Departments & Programs
- Academic English Studies (ESL)
- Asian Studies
- Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
- Environmental Studies
- Ethnic Studies
- Exploration and Discovery
- French Studies
- Gender Studies
- German Studies
- Health Professions
- Hispanic Studies
- International Affairs
- Latin American Studies
- Mathematics/Computer Science
- Political Economy
- Political Science
- Religious Studies
- Rhetoric and Media Studies (formerly Communication)
- Sociology and Anthropology
- World Languages
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Our Ethnic Studies SAAB rep, Asia Jacobs, has put together a helpful FAQ highlighting the SAAB grant process and how you can submit a grant! Please read below!
“Discovering the Meaning of Home in Tanzania”, Renee Allums-D’Espyne ’18 (RHMS major and Ethnic Studies minor)Renee Allums-D’Espyne ’18, a Rhetoric and Media Studies major and Ethnic Studies minor, recently published her reflections on “Discovering the Meaning of Home in Tanzania”
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.
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.
Black Lives Matter is arguably one of the most significant social movements of our day. The Ethnic Studies Program is sponsoring a series this year to discuss various aspects of this movement.
by Rich Rubin, directed by Damaris Webb
The 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.
Professor Hillyer wins the Fletcher M. Green and Charles W. Ramsdell Award
Kimberly Brodkin named Lewis & Clark Teacher of the Year
Professor of History Elliott Young’s opinion piece, titled “Colleges And Universities Should Become Sanctuaries For The Undocumented” appears in the November 13, 2016 edition of The Huffington Post.
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.
Many members of the Lewis & Clark community have shared concerns regarding the new White House administration’s proposals as they relate to Muslims and also to possible changes in immigration laws and policies. Though we do not yet know what changes in policy and enforcement will occur, Lewis & Clark has always and will always support members of our community to the fullest extent possible.
LC CAS Faculty Diversity Proposal is approved! Read the final proposal here.
Professor of History Elliott Young’s opinion piece, titled “We Can Do More for Syrian Refugees” appears in the September 15, 2015 edition of The Huffington Post.
Writer, organizer, educator an performance poet Walidah Imarisha discusses her latest book, the first to explore the connections between radical science fiction and movements for social change. In this collection, 20 science fiction writers draw on personal experience to envision a world without war, without prison, without injustice.
Lewis & Clark College’s 12th Annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, running from Wednesday, November 11 to Friday, November 13, will delve into a perennial-yet-timely topic: race and opportunity in the educational system.
Photos and the video for the second panel in the Black Lives Matter series hosted by Ethnic Studies. The Black Panthers and Their Legacy
See photos and the video of the first panel of a series sponsored by Ethnic Studies, Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME) and The Black Student Union.
Nathan Baptiste will become the new director of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement.
Funding the “promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture, and science.”
We, the undersigned faculty members at Lewis & Clark College, support the Black Student Union’s demand for more action to change the campus culture. Given a series of incidences of egregious racial epithets and expressions of racism written on white boards in the dorms and other acts of vandalism against the posters for the Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies and the Race Monologues, it is important for our community to respond.
Meet Karen Taylor B.A. ’13, an ethnic studies major.
Arsalan Iftikhar, a human rights lawyer, global media commentator, and author of Islamic Pacifism: Global Muslims in the Post-Osama Era, gives a lecture at Lewis & Clark about Muslim identity and Islamophobia in our post 9/11 world.
The Center for Career and Community Engagement is proud to announce this year’s recipient of the President’s Award for Outstanding Community Service, an award given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to service and issues of social justice in the campus, Portland, and international communities.
After Lewis & Clark
Public Policy Director, Center for Intercultural Organizing
Speech & Debate Coach, Lincoln High School
“The Miseducation of Multiculturalism”
What is multiculturalism? What is the place of this idea in US education?
Madelyn Troiano ’12 has won the Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowshipfor Aspiring Teachers of Color, created to recruit, support, and retain public school teachers in the United States.