Showing 92 results for tag Place

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | November 18, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | January 20, 2018

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | November 30, 2017

Growth in Portland: Whose Livability?

Adam Davis, executive director of Oregon Humanities, moderates a panel discussion on the Portland comprehensive plan.

Event | October 24, 2017

"The Numbers" Screening and Discussion

Join filmmakers Sika Stanton and Donovan Smith for a screening of "The Numbers," a short film produced as part of Oregon Humanities' This Land project, followed by a community conversation with participants in the film.

Event | September 28, 2017

Place Justice: Making a Place for Everyone

City Repair presents a conversation with Portland activists and community leaders on reclaiming place in a rapidly developing and segregating city.

Event | September 26, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | March 12, 2018

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: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | December 18, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | October 10, 2017

Conversation Project: A Place to Call Home

Exploring Housing in Oregon

Event | December 17, 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

Reaching Back for Truth

Gwen Trice has spent the last fifteen years uncovering her father’s legacy and the history of Oregon’s Black loggers, who lived and worked in Wallowa County at a time when the Oregon's constitution included a provision excluding Blacks from the state.

This Land | August 24, 2017

What Is Mine

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

Magazine | August 22, 2017

A City's Lifeblood

As efforts to clean up Portland Harbor begin, the communities most affected by pollution see a chance to reconnect to the Willamette River. By Julia Rosen

Magazine | August 22, 2017

S'so's Tamales

Sal Sahme writes about finding his spiritual path as a boy on First Mesa.

Magazine | August 22, 2017

The Orphan and the Oxbow

Matthew Minicucci writes about searching for the origin of a tiny sliver of public land in Marion County.

Magazine | August 22, 2017

Posts

Readers write about Claim

Magazine | August 22, 2017

Stake Your Place

The Cully neighborhood of Portland offers a glimpse at the complex racial, ethnic, and economic factors at play in a community trying to resist the forces of gentrification, displacement, and change.

This Land | July 2, 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

Hearing the Houseless

This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | June 10, 2017

Who is Not at the Table?

Filmmaker Ifanyi Bell reflects on the making of “Future: Portland 2”

This Land | May 18, 2017

The Numbers

As Portland's urban core has gentrified, thousands of residents have been displaced to neighborhoods east of 82nd Avenue, an area that locals call "The Numbers." In this video, young people living in The Numbers talk about their hopes for their community.

This Land | May 10, 2017

Vanport Mosaic Festival

Theater, documentaries, historic exhibits, lectures, and tours will explore will explore the history and legacy of Vanport. Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.

Event | May 26, 2017

"Priced Out" Screening and Dialogue

Watch an excerpt from the film and then join the discussion about how rising housing prices are displacing Portland's black community. Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.

Event | May 28, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | April 26, 2017

The Opposite of What We Know

Writer Putsata Reang reflects on the project "Bitter Harvest"

This Land | April 24, 2017

Bitter Harvest

Writer Putsata Reang and filmmaker Ivy Lin explore the stories of Chinese laborers in the 1900s who helped establish the state's reputation as an international beer capital, despite exclusion laws that kept them from owning the hop farms where they worked.

This Land | April 17, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | April 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

Walk On

An innovative program connects physical activity and memory to improve the health of Portland communities affected by change. An article by Marty Hughley with photos by Tojo Andrianarivo

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: 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

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 | May 3, 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: 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: Where Are You from?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | May 18, 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

Think & Drink on Poverty, Displacement, and Inequality

A conversation with Portland leaders and activists working on creative ways to mitigate the effects of the city's housing shortage and build more stable, prosperous communities.

Event | May 17, 2017

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

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

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

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

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

Conversation Project: Where Are You From?

Exploring What Makes Us Oregonians

Event | February 25, 2017

Portland Expo Center: A Hidden History

This film produced by Jodi Darby for Oregon Humanities shares the experiences of Japanese Americans who were imprisoned in the Portland Expo Center during World War II.

Beyond the Margins | February 9, 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

An Oregon Canyon

Produced by Sika Stanton and Donnell Alexander for Oregon Humanities, this film reveals the story of a canyon in Jefferson County, Oregon that was renamed for John A. Brown in 2014, one of the first Black homesteaders in Oregon.

Beyond the Margins | January 10, 2017

We Don't Know What We Don't Know

Conversation Project | November 9, 2016

Sunday, Laundry Day

Every quarter counts in subsidized senior housing. An essay by Josephine Cooper

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

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

Just People Like Us

Writer Guy Maynard on a little-known history of a Southern Oregon community during World War II where prisoners of war were more welcome than US military of color

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

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

Rootedness

An essay by Brian Doyle

Beyond the Margins | January 28, 2016

Whose State Is This?

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

Magazine | December 18, 2015

Community in Flux

The long-persecuted Roma people begin to speak out. By Lisa Loving

Magazine | December 18, 2015

Posts

Readers write about Move

Magazine | December 18, 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

The Sheen of Something Broken

Think & Drink | January 16, 2015

The Air I Breathe

Filmmaker Ifanyi Bell writes about growing up underestimated in Portland

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

The State That Timber Built

Tara Rae Miner on what Oregon owes the struggling timber communities that helped shape the state'’s identity

Magazine | November 8, 2013

A Region by Any Name

From Ecotopia to Cascadia Megaregion, visions of the Pacific Northwest have been secessionist in nature. An essay by Carl Abbott

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Where Are You From?

Connecting to the places where we live. An essay by Wendy Willis

Magazine | November 8, 2013

The Newcomers

The boundaries between "what was" and "what is." An essay by Dionisia Morales

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Paradise

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

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Where We Live Now

Abandoning the tragedy of the city for a new way of thinking and talking about place. An essay by Matthew Stadler

Magazine | April 4, 2011

Designing the Good Life

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

Magazine | March 17, 2010

What Remains

A search for the site of a notorious massacre in Hells Canyon

Magazine | March 17, 2010

The Guilty Traveler

The complexities of being an American tourist in an inequitable world. An essay by Lucy Burningham

Magazine | November 23, 2009

Neverland

The striking difference between travel and escape. An essay by Apricot Irving

Magazine | November 23, 2009

The Crossing

A two-week journey toward hope and home. By Vicente Martinez.

Magazine | November 23, 2009

Distance as an Illusion

John Yeon and the landscape arts of China and Japan. An essay by Kevin Nute

Magazine | November 23, 2009