Atkinson Lecture: Tickets

Sorry, all tickets for this lecture have been reserved.

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Feb. 1, 2017, at 7 p.m., Smith Auditorium

(Doors open at 6 p.m.)

Ticket Reservations

All tickets for this lecture have been reserved and the wait list has been closed at this time due to overwhelming interest. Those who are on the wait list will be contacted if tickets are made available before the lecture.


If you find that you no longer need the tickets you reserved, please let us know by emailing us at [ or] so we may reissue the tickets to other guests.

Ticket Pickup

Reserved tickets will be available for pick up at the Service Center the day after the reservation is completed. Any ticket reservations made on February 1 will be available at the door. The Service Center is located near the corner of Ferry St. SE and Cottage St. SE (entrance is on Ferry St. SE). Service Center hours are Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Reserved tickets will be held at will-call until 7 p.m. on February 1. Any unclaimed tickets will be released to the general public after that time.

Special Accommodations

If you need a special accommodation to attend this event, please contact the Scheduling, Events and Conferences office at 503-375-5442, allowing sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

More Information

For more about series, please contact the Office of the President at 503-370-6209 or