| Monday, October 8, 2018 |
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Fall Visit Day

8:00 AM
Prospective students and their families visit campus and have opportunities to discover what Living and Learning at Beloit is all about.
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Women's Soccer vs Augustana College

4:00 PM
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Reading by Akutagawa Prize Winner Takiguchi Yusho

4:30 PM
TAKIGUCHI Yūshō 滝口悠生 will be giving a reading from his Akutagawa Price-winning novel The Unceasing. Takiguchi writes stories about individual and collective memory, marked by a roaming, omniscient narrative voice and multiple temporalities. His novella Resonance (Gakki) won the 2011 Shincho Prize for New Writers; in 2015, his novella The Jimi Hendrix Experience was nominated for the Akutagawa Prize; in 2016 Takiguchi won that award for The Unceasing (Shinde inai mono).
The reading is free and open to the public. All are invited to join.
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Reports from the Midwest Archaeological Conference

7:00 PM
Learn about current Midwestern archaeological research in posters by
Beloit students Wendi Wingerson’19 and Blaine Burgess’20 and in a slide talk
coauthored by Bill Green and Shannon Fie. Research to be discussed:

Wendi Wingerson’19 (and Natalie Mueller), “Sumac for Food or Ceremony?
Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of Middle Woodland Medicinal Plants”
Blaine Burgess’20 (and Dana Mineart), “The Golden Eagle Site (Illinois): An Attribute
Analysis of Lithics”

Bill Green and Shannon Fie (with Lynn Alex and Robin Lillie), “Rediscovering
Toolesboro, a Middle Woodland Mound Group in Southeastern Iowa”

This event is the monthly meeting of the Three Rivers Archaeological Society, a chapter of the Illinois Association for Advancement of Archaeology and the Wisconsin Archeological Society. Hosts and cosponsors: Logan Museum of Anthropology and Department of Anthropology, Beloit College.