News and Events
- NEWSThis 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.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.Professor Hillyer wins the Fletcher M. Green and Charles W. Ramsdell AwardOur 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.Staged Reading
by Rich Rubin, directed by Damaris WebbLearn-Discuss-ActThe course is organized around a variety of themes that will explore the philosophy of civil disobedience as well as examining historical examples from the US and around the world of liberation and civil rights movements.The 13th annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies will address how racial and ethnic identities shape our senses of home and belonging. The symposium, which runs November 9 through 11, is organized by students committed to engaging the Lewis & Clark community and beyond in a thoughtful critical dialogue on race.
Elliott Young Receives Luciano Tomassini Latin American International Relations Book Award Honorable MentionThe 2016 Luciano Tomassini Latin American International Relations Book Award Committee awarded an honorable mention to Alien Nation:Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie Era through World War II (University of North Carolina Press, 2014), by Professor of History and Director of Ethnic Studies, Elliott Young.
Past EventsMay 19, 2021Featuring Associate Professor Diana Leonard.March 12, 2021No More Stolen Sisters: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW)
Presented by Katie McDonald, Mary Bodine, Corrina Ikakoula, Caroline Rouwalk, Jade Unger, and Siena Lopez-Johnson, members of Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) American Indian Alaska Native Employee Council
The session is co-sponsored by L&C Native Student Union.March 12, 2021
The 40th Annual Gender Studies Symposium will focus on questions of absence and lack, exploring the theoretical, political, and interpersonal dimensions of these questions in terms of gender and sexuality. We invite participants to consider who or what is overlooked, hidden, excluded, silenced, or invisible, as well as what it might mean to uncover, include, illuminate, amplify, or recuperate what has been absent or lacking.until March 12, 2021