Events

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Events

There is always something happening in the College of Design. Join us for art exhibits, guest lectures, conferences, and research symposia. Most of these are free and open to the public. You can join our email list to receive our Upcoming Events weekly announcement and stay in the know about the latest happenings.

Commencement Information


Feb 19
Krause Gallery Exhibit "Home"10:00 a.m.

"How do we move forward without recognizing what brought us here? What we eat, how we live. Who will take care of our home, if not us? It is a practice of maintenance that we...
February 19–23
Lawrence Hall, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Room 101

"How do we move forward without recognizing what brought us here? What we eat, how we live. Who will take care of our home, if not us? It is a practice of maintenance that we engage with every day. Though we are apart, the gestures and rituals of our past keep us close to home."

Work by undergraduates Irene Chau and Teddy Tsai

Feb 19
Roussa Cassel and Tessa Smith, Architecture Winter Lecture Series5:30 p.m.

Roussa Cassel and Tessa Smith "Aesthetics and Techtonics" The Artisans Group is a design-build firm located in Olympia, WA. It is a leader of the globally respected...
February 19 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, Room 206

Roussa Cassel and Tessa Smith
"Aesthetics and Techtonics"

The Artisans Group is a design-build firm located in Olympia, WA. It is a leader of the globally respected Passive house movement. They believe in making green design more accessible for all, with comfort, beauty, and durability.

Also in Portland, February 20, 5:30 p.m.

Feb 20
Roussa Cassel and Tessa Smith, Architecture Winter Lecture Series5:30 p.m.

Roussa Cassel and Tessa Smith "Aesthetics and Techtonics" The Artisans Group is a design-build firm located in Olympia, WA. It is a leader of the globally respected...
February 20 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
White Stag Block, First Floor Event Space

Roussa Cassel and Tessa Smith
"Aesthetics and Techtonics"

The Artisans Group is a design-build firm located in Olympia, WA. It is a leader of the globally respected Passive house movement. They believe in making green design more accessible for all, with comfort, beauty, and durability.

Also in Eugene, Feburary 20, 5:30 p.m.

Feb 21
Collectors’ Series: A conversation with Isaac Applbaum5:30 p.m.

Isaac Applbaum is an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who sits at the nexus of global trade between the East and West. He is an advisor to business, philanthropy and...
February 21 5:30 p.m.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)

Isaac Applbaum is an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who sits at the nexus of global trade between the East and West. He is an advisor to business, philanthropy and civic leaders in the U.S. and Israel. Applbaum is on the Board of Directors of the Asia Society, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Jerusalem Foundation.

Feb 22
College of Design Recruitment Fair11:00 a.m.

The College of Design Student Services Office is holding its annual Recruitment Fair on Thursday, February 22, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on the first and second floors of...
February 22 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, First and second floors

The College of Design Student Services Office is holding its annual Recruitment Fair on Thursday, February 22, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on the first and second floors of Lawrence Hall.

Participating firms representing architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, historic preservation and planning disciplines will embed throughout the first and second floors of Lawrence Hall to meet students as potential employees or interns. This event is title-sponsored by Perkins + Will and FFA Architecture and Interiors.

This free event is open to current students and no sign-up or registration is required.

Feb 22
Krause Gallery Exhibit "Home" closing reception5:00 p.m.

"How do we move forward without recognizing what brought us here? What we eat, how we live. Who will take care of our home, if not us? It is a practice of maintenance that we...
February 22 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Room 101

"How do we move forward without recognizing what brought us here? What we eat, how we live. Who will take care of our home, if not us? It is a practice of maintenance that we engage with every day. Though we are apart, the gestures and rituals of our past keep us close to home."

Work by undergraduates Irene Chau and Teddy Tsai

Feb 22
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa 6:00 p.m.

Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa “Scenes from ‘One Wall a Web’” Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa will lecture about intersections between pictures and words....
February 22 6:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, Room 177

Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa “Scenes from ‘One Wall a Web’”

Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa will lecture about intersections between pictures and words. Wolukau-Wanambwa is a photographer, writer and teacher based in New York City. He is the former editor of the contemporary photography website The Great Leap Sideways (2011—2017), contributed essays to catalogues and monographs by Vanessa Winship, George Georgiou, and Paul Graham, was an artist-in-residence at Light Work, guest edited the Aperture Photobook Review, and wrote for Aperture, FOAM magazine and The Photographer’s Gallery. Wolukau-Wanambwa has a BA in Philosophy & French from Oxford University, UK and an MFA in Photography from Virginia Commonwealth University. His photographic work addresses questions of patriarchy, race, history, and identity.

Feb 22
Schnitzer Cinema: "Louis Kahn’s Tiger City" with filmmaker Sundaram Tagore7:00 p.m.

Sundaram Tagore (UO M. Arch. 1987) is a Calcuttaborn Oxford-educated art historian, gallerist, and an award-winning filmmaker. A descendant of the influential poet and Nobel...
February 22 7:00 p.m.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)

Sundaram Tagore (UO M. Arch. 1987) is a Calcuttaborn Oxford-educated art historian, gallerist, and an award-winning filmmaker. A descendant of the influential poet and Nobel Prize-winner Rabindranath Tagore, Tagore promotes East-West dialogue through his contributions to numerous exhibitions as well as his four art galleries and their multicultural and multidisciplinary events.

In 1985, Tagore received a scholarship to go to Bangladesh to study the buildings designed by the great American architect Louis I. Kahn, including Sher-e-Bangla Nagor, also known as the Tiger City. The parliamentary complex was the beating heart of the newly formed democratic nation. As he recalls, “I was unprepared for the raw emotional power and poetic beauty of these buildings. Tiger City looked futuristic and ancient at the same time…. I traveled in the architect’s footsteps to see and experience what he experienced, to understand how this American visionary came to South Asia to build his masterpiece.

 

Programmed by Richard Herskowitz, curator of media arts, Schnitzer Cinema brings the best of experimental, documentary, and arts-focused films and videos to the JSMA each year. Schnitzer Cinema is made possible in part with a grant from the UO Office of Academic Affairs.

Programs are free, with popcorn and refreshments provided!

Feb 23
Inside the Studio of Hart Howerton (Jim Jacobs, ASLA, Principal)9:00 a.m.

With over 25 years of experience, Jim approaches each design with a sense of place that creates a timeless environment for both present and future users. His global experience as...
February 23 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Lawrence Hall, Room 231

With over 25 years of experience, Jim approaches each design with a sense of place that creates a timeless environment for both present and future users. His global experience as a landscape architect includes the planning, design, and management of a wide range of projects, including institutional campuses, civic spaces, urban landscapes, transit-oriented corridors, national parks, recreation resorts, and planned residential communities. 

Jim brings expertise in working within complex multi-jurisdictional settings and adeptly builds consensus with diverse client and community groups as part of a collaborative process. With a diverse portfolio that extends across the West Coast and the Pacific, Jim is currently working on Mana’olana, a 96-key Mandarin Oriental Hotel and 120 unit branded residential tower in the Ala Moana district in Honolulu; Assembly at North First, a 40 acre R&D campus located in the heart of Silicon Valley; and Hoakelei, a multi-use, master planned, ocean-front community located approximately 20 miles west of Downtown Honolulu.

Jim has contributed to several professional journals, guest lectured at University of California, Berkeley and Louisiana State University, and his work has been recognized by ULI, ASLA and the APA.

Feb 24
Lecture by Henry Kunowski, architectural historian and exhibition co-curator of "Herman Brookman: Visualizing the Sacred"2:00 p.m.

Reception to follow.
February 24 2:00 p.m.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)

Reception to follow.

Feb 26
Krause Gallery Exhibit "SPACE(S)"10:00 a.m.

Space(s) seeks to disrupt dichotomies that create separations between realms: public vs. private, virtual vs. physical, interior vs. exterior. Our work is located somewhere...
February 26–March 2
Lawrence Hall, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Room 101

Space(s) seeks to disrupt dichotomies that create separations between realms: public vs. private, virtual vs. physical, interior vs. exterior. Our work is located somewhere between these boundaries, challenging the fragmentation of our bodies in the virtual world, and acknowledging the various ways that we as individuals navigate through and occupy space. Space(s) includes work by Izzy Cho, Michelle Ferguson, Tricia Knope, Alexandra Nielson, Marisa Smith, and Ariel Stach.

Mar 1
Krause Gallery Exhibit "SPACE(S)" closing reception 5:00 p.m.

Space(s) seeks to disrupt dichotomies that create separations between realms: public vs. private, virtual vs. physical, interior vs. exterior. Our work is located somewhere...
March 1 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, LaVerne Krause Gallery, Room 101

Space(s) seeks to disrupt dichotomies that create separations between realms: public vs. private, virtual vs. physical, interior vs. exterior. Our work is located somewhere between these boundaries, challenging the fragmentation of our bodies in the virtual world, and acknowledging the various ways that we as individuals navigate through and occupy space. Space(s) includes work by Izzy Cho, Michelle Ferguson, Tricia Knope, Alexandra Nielson, Marisa Smith, and Ariel Stach.

Mar 5
2018 Urbanism Next Conference8:00 a.m.

Join experts from the private, public, and academic sectors as we look at how autonomous vehicles, e-commerce, and the sharing economy are impacting cities. Emerging...
March 5–7
Oregon Convention Center

Join experts from the private, public, and academic sectors as we look at how autonomous vehicles, e-commerce, and the sharing economy are impacting cities.

Emerging technologies are having profound effects not only on how we live, move, and spend our time in cities, but also increasingly on urban form and development itself. 

Planners, architects, landscape architects, developers, academics and many others will come together for presentations, sessions, and interactive workshops and charrettes to learn about the secondary impacts of emerging technologies on land uses, urban design, transportation, and real estate markets and the implications of these changes for equity, the environment, the economy, and governance. 

Mar 5
Experience Hybridization5:30 p.m.

Join Carly Cannell, founder of New York-based multidisciplinary design studio, weetu, and University of Oregon Interior Architecture graduate, for an interactive discussion around...
March 5 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, Room 206

Join Carly Cannell, founder of New York-based multidisciplinary design studio, weetu, and University of Oregon Interior Architecture graduate, for an interactive discussion around Experience Hybridization, weetu’s collaborative creative process.

 

Cannell will touch on her authentic journey from Northern California farm girl to Manhattan based woman entrepreneur, the importance of resilience, vulnerability, collaboration and emotional intelligence, and her fearless fall forward into a life of design.

 

weetu is a multi-disciplinary design studio working at the intersection of interiors, architecture, marketing and branding.

Mar 6
Experience Hybridization5:30 p.m.

Join Carly Cannell, founder of New York-based multidisciplinary design studio, weetu, and University of Oregon Interior Architecture graduate, for an interactive discussion around...
March 6 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
White Stag Block, Event Space

Join Carly Cannell, founder of New York-based multidisciplinary design studio, weetu, and University of Oregon Interior Architecture graduate, for an interactive discussion around Experience Hybridization, weetu’s collaborative creative process.

 

Cannell will touch on her authentic journey from Northern California farm girl to Manhattan based woman entrepreneur, the importance of resilience, vulnerability, collaboration and emotional intelligence, and her fearless fall forward into a life of design.

 

weetu is a multi-disciplinary design studio working at the intersection of interiors, architecture, marketing and branding.

Mar 8
Tech Connect5:00 p.m.

So many companies are in search of technology savvy talent! Tech Connect, being not too big or too small, provides abundant face-time with tech-focused companies looking to hire...
March 8 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Crater Lake North & South

So many companies are in search of technology savvy talent! Tech Connect, being not too big or too small, provides abundant face-time with tech-focused companies looking to hire creative, motivated students.

Mar 8
Department of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series- Karthik Pandian6:00 p.m.

Karthik Pandian: “Language as Sneeze” Karthik Pandian will touch on the involuntary in art and how it has inflected his work from monument to animal...
March 8 6:00 p.m.
Lawrence Hall, 177

Karthik Pandian: “Language as Sneeze”

Karthik Pandian will touch on the involuntary in art and how it has inflected his work from monument to animal choreography. Pandian makes works in moving image, sculpture and performance. He has held solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art; Bétonsalon, Paris, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis and White Flag Projects, St. Louis, amongst others. His work was featured in the inaugural LA Biennial at the Hammer Museum and La Triennale: Intense Proximity at the Palais de Tokyo as well as in group exhibitions such as Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015, at Whitechapel Gallery; Film as Sculpture at Wiels Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels; and the 4th Marrakech Biennial, Higher Atlas. He has recently been touring his first stage performance – a collaboration with choreographer Andros Zins-Browne – at theaters throughout the US and Europe. Pandian holds an MFA from Art Center College of Design and a BA from Brown University. In 2011, he was the recipient of a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award. Pandian is currently Assistant Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Mar 9
Peace Corps Application Workshopnoon

Make your application stand out from the rest. Attend this workshop to learn how to browse Volunteer openings, find the right program, and strengthen your application. You will...
March 9 noon–1:30 p.m.
Hendricks Hall, Room 220 - Career Center

Make your application stand out from the rest. Attend this workshop to learn how to browse Volunteer openings, find the right program, and strengthen your application. You will have an opportunity to ask questions about service, learn steps you can take to improve your chances, and gain valuable tips to guide you through the application process.

Mar 9
Visiting Guest Lecture | Carsten Strathausen: Neuroaesthetics-The Science of Art?noon

Carsten Strathausen presents Neuroaesthetics—The Science of Art? Over the last two decades, neuroaesthetics--the interpretation of art based on evolutionary theory and...
March 9 noon
Lawrence Hall, Room 115

Carsten Strathausen presents Neuroaesthetics—The Science of Art?

Over the last two decades, neuroaesthetics--the interpretation of art based on evolutionary theory and neuroscientific data--has developed into a prominent new field in the humanities. This lecture provides a critical-historical overview of neuroaesthetics that details both its promise and perils for the study of art and aesthetics.

Carsten Strathausen is Professor of German and English and the Catherine Paine Midldebush Chair in Humanities at the University of Missouri. His first book, The Look of Things. Poetry and Vision Around 1900,was published in 2003 with North Carolina UP. His second book entitled BioAesthetics. Making Sense of Life in Science and the Arts has just come out with Minnesota Press. The author of more than thirty scholarly articles, Strathausen is also the editor of A Leftist Ontology (Minnesota 2009) and the translator of Boris Groys’ book Under Suspicion (Columbia UP 2012).

 

Lecture made possible with support from the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, the Department of Art, the Department of Biology, the Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English, the Department of German & Scandinavian, the Department of Philosophy, the Environmental Studies Program, and the Oregon Humanities Center. 

Mar 20
Suicide Prevention Training and Resources3:00 p.m.

The Suicide Prevention Team and the University Counseling Center (UCC) offers this faculty, staff, and GE suicide prevention training. You will learn how to recognize suicide...
March 20 3:00 p.m.–4:50 p.m.
Straub Hall, 251

The Suicide Prevention Team and the University Counseling Center (UCC) offers this faculty, staff, and GE suicide prevention training. You will learn how to recognize suicide warning signs and how to intervene effectively in order to steer at-risk students toward professional help.

Please register in advance.

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