Events & Opportunities

June 10, 2018

Conversation Project: What Is Cultural Appropriation?

Issues of cultural appropriation and identity are complicated. Facilitator Surabhi Mahajan 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

June 23, 2018

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes can Preserve History and Nourish Community

noon, Rogue River Library, Rogue River

July 6, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

6:00 p.m., Port Orford Public Library, Port Orford

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

July 14, 2018

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

Many Oregonians value racial diversity and the dimension and depth it adds to our lives, yet we remain largely isolated from one another and have yet to fulfill the vision of a racially integrated society. 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.

noon, Rogue River Library, Rogue River

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