms, instructions, and information about awards may be found online at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/fellowship-program. 

CFP—Humanities Research Clusters: The Center for the Humanities invites proposals for WI/SP 2018 Humanities Research Clusters. Supported through a partnership with the OSU Office of the Provost, this program offers scholars with expertise in different disciplines the opportunity to explore a topic of shared interest in common and in depth. Submission deadline: Thursday, December 7. Program information and submission instructions here.

Current Research, Publications and Creative Activity

Sarah Dermody of the School of Psychological Science co-authored an article in “Drug and Alcohol Dependence” with colleagues Tony George, MD, from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto Canada and Rachel Rabin, PhD, from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, entitled, “Changes in tobacco consumption in cannabis dependent patients with schizophrenia versus non-psychiatric controls during 28-days of cannabis abstinence.”

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies faculty members Qwo-Li Driskill, Patti Duncan, H Rakes, and Susan Shaw presented “Building Movements Within and Beyond the University: Reflections on a WGSS PhD Program,” at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, November 16-19, in Baltimore, MD.

Patti Duncan, Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, presented “Leadership at the Intersections: Women of Color in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies,” and participated in a roundtable session, “Academic Publishing in Feminist Journals,” at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, November 16-19, in Baltimore, MD.

Qwo-Li Driskill, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, moderated a session entitled “Indigeneity and the Politics of Relation,” at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, November 16-19, in Baltimore, MD.

Susan Shaw, Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, participated in a roundtable session, “Gender, Race, and the Christian Right in the Ascendency of Donald Trump,” at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, November 16-19, in Baltimore, MD.

Recurring Events

Brilliant & Resilient: Celebrating the Power of Disabled Women Activists will be on view in the Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall, from Nov. 12 – Dec. 8. 

Bob Dylan: Photographs by Daniel Kramer will be at Fairbanks Gallery, Oct. 26 – Nov. 30. The photo exhibit features iconic images of Nobel Prize winner singer-songwriter Bob Dylan by photographer Daniel Kramer, curated by the Los Angeles-based GRAMMY Museum. The exhibition documents Dylan’s metamorphosis from folk musician to rock and roll icon.

Hiking the Cascades: Photos from the Pacific Crest Trail, work by Eugene-based photographer Ed Pabor, will be on view in the Center for the Humanities until Dec. 8 (M – F, 10 – 4). 

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