THURSDAY

Talk by Jorge Cham, 9 a.m., Austin Auditorium, Lasells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Cham, creator of the “Piled Higher and Deeper” comic strip, will present "The Science Gap," sponsored by the Oregon State University College of Engineering. The gap refers to the disconnect between researchers and the public both in terms of perception and communication. 

TRIAD meeting, noon, Room 211, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Jon Dorbolo, associate director of academic technologies, will share what Oregon State University has been learning about learning spaces since the opening of the Learning Innovation Center. The public is welcome to attend. An optional catered lunch is available for $13 and can be reserved at Jeannine.cropley@cgrb.oregonstate.edu.

Oregon State University College of Engineering 2018 Graduate Research Showcase, 1 to 4 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Information: engineering.oregonstate.edu/2018-graduate-research-showcase.

FRIDAY

Oregon State University Anthropology Lecture Series, noon, Room 201A, Waldo Hall, 2250 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Brandon Trelstad (OSU Sustainability Office) and Eric Beeler (OSU Student Sustainability Initiative) will present "Sustainability at OSU: Opportunities for Action and Engagement." Information: drew.gerkey@oregonstate.edu.

Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Sciences weekly research seminar, 1 p.m, Room 115, Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, 2631 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Matt Robinson, assistant professor in kinesiology, will present “Impact of Exercise and Insulin Resistance on the Mitochondrial Proteome.”

WEDNESDAY

"Wages for Housework and #MeToo," 6 p.m., Auditorium, Room 026, Milam Hall, 2520 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Lecture by Silvia Federici, a leading Marxist-feminist scholar. Her work exposes how capitalism maintains itself by refusing to pay for the cost of its own reproduction (such as the emotional and care work that goes into producing human beings). She will explore the possibilities for liberation in the moment of #MeToo, and discuss the obstacles in the way for a successful social movement.

FEB. 15

TRIAD meeting, noon, Room 211, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Oregon State University Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act Coordinator Dawn Marie Alapisco will discuss the act. The public is welcome to attend. An optional catered lunch is available for $13 and can be reserved at Jeannine.cropley@cgrb.oregonstate.edu.

"The Story of Jane," 4 p.m., La Raza Room, Room 208, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Lecture by Quincy D. Newell. How does our understanding of American history change when we consider the life of Jane Manning James, a Connecticut-born African American who converted to Mormonism in the early 1840s? Newell, author of a biography of James, will discuss how her life adds depth to our histories of African Americans, women, the American West and American religion. Newell is associate professor of religious studies at Hamilton College and co-editor of "New Perspectives in Mormon Studies," 2013.

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