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November 12th, 2013
Chinese Coolies, Human Rights and the Limits of Liberal Freedom in an Age of Empire
Come join the History department for the first in a series of workshops on faculty research in progress. All participants will be expected to read the paper prior to the workshop. Participants will critique and discuss the paper, but there will be no formal presentation of the paper. Contact Debbie Richman at email@example.com to acquire a copy of the paper in advance of the workshop.
The first workshop entitled, “Chinese Coolies, Human Rights and the Limits of Liberal Freedom in an Age of Empire”, will be presented by Professor Elliott Young.
November 8th, 2013
NORTH AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON BRITISH STUDIES 2013 ANNUAL MEETING
The North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS) is a scholarly society dedicated to all aspects of the study of British civilization. The annual meeting of the NACBS will be held November 8-10, 2013 at the Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97205.
November 4th, 2013
Remembering Mulugeta Seraw
“Portland’s Legacy of Racism and Combatting White Supremacy,” a talk and presentation on the killing of Mulugeta Seraw, racial history in Oregon, and how Portland is combatting racial discrimination today.
October 25th, 2013
A Year in Chengdu During China’s Transition
Historians Jane Hunter and Joel Bernard spent 2012-2013 living, teaching and studying at Sichuan University in Chengdu. From their base in the university’s Foreign Experts’ Building, they saw a lot of China during a pivotal year of political transition – speaking at two Communist Party schools, observing an anti-Japanese demonstration, talking with ordinary Chinese, and with undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty in a dozen universities. They look forward to sharing their reflections – and pictures – of China during the first of Chinese President XI Jinping years.
October 23rd, 2013
Meet Your Major
Join the History Department on the fourth floor of Miller on October 23 for Meet Your Major! Pizza will be provided.
October 17th, 2013
6:30pm - 9:00pm:
2nd Annual Historical Project Runway
Do you have what it takes to make it in the fashion world? Are you historically inspired? The History department is hosting the 2nd Annual Historical Project Runway.
April 16th, 2013
6:30pm - 9:00pm:
Historical Project Runway
Do you have what it takes to make it in the fashion world? Are you historically inspired? Come strut your stuff and impress the judges at the first ever Historical Project Runway!
March 19th, 2013
Emptying the Tang Hand: Okinawan Identity in the Japanization of Karate
Please join the History department for a talk by Lewis & Clark Alum Craig Colbeck who will speak on the history of karate. Free and open to the public.
March 6th, 2013
3:30pm - 5:00pm:
CANCELLED: France, Revolutions and the Abolition of Slavery: A Social Biography Approach
Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been cancelled.
February 25th, 2013
The 50th Annual Arthur L. Throckmorton Memorial Lecture
The Department of History is delighted to announce Dr. Philippa Levine, Mary Helen Thompson Centennial Professor in the Humanities and co-director of the British Studies Program at the University of Texas at Austin, as the 50th Arthur L. Throckmorton Memorial Lecturer. The title of Dr. Levine’s talk is “Improving the Human Race One Gene at a Time: The Curious History of Eugenics in the Twentieth Century.”