Events & Opportunities

Photo of "Priced Out" Screening and Dialogue

May 28, 2017

"Priced Out" Screening and Dialogue

Watch an excerpt from the film and then join the discussion about how rising housing prices are displacing Portland's black community. Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, Portland

May 30, 2017

Conversation Project: A World without Secrets

Privacy and Expectations in the US

7:00 p.m., Lake Oswego Public Library, Lake Oswego

May 30, 2017

Conversation Project: Power, Privilege, and Racial Diversity in Oregon

Willamette University professor Emily Drew will lead participants in a conversation that explores some of the causes of this continued isolation and the differences of experience between Oregonians of different races—such as institutional racism, white privilege, and unconscious bias.

6:30 p.m., Legacy Woodburn Health Center - Silverton Health, Woodburn

May 31, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Want from the Wild

6:00 p.m., Base Camp Brewing, Portland

Photo of Conversation Project: Life after War

May 31, 2017

Conversation Project: Life after War

Photography and Oral Histories of Coming Home

6:00 p.m., Oregon State Hospital, Salem

May 31, 2017

Supporting Pollinators

A panel discussion on ways to support native pollinators in our communities. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., High Desert Museum, Bend

June 3, 2017

Conversation Project: What Are You?

Mixed-Race and Interracial Families in Oregon's Past and Future

5:30 p.m., Coos History Museum, Coos Bay

June 6, 2017

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

6:30 p.m., Life by Design NW, Portland

June 7, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Want from the Wild

Oregonians across the political spectrum place a high value on the diverse natural resources of our state, but we are divided about how these resources should be used and talked about. In this conversation, Oregon Humanities Executive Director Adam Davis will help participants step back from policy decisions and consider more basic questions about our relationship to the mountains, air, trees, animals, and streams around us.

7:00 p.m., Hood River County History Museum, Hood River

June 8, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

12:00 p.m., City of Portland Water Bureau, Portland