Indian poet to participate in LCC reading project
The Reading Together Project at Lane Community College presents Eddie Little Crow, Lakota, Dakota poet and elder, from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday in the Center for Meeting and Learning, Building 19, Room 102, main campus, 4000 E. 30th Ave., Eugene.
An evening presentation will be held the same day at 7:30 p.m. at the World Cafe, 449 Blair Blvd.
Eddie Little Crow is a former member of the American Indian Movement, and continues his work in traditional ways throughout the Northwest.
For information, visit www.wildembers.com and click on Ed Little Crow or contact Ellen Cantor at 463-3660 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.lanecc.edu/reading
to benefit cancer research
Crop Out Cancer, a scrapbooking event to benefit the American Cancer Society will be held Friday and Saturday at Valley River Inn, 1000 Valley River Way. Cost is $30.
For information, call Lindsey at 726-8060, Ext. 2202.
Avoid late fees at library
for four more days
Overdue library materials? You have four days left to return books borrowed from any Eugene Public Library location to avoid paying a fine.
The deal includes books, DVDs, videos, CDs and magazines returned by Saturday. For more information, call 682-5450 (press 1 for Cards & Accounts).
Hanford site topic
at Pacifica Forum
The subject of this week's Pacifica Forum is "Hanford: International Nuclear Dump?" Jack Dresser, Springfield behavioral scientist, will discuss efforts by the Department of Energy to make Hanford in southeastern Washington a site for storing nuclear wastes from other countries as well as from the United States.
The forum will be 4 p.m. Friday, at 129 McKenzie Hall at the University of Oregon near 11th Avenue and Kincaid Street. For more information, call 344-0483.
Doctors Without Borders opportunities discussed
Chris Sauer, a firefighter from northern California, will share his experiences working as a logistician and administrator for Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres in the Darfur region of Sudan, southern Sudan, Uganda and Liberia from 6:30 to 8 tonight University of Oregon, Pacific Hall Room 123.
One out of every three aid workers at Doctors Without Borders is a logistician, administrator, or other non-medical specialist. These are the people who dig wells and rehabilitate hospitals, transport medical kits to emergencies, negotiate security agreements in conflict zones, hire staff, manage budgets and more.
Learn what it's like to work in the field as a non-medical staff with Doctors Without Borders, what career paths are available with the organization, and how you can apply to work for Doctors Without Borders.
For more information, visit www.doctorswithoutborders .org or call (800) 601-1466.
Seminar will focus
on life coaching skills
A free life coaching seminar will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Tamarack Wellness Center, 3575 Donald St. in Eugene.
The Baraka Institute: Leadership Development and Coach Training Center will put on the seminar designed for those who would like to learn more about the tools and processes of coaching. Receive free coaching and learn how to coach yourself.
For information, visit www.barakainstitute or call (888) 660-5588.
Take Back the Night march and rally this Thursday
The Associated Students of the University of Oregon Women's Center and Sexual Assault Support Services will host the annual Take Back the Night march and rally to make a stand against sexual violence beginning with a rally at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the EMU Amphitheater. The march begins at 8 p.m. at the amphitheater and will end downtown at Eighth Avenue and Oak Street. At the end of the march survivors of sexual assault will share their experiences with each other.
Music group Samba Ja will be the entertainment. Guest speakers include Guadalupe Quinn, Angel Lopez, Iana Matthews-Harris and Sen. Kate Brown. For information, call Stefanie Loh at 513-1860 or Hollie Putnam at 505-264-1647.
Glenwood committee seeks residents to apply
SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Economic Development Agency is seeking applicants for one position on the Glenwood Renewal Advisory Committee.
The committee seat is open to anyone who lives in a mobile home in the unincorporated part of Glenwood. The chosen applicant's term expires March 30, 2010.
The committee advises the development agency's board on urban renewal activities in Glenwood.
The application deadline is 5 p.m. on May 11. Applications are available in the city manager's office in Springfield City Hall, 225 Fifth St.
Commissioner, city official
set Junction City talk
JUNCTION CITY - West Lane County Commissioner Bill Fleenor and David Clyne, city manager of Junction City, will be available for conversation on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Rodeo Steak House and Grill, 495 Holly St., in Junction City.
For more information, call 997-2267 or e-mail email@example.com.
UO Art History Association planning symposium
The University Of Oregon Art History Association will hold a two day graduate and undergraduate symposium Friday and Saturday.
The symposium, "Form Embodied: An Exploration of the Human Form in Visual Culture," will begin Friday at 7 p.m. with a keynote presentation at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Professor John Clarke will discuss "Rules of Engagement: Roman Constructions of the Erotic Body in Textual Versus Visual Sources."
Doors will open at 6 p.m. for a reception and viewing of a silent art auction of student and local artists' work, which will begin at 8 p.m.
Saturday will feature a series of segments featuring 20 minute presentations by graduate and undergraduate students from UO, Stanford University, University of Michigan, York University and others at the UO art museum.
The Adorned Body will begin at 11 a.m.; the Gendered Body at 1 p.m., and the Perceived Body at 3 p.m. Topics range from the Tattooed Mummies of the Altai to the 19th Century Can-Can Dancer.
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|Date:||Apr 18, 2007|
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