Events & Opportunities

January 30, 2018

Conversation Project: Talking About Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

6:30 p.m., Canby Public Library, Canby

February 8, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

7:00 p.m., Lake Oswego City Hall, Lake Oswego

February 15, 2018

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

6:30 p.m., Marylhurst University, Marylhurst

February 17, 2018

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.

2:00 p.m., West Linn Public Library, West Linn

March 24, 2018

Conversation Project: After Obama

Talking Race in America Today

1:00 p.m., Oregon City Public Library, Oregon City

April 19, 2018

Conversation Project: Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

7:00 p.m., Estacada Public Library, Estacada

April 19, 2018

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

This conversation will examine our assumptions and values around education and its impact on our lives.

6:30 p.m., Marylhurst University, Marylhurst

April 21, 2018

Conversation Project: The Middle Class and Other Stories about Wealth, Status, and Power

What exactly is the middle class, who does it include and exclude, and why does it get so much attention? Join Oregon Humanities Executive Director Adam Davis for a conversation that explores what we think and how we talk about class in Oregon and the nation.

2:00 p.m., Oregon City Public Library, Oregon City

May 12, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

2:00 p.m., Oregon City Public Library, Oregon City

May 22, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

6:30 p.m., Lake Oswego Public Library, Lake Oswego