Events & Opportunities

Photo of Conversation Project: Talking about Dying

June 3, 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.

2:00 p.m., Newport Public Library, Newport

June 7, 2018

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

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. What exactly, for example, is the middle class, who does it include and exclude, and why does it get so much attention?

6:30 p.m., Columbia Grange #267, Corbett

June 10, 2018

Conversation Project: What Is Cultural Appropriation?

Issues of cultural appropriation and identity are complicated. Facilitator Surabhi Majahan will lead us in a conversation to explore cultural appropriation beyond who’s “allowed” to wear certain clothing or cook particular foods.

4:00 p.m., Lincoln City Cultural Center, Lincoln City

June 14, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

4:00 p.m., Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, Cannon Beach

June 16, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

1:00 p.m., Tillamook County Pioneer Museum, Tillamook

July 11, 2018

Conversation Project: Is Technology Outpacing Our Humanity?

Facilitator Manuel Padilla will lead this conversation to explore how technology shapes our moral reasoning and our perceptions of, and relationships with, one another.

12:00 p.m., University of Oregon Baker Downtown Center, Eugene

August 10, 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.

2:00 p.m., Terwilliger Plaza, Portland

October 4, 2018

Facilitation Training

Oregon Humanities trains facilitators to lead conversations about vital issues and ideas across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds. This two-day training will help you strengthen your skills in planning and facilitating conversations on issues you care about within your organization or in the broader community.

, Downtown Bend Library, Bend