Showing 41 results for tag Land

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | April 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | April 18, 2017

Gaining Ground Film Screening and Discussion

This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | March 21, 2017

Race & Place: Old Town's Chinatown and Japantown through Chinese American and Nikkei Eyes

Chinese and Japanese American elders explore Old Town's multiethnic and multiracial past. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | March 22, 2017

Think & Drink on the Future of Urban Development in Portland

A conversation about the future of housing and urban development in Portland with civic leaders and developers poised to make it happen.

Event | March 15, 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: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | March 11, 2017

Dry Years, Wet Years, Tradition and Change: An Evening with Patricia Nelson Limerick

This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | March 27, 2017

Future: Portland 2

Grappling with values, change, and nostalgia has shaped—and continues to shape—the largest city in Oregon. A film by Ifanyi Bell

This Land | March 7, 2017

A Pollinator's Plight

A discussion and screening on the importance of native bees. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 6, 2017

Supporting Pollinators

A panel discussion on ways to support native pollinators in our communities. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | May 30, 2017

Think & Drink on the Future of Development in Portland

Join us Wednesday, March 15 at the Alberta Rose Theatre for a conversation about the future of housing and urban development in Portland with civic leaders and developers poised to make it happen.

Programs | February 14, 2017

Words Have Life

Filmmaker Sika Stanton reflects on the making of “An Oregon Canyon”

This Land | February 8, 2017

Facing the N-Word

Writer Donnell Alexander reflects on the making of “An Oregon Canyon”

This Land | February 8, 2017

Confluence Story Gatherings

Collaborative Projects | January 11, 2017

Within Makeshift Walls

Author Eric Gold on the Portland Expo Center’s era as a prison for Japanese Americans during World War II.

Magazine | December 6, 2016

Think & Drink 2017: This Land

Think & Drink | November 21, 2016

Feeling It All

Oregon Humanities magazine editor Kathleen Holt on the complicated and blurry lines between private rights and public good

Magazine | August 11, 2016

The Farmers of Tanner Creek

Writer Putsata Reang on the little-known history of Chinese farmers and vegetable peddlers in Portland

Magazine | August 11, 2016

Wonder, Bread

Seeking the sacred in the mundane world. An excerpt from Great Tide Rising: Toward Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change by Kathleen Dean Moore

Magazine | August 11, 2016

Bum Count

An excerpt about searching for lost sheep in the wilderness of Hells Canyon from Joseph author Pamela Royes’ book, Temperance Creek

Beyond the Margins | July 25, 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

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

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

Stolen Land and Borrowed Dollars

Creative resistance bloomed in the lead up to the Vancouver Olympics. An excerpt from Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics by Jules Boykoff

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

Whose State Is This?

Journalist brent Walth on how legal measures targeting Latino Oregonians reflect fears of change.

Magazine | December 18, 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

Life's Winter

The opportunities seem endless, but the season is not. An excerpt from Building a Better Nest: Living Lightly at Home and in the World by Evelyn Searle Hess.

Beyond the Margins | July 27, 2015

Future: Portland

Civic leaders describe the loss of Portland's strong black communities and the hope of restoring them in the future in a video by Ifanyi Bell.

Beyond the Margins | March 9, 2015

The Sheen of Something Broken

Think & Drink | January 16, 2015

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

Into the Welter

Editor Kathleen Holt on cities as more than just places

Magazine | December 5, 2013

This Land Planned for You and Me

J. David Santen Jr. on what Oregon's communities look like forty years after the passage of Senate Bill 100

Magazine | December 5, 2013

Imaginary Metropolis

What do the cities of science fiction books and films say about the way we perceive the cities we live in? An essay by Dan DeWeese

Magazine | December 5, 2013

Design for a Crowded Planet

Cynthia E. Smith, the curator of socially responsible design at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewett design museum, talks about innovative solutions by and for city dwellers.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

In-Between Place

Brian Doyle argues that life in the suburbs is far from the bland prison it is made out to be.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

Belonging and Connection

Bette Lynch Husted on imperfect small-town life in Pendleton.

Magazine | December 5, 2013