TRIAD, Oregon State University's Faculty and Staff Club, noon, Room 211, Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Monique Udell, assistant professor of animal and rangeland sciences, will present "Exploring the Human-Dog Bond." Guests can attend free, and pay $13 if they have lunch. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The Bohemian Reformation," 7 p.m., Construction and Engineering Auditorium, LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Lecture by David Luft, Horning Professor of History at Oregon State University. The Bohemian Reformation occurred 100 years before the German Reformation. Luft’s lecture is part of the Reformation 500 Corvallis series and the first lecture in this year’s Horning lecture series on “Other Reformations.”
Library Faculty Association Seminar, 10:15 a.m., Willamette Rooms, Valley Library, 201 SW Waldo Place, Corvallis. Speakers from Oregon State University Libraries will talk about copyright education and undergraduate students (Jane Nichols); a project to enhance access to resources on tribal history and culture (Richard Sapon-White); and the situation of linguistic diversity on the internet (Laurie Bridges).
Oregon State University Anthropology Lecture Series, noon, Room 201A, Waldo Hall, 2250 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Jessica Piekielek, associate professor of anthropology at Southern Oregon University, will present "Cattle Contagions and Border Anxieties: Disease, Ecological Conservation and Insecurities on the U.S.-Mexico Border in the 1940s." This event is part of the Anthropology Program's "Tan Sack" Lecture Series. Information: email@example.com.
Oregon State University Disability Network, noon, Room 301, Milam Hall, 2520 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. This group of OSU community members is interested in discussing disability studies teaching and research in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU in particular. "Developing an Accessible Research Design Checklist," lecture by Katie Linder.
Homecoming Showcase, 1 to 6 p.m., lobby, Gill Coliseum, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Pick up a copy of “A School for the People: A Photographic History of Oregon State University” and “The People’s School: A History of Oregon State University” from OSU Press, explore the Oral History Project and get a chocolate coin from the OSU150 table. Information: OSU150.org.
Speech Communication Colloquium, 4 p.m., Room 110, Strand Agriculture Hall, 170 SW Waldo Place, Corvallis. Shannon Cruz will present “The Politics of Environmental Attitudes: Synthesis and New Directions.” Two studies will be reviewed: the first synthesizing historical trends in environmental attitudes that have culminated in the current political divide, the second exploring options for attempting to overcome it.
Author reading, 7:30 p.m., Black Box Lab Theatre, Withycombe Hall, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Fiction writers Jaclyn Watterson and Michael Shou-Yung Shum will read from their respective new books, “Ventriloquisms” and “Queen of Spades.” A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. The event is part of the School of Writing, Literature and Film’s 2017-18 Visiting Writers Series.
Homecoming Showcase, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., lobby, Gill Coliseum, 660 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Pick up a copy of “A School for the People: A Photographic History of Oregon State University” and “The People’s School: A History of Oregon State University” from OSU Press, explore the Oral History Project and get a chocolate coin from the OSU150 table. Information: OSU150.org.