Riding that Blues Train with Dr. Demento

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Join Us as We “Cruise Through the Blues”

October 12-17

Blues. Soul. Rock & Roll. Jazz. From Memphis to New Orleans, this five day program is designed to delight those who love these genres and want to explore their roots. With the expertise of our own legend, Barry Hansen who authored Cruise through the Blues), we’ll start with Memphis and indulge in that city’s musical history. Then we’ll board the famous “City of New Orleans” and pass farms and fields as we head to the Crescent City to soak up the weekend’s musical offerings coupled with some special experiences just for us Reedies. Join in the fun!

Cost: $995 double occupancy
Includes: Lectures/Talks, ground transportation, lodging, breakfasts and lunches, entrances
Excludes: Alcohol, dinners, cover charges, tips

Minimum group size: 14 travelers

$400 per person

A note about accommodations:
In Memphis, we have 5 rooms reserved at the lovely Talbot Heirs Guest House, an intimate and historic property one block off Beale Street. The first ten travelers will have choice of these rooms. Others will stay in larger hotel properties nearby.

Wednesday, October 12 (arrival): you will be greeted at the airport and driven to your hotel. No programming—just time to get settled (and excited).

Thursday, October 13: Breakfast and program overview; Walking tour of downtown; Gibson Guitar Factory; Blues & Soul Museum; Sun Records (followed by a Graceland driveby). Optional Tour of Stax Records. Evening: Music on Beale Street

Friday, October 14: Breakfast and morning discussion; Lorraine Motel and National Civil Rights Museum; Central BBQ; Blues Hall of Fame. Free time. Evening: Free

Saturday, October 15: Train to New Orleans (note: early morning—6:00 a.m); lunch on train; arrival in New Orleans; hotel check in. Reception; Evening music

Sunday, October 16: Mississippi Queen cruise; Columns Hotel lunch; Lafayette Cemetery tour.

Monday, October 17: Breakfast at Historic New Orleans Collection; Collection talk and French Quarter Walking Tour. Departures.


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Reunions ’16: Celebrating You…with More Great Programming

Reunions, June 8–12, is packed full of many events and promises to be a great time for all. From the Marketplace to the Authors’ Reception to the annual poker game—there is something for everyone:

Check out the music!

Alumni College “Elementary Education: the kids, the school, and the community,” Wednesday, June 8 through Friday, June 10

This year, we have selected the topic of elementary education. More Reed graduates have had careers in education—be it elementary, secondary, or tertiary education—than any other field. Elementary education is controversial, with public disagreements about traditional vs. alternative schooling, how to assess achievement and evaluate teachers, centralized vs. decentralized school systems, and the eternal issue of how much funding elementary education requires and how to obtain that funding. Crosscutting those debates are emerging scientific findings about how children learn, how they become motivated to learn, and how schools and their surrounding communities can achieve synergistic effect. We’ll delve into these and other issues using Reed faculty and alumni as content experts and participants as engaged interlocutors.

The Alumni Authors’ Reception on Friday, June 10 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. is your opportunity to mingle with Reed authors. Published authors are invited to showcase their books. Contact Patrick Sandlin, book department manager, at sandlinp@reed.edu or 503/788-6659) for more information. (Participation will be limited to 12 authors.)

The 12th Annual Reunions Poker Game on Friday, June 10 from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Come see if you know when to hold ’em and know when to fold ’em. Hosted by Mark Humphrey ’85 and Tor Jernudd ’84. Open play (dealer choice of game) or possibly a tournament, based on attendee choice. Your opportunity to pay off a tiny portion of your student-loan debt.

Foster-Scholz Club Annual Recognition Luncheon on Saturday, June 11 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. is the annual luncheon for the Foster Scholz Club (alumni who graduated 40 or more years ago). Recipients of the Distinguished Service Award will be honored and the Class of 76 alumni will be welcomed to the club. The keynote speaker will be Virginia Oglesby Hancock ’62, professor of music, speaking on her time at Reed.

The Marketplace on Saturday, June 11 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. showcases Reed-related chefs, bakers, growers, harvesters, vintners, brewers, distillers, and artists and gives visitors the chance to enjoy and purchase food, drink, and craft. Tables are filling up fast; contact Francesca Michel ‘15 at michelf@reed.edu if you want to be one of the purveyors.

Talent Show: This is a wacky and fun Reunions highlight on Saturday, June 11 from 8 to 9:45 p.m.. We’ve showcased poets, singers, jugglers, pianists, joke-tellers, even banjo players, all in a fun, supportive atmosphere. If you want to perform, please send a message to Francesca Michel ‘15 at michelf@reed.edu , and we’ll pass the message along to the show’s coordinator, Mateo Burch ’82. Or, sign up in Reunions Central when you arrive on campus.

We want to celebrate you in words AND PICTURES
Do you have favorite images of you and your friends while you were students at Reed? Perhaps pictures that are “pure Reed”? What about other memorabilia? We are attempting to gather as many images as possible and curate them to fill Kaul Auditorium with evocative displays, videos, and miscellaneous Reediana. We will be sending out information and permission forms in short order! On May 1, we will gather what we have and supplement from the archives to create an impressive series of displays!  The reveal will be on Friday, June 10 at 4 p.m. in conjunction with the celebratory Fanfayre (where we will be honoring you as well as retiring faculty members Virginia Oglesby Hancock ’62 and Tom Wieting. Help Reed celebrate you by sharing!

Register today, check out the full list of who’s coming, the schedule, and join more than 650 Reedies and friends who have already signed up.

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Travel & Study with Reed: 2016 and beyond

As you plan your adventures for the year, consider incorporating Reed’s travel study program into your plans.  Whether you want to venture near or far we have a suite of opportunities for that will sate your wanderlust.  Here’s is what is on tap (additional information on all programs being added regularly as information firms up):

Alumni College-Elementary Education: the Kids, the Classroom, and the Community. With Jennifer Henderlong Corpus, Professor of Psychology, and others, June 8-10, 2016.

Celebrating Shakespeare’s 400 in London & Stratford. With Robert Knapp, Reginald F. Arragon Professor of English and Humanities, July 20-31, 2016

Savoring the Food and Art of Oaxaca. September 23-October 2

Memphis to New Orleans–Ridin’ the Blues Train with Dr. Demento. October 12-17

NOTE: Long Weekend programs may be added as well and will be announced approximately 90-120 days in advance.

2017 Programs include:

Cuba: A Look at Havana’s Heritage and more!

Amsterdam: Art, Architecture, and Infrastructure with local alumni experts

Sicily with Ellen Millender, Professor of Classics and Humanities

Alumni College, 2017: Scientific Literacy

Ireland: a Joyce and Keats Adventure with Jay Dickson

Full Solar Eclipse in Eastern Oregon: the best viewing with Robert Reynolds, David W. Brauer Professor of Physics, Emeritus




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Oaxaca Culinary and Cultural Adventure

Oaxaca Culinary & Cultural Adventure
September 23-October 2, 2016

Back by popular demand! Organized by Jewel Murphy ‘82, this will be an intimate experience for those who value travel and learning experiences that touch all the senses. Oaxaca is a world heritage site that is unlike any other Mexican city. Sitting in the south-central part of the country at an elevation of 5,000 feet, this is truly vibrant colonial city with a rich and textured heritage.   The group who went with Jewel in 2014 raved about their experience.

Highlights and costs include:
• Private lectures, tastings and hands on activities exploring the history and uses of corn and chilies.
• Visits to two different indigenous markets that are only slightly different from what the Conquistadores found when they first came to the Americas. Sample everything to be offered and prepare for tastebud overload!
• Visits to small, home based, local, women-owned food businesses. Get an authentic glimpse of life in rural Oaxaca and explore the countryside. Learn about microfinance. If we’re lucky, we’ll be able to help make tortillas or other traditional foods.
• Visits to archaeological sites and colonial churches where we’ll follow the unbroken thread of habitation from the first cities to the present day.
• Private cooking class with one of Oaxaca’s most renowned chefs. The opportunity to see first hand how mezcal is made including tastings!
• Most meals, including dining at many of Oaxaca’s finest restaurants. (Note we have allowed for two dinners on your own so that you may sample at your leisure from Oaxaca’s many offerings or we can arrange a dinner at the casa for you) Also included, homecooked, traditional meals at the casa and the best of local street food. Enjoy Alice Waters and Rick Bayless’s favorite places to eat in Oaxaca.
• Highly charming, entertaining, and educated English-speaking guides during most excursions. We have gathered some of the best guides in the region who can speak to the cultural history, politics, economy, food, and art of the region.

Full itinerary by our fearless leader, Jewel Murphy ’82.

• Nine nights lodging at one of Oaxaca’s most charming bed & breakfast operations–home to a tropical garden, a fantastic folk-art collection, and a wonderful library. This is a very special place to stay where you will feel pampered and taken care of.

Cost $2,395 per person.  Note: This is a small customized tour limited to a maximum of 10 participants (single supplement $300) that includes lodging, airport transfers, ground transportation, some meals, classes, and tours.

Tour cost does not include:
• Airfare or transportation to Oaxaca
• Gratuities or tips (which we encourage for guides and hotel staff)
• Alcoholic beverages (except during mezcal tastings)
• Shopping, personal, and other incidental expenses (note that we’ll have lots of opportunities to shop and there will be lots of temptation)

NOTE: There is a possibility of a four day post program add on for those who want to spend four relaxing days on the coast and studying tropical permaculture and local eating in a very beautiful, off-the-grid, hand-built cabin about 300 feet above the Pacific Ocean.

optional 4 day add on where
we travel to the coast and relax and  study tropical permaculture and local eating in a very
beautiful, off the grid, handbuilt cabin 300 feet above the Pacific Ocean?

For additional information or to register, contact alumni@reed.edu.

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Shakespeare 400 in London and Stratford

StatueCCElliotBrown430Immerse yourself in London’s theatre scene with seven plays over 10 days! Limited seats for guided discussions, expert insights, and special access to behind-the-scenes programs for the group.

Shakespeare died in 1616. So did Cervantes. This was also the year in which a folio volume, The Works of Benjamin Jonson, made its appearance, thereby claiming for the first time that modern plays could rival those of the ancients. In commemoration of these cultural milestones, lots will be going on in London and Stratford during 2016. Under the leadership of Robert Knapp, R.F. Arragon Professor of English and Humanities, a contingent of Reedies will sample these pleasures in late July.

The London season has been announced, and we have secured tickets at the Globe to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Taming of the Shrew, and Macbeth to supplement our four plays at Stratford (Dr. Faustus, The Alchemist, Cymbeline, and Hamlet), and we have made arrangements to visit the Garrick Club (that shrine to British theatre, and to the actor-manager who did more than anyone else to establish the cult of William Shakespeare). We will be sure to see a couple of shows at “Shakespeare’s Globe,” that Bankside recreation of the Burbages’ 16th and 17th century venue. And while in and around Stratford (where Shakespeare lived, filed lawsuits, and owned property) we will investigate the countryside whose flowers and birds have been transmitted into popular culture through the plays.

In addition to playgoing, conference-style conversations about texts, contexts, and productions, and some organized touring of Stratford sites and the surrounding countryside, there will be ample time for individual exploration of London.

Planned Itinerary

Wednesday, July 20: Depart USA (for most Reedies and friends)
Thursday, July 21: Arrival into London. Check into Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel.  Evening reception (with London Reedies).
Friday, July 22: Opening seminar, program overview.  Matinee: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Evening free.
Saturday, July 23: Morning free: Afternoon-Evening: travel to Glyndebourne; explore grounds, collections, and enjoy a performance of  Béatrice et Bénédict  (excursion and ticket prices are extra–currently showing as sold out, so we’ll have to see who wants to go and if we can get tickets).
Sunday, July 24.: Free day.  Optional activities offered.
Monday, July 25:Victoria and Albert Museum  Evening: Shakespeare’s Globe theatre backstage tour and evening performance of  The Taming of the Shrew.
Tuesday, July 26:Visit to Garrick Club as special guest of William Cussans ’83 (to be confirmed closer to tour time).  Tour club and collection. Afternoon free.  Evening performance of Macbeth
Wednesday, July 27: Greenwich.  Take Thames River boat and tour Greenwich. Evening free.
Thursday, July 28: Depart Bloomsbury on private coach for Stratford via Oxford and the Cotswolds (Cirencester, perhaps). Check into hotel (the Stratford). Evening: performance of Doctor Faustus.
Friday, July 29: Stratford seminar. Walking tour of Stratford. Possible countryside walk to Anne Hathaway’s cottage. Evening: performance of Hamlet.
Saturday, July 30: Afternoon: matinee performance of Alchemist. Evening: performance of Cymbeline. Final celebratory, post-performance drink.
Sunday, July 31: Morning countryside walk and departures.

shakesglobeCost: Based on requests from travelers, we are pleased to offer some pricing options: $2,800/person double occupancy  (includes hotels, opening and closing receptions, guided seminars, private coach transport from London to Stratford,  mid priced seating at plays).  Single supplement $400.

Option: London 3 plays, talks, tours over 7 days with hotel: $1750/person. Double occupancy.  (Call for single supplement or other special requests)

Option: Stratford 4 plays over 4 days (3 nights) including talks, countryside transit tour. $1150. Double occupancy.  (Call for single supplement or other special requests)

To reserve your spot (only 16 available) and for additional information, contact alumni@reed.edu.


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A Phalanx of Reedies Descend Upon Greece

The rolling Hum conference that is Reed’s travel study program stopped in Greece for a ten day program that showcased the best of Reed professors. Ellen Millender served as the content expert as more than 30 Reed alumni and friends toured Athens and parts of the Peloponese, visiting historic site and digging deeper into ancient Greek culture.

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Inside Scenic Curaçao with Prof. Laura Leibman


Inside Scenic Curaçao: Jewish History, the Slave Trade, and more!

Until 1825, the exquisite Caribbean island of Curaçao had the largest, wealthiest, and best-educated Jewish community in the Americas. Join Laura Leibman, professor of English & humanities, and a small group of travelers for this in-depth examination of Curaçao’s historical legacy.  Part of the Dutch Antilles and located three hours south of Miami, this island is distinguished by a rich and layered history, fascinating material culture, and picturesque and natural beauty. The capital, Willemstad, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the small island boasts wonderful diving, birding, and hiking opportunities as well. What better way to start off 2016?

To sign up, fill out and return this form.

Program features:

  •  Academic focus: experience the birthplace of Jewish American life.  Gain a deeper understanding of how objects of everyday life reflect religious and cultural change.
  •  Sights to see: world-famous synagogue, cemeteries, and domestic architecture. Amazing wildlife on land and below the water’s surface.
  •  Memorable activities: Gothic cemetery tour. Experience the synagogue’s sand floor. See live corals and tropical fish up close and personal. Eat fresh tropical fruits and vegetables from the floating market. Photography: whether you like to capture shots of animals, people, underwater vistas, or historic buildings, this island is a photographer’s paradise.

Group Leader’s Statement

“I am offering this opportunity to examine and experience Curaçao because I wish more people knew that American Jewish history really began in the Caribbean.  The island’s main synagogue helped fund almost all early North American synagogues and provided rabbis to lead many of them.  Because the island’s economy collapsed at the end of the slave trade and because of later preservation efforts, a wealth of exquisite Dutch colonial architecture remains.  The island is a living museum to early Jewish American life.”

– Professor Laura Leibman


Please note: Times and/or order of activities may be subject to change depending on the opportunities provided by the host communities and/or unforeseen circumstances.

Day 1: Monday, January 11: Arrival

Arrival: Depending on where leave from and how you choose to route yourself, you may be spending an evening in Aruba or taking a red eye before landing in Willemstad (or both).  No matter your routing, you will be greeted at the airport and driven to your accommodations in a boutique hotel in the heart of Curacao’s historic district and only a short walk to the beach and floating market.  In the evening, those who have arrived in time will gather for a reception and program overview.

Day 2: Tuesday, January 12:  Synagogue, Fort Amsterdam, Slavery Museum

We begin in the beautiful Punda and Otrobanda neighborhoods, the oldest portion of the island’s major port of Willemstad. Key historical sites to introduce us to the three major cultural influences on the island: the Mikve Israel Synagogue (Jewish), Fort Amsterdam (Dutch), and the Kura Hulanda Slavery Museum (African).

Day 3: Wednesday, January 13: Cemetery & Art Gallery

Curaçao’s Jewish community was deeply mystical and some of most elaborate expressions of their beliefs can be found on the gravestones in the island’s oldest Jewish Cemetery (Beth Haim Blenheim), the most significant Jewish cemetery in the Americas.  Following the cemetery we will relax at the Art Gallery and Cultural Center at nearby Landhuis Habaii (Habaii Mansion), once the residence of some of the island’s most important Jewish families.

Day 4: Thursday, January 14: Plantation Houses, Nature Preserve, Snorkeling

Although almost all Jewish families had a house in Willemstad, they also often owned plantation houses around the island.  We will visit some of the most famous of these at the island’s West End, including one that was the site of a slave rebellion and another that is now a nature preserve.  In between plantation houses, we will relax and snorkel at the island’s incredible Little Knip beach.

Day 5: Friday, January 15: Urban Villas, Gothic Graves, Curacao Liquor

By the nineteenth-century, most Jews had moved out of the Punda into nearby Scharloo where they built urban villas.  Our tour of the Scharloo neighborhood includes the famous Wedding-Cake House (now the National Archives), the gothic nineteenth-century cemetery, and the nearby Chobolobo estate, home of Curacao Liquor.

Day 6: Saturday, January 16: Observe the Sabbath/Free Day.  Make an excursion back to the beaches, take a guided diving expedition, charter a sailboat, take a day trip to Bonaire or just enjoy the casual rhythms of the island.

Day 7: Sunday, January 16: Departure day

Departure day.  Depending on travelers’ schedules, we’ll have a concluding breakfast and discussion with some optional educational activities to enjoy before the program concludes.

Program Cost: $1750 per person (double occupancy–$300 single supplement).  This includes ground transportation, 6 nights lodging, two meals per day (breakfast and lunch), entrances, and facilitated discussions. Not included: airfare, travel insurance (recommended, including med-evac), alcohol, personal items, tips, and upgraded hotel accommodations.

Group Size: 10-20 passengers.

Deposits: $500 per person with registration, balance due within 45 days of departure. Cancellations are only effective on receipt of written notification. The following per person fees are applicable on this tour:

30-45 days prior = 25 % refund

46-90 days prior = 50 % refund

91 days or more prior= full refund- $150.

Registration deadline: October 10, 2015.

To sign up, fill out and return this form.

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Panel on LGBT issues in law at Reunions, moderated by Oregon AG Rosenblum


After the Reed gathering at Portland’s Pride Parade on Reunions Sunday, return to campus from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a very special panel presentation on LGBTQ issues in law with guest moderator Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. Panelists include Misha Isaak ’04, Mark Johnson Roberts ’82, and William Hohengarten ’84. Free and open to the public in Vollum lecture hall.

These distinguished legal advocates have been instrumental for personal rights in Oregon and across the U.S., including the 2014 overturn of Oregon’s same sex marriage ban, advising LGBTQ clients on the shifting legal landscape, and the landmark 2003 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Lawrence v. Texas (finding anti-sodomy criminal laws unconstitutional). This will be a fascinating conversation on where the law is today and how we got here.  And, “where we are today” may include a new landmark legal decision, as the Supreme Court is expected to issue its ruling in June on the pending consolidated cases challenging states’ same sex marriage bans.

Panelist Bios

A former federal prosecutor and state trial and appellate judge, Ellen Rosenblum was elected to a four-year term as Oregon’s 17th Attorney General in November, 2012. She is the first woman to serve as Oregon Attorney General. Ellen’s priorities as Attorney General include advocating for and protecting Oregon’s most vulnerable, including especially its families and children, its seniors, Oregonians whose first language is not English, and students who have incurred significant education-related debt. She is committed to assisting district attorneys and local law enforcement in prosecuting complex crimes and has made internet and other crimes against children her highest priority. Ellen has been active in local and national organizations of lawyers, judges and attorneys general. She currently serves on the Executive Committees of the National Association of Attorneys General and the Conference of Western Attorneys General. She has served as Secretary of the American Bar Association and currently co-chairs the ABA’s Section of State & Local Government Law’s committee devoted exclusively to state attorney general issues.

Misha Isaak ’04 is Deputy General Counsel to Oregon Governor Kate Brown. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Misha clerked for judges of the federal district court in New Jersey and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He then worked as a litigation attorney at the law firm Perkins Coie. While there, he was one of the lead attorneys in a challenge to Oregon’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples. He argued the successful motion for summary judgment in that case, and litigated a motion to stay all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court — making Oregon the first state for which the Supreme Court permitted a federal court’s marriage-ban invalidation to take effect. Before becoming a lawyer, Misha worked for Congresswoman Darlene Hooley and Attorney General Hardy Myers. He lives in Northeast Portland with his husband David and dog Clancy.

Mark Johnson Roberts ’82 holds a bachelor’s degree from Reed College, a J.D. from the Boalt Hall School of Law, and an L.L.M. in International Law from the Willamette University College of Law. He practices family law at the Portland law firm of Gevurtz Menashe. Mark is Oregon’s elected State Delegate to the American Bar Association and sits on the Board of Directors for the ABA’s Rule of Law Initiative. He is past president of the Oregon State Bar, past president of the National LGBT Bar Association, and past chair of Oregon’s State Professional Responsibility Board. Mr. Johnson Roberts is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is currently chairing a Bar committee that is reviewing the structure and functioning of Oregon’s system for lawyer discipline. Mark was recently given the Multnomah Bar Association’s Professionalism Award in recognition of his many years of service to the bench and bar.

Bill Hohengarten ’84 is a former partner at Jenner & Block in Washington, D.C., where he focused on Supreme Court and appellate litigation. While practicing law, Bill worked on several lesbian and gay rights cases, including the successful effort to strike down anti-gay sodomy laws in Lawrence v. Texas. Bill majored in History at Reed, earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy at Northwestern, and studied law at Yale. He also served as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter in 1996-97. Bill retired in 2011, and now lives on the edge of the wilderness in northern Minnesota with his husband David and their dog Piwi.

More information about this panel is available here.

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Showcase your skills at Marketplace 2015

In the days of ancient Greece, you could head down to the market of Athens and purchase papyrus imported from Egypt, salt fish from Scythia, as well as the olive oil, figs, and wine that were ample throughout the city-states.

Reed’s own Marketplace, held from 2 to 4 p.m. on the Saturday of Reunions (June 13) in Reed’s Performing Arts Building, won’t contain any salt fish or papyrus (unless there happen to be Reedies who make those things, in which case they should email Rob at rshryock@reed.edu) but it will have the finest things Reedies make–everything from liqueur to art to hand-knitted items and cartoons.

For the cost of only $15, you can enter the Marketplace at Reunions, enjoy free samples of food and drink, and browse the wares of Reed’s most talented artisans. Confirmed participants include:

  • uncommons, pork belly and kimchi
  • David Autrey ’89 of Westrey Wine Company, wine
  • Lucy Bellwood ’12, comics
  • Tom Burkleaux ’92 of New Deal Distillery, spirits
  • Kim Damio MALS ’10 of Portland Black Lipstick Company, lipstick
  • Narayan DeVera ’65, ceramics and fine art
  • Anne Marie DiStefano ’92 of Lucky Horseshoe, cocktails made with local spirits
  • Rachel Elizabeth ’88 of Jonny Sport, luggage and accessories
  • Esther Gwinnell ’75, glass artwork.
  • Christine Herman ’02 of Case Study Coffee, cold brew
  • Minott Kerr ’80 of Clear Creek Distillery, spirits
  • Georgia Kirkpatrick ’08 of Silvania, clothing and handmade items
  • Taya Koschnick ’05 of Tasi Designs, jewelry
  • Elise Roberts ’99 of Enlightened Bugs, photo prints of bees and bugs
  • Jehnee Rains ’93 of Suzette, crepes and sweet treats
  • Dawn Seymour ’80 of Fiber Rhythm Craft & Design, yarn

We’re maintaining a running list of participants on the schedule, so check there for the latest updates on participants. And as mentioned before, if you’re interested in participating, or just have questions, email Rob at rshryock@reed.edu or call at 503/517-7836.

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Prexy Salons Focus on Quality Discussions

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The spring run of Prexy salons kicks off on Tuesday, January 27, when you can engage in “powerful” discussion with Robert McCullough ’72 on the topic:

Nuclear Winter: Is Nuclear Power Obsolete?

McCullough served as an expert on the Enron case, and consults across the North America on topics ranging from fuel pricing to liquified natural gas (LNG). You can read about his career here.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 7-8:30 p.m.
Prexy (the original president’s house on the corner of SE 28th and Woodstock)
Reed College

Park in the West lot.

Space is limited to 30 participants, RSVP to alumni@reed.edu.


Plus, keep your eyes peeled for more salons throughout the spring…

February 5: 2015 Eliot Award Winner Arlene Blum ’66 post-lecture discussion

March 4: Lecture by President John Kroger on book TBA

TBA: Lauren Sheehan ’80 and Joe Hickerson on folk music in America

TBA: Campus Walk and Salon on Quality Architecture with Anthony Belluschi (son of library and psychology building architect Pietro Belluschi).

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