Quack Chats

The Centralia Tragedy: 100 Years Later
Dec9
The Centralia Tragedy: 100 Years LaterDec 9
7:00 p.m.
Viking Braggot Southtowne Pub
Of mice and octopuses: Understanding how our brains work by studying animal vision
Dec11
Of mice and octopuses: Understanding how our...Dec 11
6:00 p.m.
Downtown Athletic Club, Ax Billy Grill
Quack Chats Pub Talk ‘Brain-Based Tips for Sticking to New Year’s Resolutions’
Jan8
Quack Chats Pub Talk ‘Brain-Based Tips for...Jan 8
6:00 p.m.
Downtown Athletic Club
Wine Chat: "Strange Cohabitations: Sharing Churches after the Reformation, 1530-2020"
Jan23
Wine Chat: "Strange Cohabitations: Sharing...Jan 23
6:00 p.m.
Civic Winery and Wines

UO physics professor Mike Raymer
March 15

Professor to explore the coming revolution in quantum technology

Professor Mike Raymer will talk about the development and potential of quantum computing
President Donald Trump
March 2

Pub talk will delve into Trumpism and the Republican Party

Political science professor Joe Lowndes will talk about changes in the party since the rise of Trump
Classic Ford Mustang
February 16

Pub talk to explore our complex relationship with the automobile

Professor Gordon Sayre will talk about car culture in the Feb. 21 Quack Chat at the Ax Billy Grill
Image shows lovers holding hands amid an ocean sunset
February 1

Pub talk to focus on love, and making it better

Valentine's Day is a good time to recognize the good and identify where you want a relationship to go, says UO educator Tiffany Brown
Thunderbirds fly over the Super Bowl in 2009
January 19

Pub talk: The Super Bowl is a TV show, not a spectator sport

Whitney Wagoner was an NFL insider who knows the off-the-field secrets of sponsorships for the big game
Replica of a Palauan outrigger canoe near a Pacific island
January 5

Talk to explore how winds and currents fueled early seafaring

UO archaeologist Scott Fitzpatrick will take his Ax Billy Grill audience into the Age of Discovery that took people to Pacific and Caribbean islands
2017-2018 image
December 8

Neuroscientist will reveal the secret to making resolutions stick

Your brain on goals: What brain science says about sticking to New Year’s resolutions
Particle collision illustration
November 3

Pub talk on Nov. 8 to explore the deep physics of the universe

Stephanie Majewski will offer a close-up look at the Large Hadron Collider and her quest to find dark matter
Darren Johnson in his lab
October 23

Story of SupraSensor brings home changing face of innovation

Profesor Darren Johnson will talk about science and serendipity at the Oct. 25 Quack Chats
Image shows Mexican folklore dancers moving about in Jalisco
October 6

Pub talk to explore our often-unrecognized sixth sense

On Oct. 11 Andrew Karduna will discuss how injuries upset our natural ability to sense our body’s movements

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