Showing 90 results for tag Values

Conversation Project: Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | April 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | March 25, 2018

Conversation Project: Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | February 24, 2018

Conversation Project: Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | February 13, 2018

Conversation Project: From Saving to Serving

On Intervening in the Lives of Others

Event | January 31, 2018

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: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | February 21, 2018

Conversation Project: From Saving to Serving

On Intervening in the Lives of Others

Event | December 6, 2017

Conversation Project: Talking About Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | January 30, 2018

Conversation Project: What Does it Mean to Be Good?

Exploring Morality in the Midst of Structural Oppression

Event | October 14, 2017

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | November 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Democracy from the Inside Out

Listening to Our Consciences and Our Neighbors

Event | November 2, 2017

Conversation Project: The Middle Class and Other Stories About Wealth, Status, and Power

What exactly is the middle class, who does it include and exclude, and why does it get so much attention? Join Oregon Humanities Executive Director Adam Davis for a conversation that explores what we think and how we talk about class in Oregon and the nation.

Event | April 21, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | March 10, 2018

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | October 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | November 16, 2017

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

The question of what makes life meaningful has occupied human thinking for thousands of years. This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

Event | December 2, 2017

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | January 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | June 30, 2018

Conversation Project: The Middle Class and Other Stories About Wealth, Status, and Power

What exactly is the middle class, who does it include and exclude, and why does it get so much attention? Join Oregon Humanities Executive Director Adam Davis for a conversation that explores what we think and how we talk about class in Oregon and the nation.

Event | January 20, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do Our Values Influence Environmental Policy?

Join philosopher Monica Mueller to explore our environmental values and question how those values are reflected—or not reflected—in current local, national, and global environmental policies.

Event | November 4, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | October 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Crime and Punishment in Oregon

From prisons and youth correctional facilities to schools and county jails, we’re surrounded by institutions that punish. But why do we punish? Why is punishment sometimes sanctioned by the state? Are there other ways to punish—such as restorative justice—that may be more effective, reasonable, or desirable?

Event | November 15, 2017

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | May 16, 2018

Conversation Project: From Saving to Serving

On Intervening in the Lives of Others

Event | September 7, 2017

Invite in the Stranger

Adam Davis on radical hospitality

Magazine | August 22, 2017

Think & Drink on Tourism in Tillamook County

Tillamook County Pioneer Museum and Oregon Humanities present a conversation on the challenges and benefits of tourism in Tillamook County.

Event | October 20, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | August 30, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | October 26, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | August 11, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | October 3, 2017

Conversation Project: Too Busy to Rest

Boundaries and Balance in a Nonstop World

Event | June 10, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | September 9, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | August 24, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | October 10, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | October 9, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | June 19, 2017

Who is Not at the Table?

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

This Land | May 18, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | November 28, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | September 21, 2017

Talking about Dying

This conversation provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on what stories and influences shape their thinking about death and dying and to hear perspectives and ideas from fellow community members.

Event | August 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Too Busy to Rest

Boundaries and Balance in a Nonstop World

Event | April 26, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | April 19, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | April 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Looking for Leadership *CANCELED*

What Do We Want from Leaders? This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled to a later date.

Event | April 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | April 18, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | April 14, 2017

Conversation Project: From Saving to Serving

On Intervening in the Lives of Others

Event | April 5, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | May 17, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | July 7, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | June 28, 2017

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | April 1, 2017

Conversation Project: In Science We Trust?

The Role of Science in a Democracy

Event | March 22, 2017

Talking about Dying

Event | March 22, 2017

Conversation Project: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | March 16, 2017

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | May 13, 2017

Conversation Project: What Makes Life Meaningful?

Are we sparks of divine creation, or simply meaning-making creatures, or genes replicating themselves for no other purpose than adapting to our natural environment? This conversation with philosophy professor Prakash Chenjeri and chaplain Fred Grewe aims to engage participants in a thoughtful and meaningful discussion about this very human question.

Event | May 24, 2017

Conversation Project: Keeping Tabs on America

Surveillance and You

Event | April 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | March 11, 2017

What We Risk

Event | March 16, 2017

Conversation Project: Looking for Leadership

What Do We Want from Leaders?

Event | March 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: What We Risk

Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art

Event | February 26, 2017

Talking about Dying

Talking about Dying programs are public conversations that explore the stories and influences that shape our thinking about death and dying.

Talking about Dying | February 15, 2017

Unbuttoned into the Blow

Conversation Project leader, poet, and essayist Wendy Willis defends human fragility.

Magazine | December 6, 2016

The Golden Hour

The collective strength of strangers after a horrifying accident. An essay by Jason Arias

Magazine | December 6, 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

Making Men

Writer Bobbie Willis Soeby on raising her sons to not rape

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

What We Pass On

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

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

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

Stepping Backward

Hearing lessons from a bomb. An essay by David Naimon

Beyond the Margins | June 30, 2015

Searching for Fire in the Belly

Talking about Dying | April 10, 2015

Kansas in Technicolor

After a mastectomy, finding beauty in loss. An essay by Gretchen Icenogle

Magazine | April 7, 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

Feel-Good Feminism

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

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Gone Astray

A humanitarian aid worker in Sri Lanka finds herself caught up in a race to harvest the tusks of a dead elephant.

Magazine | December 8, 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

Firing a Friend

It's hard to be a good citizen during an election year. An essay by Jennifer Ruth

Magazine | November 15, 2013

One Giant Step

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

Magazine | November 8, 2013

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

Irreconcilable Dissonance

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

Magazine | November 23, 2009