“School Photos and Their Afterlives: A Comparative Jewish Perspective” will examine the historical, memorial, and aesthetic dimensions of school photographs from a comparative Jewish perspective in lectures by Dr. Marianne Hirsch and Dr. Leo Spitzer on March 31 and April 2 in Kane Hall. To guarantee a seat, please reserve tickets in advance here.
The University District Partnership invites local residents to the first U District Forum, an opportunity to join the conversation on topics relating to the University District. This free public event is scheduled for April 2 at 4:30 pm in the Hotel Deca Ballroom. Kindly register in advance to allow for planning.
The School of Art will host Mel Chin, an internationally known multi-media artist whose work can be found in very unlikely places and is intended to provoke greater social awareness and responsibility. Free and open to all, although priority seating will be given to those who RSVP.
Dr. Shirley Malcom (Zoology, ’69), head of Education and Human Resources Programs at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., will return to the UW on March 31 to present Education and Empowerment: Opportunity for Sci-duction, the annual UW Biology Mindlin Lecture. Free.
The Burke Museum will display the South Lake Union Mammoth Tusk on the two last weekends in March, from 10 am – 5 pm. The tusk continues to be carefully monitored by Burke paleontologists to ensure that it is drying properly, so please check their website for any schedule updates.
Modern United States history scholar Margaret O’Mara will explore the importance of place to the process of innovation in her talk, It Takes a City: Seattle and the Alchemy of Innovation at the Museum of History and Industry on Tuesday, March 18 at 7 pm. Tickets may be purchased online.
Summer camp at the Washington Park Arboretum is bounding into its fourth year with more weeks offered and new programs. Environmental Education Summer Day Camp for grades 1-3 and 4-6 is offered every week from June 30 – August 22. Check UW Botanic Gardens for additional information and be sure to register early to guarantee… Read More
This 9th annual event for both adults and children features opportunities to talk with glaciologists, biologists, climate experts and others from the UW Applied Physics Laboratory and its Polar Science Center as well as numerous interactive activities and displays that include local artists, photographers and zookeepers who focus on polar environments.
The fifth in a series of free public lectures on the Future of Ice will take place this Wednesday, March 5 at 6:30 pm with a discussion of the challenges facing penguins and their uncertain future in the wake of a changing climate. Register now.
On Monday, March 3, UW African Studies will present “In Search of Nabad”, an intimate documentary by Sorayya Aminian, ’11, about Seattle’s Somali refugees and their search for peace in their new home. Screens at 3:30 pm in the Allen Library auditorium followed by a discussion with the filmmakers.