Showing 79 results for tag Family

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: Understanding Disability

Family and Community Stories

Event | April 19, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | August 16, 2017

When to Carry

Editor's note

Magazine | April 10, 2017

What They Carried

The things four refugees brought with them when they came to Oregon. Story by Caitlin Dwyer, photos by Kim Oanh Nguyen

Magazine | April 5, 2017

Split

Lessons about men’s and women’s work divide a boy from his community. An essay by Ryan Stroud

Magazine | April 5, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | May 9, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | May 20, 2017

Good Hair

Going natural despite family and societal expectations. An essay by Kimberly Melton

Magazine | April 4, 2017

Conversation Project: Understanding Disability

Family and Community Stories

Event | March 16, 2017

Conversation Project: What Are You?

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

Event | March 5, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

How Recipes Can Preserve History and Nourish Community

Event | March 3, 2017

"Mothering Inside" Screening and Panel Discussion

Free screening of the documentary Mothering Inside about the effects of incarceration on families

Event | March 24, 2017

Conversation Project: Stone Soup

Event | February 11, 2017

Conversation Project: What Are You?

Event | February 9, 2017

Sometimes Break Apart

Oregon Humanities magazine editor Kathleen Holt on sexism, power, and exclusion on her son's co-ed soccer team

Magazine | December 6, 2016

Uncovered

Writer Donnell Alexander and photographer Kim Nguyen on one undocumented family's long wait for adequate health care

Magazine | August 11, 2016

Slow Ascent

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

Magazine | August 11, 2016

Making Men

Writer Bobbie Willis Soeby on raising her sons to not rape

Magazine | August 11, 2016

"I'm Not Staying Here Another Day"

A conversation about the Great Migration with Isabel Wilkerson and Rukaiyah Adams

Beyond the Margins | June 28, 2016

The Gift of a Known World

Oregon Humanities magazine editor Kathleen Holt on the power--and privilege--of rooting oneself to places

Magazine | April 11, 2016

A Tremendous Force of Will

A conversation about the Great Migration's and the civil right movement with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Isabel Wilkerson

Magazine | April 11, 2016

Housekeeping

In the face of loss, cleaning hotel rooms and a lifelong friend offer solace. An essay by Meryl Williams

Magazine | April 11, 2016

Not Built for Ghosts

Writer Helen Hill on consequences she faced after leaving her beloved home in the hands of others

Magazine | April 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

Posts

Readers write about Root

Magazine | April 7, 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

Objects in Motion

Editor Kathleen Holt on inertia

Magazine | December 18, 2015

What We Pass On

Adam Davis, executive director of Oregon Humanities, writes about cultural inheritance.

Magazine | December 18, 2015

Getting Out

Loretta Stinson on deciding to leave an abusive marriage for good

Magazine | December 18, 2015

All the Same Ocean

Finding the horizon in a life rocked with waves. An essay by Jason Arias

Magazine | December 18, 2015

Posts

Readers write about Move

Magazine | December 18, 2015

David and Goliath

Remembering a friend from a hospice house. An excerpt from What the Dying Have Taught Me about Living: The Awful Amazing Grace of God by Fred Grewe, an Oregon Humanities Talking about Dying community discussion leader.

Beyond the Margins | September 23, 2015

Safely and Bravely

Editor Kathleen Holt on keeping her daughter safe in a place filled with threats of violence, disappointment, and despair

Magazine | August 11, 2015

Plague Fears

Eula Biss writes about how a threat becomes a plague in this excerpt from her book On Immunity.

Magazine | August 11, 2015

Group Therapy

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

Magazine | August 11, 2015

This Is Not Just a Cloud

Embracing grief in the wilderness. An essay by Michael Heald

Magazine | August 11, 2015

The Rim of the Wound

Writer Wendy Willis's open letter to the students of Columbia University Multicultural Affairs Advisory Board, with a special note to her daughters.

Magazine | August 11, 2015

Posts

Readers write about Safe

Magazine | August 11, 2015

Magazine Podcast: Fix

Jaimie Passaro talks about parenting through bipolar episodes with Oregon Humanities editor Kathleen Holt

Beyond the Margins | August 6, 2015

A Return Passage

Reporter Putsata Reang and photographer Kim Nguyen share their stories of leaving their home countries as refugees, meeting as students at the University of Oregon, and returning to Southeast Asia as journalists. A film produced by Dawn Jones for Oregon Humanities.

Beyond the Margins | August 5, 2015

Stepping Backward

Hearing lessons from a bomb. An essay by David Naimon

Beyond the Margins | June 30, 2015

Beyond Repair

Editor Kathleen Holt on the aftermath of a traumatizing fire

Magazine | April 7, 2015

Perhaps, Perhaps

Bobby Arellano on waiting for an alcoholic father to stand up

Magazine | April 7, 2015

Resume Usual Activity

Jamie Passaro writes about parenting—and being parented—through mental illness.

Magazine | April 7, 2015

Posts

Magazine | April 7, 2015

Starting Over

The bumpy repair of a family after a sudden loss. An essay by Melissa Madenski

Beyond the Margins | March 24, 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

Messy Business

Editor Kathleen Holt on parenting as performance

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Boxed In

Writer Wendy Willis ponders which race to check and which people to leave behind when asked about her racial and ethnic background.

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Are You My Mother?

When a new medication makes the Lois Ruskai Melina's mother more outgoing and impulsive, she must face a choice: Does she have her taken off the drug, even though she likes her better this way?

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Posts

Readers Write about Quandary

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Another Life

I think often of the taste of my grandfather's grapes and of the meat from my father's knife. An essay by Hanna Neuschwander

Beyond the Margins | November 18, 2014

Magazine Podcast: Start

Talking about epigenetics, adoption, faith, and clowns with Oregon Humanities magazine contributors

Beyond the Margins | November 5, 2014

What's the Use?

Why bother with history? Why bother at all? An essay by Robert Leo Heilman

Beyond the Margins | October 16, 2014

The Bamboo Ceiling

Alex Tizon on how "Orientals" became "Asians." An excerpt from Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self

Beyond the Margins | September 15, 2014

Almost a Family

Colleen Kaleda writes about the hope and hearbreak of international adoption.

Magazine | July 31, 2014

Small Man in a Big Country

Native language is just the first thing an immigrant family abandons in order to become American. An excerpt from Little Big Man: In Search of My Asian Self by Alex Tizon

Magazine | July 31, 2014

What's Mine Is Yours

Editor Kathleen Holt on developing a capacity for solitude and a habit of self-reflection in her children

Magazine | March 25, 2014

You Remind Me of Me

Parent and child, strange and baffling creatures that are part, yet no part, of each other. An essay by Daniel Rivas

Magazine | March 25, 2014

Posts

Readers write about "Me"

Magazine | March 23, 2014

What It Means to Say Portland

Mitchell S. Jackson on the experience of growing up Black in North and Northeast Portland.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

Why We Stay

Monica Drake on raising a family in an urban neighborhood instead of a more serene but less vibrant rural place.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

My Brother, the Keeper

A woman tries to understand her brother's need to hoard. An essay by Dmae Roberts

Magazine | November 15, 2013

The Good Fight

Can letting our children roughhouse lead to a better democracy? An essay by Sarah Gilbert

Magazine | November 8, 2013

A Crooked Still Life

An illness, a recovery, and a couple’'s uncertain future. An essay by Margaret Malone

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Paradise

Tragedy on a hot summer day. An essay by Monica Drake

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Picture Their Hearts

Dionisia Morales looks back at her parents’ interracial marriage before the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

Magazine | August 9, 2013

Being Brown

Bobbie Willis Soeby on when skin lies and when skin tells the truth

Magazine | August 9, 2013

Unimaginable Riches

The unfamiliar offers its own rewards. An essay by Joanne Mulcahey

Magazine | November 8, 2011

Shooting the Lions

Two cousins try to revive the family circus with tragic results. By Susan Meyers

Magazine | April 4, 2011

Résumé of Failures

The stories of struggle, insecurity, and loss behind a successful writer’'s accomplishments. By Kim Stafford

Magazine | April 4, 2011

The Long Look Back

Editor's note by Kathleen Holt

Magazine | December 5, 2010

Blank Slate

In a single day, a forty-year-old man finds himself unmarried and unemployed. What to do next? An essay by Dave Weich

Magazine | August 10, 2010

Go Ahead and Look

In praise of forbidden looking. An essay by Scott Nadelson

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

Here, Not There

A wife looks to the Greeks when her husband is called away to war. An essay by Sarah Gilbert

Magazine | November 23, 2009

Irreconcilable Dissonance

The threat of divorce as the glue of marriage. An essay by Brian Doyle

Magazine | November 23, 2009