November 21st, 2014
4:00pm - 5:00pm:
How The Grinch Stole Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving From a Native Perspective
Come discuss the reasons why society can no longer ignore the Native American voice in the context of celebrating the contemporary holiday of Thanksgiving.
Art Show: Queer Spirits/Divine Creation
Spiritual Que(e)ry is hosting its first art show, “Queer Spirits/Divine Creation” in Stamm all day from 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. The theme for this art show is creation in a queer context. Is there a queer creation myth we can tell? How do cycles of creation/metamorphosis/destruction/recreation play out in our lives?
November 20th, 2014
Social Justice Tour!
IME is proud to present the Lewis & Clark College Social Justice Tour! Did you know Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at LC in 1961? How many times have students occupied The Manor House? Come find out and learn more about Lewis & Clark College’s history!
November 19th, 2014
6:00pm - 7:00pm:
Diversity Dialogue: Cultural Appropriation in Today’s Music Videos
Join us in a diversity dialogue to critically analyze how today’s musical artists display cultural appropriation in their music videos/performances and its impact on society.
November 18th, 2014
4:00pm - 5:15pm:
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.
November 14th, 2014
November 12th, 2014
Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies Keynote Event
Blackness and Beauty: Style, Hair Politics, and Colorism
November 5th, 2014
93 Year Old Tuskegee Airman Lt Col Alex Jefferson to Speak at Lewis & Clark College
Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, is a 93 year old retired US Air Force officer, and one of the famous “Tuskegee Airmen”, also known as the 332nd Fighter Group. During World War II, Black Americans throughout the U.S. were subject to Jim Crow laws which legalized segregation and the American military was also segregated. President Truman signed an executive order ending segregation in the military in 1948 (3 years after the war’s end). Lt. Col. Jefferson’s book, “Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman and POW”, is a personal memoir of those who served America in World War II and after.
Please join us for this very special opportunity. Lt Col Alexander Jefferson will speak from 7-8pm in the Chapel at Lewis & Clark College. A book-signing and reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
November 4th, 2014
Dr Joseph Graves
Dr. Joseph Graves an evolutionary biologist and scholar of the history and philosophy of science as it relates to the biology of race. His visit is cosponsored by Departments of Biology, Psychology, Philosophy, the Ethnic Studies Program, and Science without Limits.
November 3rd, 2014
Professionals of Color Network Happy Hour
Join us for a happy hour networking event for Professionals of Color!