Beyond the Margins

We can only publish so many essays in Oregon Humanities magazine's three issues per year. We don't want our readers to miss out on great work by Oregon writers and artists, so we email an essay, book excerpt, or video each month except April, August, and December, when the magazine is published. We call these essays Beyond the Margins. If you'd like to receive Beyond the Margins in your inbox, click here to subscribe.

Emilly Prado and Inara Verzemnieks on Journalism and Representation

April 25, 2019

Black Mark, Black Legend

April 25, 2019

Les Zaitz and Caitlyn May on Journalism in Rural Communities

April 25, 2019

Intisar Abioto and Kimberly A. C. Wilson on the Stories of Black Artists in Oregon

April 25, 2019

What I Do

March 28, 2019

What You Make of It

March 22, 2019

More Similar than Different

February 28, 2019

The Quiet and In-between Moments

February 15, 2019

Returned

January 31, 2019

Talking about Place, Race, and Family

January 14, 2019

Our Most-read Stories of 2018

December 13, 2018

Letters from Home

December 10, 2018

My Name

November 29, 2018

Talking about Sex

November 19, 2018

Looking Forward, Looking Past

October 30, 2018

Acceptance

September 25, 2018

What Work Does a Street Sign Do?

July 2, 2018

On Tinnitus

June 15, 2018

Black. Muslim. Woman.

May 29, 2018

Making Good

March 22, 2018

Unclaiming the Land

February 26, 2018

Sixteen in America

February 1, 2018

Our Most-Read Stories of 2017

December 18, 2017

On Bearing Bad News

November 21, 2017

Remembering Peter Sears

July 25, 2017

Portland Expo Center: A Hidden History

February 9, 2017

An Oregon Canyon

January 10, 2017

Taking the Lead

November 2, 2016

Also Fire

October 26, 2016

Bum Count

July 25, 2016

"I'm Not Staying Here Another Day"

June 28, 2016

In the Land of the New

March 29, 2016

Mothers to Daughters

March 7, 2016

You'll See Me Tomorrow Because

February 20, 2016

Rootedness

January 28, 2016

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January 19, 2016

The Long Boat

December 2, 2015

My North Star

November 24, 2015

Finding Land

October 29, 2015

David and Goliath

September 23, 2015

Magazine Podcast: Fix

August 6, 2015

A Return Passage

August 5, 2015

Life's Winter

July 27, 2015

Stepping Backward

June 30, 2015

Wild Blue Sea

May 27, 2015

Starting Over

March 24, 2015

Future: Portland

March 9, 2015

Damaged

February 26, 2015

A Temporary Insanity

January 22, 2015

Magazine Podcast: Quandary

December 17, 2014

Another Life

November 18, 2014

Magazine Podcast: Start

November 5, 2014

What's the Use?

October 16, 2014

Epigenetics and Equity

October 7, 2014

The Bamboo Ceiling

September 15, 2014