About the OSU College of Liberal Arts: The College of Liberal Arts includes the fine and performing arts, humanities and social sciences, making it one of the largest and most diverse colleges at OSU. The college's research and instructional faculty members contribute to the education of all university students and provide national and international leadership, creativity and scholarship in their academic disciplines.

OSU Liberal Arts launches new podcast ‘PopTalks’ featuring interviews with famous musicians

A new podcast from Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts is bridging the gap between artists and audience by hosting interviews with well-known musicians and other leaders in the music business.

OSU political experts to hold virtual forum on impact of 2020 presidential election

Oregon State University political researchers will address the fallout of the upcoming 2020 presidential election in a post-election forum on Nov. 12.

Indigenous cartographers work to decolonize mapping of traditional lands

Amid growing national discourse around social and racial justice, a group of cartographers are diving into decolonial mapping as a means to recenter Indigenous voices and values.

OSU Social Action Works presents global business executive Lanaya Irvin Oct. 29

Oregon State University’s Social Action Works initiative continues its “Stories That Change Us” speaker series later this month with New York City-based global business executive Lanaya Irvin.

Corvallis-OSU Piano International virtual piano festival to feature 2 debut video recitals Oct. 15

Corvallis-Oregon State University Piano International’s “Re-imaginings: A Virtual Piano Festival” will feature two video recitals debuting on Thursday, Oct. 15.

Author and artist Lynda Barry announced as OSU’s 2021 Stone Award winner

Cartoonist, writer and teacher Lynda Barry has been named the 2021 recipient of Oregon State University’s Stone Award for Literary Achievement.

OSU’s ‘Critical Questions’ literature and film discussion series opens with Malewitz lecture Oct. 28

Oregon State University opens this year’s “Critical Questions” lecture series this month with Associate Professor Raymond Malewitz, who will discuss what the French philosopher Michel Foucault called “the birth of biopolitics” in the mid-18th century and its relevance to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

OSU launches ‘Stories That Change Us’ speaker series Oct. 22

Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts is launching a speaker series, “Stories That Change Us,” through its new Social Action Works initiative that aims to help students meld their creative passions and desire for social change with their career goals.

OSU professor’s new book argues politicians will benefit by leaning into ‘identity politics’

In the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, political pundits and commentators often pointed to the Democratic Party’s focus on “identity politics” as one of the reasons Hillary Clinton lost.

But in the intervening four years, as public opinion has shifted and party lines have become more calcified, specific race-based discussions have become less of a perceived liability and more a necessity to energize a party’s base.

OSU School of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies announces Cabildos Speaker Series

Oregon State University’s School of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies announced the lineup for a new live webcast speaker series that seeks to center Black voices in academia.

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