September 17th, 2014
Post-Polarized: How the Liberal Mayor and Evangelical Leader Teamed up to Serve the City of Portland
Post-Polarized: How the Liberal Mayor and Evangelical Leader Teamed up to Serve the City of Portland is a dialogue between former Portland Mayor Sam Adams (a gay liberal) and Evangelical Christian leader Kevin Palau. They will discuss how they became “post-polarized” in order to serve the city of Portland together and get some very important community action accomplished.
September 18th, 2014
6:30pm - 8:00pm:
Hispanic? Latino? Chicano? What’s the Difference?
Hispanic? Latino? Chicano? What’s the difference among these terms? Which one(s) do you use and why? Which one(s) have been used to describe you?
Join community activist Sean Aaron Cruz for an engaging discussion and history of each of these terms. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Free and open to everyone.
This event is part of the IME’s Heritage Month programming.
September 29th, 2014
An Evening with Poet Marilyn Chin
Marilyn Chin (陈美玲) is a prominent Chinese American poet and writer, an activist and feminist, an editor and Professor of English. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Portland, Oregon, her books have become Asian American classics and are taught in classrooms all over the world. Marilyn Chin’s work is a frequent subject of academic research and literary criticism. She has read her poetry at the Library of Congress. In addition to teaching in the MFA program at San Diego State University, she serves as a mentor on the international faculty of the City University of Hong Kong’s low-residency MFA program, the first of its kind in Asia. Please join us in the Chapel for a special evening with Marilyn Chin!
October 29th, 2014
3:30pm - 5:00pm:
E&D Fall Colloquium: Douglass’ Narrative
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass
The lectures will feature speakers from different traditions and disciplines discussing with one another the great works read in the fall E&D sections in an open format. Discussion will feature thoughts, ideas and concepts that will broaden students understanding of Frederick Douglass’ Narrative.
Guest panelists followed by Q&A.
- Dr. Maureen Reed, American Studies
- Prof. Kim Cameron-Dominguez, Cultural Anthropology
The Colloquium Series is free and open to the Lewis & Clark Community.