Fall 2015 Reading List

Lincoln Library

Lincoln Library

A fresh group of students will join us at Lincoln at the end of the month. Here’s an overview of the ideas that will be flying around campus before too long:

Segment 1

Kolbert, Elizabeth. The Sixth Extinction.

Dillard, Annie. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

Guthman, Julie. Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism.

Berry, Wendell. The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture.

Cronon, William. Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West.

Williams, Terry Tempest. Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place.

Segment 2

Stevenson, Bryan. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.

Morrison, Toni. Beloved.

Girard, René. I See Satan Fall Like Lightning.

Segment 3

Pirsig, Robert M. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values.

Carr, Nicholas. The Glass Cage: Automation and Us.

Byl, Christine. Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods.

Segment 4

Hart, David Bentley. Doors of the Sea: Where Was God in the Tsunami?

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. The Brothers Karamazov.

Oregon Extension Fall 2014 Books

Oregon Extension Fall Semester Books 2014

Summer Reading

Duncan, David James. The River Why. Twentieth Anniversary ed. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 2002.

Wirzba, Norman. Living the Sabbath: Discovering the Rhythms of Rest and Delight. Grand Rapids, MI:Brazos Press, 2006.

 

Segment 1

Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac. New York: Ballantine Books, 1986. ISBN: 0345345053

McPhee, John. Encounters with the Archdruid. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1980.

Cronon, William. Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West. New York: W.W. Norton, 1992.

Marris, Emma. Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013.

Gilbert, Elizabeth. The Last American Man. New York: Penguin Books, 2003.

 

Segment 2

Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York: Ballantine, 1997.

Girard, René. I See Satan Fall Like Lightning. Translated by James G. Williams. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2001.

Tutu, Desmond. No Future without Forgiveness. New York: Doubleday, 1999.

 

Segment 3

De Bottom, Alain. The Art of Travel. New York: Vintage, 2002.

Pirsig, Robert M. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values. New York: HarperTorch, 2006.

Byl, Christine. Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods. Boston: Beacon Press, 2014.

 

Segment 4

Hart, David Bentley. Doors of the Sea: Where Was God in the Tsunami? Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011.

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. The Brothers Karamozov. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 2005.

2015 Campus Visit Schedule

Jan. 22, 23, 26 Hope Melissa
Jan. 27-28 Westmont Tad
Feb. 2-4 Eastern Heidi
Feb. 5-6 Villanova Heidi
Feb. 9-11 Gordon Heidi
Feb. 13 Gordon Global Ed Fair Heidi
Feb, 18-20 EMU Heidi
March 4-5 Goshen Tad
March 9-10 Calvin Tad

The Oregon Extension Fall 2015 Stipend

reading2.jpgOnce again, the Oregon Extension has been awarded a development grant for the fall of 2015 from the Clif Bar Family Foundation.  Under the terms of the grant, any student who applies and is accepted for this coming fall will receive a $2,500 stipend for the semester.  The stipend may be used to pay for room, board, activities fee, books, tuition, travel, or any expenses related to the semester, after the semester begins.  This is a one-semester grant and applies only to the fall 2015 Oregon Extension program.  Spaces for the fall are limited.  The $2,500 stipend will be awarded to all fall students.

Oregon Extension Fall 2013 Books

Oregon Extension Fall Semester Books 2013

Boers, Arthur. Living into Focus. Brazos Press, 2012.

Bok, Sissela. Exploring Happiness: From Aristotle to Brain Science. New Haven: Yale, 2011.

Byl, Christine. Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods. Boston: Beacon Press, 2013.

Dillard, Annie. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. New York: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2007.

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. The Brothers Karamazov (Dover Thrift Edition). Trans. Constance Garnett. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 2005.

Duncan, David James. The Brothers K

Girard, Rene. I See Satan Fall Like Lightning. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2001.

Griswold, Eliza. Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. 

Hart, David Bentley. The Doors of the Sea: Where Was God in the Tsunami. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2005.

Ilgunas, Ken. Walden on Wheels. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.

Kittredge, William. Balancing Water: Restoring the Klamath Basin. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 2000.

Lewis, Michael, ed. American Wilderness: A New History. NY: Oxford Univ. Press, 2007.

Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York, NY: Ballantine Books (Random House), 1997.

Oregon Extension alum builds tiny house for grad school

Oregon Extension alum, April Anson (OE 99), built a tiny, portable house as a residence during her graduate studies in ecocriticism. Read the full story and view photos.

Follow April’s blog for even more photos.

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Images from http://aatinyhouse.wordpress.com/

Photos: Harry L. Evans Prayer Chapel (updated Oct. 2011)

The chapel is named in honor of Harry L. Evans, president of Trinity College (1968-82), enthusiastic supporter of the Oregon Extension during its founding days in 1974-1975.

The chapel is due for completion and dedication in the spring of 2012.

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