- Academic English Studies (ESL)
- Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
- East Asian Studies
- Environmental Studies
- Ethnic Studies
- Exploration and Discovery
- Foreign Languages
- French Studies
- Gender Studies
- German Studies
- Health Professions
- Hispanic Studies
- International Affairs
- Latin American Studies
- Mathematics/Computer Science
- Political Economy
- Political Science
- Religious Studies
- Rhetoric and Media Studies (formerly Communication)
- Sociology and Anthropology
The Ethnic Studies Program examines the social, cultural, and the historical forces that have shaped cultural identity in the united states and around the globe. In order to Recognize the complex aspects of ethnic identity, our program focuses on five themes: 1) diaspora, 2) colonialism, 3) slavery, 4) genocide, and 5) community formation. We explore these and related topics from a variety of perspectives, always conscious of how they intersect with gender, sexuality, class, and nation.
Students interested in the Ethnic Studies minor should contact the Director and/or one of the sponsoring faculty.
February 22nd, 2016
Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements. Reading & presentation with Walidah Imarisha
All organizing is science fiction. Those wanting to change the world must first be able to dream of new worlds. That’s where Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories From Social Justice Movements comes in. Join co-editor Walidah Imarisha for a reading and presentation/community conversation/discussion about radical science fiction and social change.
Sponsored by Ethnic Studies, Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement, Gender Studies and English
March 1st, 2016
Exploring the Intersections of Race, Faith, Hip-Hop and Justice
Dr. Daymond Glenn comes to Lewis & Clark College to speak in the Chamberlin Social Justice Forum. His title is “A Theological Remix: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Faith, Hip-Hop and Justice.” Dr. Glenn is the Vice-President for Community Life and Chief Diversity Officer and Assistant Professor of Urban Studies at Warner Pacific College.
March 14th, 2016
DarkMatter #ItGetsBitter Poetry Show
Apocalips Slam Poetry, Student Activities, Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement, the ASLC Finance Committee, the Queer Student Union, the Feminist Student Union, the Ray Warren Symposium, and APANO bring to you a night of poetry, featuring DarkMatter!
DARKMATTER is a trans south asian performance art duo comprised of Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian. Based in New York City, DarkMatter regularly performs to sold-out houses at venues like La MaMa Experimental Theater, The Brooklyn Museum, and the Asian American Writer’s Workshop. DarkMatter was recently part of the Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival, the Lincoln Center’s La Casita Festival, as well as the Queer International Arts Festival. Known for their quirky aesthetic and political panache, DarkMatter has been invited to perform at stages across the world.
March 29th, 2016
6:00pm - 7:30pm:
Women’s History Month with Race Talks Founder Donna Maxey
Donna Maxey wants Portlanders to talk about race - so much so that she created Race Talks, a monthly dialogue program in Northeast Portland. Come to this event to learn how she did it.