Showing 386 results for tag Conversation Project

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | September 20, 2018

Conversation Project: Everyday Leaders

Recognizing Leadership Beyond Power and Authority

Event | August 30, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | August 24, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | August 23, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | August 22, 2018

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

Event | August 3, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | July 18, 2018

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

Event | June 20, 2018

Conversation Project: Faith and Politics in Oregon and Beyond

This conversation explores how our religious ideas and political identities mix and what it means for our common life together.

Event | July 8, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do Our Values Influence Environmental Policy?

This conversation explores our environmental values and questions how those values are reflected—or not reflected—in current local, national, and global environmental policies.

Event | June 28, 2018

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | June 20, 2018

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | June 21, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | May 30, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | June 29, 2018

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | May 12, 2018

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | May 22, 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.

Event | September 12, 2018

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Drawing on the diverse histories and backgrounds of participants, Kerani Mitchell leads a conversation that asks what makes us Oregonian and how can we create inclusive communities.

Event | September 6, 2018

Conversation Project: Ritual and Ceremony in Modern Life

Holly Pruett leads a conversation about the role of ritual and ceremony in participants’ family and cultural histories, the impact of life events that have passed unobserved, and the new ceremonies that people are creating to mark these milestones.

Event | August 15, 2018

Conversation Project: Showing Up

Join facilitator Chi Mei Tam in this conversation to explore what it means to be part of a community. What does it looks like when community shows up for you and vice versa?  How does it work? To what extent are shared values and identities in our community enough or not enough to help us thrive?

Event | August 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.

Event | July 18, 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.

Event | July 13, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Facilitators Anita Yap and Traci Price will lead participants in a conversation that looks at how Oregon’s history of racism influences our present and asks, How can understanding historic and current impacts of racism in Oregon contribute to our sense of place and vision of the future?

Event | June 26, 2018

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

In this conversation, Manuel Padilla, who has worked with refugees in Haiti, Chad, and Washington, DC, asks participants to consider questions of uprootedness, hospitality, identity, perception, and integration and how we might build more informed, responsive, resilient, and vibrant communities.

Event | June 8, 2018

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Join artist and educator Jason Graham, a slam poetry champion and speaker who performs hip hop as MOsley WOtta, for a conversation exploring the relationship between self-expression and vulnerability.

Event | June 3, 2018

Conversation Project: Showing Up

Join facilitator Chi Mei Tam in this conversation to explore what it means to be part of a community. What does it looks like when community shows up for you and vice versa?  How does it work? To what extent are shared values and identities in our community enough or not enough to help us thrive?

Event | August 30, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | June 2, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | May 6, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | July 6, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | April 26, 2018

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | June 6, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do Our Values Influence Environmental Policy?

This conversation explores our environmental values and question how those values are reflected—or not reflected—in current policies.

Event | May 31, 2018

Conversation Project: What Makes a Job Good?

This conversation engages participants in exploring the quality and meanings of work in their own lives and in the lives of others.

Event | May 19, 2018

Conversation Project: Crime and Punishment in Oregon

This conversation explores why and how we punish and asks, are there other ways that are more effective, reasonable, or desireable?

Event | May 10, 2018

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | April 28, 2018

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | April 23, 2018

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | April 19, 2018

Conversation Project: Is Technology Outpacing Our Humanity?

This conversation will explore how technology shapes our moral reasoning and our perceptions of, and relationships with, one another.

Event | April 18, 2018

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | April 18, 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.

Event | April 26, 2018

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | May 6, 2018

Conversation Project: Everyday Leaders

Recognizing Leadership Beyond Power and Authority

Event | April 30, 2018

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | April 14, 2018

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | April 14, 2018

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

Join educator and activist Paul Susi in a discussion that will examine our assumptions and values around education and its impact on our lives.

Event | June 4, 2018

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

Event | May 4, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | April 28, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | April 23, 2018

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | April 22, 2018

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | April 11, 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.

Event | May 19, 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.

Event | March 24, 2018

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | June 23, 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.

Event | July 14, 2018

Conversation Project: What We Owe

Living With Debt

Event | March 11, 2018

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

Join educator and activist Paul Susi in a discussion that will examine our assumptions and values around education and its impact on our lives.

Event | March 11, 2018

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

The question of what makes life meaningful has occupied human thinking for thousands of years. This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

Event | March 25, 2018

Conversation Project: What Does it Mean to be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

Event | March 25, 2018

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Event | March 2, 2018

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Event | February 28, 2018

Conversation Project: Everyday Leaders

Recognizing Leadership Beyond Power and Authority

Event | March 29, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | March 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Democracy from the Inside Out

Listening to Our Consciences and Our Neighbors

Event | March 8, 2018

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

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

Event | February 21, 2018

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | February 26, 2018

Conversation Project: After Obama *POSTPONED*

Talking Race in America Today

Event | February 27, 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.

Event | July 11, 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.

Event | June 3, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | April 26, 2018

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | April 13, 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?

Event | April 3, 2018

Conversation Project: What Does it Mean to be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

Event | May 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | May 16, 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.

Event | March 5, 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.

Event | February 17, 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.

Event | February 17, 2018

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | March 10, 2018

Conversation Project: What We Risk *RESCHEDULED*

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | April 2, 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.

Event | February 28, 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.

Event | February 28, 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.

Event | March 5, 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.

Event | March 7, 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.

Event | March 7, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | March 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.

Event | March 14, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | April 24, 2018

Conversation Project: What Makes a Job Good?

This conversation, led by historian Nikki Mandell, will engage participants in thinking about and discussing work more deeply. Participants will explore the quality and meanings of work in their own lives and those of people different from themselves and the connections between work as a personal endeavor and jobs as part of local and national economies.

Event | May 3, 2018

Conversation Project: Ritual and Ceremony in Modern Life

Holly Pruett, a life-cycle celebrant who works with individuals, families, and communities to commemorate such occasions, leads a conversation about the role of ritual and ceremony in participants’ family and cultural histories and the new ceremonies that people are creating to mark these milestones.

Event | May 19, 2018

Conversation Project: What Does It Mean to Be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

Event | February 15, 2018

Conversation Project: After Obama *POSTPONED*

Talking Race in America Today

Event | February 22, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | February 26, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | February 27, 2018

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | March 17, 2018

Conversation Project: What Does It Mean to Be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

Event | April 18, 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.

Event | April 18, 2018

Conversation Project Leader Webinar

Learn about being an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project leader

Event | January 17, 2018

Conversation Project Leader Application Deadline

Oregon Humanities is looking for people who want to get people talking, listening, and connecting to one another.

Event | February 9, 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.

Event | February 17, 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.

Event | February 26, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | March 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | March 13, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | March 23, 2018

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

Event | March 27, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | March 30, 2018

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | April 8, 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.

Event | May 5, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | May 9, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | May 23, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | June 14, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How do you know if a space is inclusive and accessible for all, and is such a goal even possible? What do you do about the tension between people who have different needs to feel included? Join Rachel Bernstein to explore what it takes to make the shift from invitation to inclusion.

Event | March 15, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | May 22, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | May 24, 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.

Event | August 17, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | February 9, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | January 17, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | February 6, 2018

Conversation Project: Faith and Politics in Oregon and Beyond

Join writer, educator, and former minister Russ Pierson in a conversation about how our religious ideas and political identities mix and what it means for our common life together.

Event | February 4, 2018

Read. Talk. Think.

Things that make you say O. Hm.

Magazine | December 15, 2017

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | January 25, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | January 25, 2018

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | January 30, 2018

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | October 28, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | March 3, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | March 29, 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.

Event | February 1, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | February 22, 2018

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | February 28, 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.

Event | March 22, 2018

Conversation Project: Ritual and Ceremony in Modern Life

Holly Pruett, a life-cycle celebrant who works with individuals, families, and communities to commemorate such occasions, leads a conversation about the role of ritual and ceremony in participants’ family and cultural histories.

Event | April 19, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | April 20, 2018

Conversation Project: Where Are Queer People Welcome?

A majority of Americans now accept gay and lesbian relationships, but the queer population is made up of a diversity of communities and experiences. Are all queer people accepted, tolerated, and embraced everywhere? Join facilitator Jill Winsor in a discussion that explores how the complexity of the queer community intersects with the spaces and communities that surround us.

Event | April 26, 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.

Event | June 10, 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?

Event | June 14, 2018

The Conversation Project: Lessons So Far

Conversation Project leader Kelly McElroy reflects on facilitating her first few programs.

Article | December 5, 2017

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.

Event | March 11, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | January 12, 2018

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | February 22, 2018

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | March 16, 2018

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

Event | March 27, 2018

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | December 9, 2017

Conversation Project: After Obama

Talking Race in America Today

Event | January 7, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | January 11, 2018

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | January 21, 2018

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | January 24, 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.

Event | February 1, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | February 8, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do Our Values Influence Environmental Policy?

Given competing interests and visions of the public good, how do we protect our common resources such as land, water, and air? Join philosopher Monica Mueller to explore our environmental values and question how those values are reflected—or not reflected—in current local, national, and global environmental policies.

Event | February 18, 2018

Conversation Project: Is Technology Outpacing Our Humanity?

Whether it be automation, the iPhone, or gene editing, some say our technical capacities have outstripped our moral knowledge. Others believe they have provided us immense creativity in dealing with our biggest ethical questions. Are these mutually exclusive? Facilitator Manuel Padilla will lead this conversation to explore how technology shapes our moral reasoning and our perceptions of, and relationships with, one another.

Event | March 8, 2018

Conversation Project: Democracy from the Inside Out

Listening to Our Consciences and Our Neighbors

Event | March 15, 2018

Conversation Project: Is Technology Outpacing Our Humanity?

Whether it be automation, the iPhone, or gene editing, some say our technical capacities have outstripped our moral knowledge. Others believe they have provided us immense creativity in dealing with our biggest ethical questions. Are these mutually exclusive? Facilitator Manuel Padilla will lead this conversation to explore how technology shapes our moral reasoning and our perceptions of, and relationships with, one another.

Event | April 4, 2018

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

Event | April 7, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do We Create Equitable Spaces Within Our Public Lands?

Educator Gabe Sheoships leads a discussion about what a relationship with nature means, how we can provide inclusive and equitable spaces within our public lands and natural areas, and how we can begin to work toward healing relationships with our land.

Event | April 16, 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.

Event | February 7, 2018

Conversation Project: What Makes a Job Good? *POSTPONED*

Most adults spend most of their waking hours working. Yet, we rarely have the time to consider why certain work brings us satisfaction and other work does not. This conversation, led by historian Nikki Mandell, will engage participants in thinking about and discussing work more deeply.

Event | February 28, 2018

Conversation Project: Where Are Queer People Welcome?

A majority of Americans now accept gay and lesbian relationships, but the queer population is made up of a diversity of communities and experiences. Are all queer people accepted, tolerated, and embraced everywhere? Join facilitator Jill Winsor in a discussion that explores how the complexity of the queer community intersects with the spaces and communities that surround us.

Event | April 2, 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.

Event | May 12, 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.

Event | April 19, 2018

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | March 15, 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.

Event | March 11, 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.

Event | March 4, 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.

Event | March 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.

Event | January 25, 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.

Event | February 3, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | February 21, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | May 17, 2018

Conversation Project: After Obama

Talking Race in America Today

Event | January 16, 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.

Event | January 18, 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.

Event | April 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.

Event | March 25, 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.

Event | February 24, 2018

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | November 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 9, 2017

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | December 7, 2017

Conversation Project: Talking about Dying (POSTPONED)

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.

Event | February 13, 2018

Conversation Project: After Obama

Talking Race in America Today

Event | February 17, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | February 15, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | November 8, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | November 1, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 1, 2017

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | October 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | January 29, 2018

Conversation Project: From Saving to Serving

On Intervening in the Lives of Others

Event | January 31, 2018

Conversation Project: Does Higher Education Matter?

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

Event | April 19, 2018

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | February 24, 2018

Conversation Project: What Does It Mean to Be American?

Given the differences of race, ethnicity, place, religion, wealth, language, education, and ideology that exist in the US, what are the things that unite us a nation?

Event | February 7, 2018

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | January 20, 2018

Conversation Project: From Saving to Serving

On Intervening in the Lives of Others

Event | December 6, 2017

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.

Event | January 30, 2018

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | February 21, 2018

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | April 30, 2018

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | December 6, 2017

Conversation Project: What Does it Mean to Be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

Event | October 14, 2017

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | November 8, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | November 30, 2017

Conversation Project: Democracy from the Inside Out

Listening to Our Consciences and Our Neighbors

Event | November 2, 2017

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

What systems are in place to prevent the racial integration and equity many of us strive for? Knowing what we do, how do we act—as individuals and communities—to embrace the opportunity presented by a more diverse Oregon?

Event | October 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | May 12, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | January 14, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | January 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | October 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | March 10, 2018

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | March 12, 2018

Conversation Project: After Obama *CANCELLED*

Talking Race in America Today

Event | March 24, 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.

Event | April 21, 2018

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | November 11, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are Queer People Welcome?

Join facilitator Jill Winsor in a discussion that explores how the complexity of the queer community intersects with the spaces and communities that surround us.

Event | November 10, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | November 5, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 4, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | October 28, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | October 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

Event | October 19, 2017

Conversation Project: What Does It Mean to Be American?

Given the differences of race, ethnicity, place, religion, wealth, language, education, and ideology that exist in the US, what are the things that unite us a nation?

Event | October 11, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | October 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Is Technology Outpacing Our Humanity?

Whether it be automation, the iPhone, or gene editing, some say our technical capacities have outstripped our moral knowledge. Others believe they have provided us immense creativity in dealing with our biggest ethical questions. Are these mutually exclusive?

Event | November 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | November 16, 2017

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

The question of what makes life meaningful has occupied human thinking for thousands of years. This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

Event | December 2, 2017

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | January 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | November 16, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | December 7, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | December 18, 2017

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.

Event | January 20, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | January 23, 2018

Conversation Project: In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

Event | March 15, 2018

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

Event | April 14, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | June 16, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 2, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | October 26, 2017

Conversation Project: How Do Our Values Influence Environmental Policy?

Join philosopher Monica Mueller to explore our environmental values and question how those values are reflected—or not reflected—in current local, national, and global environmental policies.

Event | November 4, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | October 10, 2017

Conversation Project: What Are You?

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

Event | March 28, 2018

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

Event | September 28, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | October 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | December 7, 2017

Conversation Project: Crime and Punishment in Oregon

From prisons and youth correctional facilities to schools and county jails, we’re surrounded by institutions that punish. But why do we punish? Why is punishment sometimes sanctioned by the state? Are there other ways to punish—such as restorative justice—that may be more effective, reasonable, or desirable?

Event | November 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 15, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | October 25, 2017

Conversation Project: What Is Cultural Appropriation?

Issues of cultural appropriation and identity are complicated. Power dynamics influence who benefits from certain cultural experience, and—given the global nature of our world—parts of our individual and cultural identities are shaped by cultures other than our own. How do we make sense of this and what effect does it have on us as individuals and as Oregonians?

Event | October 7, 2017

Conversation Project: After Obama

Talking Race in America Today

Event | October 17, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | October 22, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | October 24, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | December 17, 2017

Conversation Project: Race and Place

Racism and Resilience in Oregon's Past and Future

Event | December 16, 2017

Conversation Project: What Does It Mean to Be American?

Given the differences of race, ethnicity, place, religion, wealth, language, education, and ideology that exist in the US, what are the things that unite us a nation? How do we understand what it means to be American and what we hold valuable?

Event | November 4, 2017

Conversation Project: Ritual and Ceremony in Modern Life

How do we make meaning out of the big milestones in our personal and community lives?

Event | October 12, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | October 7, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are Queer People Welcome?

A majority of Americans now accept gay and lesbian relationships, but the queer population is made up of a diversity of communities and experiences. Are all queer people accepted, tolerated, and embraced everywhere?

Event | September 24, 2017

Conversation Project: From Saving to Serving

On Intervening in the Lives of Others

Event | September 7, 2017

Conversation Project: What Are You?

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

Event | November 18, 2017

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | May 16, 2018

Making Woodburn History

Gustavo Gutierrez-Gomez makes it his mission to get people together.

Magazine | August 23, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | August 6, 2017

Conversation Project: Homeless in the Land of Plenty

How does homelessness affect the lives of all people within a community? What does it mean for there to be masses of people who are not adequately housed? Join storyteller Ryan Stroud to share your stories and learn about the experiences of others.

Event | July 19, 2017

Conversation Project: Too Busy to Rest

Boundaries and Balance in a Nonstop World

Event | June 10, 2017

Conversation Project: What Are You?

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

Event | June 3, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | May 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | May 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Mind the Gaps

How Gender Shapes Our Lives

Event | June 14, 2017

Conversation Project: Life after War

Photography and Oral Histories of Coming Home

Event | May 31, 2017

Conversation Project: Too Busy to Rest

Boundaries and Balance in a Nonstop World

Event | April 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | April 26, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | April 25, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | July 10, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | April 19, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | April 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Understanding Disability

Family and Community Stories

Event | April 19, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | April 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Looking for Leadership *CANCELED*

What Do We Want from Leaders? This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled to a later date.

Event | April 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Life after War

Photography and Oral Histories of Coming Home

Event | April 15, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | April 14, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | April 13, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | April 12, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | July 13, 2017

Conversation Project: Homeless in the Land of Plenty

How does homelessness affect the lives of all people within a community? What does it mean for there to be masses of people who are not adequately housed? Join storyteller Ryan Stroud to share your stories and learn about the experiences of others.

Event | May 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | May 2, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | April 11, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | May 16, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | May 25, 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.

Event | May 30, 2017

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

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.

Event | July 13, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | August 16, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | April 8, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | April 6, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | April 5, 2017

Conversation Project: From Saving to Serving

On Intervening in the Lives of Others

Event | April 5, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | April 20, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Want from the Wild

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. What do we want from nature? What do we understand nature to be, and how do we see ourselves fitting in?

Event | May 3, 2017

Conversation Project: Life after War

Photography and Oral Histories of Coming Home

Event | May 4, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | May 4, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | May 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | May 9, 2017

Conversation Project: In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

Event | May 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Are International Trade Agreements Good for Oregon?

Oregonians have been active and vocal participants in global debates over trade since the creation of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Lawyer and researcher Michael Fakhri will lead participants in a conversation about how we assess the value of international trade agreements.

Event | May 12, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | May 17, 2017

Conversation Project: Just a Number

Aging and Intergenerational Friendship

Event | June 6, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | June 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | June 10, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | June 11, 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.

Event | June 13, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | August 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | July 11, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | July 7, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | June 28, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | June 28, 2017

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—such as institutional racism, white privilege, and unconscious bias.

Event | June 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | June 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | May 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | May 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | May 20, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | May 24, 2017

Conversation Project: A World without Secrets

Privacy and Expectations in the US

Event | May 30, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | May 17, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | May 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Mind the Gaps

How Gender Shapes Our Lives

Event | July 25, 2017

Conversation Project: Homeless in the Land of Plenty

How does homelessness affect the lives of all people within a community? What does it mean for there to be masses of people who are not adequately housed? Join storyteller Ryan Stroud to share your stories and learn about the experiences of others.

Event | July 29, 2017

Conversation Project: You're In or You're Out

Exploring Belonging

Event | August 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | August 24, 2017

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | April 1, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | March 24, 2017

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | March 22, 2017

Conversation Project: Mind the Gaps

How Gender Shapes our Lives

Event | March 23, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | March 21, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | March 16, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | March 16, 2017

Conversation Project: Understanding Disability

Family and Community Stories

Event | March 16, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | June 25, 2017

Conversation Project: Homeless in the Land of Plenty

How does homelessness affect the lives of all people within a community? What does it mean for there to be masses of people who are not adequately housed? Join storyteller Ryan Stroud to share your stories and learn about the experiences of others.

Event | July 16, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | March 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | March 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | August 23, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | May 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | May 6, 2017

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | May 13, 2017

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

Are we sparks of divine creation, or simply meaning-making creatures, or genes replicating themselves for no other purpose than adapting to our natural environment? This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

Event | May 24, 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.

Event | June 7, 2017

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | April 10, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | March 11, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | March 11, 2017

What We Risk

Event | March 16, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | March 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Looking for Leadership

What Do We Want from Leaders?

Event | March 7, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | March 4, 2017

Conversation Project: Mind the Gaps

How Gender Shapes our Lives

Event | March 2, 2017

Conversation Project: Mind the Gaps

How Gender Shapes our Lives

Event | March 3, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | March 3, 2017

Conversation Project: In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

Event | May 6, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | February 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | February 25, 2017

Conversation Project: The Purpose of Prison

What is Punishment for?

Event | February 24, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | February 25, 2017

Conversation Project: What's in a Label?

Thinking about Diversity and Racial Categories

Event | February 22, 2017

Conversation Project: In Good Faith

Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon

Event | February 22, 2017

Conversation Project: Mind the Gaps

How Gender Shapes our Lives

Event | February 23, 2017

Conversation Project: Life after War

Photography and Oral Histories of Coming Home

Event | February 19, 2017

Conversation Project: You're In or You're Out

Exploring Belonging

Event | February 16, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Immigrants, Refugees, and Oregon

Event | February 16, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | February 16, 2017

Conversation with Funders

Event | February 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Mind the Gaps

How Gender Shapes our Lives

Event | February 15, 2017

Conversation Project

The Conversation Project brings Oregonians together to talk—across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds—about important issues and ideas.

Conversation Project | February 15, 2017

Conversation Project: The Space Between Us

Event | February 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

Event | February 11, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

Event | February 9, 2017

Conversation Project: What Are You?

Event | February 9, 2017

What is the Conversation Project?

Conversation Project | February 8, 2017

How to Host a Conversation Project Event

Bring a community conversation to your neighborhood. We're now accepting host applications for Conversation Project discussions.

Conversation Project | February 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Life after War

Photography and Oral Histories of Coming Home

Event | May 3, 2017

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | March 12, 2016