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Week 6, Kaia Sand: Wednesday, February 16th, 11:30-1:00 pm, in the Recital Hall, COM Building

Kaia Sand is a poet, artist, and community organizer. She is author of three books of poetry—interval (Edge Books 2004), a Small Press Traffic book of the year; Remember to Wave (Tinfish Press 2010); and A Tale of Magicians Who … Continue reading

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Week 4, Heide Hatry: Wednesday, January 31st, 11:30-1:00 pm, in the Recital Hall, COM Building

Heide Hatry grew up on a pig farm in the south of Germany. She left home at the age of 15 to enroll in a sports school. She studied art at various German art schools and art history at the … Continue reading

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Week 2, Mary Ann Peters: Wednesday January 17th, from 11:30-1:00 pm in the Recital Hall, COM Building

MARY ANN PETERS is an artist whose combined studio work, installations, public art projects and arts activism have made noted contributions to the Northwest and nationally for over 30 years. Most recently her work has focused on the overlap of … Continue reading

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Winter Quarter Art Lecture Series Guest Speakers

Week 2, 1/17 Mary Ann Peters, visual art    Week 4, 1/31 Heide Hatry, visual and performance art, artist books Week 6, 2/14 Kaia Sand, poetry, art and activism Week 8, 2/28 Bob Leverich, 3D visual art, architecture, education

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Sarah Jaquette Ray: Wednesday, 12/6, from 11:30-1:00 pm in the Recital Hall, COM Building

Sarah Jaquette Ray is an associate professor of environmental studies at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California, where she also leads the BA program in Environmental Studies. She is author of The Ecological Other: Environmental Exclusion in American Culture (University … Continue reading

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Bonnie Whiting: Wednesday, November 15th from 11:30-1pm in the Recital Hall, COM Building

Bonnie Whiting is Chair of Percussion Studies at the University of Washington. She performs and commissions new experimental music for percussion, seeking out projects that involve non-traditional notation, interdisciplinary performance, and the speaking percussionist. Recent work includes a series of … Continue reading

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John Feodorov: Wednesday, November 1st from 11:30-1pm in the Recital Hall, COM Building

Born in Los Angeles of mixed Native and European American heritage, John Feodorov grew up in the suburbs of Southern California while making annual visits to his family’s land on the Navajo Reservation. The time he spent with his grandparents … Continue reading

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Thalia Field: Wednesday, 10/18 from 11:30-1pm in Recital Hall, COM Building

 Thalia Field’s most recent book, Experimental Animals (A Reality Fiction), explores the history of animals at the foundation of modern science. Her prior collection, Bird Lovers, Backyard, used animal-human relations to engage questions of hybridity in art and science. Prior … Continue reading

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Storme Webber: Wednesday, 10/4 from 11:30-1pm in Recital Hall, COM Building

Storme Webber is a Two Spirit, Alutiiq/Black/Choctaw, internationally-nurtured poet, playwright, educator, and interdisciplinary artist. She creates blues-influenced, socially-engaged texts and images exploring identity, art activism, and the intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, memory and spirit. Storme’s poetry collections include Diaspora, Blues … Continue reading

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Meehan Crist: Wednesday, May 31st from 11:30-1pm in Purce Hall 1

Meehan Crist is writer-in-residence in Biological Sciences at Columbia University. Previously she was editor-at-large at Nautilus and reviews editor at the Believer. Her work has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Lapham’s Quarterly, Tin House, New Republic, … Continue reading

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