The Oregon Bioethics and Humanities Colloquium presents
“The Negro Doctor Will be Limited to His Own Race”: How the Facts of the Past Shape Our Medical Future
By William Sturkey, PhD, MA, Associate Professor, History University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Located in the Richardson Life Sciences Building (RLSB) 3rd Floor - Conference Room 3A003A
Calling all fashionable history enthusiasts: Come join us for the History Department’s 8th Annual Historical Project Runway! For this event, teams of 3 will compete in a fashion-design competition inspired by historical events. Students are mentored along the way by Andy Bernstein as Tim Gunn. Contestants then will strut their stuff before a panel of illustrious guest judges. First prize: gift cards to Red Light Vintage or Buffalo Exchange!
This year’s theme is… FAKE NEWS: HOAXES IN HISTORY
When and Where: Thursday, March 3rd in Miller 105. The designing and fabricating of the event begins at 5:30 (with pizza provided for contestants, if allowed!!) Even if you are not interested in competing, all are welcome to come watch the runway show at 7pm.
Interested students should contact Gabe Huerta at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is an online event opportunity for students to share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented writers from everywhere. Come with a single page of work and sign up to read – or come to listen and prepare to be inspired!
Hosted by Jessica Meza-Torres. This month’s featured reader is Amy Baskin.
This information session is for students and faculty interested in learning about Reiko Hillyer’s spring 2022 Inside-Out class, History 338: Crime and Punishment in the United States, and how to apply.
When and where: Tuesday, October 19th at 3:30pm in Miller 105
Presented by the Inside-Out Prison Exchange, a Center for Community and Global Health Community Partner, this discussion series consider the ways that justice is instrumental to healing.
What We Can Learn from the T.V. Series “Philly D.A.”
The TV series “Philly D.A” is a riveting, up-close look at Larry Krasner, Philadelphia’s progressive District Attorney (who will be joining us for the event) and his recent election, with all of the requisite complexity and political drama that ensues.
We will watch the first episode together, followed by an in-depth conversation with a fascinating panel (see below) that will be focused on the possibilities and challenges of making change. This event provides a stepping-off point for us all, wherever we are located, to think about how we might reimagine justice. Though the series takes place in Philadelphia, it can be regarded as a harbinger of wider social change writ large.
A special aspect of this series is that Ted Passon, one of its co-creators and directors, took an Inside-Out course back in the early 2000s. Please mark your calendar and share this information with others.
Larry Krasner: District Attorney of Philadelphia
Mike Lee: Chief of the Diversion Unit and Government Affairs in the D.A.’s Office
LaTonya Myers: Formerly Incarcerated Activist and Co-Founder of AboveAllOdds.com
Ted Passon: Co-Creator and Director of the Philly D.A. series
Kempis (Ghani) Songster (Inside-Out Alumni) — Youth Art & Self-empowerment Project (“YASP”), Philadelphia
Trevor Walraven (Inside-Out Alumni) — Oregon Justice Resource Center
John Pace and Tyrone Werts, Inside-Out Staff
The Chemistry and History Departments have teamed with Watzek Library to host a special seminar with speaker Carolyn Cobbold, a research fellow at Cambridge University. Her most recent book, A Rainbow Palate, details the history of the use of chemical dyes as food coloring. Watzek owns an electronic copy of the book, which you can access here.
Join us at 2:10 pm for some food color trivia as a warmup (hint: review your Wizard of Oz trivia), followed by the seminar presentation beginning at 2:15 p
The faculty of the History Department will host a three-part summer discussion series, “History at Noon,” that will allow us to indulge one of the fun things about being a history student: reading primary sources! We will meet over zoom.
There is no reading required in advance: each session we’ll be looking at one or more brief historical documents particularly relevant to our time. The documents will be posted ahead of time, but you can also jump on the call and read as we go. This is a low-key opportunity for faculty, current students, recent alumni and new incoming students to connect with each other and consider some of the historical undercurrents shaping our current events. Please join us!
If our future looks nothing like our past because of climate change, why bother with history? That’s the central question of this talk. Earth System scientists are saying that we’ve entered a new geological epoch, an unprecedented condition, they’re calling “the Anthropocene.” Thomas explores what this means scientifically and the challenge it poses to historical practice.
This lecture is financially assisted by the Japan-US Friendship Commission and the Northeast Asia Council of the Association for Asian Studies. It is co-sponsored by the History department and Asian Studies program.
Come and join us for a special screening of the short films of local Portland Vietnamese filmmaker Vu Pham. Director in attendance and Q&A session to follow. Not to be missed!
FREE and open to the public!
Please join the students in Professor Jane Hunter’s history research seminar on Power and Culture in the United States (and the Americas) as they present their theses at the end-of-semester poster session. The research seminar is the capstone course of the history major. Student theses involve in-depth primary source research, mastery of historical literature on a chosen subject, and intense editing, revision, and peer review. The goal of the seminar is the completion of an original and rigorously researched thesis that advances historical scholarship.
Benjamin Kohlmann is Assistant Professor of English at Freiburg University, Germany, having previously held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. The title of his talk is “Realist Montage: Reinventing Modernism at the Mid-Century.” This lecture is co-sponsored by the English and History departments.
Susana Pilar Delahante Matienzo
Reynier “El Chino” Novo
The Oregon Historical Society presents World War II: A World at War, A State Transformed, an original exhibition opening 70 years following the end of World War II featuring historic documents and artifacts from the OHS archives and private collections. The exhibition runs from now through December 7.
Please join us for a guided tour of the Watzek Special Collections exhibit, “The Great War: 100 Years Later” by Professor David Campion and student researchers, Emma Hoch-Schneider & Sten Eccles-Irwin.
The History Department is proud to present our fourth annual Historical Project Runway! In this event, teams of three (majors or non-majors welcome) will compete to accurately and creatively represent historical events through fashion. Clothing and design materials will be provided. Team designing begins at 5:30pm. THE RUNWAY SHOW BEGINS AT 7:00PM. Come strut your stuff historical style!
The history department invites currently enrolled undergraduate Lewis & Clark students to a special professional development workshop with Senior Research Analyst Kate Doyle, aimed at students interested in careers in human rights, international affairs, and policy work in Washington, DC. Breakfast is included. Space is limited so RSVP now to reserve your spot. This event is co-sponsored by the departments of SOAN, International Affairs, Latin American Studies, and funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Join the History Department for its 3rd Annual Office Crawl!
After the Senior Thesis Poster Session come meet professors and check out their offices while mingling and eating tasty field-themed snacks. Professors will be in costume and you’ll have the opportunity to get to know them and other majors or potential majors.
Think pub crawl but better!
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.
Are you interested in the criminal justice system?
Do you think that education should be transformative?
Come learn about History 337: Crime and Punishment in the U.S., Lewis and Clark’s prison-exchange program, to be held in the Columbia River Correctional Facility, Spring, 2015. Taught by Reiko Hillyer.
Enrollment is limited and upon approval of the instructor. If you cannot make the session but are interested in applying for the course, please email Professor Hillyer at email@example.com ASAP. Applications are due on October 17.
Please join the History department for the second in a series of workshops on faculty research in progress. All participants will be expected to read the papers prior to the workshop. Participants will critique and discuss each paper, but there will be no formal presentation of the papers. Contact Debbie Richman at firstname.lastname@example.org to acquire a copy of the two papers in advance of the workshop.
Joe Conway ’02 will discuss his experience as a writer, his book and the movement he is documenting. Get Back, Stay Back: 2nd Generation Back-to-the-Landers in Maine is published by The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art. Supported by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, the book is being released in conjunction with the larger Publication Studio project, which originated in Portland, Oregon and has since spread to eleven cities throughout North America and Europe.
Dr. Carlos M. N. Eire will give a lecture titled “Flying Friars, Hovering Witches: On the History of the Impossible in Early Modern Europe” for Lewis & Clark College’s annual Throckmorton lecture in history. This event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for Monday, February 22, at 3:30 PM in the Council Chamber of Templeton Student Center.