News and Events
Lewis & Clark is a dynamic and culturally vibrant campus. We invite you to learn more about our community and to join us in exploring identity and sharing an intercultural exchange of ideas and traditions.
Education in Leadership professor Lisa Collins shares what nature and rivers mean to her in Love is King – Let Freedom Roam’s video series highlighting the significance of rivers in BIPOC and systematically marginalized communities.
Come together as a community to discuss how we can–as Individuals, as LC members, and as a College–support Indigenous peoples. Bring your lunch November 28 at noon to Albany 220. This is the first one of a rotating topic series sponsored by the Office of Equity and Inclusion. If interested in attending or learning more, please RSVP, and read the required homework (approximately 30 minutes total).
In recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month, a selection of titles by and about Indigenous peoples are on display in the Watzek Library Atrium. All titles are available to check out.
The Graduate Students of Color Alliance (GSOCA) and fellow graduate students celebrate Dr. Holmes-Sullivan’s presidency with messages of support and inspiration.
The Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, held November 9–11, will examine the role of storytelling as a means of preserving history and passing down cultural traditions.Anaïs Gurrola ’19 and Sabrina Cerquera ’20 have a conversation about what it means being a first-generation college student.November is Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month, so we asked five L&C community members to share their stories and what this month means to them.Freddy Vilches, associate professor of Hispanic studies, composed a Latin American suite to help commemorate the 160th anniversary of Urubichá, Bolivia. In August, he traveled to the Bolivian town for a live performance, along with L&C orchestra director and Urubichá guest conductor Lance Inouye.A new collaborative art installation is on display at the entrance to Rogers Hall on the graduate campus.RENT, a collaboration between the music and theatre departments, opens on October 28. Lewis & Clark’s production of the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning musical seeks to ground the story in the gritty history of the AIDS epidemic, honor the narratives of queer individuals, and grow the audience for live theatre.
Over the summer, Lewis & Clark undergraduates mentored Roosevelt High School students in the first year of the College Success Program, founded by Professor Mitch Reyes and supported by the Mellon Foundation.
Many incarcerated individuals did not receive their benefit. Students at the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic helped to resolve the issue.August 15 is Torres’s first day on the job. An accomplished scholar, researcher, and educator at the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, Torres was appointed to the deanship in late May.
- EVENTSDecember 6Come join us in person and via Zoom and make art with us. NOTE: This is not related to Art Therapy’s Open Studio.December 13Open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni of L&C, we create events to heal from oppression and discuss where art in relationship transforms lives, builds community, examines social constructs, raises critical consciousness and creates a more just society.January 17, 2023Come join us in person and via Zoom and make art with us. NOTE: This is not related to Art Therapy’s Open Studio.January 31, 2023Come join us in person and via Zoom and make art with us. NOTE: This is not related to Art Therapy’s Open Studio.February 6, 2023
Dis/ability Studies and Universal Design: Confronting Ableism, Stigma and Privilege in Education [Online]
Online, Monday, February 6-March 12, 2023February 14, 2023February 28, 2023