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Events

February 20th, 2015

March 5th, 2015

  • Image preview 4:00pm - 5:00pm: 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.

March 11th, 2015

  • 3:30pm: Gender Studies Symposium Panel: Women, Work and Health in South Asia

     Lamia Karim, associate professor of anthropology, University of Oregon, “’Learning to Labor’: Female Factory Labor in Bangladesh”


    Jennifer Aengst, adjunct professor of anthropology, Portland State University, “Producing Contraception: Choice, Trust, and Women’s Work”

    Melissa Tennyson, instructor, Portland Community College, “Female Domestic Labor in Bangladesh”

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    Many thanks to Cassie Cohen of Groundwork Portland and Jenn Bildersee of the Portland Brownfields Program for joining us for an educational lunch covering the history of brownfields, brownfields and environmental justice issues in Portland, and local, regional, and national resources. 
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    An exhibit memorializing Oregon soldiers and contractors killed in the Iraq War, on display at Lewis & Clark on March 3, 2008 underscores the human and economic costs of the war to Oregon.

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