Showing 61 results for tag Culture

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | January 25, 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.

Event | February 1, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | February 22, 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.

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 26, 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.

Event | June 10, 2018

Unresolved Issues of the Twentieth Century: The Quest For the Repatriation of Nazi Looted Art

Donald S. Burris, one of a small group of American lawyers who have dedicated their careers to assisting survivors and their heirs in regaining artworks stolen from them by the Nazis, will talk about his firm's successful retrieval of Gustav Klimt's "Woman in Gold."

Event | December 5, 2017

SuperReal: Our Town, Onstage!

RiverStars Performing Arts presents a holiday comedy created by local youth through interviews with community members.

Event | December 9, 2017

SuperReal: Our Town, Onstage!

RiverStars Performing Arts presents a holiday comedy created by local youth through interviews with community members.

Event | December 10, 2017

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | February 28, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | March 23, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | April 26, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | February 21, 2018

PLAYA Presents: Earth Shaking News

A discussion with noted vulcanologist Katharine Cashman about how our landscape got here and how we live on it now. This program is made possible in part by a Public Program Grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | November 11, 2017

What's Brewing?

The Crook County Foundation hosts this public forum on current events and issues happening locally, regionally, and at the state level. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | October 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | January 29, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | November 8, 2017

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: 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: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | February 21, 2018

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | November 8, 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 World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | January 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | January 23, 2018

Conversation Project: What Are You?

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

Event | February 22, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Invitation

How Do We Create Inclusive Communities?

Event | December 7, 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: 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

Making Woodburn History

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

Magazine | August 23, 2017

What Is Mine

Editor Kathleen Holt on looking for identity in the post-colonial welter of midcentury Hawaii.

Magazine | August 22, 2017

Your Cultural Attire

Conversations about appropriation sometimes miss the complexity of culture. An article by Zahir Janmohamed

Magazine | August 22, 2017

Arts & Cultural Equity: Current Examples and Relevant Strategies

Arts and cultural workers, managers, educators, and students share current insights, experiences, and practices around equity and leadership within arts and culture organizations. Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.

Event | May 12, 2017

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Magazine | April 5, 2017

2017 Humanity in Perspective Commencement

A commencement ceremony to celebrate the graduating Humanity in Perspective class.

Event | April 29, 2017

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | May 13, 2017

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | April 10, 2017

Slow Ascent

A Chinese American woman searches for belonging in the country of her grandparents. An essay by Jessica Yen

Magazine | August 11, 2016

Between Ribbon and Root

Hope and a history of tragedy live together in a Cowlitz woman's son. An essay by Christine Dupres

Magazine | April 11, 2016

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | March 12, 2016

Mothers to Daughters

Mothers give advice to their daughters about living bravely in an unsafe world in this film produced by Sika Stanton for Oregon Humanities.

Beyond the Margins | March 7, 2016

This Way through Oregon

Illustrating the systems that move salmon, waste, traffic, and legislation

Magazine | December 18, 2015

So to Speak

Novelist Laila Lalami on moving between languages to find her voice

Magazine | December 18, 2015

Group Therapy

Copping out at an uptown slumber party. An essay by Dionisia Morales

Magazine | August 11, 2015

A Temporary Insanity

Torn between the pull of family and the pull of home. An essay by Gail Wells

Beyond the Margins | January 22, 2015

Magazine Podcast: Quandary

Talking about Ferguson, feminism, and filling out forms with Oregon Humanities magazine contributors

Beyond the Margins | December 17, 2014

Feel-Good Feminism

Bitch Media cofounder Andi Zeisler wonders if feminism's pop-culture cachet has doomed the movement.

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Soldiers' Stories

Photographer Jim Lommasson collaborates with war veterans on a gallery exhibit and book project that look at life for soldiers after returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Magazine | November 8, 2013

One Giant Step

Coming of age during the hopeful days of American space exploration. An essay by Dmae Roberts

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Burning Bushes

When it comes to attention-getting spectacles, God is no longer the only game in town. An essay by Dan DeWeese

Magazine | July 25, 2013

An Anecdotal Glossary of Spectacle

M. Allen Cunningham sorts through our landscape of scandal, show, and distraction

Magazine | July 25, 2013

Rodeo City

Pendleton has built its identity around a dogged loyalty to tradition. An essay by Sarah Mirk

Magazine | July 25, 2013

Being More Human

Intel'’s resident futurist, Brian David Johnson, on how the steampunk culture offers clues to building a better tomorrow

Magazine | July 18, 2013

The Olde Towne Team

For sports fans, it's more than just a game. An essay by Guy Maynard

Magazine | November 8, 2011

Uprockin' the Rose City

The community that hip hop built in Portland. An article by Walidah Imarisha

Magazine | August 8, 2011

The Artist as Worker

Rilke would never have understood the current desire to merge commerce and creativity. An essay by M. Allen Cunningham

Magazine | August 10, 2010

Abnormal Beauties

Portlanders don't fair well in a national magazine's beauty ratings. So what? An essay by Karen Karbo

Magazine | March 17, 2010

Designing the Good Life

Beauty is a desirable bonus when design improves our lives. An essay by Lisa Radon

Magazine | March 17, 2010

Seen Though Not Heard

In the designs on a Klikitat basket, a woman finds an unspoken link to her past. An essay by Christine Dupres

Magazine | March 17, 2010