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CLA This Week — 10/14/19


Monday, Oct. 14

Sigrid Schultz, the Chicago Tribune, and the Third Reich — David Milne, visiting scholar at the Center for the Humanities, is professor of Modern History at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. In this talk, he’ll discuss his new biography of Chicago Tribune journalist Sigrid Schultz, who worked as the first woman Bureau Chief in Berlin during the rise of Nazi Germany. 4pm, Autzen House.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

Songwriters in the Round Hosted by Bob Santelli. Bring your songs, your instrument and your enthusiasm! 7 p.m., Bexell Hall Lounge. Free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Jazz Masterclass — With Wayne Goins. 4 p.m., Community Hall 202. Free and open to the public.

Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture SeriesJoan Truckenbrod is a pioneering digital artist. Recently her digital artwork was included in an exhibition titled “Programmed: Rules, Codes and Choreographies in Art from 1965 to 2018” and in the Digital Artwork Collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. C&E Hall, The LaSells Stewart Center. Light reception, 4:30 p.m. Public talk, 5:30 p.m.

American Strings Peter Buck (R.E.M.) and Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows, The Minus 5, R.E.M. ) of The Baseball Project. Veteran rockers talk music and baseball and perform. Hosted by Bob Santelli. Wednesday, October 16,7:30 p.m., The Majestic Theatre. Tickets here.

Thursday, Oct. 17

Social Justice Works Lecture: Artist, Activist and Executive Director of SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, Monica Simpson will share her experience using art for activism to create community-based social justice collaborations and health advocacy programs. Thursday, October 17, 5pm in Waldo 400.

Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Night — CLA alumni come back to campus to share career information and advice with students at this informal reception. 5:30-7 p.m., Bexell 214. See Osualum.com/cla for more details and join our ASK LinkedIn Group.

An Evening with Jazz and Blues Guitarist Wayne Goins & Friends — Goins is a legendary guitarist, recording artist and author. He is the founder of Little Apple Records and a Distinguished Professor of Jazz Studies at Kansas State University. Goins will be joined by some of the mid-Valley’s favorite jazz artists: Joe Manis, saxophone; Sean Peterson, bass; Torrey Newhart, piano; and OSU Jazz Band Director Ryan Biesack, drums. Thursday, October 17, 7:30 p.m., The Majestic Theatre. Tickets here.

Friday, Oct. 18

OSU Disability Network — Interested in Disability Studies? Want to help promote diversity, equity and inclusion? If so, join the OSU Disability Network for our upcoming event: Disabled Students’ Union, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Milam 301. Accommodations for disability can be made by emailing jenkstep@oregonstate.edu or calling 541-737-6517.

Music à la Carte — BMW Jazz Trio: Ryan Biesack (drums); Ben Mutschler (saxophone); Steve Willis (guitar). 12 p.m., Memorial Union Lounge.

OSU Anthropology Lecture Series — Assistant Professor Judy Bluehorse Skelton of Portland State University, will present “Reclaiming the Urban Forest for Food, Medicine and Ceremony: An Overview of Indigenous Cultural Collaborations in the Portland Metro Area” from 12-12:50 p.m., LINC 268. For further information, please contact Shaozeng.zhang@oregonstate.edu.

College of Public Health and Human Sciences Lecture — Assistant Professor of Anthropology Emily Yates-Doerr will give a lecture titled “Global Future Health: When Fetal Development is Global Development in Guatemala— and Beyond.”  1-2:30 p.m., Hallie Ford Center Room 115. 

Upcoming Events

Critical Questions Lecture Series — The School of Writing, Literature and Film will host this year’s first Critical Questions Lecture, “The Future of Environmental Guilt,” with Associate Professor Tim Jensen on Wednesday, Oct. 23, MU Journey Room at 4 p.m.

Ignite Research Colloquium “Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Research: Impact on Individuals, Communities, and Public Policy.” Enjoy a fun, informal afternoon with colleagues from the College of Education and the College of Public Health and Human Science. Each faculty member will be given two minutes to speak about their research passions and expertise to spark interdisciplinary conversations. This is a forum for faculty to meet each other in an informal venue. A reception will follow. Friday, Oct. 25, 3:30-5 p.m. presentations, 5-6 p.m. reception. Hallie E Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, Tammy Bray Leadership Conference Room (HFC 115).

The Little Gallery In 2017, Stefan Roloff created a 229-meter panorama called BEYOND THE WALL, on the original Berlin Wall. At the end of October, Roloff will transform the space of the Little Gallery and adapt the original Berlin exhibit to fit the walls of Kidder Hall. At the opening, Roloff will talk about his experience of growing up on the “island” of West Berlin, surrounded by the wall, and the way that experience has influenced his life and artistic concept. During his talk, the original footage of the 2017 exhibit will be screened. We hope you can join us! Monday, Oct. 28, 3-5 p.m., The Little Gallery.


OSU Branding Font Change Last week, University Relations and Marketing removed Rufina Stencil from its font library due to accessibility issues. It has been replaced with Georgia which is standard on most computers. Please contact Celene.Carillo@oregonstate.edu with any questions. 

Honors & Awards

We are delighted to announce that the History of Science Society has awarded the 2019 Joseph H. Hazen Education Prize to Michael A. Osborne, Professor of History of Science Emeritus. The award, funded by the Joseph H. Hazen Foundation, singled out his many outstanding “contributions to history of science programs around the world.” Additionally, Osborne will become President of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology in January, the same month he will be a visiting scholar at Colby College’s Science, Technology, and Society Program.

Current Research, Publications and Creative Activity

Instructor of Music Kimary Fick presented her paper “‘Immerse Oneself Entirely in the Spirit of the Author’: Taste, Character, and Expression in 18th-Century Music,” at the 43rd Annual German Studies Association Conference, held October 3-6 in Portland, Oregon.

Anna Fidler, instructor of art, was commissioned by Facebook to make a 27 ft. interior mural for their new building in Seattle. Facebook will make a video documenting her mural, which may be viewed on Instagram @fbairprogram and on Facebook at FB AIR Program in the coming months. Fidler also completed a limited edition risograph print for Class Set, an organization that asks artists to make a poster to be distributed to K-12 schools nation-wide as a pedagogical tool that can be used by students as a model to inspire their own creative work. Her work is currently on view at the Palo Alto Art Center as part of the exhibition, “Encounters: Honoring the Animal in Ourselves” which runs through December 29.

Instructor of German/World Languages and Cultures Benita Blessing has been appointed Director of Operations for the German Studies Association, the multi- and interdisciplinary association of over 2,000 international scholars in German, Austrian, and Swiss history, literature, culture studies, political science, and economics. Oregon State University co-sponsored its recent conference in Portland, the largest in GSA history with more than 1,400 participants.

Recurring Events

SLCS Exhibit — The School of Language, Culture and Society presents, “Muxe: A Poem that Will Never Die,” a collaboration of photographer Richard Keis and poet Elvis Guerra, Oct. 7-Nov. 4. The exhibit honors gender-fluid members of Zapotec communities in Oaxaca. Opening reception is Wednesday, October 16, 4pm in Waldo 201. 

Fairbanks Gallery Lucy Copper and Granite Calimpong, “Seeing is Deceiving.” Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours until 8 p.m. monthly on the third Thursday for the Corvallis Art Walk. Runs Oct. 7-30, Fairbanks Hall.

Giustina Gallery My Secret Double: An International Exhibition. Join us for a unique, juried show from Pacific Northwest artists and a traveling exhibition from Latvia, Estonia and Kazakhstan. This immersive, collaborative show will demonstrate that depression, addiction and suicide are global issues, but not without hope. Runs Oct. 1-30, Giustina Gallery, LaSells Stewart Center.

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