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, TBD

Presentation by Juan Herrera (From UC Berkeley)

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Fugitive Transvestisms, TBD

Presentation by Uri McMillan (UCLA)

Monday October 17, 2011

Precious 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 - 9:00pm
Memoirist & Fiction Writer Kyoko Mori, Cone Chapel

Thursday, October 6, 2011

11:30am - 12:30pm
Banned Ethnic Studies Week, Cone Chapel

AES faculty consider the importance of AES in contemporary US society.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Ballers for the New School, Cone Chapel

Race & Sport in American: Presentation by guest expert Thabiti Lewis (from WSUV)

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Latino Roots in the Willamette Valley, Montag Den

Presentation by Ivan Sandoval Cervantes from UofO.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Poet 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

The 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 - 5:00pm
Chican@ 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.