February 25th, 2015
Comedy Night: ‘What Are You?’ And Other Awkward Racially Centered Conversations Featuring Wit Privilege (Curtis Cook, Bri Pruett, Caitlin Weierhauser)
Trio Comedians Curtis Cook, Bri Pruett, and Caitlin Weierhauser make up “Wit Privilege.” Join us for a night of comedy and awkward racially centered conversations!
February 23rd, 2015
Diversity Dialogue: Revolution or Riot? Covering Institutionalized Violence and #BlackLivesMatter
This Diversity Dialogue will focus on analyzing media coverage of recent systemic violence against the Black community in places like Ferguson, Mo., as well as the subsequent uprisings and protests that have occurred around the country. Whose story is being told? How does the coverage of these events perpetuate stereotypes and biases?
February 20th, 2015
Middle East Studies and the Liberal Arts
Please join us for the keynote address of the conference Integrating Middle East and Arabic Studies Across the NW5C sponsored by the Northwest Five Consortium.
February 4th, 2015
7:00pm - 8:30pm:
An Evening with Sister Helen Prejean - Registration is Closed for the Event
Sister Helen Prejean has been instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty. Sister Helen is a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph and began working at Hope House from 1981 – 1984. During this time, she was asked to correspond with a death row inmate Patrick Sonnier at Angola. She agreed and became his spiritual adviser. After witnessing his execution, she wrote a book about the experience. The result was Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States.
February 3rd, 2015
6:30pm - 8:00pm:
Lecture by Dr. Ed Baptist (Cornell University): “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and The Making of American Capitalism”
Ed Baptist grew up in Durham, North Carolina, and received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University. He did his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania. Since then, he has taught first at the University of Miami, and, since 2003, at Cornell University. He will speaking about his new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.
January 30th, 2015
Dear White People
DEAR WHITE PEOPLE IS NOW GOING TO BE SCREENED THE COUNCIL CHAMBER IN THE TEMPLETON CAMPUS CENTER.
Campus Activities Board and Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement present…
A film by Justin Simien
DEAR WHITE PEOPLE
A satire about being a black face in a white place.
This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, January 30 at 7:30pm
Agnes Flanagan Chapel
January 28th, 2015
7:00pm - 9:00pm:
Screening of “Dead Man Walking” in preparation for Sr. Helen Prejean’s LC Visit
Please join us for this special free screening of the Oscar-winning film, Dead Man Walking, in preparation of Sister Helen Prejean’s visit to Lewis & Clark College on February 4, 2015.
January 23rd, 2015
5:30pm - 7:00pm:
Community Dinner to discuss the new film “Selma”
Please join us for a Community Dinner and Dialogue to discuss the new movie, Selma.
January 22nd, 2015
6:00pm - 7:30pm:
From MLK to Michael Brown #blacklivesmatter A Social Justice Teach-in
LC Community members with an advanced understanding of racial justice will participate in a Social Justice Teach-in, facilitated by local academics and activists (and activist academics). The goal of the Teach-in is to increase individual knowledge and capacity to work for racial justice.
January 21st, 2015
4:00pm - 5:30pm:
Screening and Discussion of “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot” with guest speaker, Arleigh Dodson,a retired Lewis & Clark College faculty member who was in Mississippi during the summer of 1964
Please join us for this free screening and discussion of the documentary, “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot” as part of MLK Week.