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CLA This Week — 1/21/20


Wednesday, Jan. 22

Bob Santelli’s Album Club will review Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” at 7 p.m. in Community Hall room 303. Hosted by Santelli, Album Club is like a book club, only you listen to and discuss the greatest music albums of all time. Free and open to all.

Thursday, Jan. 23

Today’s Quest for Peace and Justice — Despite a tense political climate and new existential threats, there is still an abundance of effort to manifest Dr. King’s legacy. As a group, we will explore this through the connection of local efforts to his 1964 “Quest for Peace and Justice” Nobel Prize lecture. Dr. Linda Marie Richards, SHPR, and the Peace and Justice Strategies office intern, Mahal Miles, will facilitate conversation on white technological supremacy and the need to abolish nuclear weapons as Dr. King directed. 4 p.m. Native American Longhouse Eena Haws.

Works on Paper: Prints by Dolors Escala — Escala, who lives and works in Barcelona, began studying textile design at the Rámon Folch School there, where she developed an interest in art and particularly in the art of engraving. Jan. 27 – March 20, The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall. Opening Thursday, Jan. 30, 3-5 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 24

OSU Anthropology Lecture SeriesDr. Geoffrey M. Smith, Associate Professor of Archaeology at the University of Nevada Reno, will present “In Search of the Western Stemmed Tradition in the Oregon Outback” from 12-12:50 p.m. in Learning Innovation Center (LINC) 314. The lecture is free and open to all. For further information, please contact Dr. Shaozeng Zhang at Shaozeng.zhang@oregonstate.edu.

Music à la Carte features music instructor Isaac Andrew with Lauren Servias and Chintimini Brass. The program will include Bernstein’s Suite for Brass soloists, which is rarely performed as a whole. Noon, MU Lounge.

Upcoming Events

Monday, Jan. 27

Algeria on Screen: What and How Cinema can Teach us about Society, Politics and Culture — Nabil Boudraa, Professor in the School of Language, Culture, and Society, will discuss the ways filmmaker Merzak Allouache depicts Algerian society on screen. Through an analysis of Allouache’s films and documentaries, Boudraa tackles major topics—such as terrorism, migration, popular revolts, ethnic diversity, and women’s rights—that affect contemporary Algeria and beyond. 4 p.m. the Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave.


Art professor Shelley Jordon was featured in an episode of OPB’s Oregon Art Beat on 1/16.

Research, Publications and Creative Activity

Music instructors Ryan Biesack, director of jazz ensembles and Douglas Detrick played with their group, “Tale in the Telling” at Pig & Olive in Corvallis on January 10 and was ensemble in residence with the band “BMW” at Interzone Coffee House on Jan. 14. Tale in the Telling was also featured on the Music à la Carte program on Friday, Jan. 10.

Assistant Professor of Music Technology Jason Fick recently served as a reviewer for the Journal of Popular Music Education on an upcoming series on Songwriting Within Online Communities.

Recurring Events

Fairbanks Gallery of Art — The Brenda Mallory exhibition runs through January 29. Open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, on the first floor of Fairbanks Hall. The artist will give a gallery talk on Wed., January 22 at 4:30 p.m.

Art Exhibit: Earl Newman Prints – The OSU Center for the Humanities is delighted to showcase an eclectic collection of Earl Newman’s serigraphs from throughout his career—from nature prints, political art, and original sketches to posters for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Monterey Jazz Festival, and the Oregon Coast Aquarium. All prints in the Autzen House Gallery are available for purchase. The exhibit is open for viewing from Jan. 13 – March 20 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m and by appointment. Email Joy Jensen or the Center for information or to request a visit outside of gallery hours. And mark your calendar to join the artist for a reception during the Corvallis Arts Walk on March 19 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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