News and Events
- NEWSReiko Hillyer, associate professor of history, teaches a course about Portland’s multifaceted history, which encourages students to develop a deeper sense of place.Shalini Hanstad BA ’22 will address graduates at the College of Arts and Sciences commencement on May 7.The annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies engages attendees in conversations about race, ethnicity, and identity. This year’s event focuses on the theme of Joy & Justice. The symposium runs from November 10 to November 12.Both the David Savage Award and the Lorry Lokey Awards prioritize and celebrate inspirational leadership, rigorous scholarship, and creative accomplishments in the classroom and in the broader academic community. This year’s awards recognize four Lewis & Clark faculty members from the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities for their excellence.This year’s Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, which will run from November 11 to 13, focuses on the concept of movement and the systems of power that determine our mobility. For the first time, the symposium will be held entirely online, free and open to all, including those living outside of Portland.
Thursday, June 4th Zoom Discussion with Ethnic Studies on Murder of George Floyd and Police ViolenceWe will be hosting a virtual forum on Zoom on Thursday, June 4th noon to 1 pm (PDT) to discuss the murder of George Floyd, police violence, and possible ways to take action. We invite the whole Lewis & Clark community to participate. https://zoom.us/j/94118284908Beyond Resistance: Race and Revolutionary Struggle
November 13-15, 2019The 16th annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies continues to challenge our dominant ideas of power and liberation. This year the symposium goes a step further with the two high schoolers behind the recent Youth Climate Strike addressing how we might move toward a green, sustainable future for all generations. The symposium runs from November 13 to November 15.Elliott Young, professor of history and former director of ethnic studies on the history of U.S. immigration-control mechanisms that prevent people from making their way to the U.S. Podcast live on 2/12 at 12PM.Our Ethnic Studies SAAB rep, JahAsia Jacobs, has put together a helpful FAQ highlighting the SAAB grant process and how you can submit a grant! Please read below!Director of Ethnic Studies, Elliott Young’s piece “Numerous Reports Confirm Stark Racial Disparities in Portland’s Criminal Justice System” appears in the November 15, 2017 edition of In Justice Today.The 14th annual Ray Warren Symposium, Legacy: Race and Remembrance, which ran from November 8 to 10, examined the way we view the past, reflect on the stories we tell, and delve into how storytelling can help us imagine a more equitable future.Staged Reading
by Rich Rubin, directed by Damaris WebbLearn-Discuss-Act
Past EventsApril 13, 2022Steven Stroud is a former skinhead who has spent his adult life working against white supremacy and the prison-industrial complex. Please come hear his incredible story of personal transformation.April 11, 2022On Monday, April 11th, Darius Wallace will present a Frederick Douglass monologue The Starry Road to Freedom in Evans Auditorium beginning at 4:30, followed by a Q & A ending at 5:45pm. This event is sponsored by General Education with contributions by English, Theatre, Music, and Arts@LC. This is an in person event. Attendees are required to wear face masks. It is free and open to the public.November 12, 2021This year’s Ray Warren Symposium is titled Joy and Justice.
Join us for keynote presentations, panels, workshops, and other events examining racial justice and liberation through a lens of joy.
Details on the Ray Warren Symposium website.