February 2014 News

Lecture: Stephanie McCurry Guggenheim fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephanie McCurry comes to Willamette University on March 6 to discuss her path-breaking research on the politics of the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War.


Celebration: Pow wow Native art, food, dancing and drumming await visitors at the 12th annual Pow wow scheduled for March 8 at Willamette University.


Opera: "The Marriage of Figaro" Jealousy and lust converge with love and forgiveness in “The Marriage of Figaro,” an opera performed at Willamette University March 6-9.


WU students join anti-violence rally Through One Billion Rising, people from across the globe met Feb. 14 to protest violence against women.


Dance: Black Tie Affair Dancer and dancing is featured at the Black Tie Affair Feb. 21 at the Salem Conference Center.


Filmmaker's experiences inspire students Maren Grainger-Monsen shared how she uses science and art to advocate for social change.


Making Music in Nepal WU students and faculty members are performing at the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory during spring break.


Lecture: Sherman Alexie Described by The New York Times Book Review as “one of the major lyric voices of our time,” best-selling author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie is visiting Willamette University March 11.


Literary Reading: Ricardo Bracho Playwright Ricardo Bracho visits Willamette Feb. 19


Film: "The Revolutionary Optimists" Award-winning filmmaker to discuss her work with WU students, staff


Celebration: Africa on the Move From an African dance workshop to a public lecture from a world-renowned anthropologist, several family friendly events are planned for “Africa on the Move” at Willamette University Feb. 20-22.


Willamette greets new TIUA class This week, Tokyo International University of America (TIUA) welcomed 123 new students to Salem.