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Upcoming events

Archaeology Roadshow

Celebrate the archaeology of Oregon and beyond at the 9th annual…
Add to my Calendar 2021-06-07 23:00:00 2021-06-06 01:33:37 Archaeology Roadshow Celebrate the archaeology of Oregon and beyond at the 9th annual Archaeology Roadshow, which has shifted to a virtual experience this year. As in past years, the Roadshow will feature dozens of presentations and activities hosted by archaeologists, community members, and students from around the state -- from universities, tribes, federal and state agencies, archaeology companies, and nonprofit organizations. Browse a gallery of 30 "exhibits" (videos and blogs) Tune into 12 real-time lectures and panels during the month of June Explore a dynamic map of archaeological and cultural heritage points of interest in Oregon and our region Meet virtually with specialists in archaeology and geology to learn more about the personal artifacts you have. Stone, bone, woven, plant and historical items are welcome. All events are free and open to all. The Roadshow kicks off with an opening ceremony on June 1 at 4 p.m. Visit the Archaeology Roadshow website for more information, including how to register for events and get updates over the month of June. https://archaeologyroadshow.org/ archshow@pdx.edu archshow@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Juneteenth Remembrance

Join Oregon Remembrance Project, the Coos History Museum and the City of…
Add to my Calendar 2021-06-19 10:00:00 2021-06-19 11:00:00 Juneteenth Remembrance Join Oregon Remembrance Project, the Coos History Museum and the City of Coos Bay in addressing a historical injustice.  Alonzo Tucker, a Black man, was lynched in 1902 in Coos Bay in front of a crowd of 300 white people. On June 19th, a historical marker will be installed to memorialize Tucker. Please join us virtually for this moment in history. It will be live-streamed on Oregon Remembrance Project's Facebook page. Remote blackstudies@pdx.edu blackstudies@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Toward Resilient Futures Speaker Series: Floods and Water

"Toward Resilient Futures" is a monthly virtual speaker series that…
Add to my Calendar 2021-09-30 12:00:00 2021-09-30 13:00:00 Toward Resilient Futures Speaker Series: Floods and Water "Toward Resilient Futures" is a monthly virtual speaker series that presents cutting-edge research and approaches on the resilience of urban and rural communities and systems to hazards and disasters. The speakers represent the core faculty of Portland State University's new transdisciplinary Emergency Management and Community Resilience graduate program. The talks will critically focus on local and global issues and share pragmatic solutions. This month's speakers: Alida Cantor, assistant professor of geography "Resilient Water Governance" Heejun Chang, professor of geography "Flood Resilience in the Anthropocene" REGISTER FOR WEBINAR Remote emcr@pdx.edu emcr@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public
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Cluster Hire in Critical Thought and Activism

The School of Gender Race and Nations and its four departments are seeking seven applicants whose work is transformative and future-oriented as part of a cluster hire focused on critical thought and activism.

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