October 2012 News

History professor wins book award Seth Cotlar earns praise from the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic for "Tom Paine's America."


Theatre: "The Life of Thomas Paine" Professional actor and playwright Ian Ruskin is performing his one-man play, “To Begin the World Over Again: The Life of Thomas Paine,” at Willamette University Nov. 9.


Dance: "PeopleDance: Body Politic" The polarizing and consensus-building aspects of politics are explored through “PeopleDance: Body Politic,” opening Nov. 9 at Willamette University’s Pelton Theatre.


Music: Jazz Concert The Willamette Jazz Collective is joining forces with guest artist Andrew Oliver’s Kora Band to perform in a concert Oct. 25.


Lecture: “Religious Rhetoric and the Presidency" Martin J. Medhurst will share lessons on religious rhetoric and the presidency during an Oct. 24 lecture.


Atkinson Lecture: Sebastian Junger On Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m., Willamette University’s Atkinson Lecture Series will feature best-selling author, award-winning journalist and prize-winning filmmaker Sebastian Junger.


Readings: New Voices Showcase New Voices Showcase at Willamette features two Oregon authors