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Of political note: two one-time-only events

Two events especially relevant to politically minded among us:

Professor Sammy Basu to speak, receive award in Washington, DC

Wednesday, Nov. 13 | 6 p.m.

Sammy Basu, part of Willamette's politics department since 1993, has been selected for a prestigious teaching award to be given in Washington, DC on Nov. 14.

The day before, he will speak at a special pre-event, and Willamette alumni, parents and friends are invited. Please join us to show your support of Willamette and, of course, benefit from the special brand of teaching for which Basu and others have so often been recognized.

Prof. Sammy Basu: "The Nazis' shifting conception of America and what we can learn from it"
Hosted by David Jory '75, JD'78
Capitol Hill Consulting Group
499 South Capitol Street SW, Suite 608
Washington, DC 20003

Reception at 6 p.m.
Remarks begin promptly at 6:45 p.m.

Parking is available on E Street. The nearest metro stop is at Capitol South.

Refreshments will be served. Space is limited, so an early RSVP to alumni@willamette.edu or 503-375-5304 is strongly encouraged.


Former Mark Hatfield staffers visit WU campus for lunchtime chat

Monday, Nov. 18 | Noon-1 p.m. | The Hatfield Room, Hatfield Library

You’re Invited to a brownbag lunch discussion with former staff to U.S. Senator Mark Hatfield. These public servants, many of whom are WU alumni, give us our best possible look into the life and legacy of Oregon's greatest statesman. They also remind us of Willamette's unique role in Oregon politics now and in the past.

A feature-length documentary film highlighting the leadership and career of the late Senator Hatfield will premiere Tuesday, November 19 in Portland. In conjunction with this event, these former Hatfield colleagues decided they wanted to pay Willamette a visit. This gathering will provide an opportunity for an informal discussion of the senator, his career, and most importantly, the staffers’ personal experiences working alongside Hatfield through many incredible moments in Oregon and United States history.

Bring your own lunch and lots of questions for this causal get-together. Light refreshments will be provided.

For additional information, please contact Mary McRobinson, university archivist, at 503-370-6764 or mmcrobin@willamette.edu.

Information on The Hatfield Project and the documentary film, The Gentleman of the Senate: Oregon’s Mark Hatfield, including ticket information, can be found at: http://hatfieldfilm.com