2011 - 12 Events

Friday, April 13, 2012
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.Careers in Social Justice: Using an AES Education After Willamette
Law 201
Workshop and panel discussion featuring 5 AES alumni.
Monday, March 12, 2012
4:00 p.m.Pineros: Labor & Immigration in Oregon’s National Forests
Montag Den
Presentation by Brinda Sarathy (from Pitzer College)
Friday, March 9, 2012
5:00 p.m.Indian Country Conversation
Hallie Ford Museum of Art (2nd floor)
A conversation between Marie Watt and James Lavadour. A reception will follow.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
4:00 p.m.Colegio Sin Paredes: A History of Latin@ Organizing in the Willamette Valley
Montag Den
Presentation by Sonny Montes.
Friday, January 20, 2012
7:30 p.m.Dolores Huerta (Activist and Co-Founder of the United Farm Workers)
Smith Auditorium
Presentation to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King and the ongoing civil rights struggles.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
7:00 p.m.The Asian American / Pacific Islander Framework on Immigration Justice
Montag Den
Joseph Santos-Lyons, executive director of APANO will present
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
4:15 p.m.Latin@s in Oakland's War on Poverty
Presentation by Juan Herrera (From UC Berkeley)
Thursday, October 27, 2011
7:00pmFugitive Transvestisms
Presentation by Uri McMillan (UCLA)
Monday October 17, 2011
tbdPrecious Knowledge
Ford Hall 122
Film screening and dialogue with filmmaker Curtis Acosta
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
7:30 p.m.Black Panther & Community Activist: Malik Rahim
Hudson Hall
A talk by this life-long activist from Louisiana.
Monday, October 10, 2011
7:00pm - 9:00pmMemoirist & Fiction Writer Kyoko Mori
Cone Chapel
Thursday, October 6, 2011
11:30am - 12:30pmBanned Ethnic Studies Week
Cone Chapel
AES faculty consider the importance of AES in contemporary US society.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
4:15pmBallers for the New School
Cone Chapel
Race & Sport in American: Presentation by guest expert Thabiti Lewis (from WSUV)
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
7:00pmLatino Roots in the Willamette Valley
Montag Den
Presentation by Ivan Sandoval Cervantes from UofO.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
7:30pm - 9:30pmPoet Oliver de la Paz
Hatfield Room
Poet Oliver de la Paz will read from and discuss his work. De la Paz is the author of three poetry collections and is the co-chair of Kundiman.org, a non-profit organization that cultivates and promotes Asian-American poetry.
Monday, September 12, 2011
7:00pmThe Global Climate Crisis
Hallie Ford Museum of Art
The Indian Country Conversations Series at Willamette University presents the first event of the academic year:

Larry McNeil (Tlingit: American Indian)
Artist, photographer, and scholar
Professor of Art, Boise State University

Presenting an illustrated lecture: THE GLOBAL CLIMATE CRISIS
A new portfolio of photographs and prints
Thursday, September 8, 2011
4:00pm - 5:00pmChican@ Political Activism
Kremer Board Room
Ever wondered why the Democratic superdelegates took so long to nominate Obama in 2008? Ask our guest speaker, Steve Ybarra, as he reflects on his personal trajectory from radical activism to party participation.

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