Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement
February 3rd, 2015
6:30pm - 8:00pm:
Lecture by Dr. Ed Baptist (Cornell University): “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and The Making of American Capitalism”
Ed Baptist grew up in Durham, North Carolina, and received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University. He did his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania. Since then, he has taught first at the University of Miami, and, since 2003, at Cornell University. He will speaking about his new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.
February 4th, 2015
7:00pm - 8:30pm:
An Evening with Sister Helen Prejean - Registration is Closed for the Event
Sister Helen Prejean has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty. Sister Helen is a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph and began working at Hope House from 1981 – 1984. During this time, she was asked to correspond with a death row inmate Patrick Sonnier at Angola. She agreed and became his spiritual adviser. After witnessing his execution, she wrote a book about the experience. The result was Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States.
February 25th, 2015
Comedy Night: ‘What Are You?’ And Other Awkward Racially Centered Conversations Featuring Wit Privilege (Curtis Cook, Bri Pruett, Caitlin Weierhauser)
Trio Comedians Curtis Cook, Bri Pruett, and Caitlin Weierhauser make up “Wit Privilege.” Join us for a night of comedy and awkward racially centered conversations!
March 14th, 2015
January 30th, 2015
Dear White People
DEAR WHITE PEOPLE IS NOW GOING TO BE SCREENED THE COUNCIL CHAMBER IN THE TEMPLETON CAMPUS CENTER.
Campus Activities Board and Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement present…
A film by Justin Simien
DEAR WHITE PEOPLE
A satire about being a black face in a white place.
This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, January 30 at 7:30pm
Agnes Flanagan Chapel
January 28th, 2015
7:00pm - 9:00pm:
Screening of “Dead Man Walking” in preparation for Sr. Helen Prejean’s LC Visit
Please join us for this special free screening of the Oscar-winning film, Dead Man Walking, in preparation of Sister Helen Prejean’s visit to Lewis & Clark College on February 4, 2015.
January 23rd, 2015
5:30pm - 7:00pm:
Community Dinner to discuss the new film “Selma”
Please join us for a Community Dinner and Dialogue to discuss the new movie, Selma.
January 22nd, 2015
6:00pm - 7:30pm:
From MLK to Michael Brown #blacklivesmatter A Social Justice Teach-in
LC Community members with an advanced understanding of racial justice will participate in a Social Justice Teach-in, facilitated by local academics and activists (and activist academics). The goal of the Teach-in is to increase individual knowledge and capacity to work for racial justice.
January 21st, 2015
4:00pm - 5:30pm:
Screening and Discussion of “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot” with guest speaker, Arleigh Dodson,a retired Lewis & Clark College faculty member who was in Mississippi during the summer of 1964
Please join us for this free screening and discussion of the documentary, “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot” as part of MLK Week.
January 20th, 2015
7:00pm - 8:00pm:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Lewis & Clark College students, staff, and faculty will do readings of Dr. King’s writings and speeches, paired with jazz music from Devin Phillips, a jazz musician from New Orleans. Additionally, LC community members will share favorite and original works around this year’s theme: “We are the ones we have been waiting for.”
January 19th, 2015
4:00pm - 7:00pm:
MLK Week Art Build by PUB! (Pluralism and Unity Board)
Art build with the Pluralism and Unity Board (PUB) to kick off MLK Week! Come create social justice-themed art in a community space. Use a variety of art supplies as a medium to reflect on Dr. King, his legacy and this year’s MLK Theme: “We are the ones we have been waiting for.”
8:15am - 3:30pm:
MLK Day of Service for the Lewis & Clark Community
Join the MLK Day of National Service! Over 800 students from nine different colleges will unite in NE Portland for one day to volunteer and serve the Cully neighborhood. Transportation will be provided by Lewis & Clark College.
December 15th, 2014
10:00am - 12:00pm:
LC students take a break from finals with babies and toddlers!
As a fun way to reduce stress during finals week, LC students can drop by Stamm to play with babies and toddlers!
To view the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1500337376916939/
December 1st, 2014
12:00pm - 1:00pm:
LC Professionals of Color and Allies Lunch and Learn
Lewis & Clark College staff and faculty are invited to join us for lunch. The luncheon is an opportunity to connect with new and familiar colleagues across all three campuses, share resources and network.
Additionally, a panel of LC students of color will share what has been challenging on campus for them, what has been good and what they need from staff, faculty and the institution.
November 25th, 2014
4:00pm - 6:00pm:
Lewis & Clark College Community Gathering Space following Ferguson Grand Jury Announcement
The Department of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement at Lewis & Clark College wants to provide a facilitated space for students, staff and faculty to gather, talk and connect about the decision of the Ferguson grand jury not to indict officer Darren Wilson. We gather on Tuesday, November 25 from 4-6pm in Stamm (note new location - in the Templeton Student Center).
November 21st, 2014
4:00pm - 5:00pm:
How The Grinch Stole Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving From a Native Perspective
Come discuss the reasons why society can no longer ignore the Native American voice in the context of celebrating the contemporary holiday of Thanksgiving.
Art Show: Queer Spirits/Divine Creation
Spiritual Que(e)ry is hosting its first art show, “Queer Spirits/Divine Creation” in Stamm all day from 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. The theme for this art show is creation in a queer context. Is there a queer creation myth we can tell? How do cycles of creation/metamorphosis/destruction/recreation play out in our lives?
November 20th, 2014
Social Justice Tour!
IME is proud to present the Lewis & Clark College Social Justice Tour! Did you know Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at LC in 1961? How many times have students occupied The Manor House? Come find out and learn more about Lewis & Clark College’s history!
November 19th, 2014
6:00pm - 7:00pm:
Diversity Dialogue: Cultural Appropriation in Today’s Music Videos
Join us in a diversity dialogue to critically analyze how today’s musical artists display cultural appropriation in their music videos/performances and its impact on society.
November 18th, 2014
4:00pm - 5:15pm:
Change or Charity? Exploring the Potential Unintended Consequences of Doing Good
When many of us see individuals struggling or widespread social problems, we are compelled to intervene. What happens, however, when we don’t utilize a critical lens to examine the potential unintended consequences of our well-intentioned actions? This interactive workshop will interrogate the differences between charity and change. Together, we will develop best change practices for social justice advocates and activists.
November 14th, 2014
November 12th, 2014
Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies Keynote Event
Blackness and Beauty: Style, Hair Politics, and Colorism
November 5th, 2014
93 Year Old Tuskegee Airman Lt Col Alex Jefferson to Speak at Lewis & Clark College
Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, is a 93 year old retired US Air Force officer, and one of the famous “Tuskegee Airmen”, also known as the 332nd Fighter Group. During World War II, Black Americans throughout the U.S. were subject to Jim Crow laws which legalized segregation and the American military was also segregated. President Truman signed an executive order ending segregation in the military in 1948 (3 years after the war’s end). Lt. Col. Jefferson’s book, “Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW”, is a personal memoir of those who served America in World War II and after.
Please join us for this very special opportunity. Lt Col Alexander Jefferson will speak from 7-8pm in the Chapel at Lewis & Clark College. A book-signing and reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
November 4th, 2014
Dr Joseph Graves
Dr. Joseph Graves an evolutionary biologist and scholar of the history and philosophy of science as it relates to the biology of race. His visit is cosponsored by Departments of Biology, Psychology, Philosophy, the Ethnic Studies Program, and Science without Limits.