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Mitch Landrieu

Type: Online Video, Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Mitch Landrieu

Mitch Landrieu served as mayor of New Orleans from 2010-2018. During his second term, he gained national prominence for advocating and overseeing the removal of four Confederate monuments in New Orleans, a historical and powerful decision that earned him the prestigious John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. In his New York Times bestselling book, In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History, Landrieu recounts his personal journey on race and tackles the broader history of slavery, race relations, and institutional inequalities that still plague America.

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Okanogan author Christine Quintasket collecting huckleberries. OHS Research Library, bb014523

Type: Online Video, Lecture     Series: Experience Oregon

Foreigners in Native Homelands: Lewis and Clark and the Pioneers

Indigenous peoples have lived in the Columbia River Plateau region for thousands of years, negotiating and fostering relationships among themselves and with the ecosystems of their homelands. Beginning in the nineteenth century, they formed relationships with foreigners who arrived overland — first, the Lewis and Clark Expedition and, later, thousands of immigrants on the Oregon Trail. Scholars Bobbie Conner and Bill Lang will discuss with each other and with the audience the experience of newcomers entering and crossing those homelands, including how those events impacted life for Native people and how those foreigners’ experiences in the plateau contrasted with the goals they had set when leaving their homes.

  • Researchers
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Crash Course

Type: Lecture, Book Talk     Series: History Pub

Crash Course: The Portland Air Disaster that Made History and Changed History


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
C.E.S. Wood. OrHi 49988 ba018079

Type: Film Showing, Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

About The High Desert Muse: C.E.S. Wood and Eastern Oregon


McMenamins Old St. Francis School
700 N.W. Bond Street
Bend, Oregon 97703

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Michael Beschloss

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Michael Beschloss


Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
A2004-002.638 : Flooded scene on SW 1st between Stark and Oak, 12/31/1894. City of Portland,  City Auditor, Archives & Records Management

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

The Sea Also Rises: History and Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest


McMenamins Old St. Francis School
700 N.W. Bond Street
Bend, Oregon 97703

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
22-year-old Dilara and her children arrived in Bangladesh on September 9, 2017 after her village in Maungdaw was destroyed by Burmese authorities. She has been suffering from a high fever for over ten days. Copyright Greg Constantine.

Type: Lecture     Series: Exiled to Nowhere: A Symposium on the Rohingya Crisis

The More Who Die the Less We Care: Confronting Genocide and the Deadly Arithmetic of Compassion


Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
724 NW Davis Street
Portland, Oregon 97209

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Edmund Creffield, prison photo. Courtesy Oregon State Archives

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Holy Rollers: The Crazy Oregon Cult That Wasn’t Rajneeshpuram


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
“Faulted” Ann Johnston, Quilt, 2015

Type: Exhibit Opening, Lecture     

Quilts on the Edge


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Leonard Finkelman

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

About Ancient Oregon: Where the Dinosaurs Didn’t Roam


McMenamins Old St. Francis School
700 N.W. Bond Street
Bend, Oregon 97703

  • Free
  • Family-friendly