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Portland State of Mind Events | Movie Screening – Summer Blooms by Rytuaro Nakagawa, The Human Voice (La Voix Humaine)

October 12


Portland State University
Portland, OR United States

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Portland State of Mind
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For the full schedule of events, see pdx.edu

Cheer for the Vikings at homecoming. Find a career or internship. Play augmented reality. Hear from best-selling author Cheryl Strayed. Get scared out of your mind at a haunted house. The possibilities are endless during Portland State of Mind, PSU’s 14-day festival of knowledge and culture.


Movie Screening – Summer Blooms by Rytuaro Nakagawa

Join us for a screening of “Summer Blooms” a story about loss and rebirth. Summer Blooms (2017) was the winner of the International Critics Prize at the 29th Moscow International Film Festival. – Smith Memorial Student Union, room 327/8, 1825 SW Broadway – 6:00 P.M.

The Human Voice (La Voix Humaine)

Breaking up is hard to do in Francis Poulenc’s rarely performed opera, The Human Voice (La Voix Humaine), based on Jean Cocteau’s play. Guest artist Malinda Haslett draws us into the world of a woman who surrenders to love and refuses to let it die. Performances: 10/12 and 10/13 – Lincoln Hall Studio, room 115, 1620 SW Park Ave. – 7:30 P.M.


PSU Vikings vs. Northern Colorado

Celebrate Homecoming at Providence Park as our Vikings take on the Northern Colorado Bears. – Providence Park, 1844 SW Morrison St. – 2:00 P.M.


Not Sorry – Feminist Experimental Film from the 1970s to Today

This film Series explores questions around what makes feminist experimental film “feminist”. – Portland Art Museum Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave. – 7:00 P.M.


PSU Convenes

A debate on Oregon ballot Measure 105, which would repeal the state’s sanctuary state law that limits the cooperation of local law enforcement with federal immigration enforcement. The debate will be televised on KATU Channel 2 as part of the “Your Voice, Your Vote” program prior to the Nov. 6 elections. – Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom, room 355, 1825 SW Broadway – 7:00 P.M.


Hermitage Piano Trio presented by the Friends of Chamber Music

Descending from the great Russian musical tradition, the Hermitage Piano Trio is distinguished by its exuberant musicality, interpretative range, and sumptuous sound. The Trio embodies the majesty of its Russian lineage while at the same time including in its immense repertoire works from the great European tradition to contemporary American commissions. 10/14 and 10/16 – Lincoln Performance Hall, room 175, 1620 SW Park Ave. – 7:30 P.M.


Ann Niles Active Transportation Lecture: “Designing for Disability”

Elise Roy is a deaf human centered designer, former lawyer, and motivational speaker who works in the vanguard of the disruptive innovation movement. She is a passionate proponent of the notion that when we design for disability, we often develop solutions that are better than when we design for the norm. – Lincoln Recital Hall, room 75, 1620 SW Park Ave. – 5:30 P.M.


Honors College Lecture – Rediscovering Forgotten Female Scientists

Professor Catherine McNeur will discuss the lives of early American scientists Margaretta Hare Morris and Elizabeth Carrington Morris, why they have been forgotten, and why we need to remember them today. – Smith Memorial Student Union, room 296, 1825 SW Broadway – 4:00 P.M.

Portland State of Mind Concert

Join us for a live concert to celebrate Portland State of Mind. Featuring: Night Beats, The Shivas and Plastic Cactus – Smith Memorial Student Union, Parkway North, room 101, 1825 SW Broadway – 7:00 P.M.

Cheryl Strayed: 2018 Nina Mae Kellogg Lecture

Renowned author Cheryl Strayed will deliver the English Department’s annual Nina Mae Kellogg Lecture. – Smith Memorial Student Union, Browsing Lounge, room 238, 1825 SW Broadway – 7:00 P.M.

PSU Volleyball vs. University of Montana Dig Pink Game

come out and support your Vikings Volleyball team as they take on the University of Montana Grizzlies in the Dig Pink Game. – Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center, 930 SW Hall St. – 7:00 P.M.


Exploring the Geometry of Music with Technology

Explore how modern computational software capabilities grant us new ways of visualizing and hearing musical and geometrical and landscapes. – Smith Memorial Student Union Browsing Lounge, room 238, 1825 SW Broadway – 5:00 P.M.


Museum of Natural History Open House

Come explore the Museum of Natural History’s new interactive exhibits developed by PSU students, featuring a diversity of organisms from our scientific collections. Open to everyone, this free, family-friendly, special event is educational fun for all ages! – Science, Research, and Teaching Center, lobby and rooms 219 & 257, 1719 SW 10th Ave. – 12:00 P.M.

PSU Volleyball vs. Montana State

Come support your Vikings Volleyball team as they face off against the Montana State Bobcats. Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center, 930 SW Hall St. – 2:00 P.M.

Housing & Residence Life Fall Fest featuring Annual Haunted House

Are you looking for a fall themed festival this Halloween season? Come participate in family friendly fall fun activities including our annual haunted house! – Ondine Residence Hall, 1st Floor Lobby, 1912 SW 6th St. – 7:00 P.M.


Campus Art Tour

Join us for a tour of selected works from the PSU Permanent Art Collection. The tour will feature a range of artworks across campus buildings and spaces. – Lincoln Hall Broadway Gallery, 1600 SW Broadway – 3:00 P.M.


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