The first program of the 2017 History in the News forum series explores the history of immigration, immigration law, and immigrant rights in Oregon. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.
The NAACP Eugene-Springfield Branch hosts a forum about racial identification on government forms. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.
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.
Author Eric Gold on the Portland Expo Center’s era as a prison for Japanese Americans during World War II.
Oregon Humanities magazine editor Kathleen Holt on the complicated and blurry lines between private rights and public good
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
Mexican immigrants find home in el nuevo South. An excerpt from Translation Nation by Héctor Tobar
Journalist brent Walth on how legal measures targeting Latino Oregonians reflect fears of change.
The long-persecuted Roma people begin to speak out. By Lisa Loving
Illustrating the systems that move salmon, waste, traffic, and legislation
Elliot Young writes about the origins of the belief that immigrants harm our society
Journalist Valerie Rapp on the complexities of dam removal
Talking about epigenetics, adoption, faith, and clowns with Oregon Humanities magazine contributors
Colleen Kaleda writes about the hope and hearbreak of international adoption.