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Headline and Cultural Forums

The Echoes of the Vietnam War

Panel discussion examining Sen. Wayne Morse’s legacy and current critical issues of war powers and transparency, featuring: Vietnam War historian Christian Appy, Daniel Ellsberg of the Pentagon Papers, and Lt. Col. Thuy Tran of the Oregon Air National Guard. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Line of Fire: Cartooning’s Political Impact—A Conversation with Jack Ohman

Line of Fire: Cartooning’s Political Impact—A Conversation with Jack OhmanJoin us for a conversation about political cartooning, politics, and history with Jack Ohman, columnist and cartoonist with the Sacramento Bee, presented in conjunction with the Wayne Morse Legacy Series Read More ››

Travel

Explore Tanzania with Maria Wulff

Explore Tanzania with Maria WulffJoin Council president Maria Wulff and our friends from the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia as they explore Tanzania’s long and fascinating history. This trip is limited to 17 travelers. Read More ››

WorldQuest

WorldQuest for Grownups: Fundraiser for Youth & Education programs

WorldQuest for Grownups: Fundraiser for Youth & Education programsWorldQuest - Global Knowledge Competition for Grownups, the Council's rollicking and over-the-moon annual fundraiser for youth and education programs takes off on Friday, November 21, 2014 - with an international intrique and spy-happy theme. Reserve your table today! Read More ››

Recent News

Cultural Visitors
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:00pm

Start the School Year by Hosting a Youth Activist

Youth Ambassadors Program with South AmericaThis fall brings two great youth exchange programs with teen leaders from South America and Africa. Sign up to host one of these inspiring young people in your home! Read More ››

WorldQuest
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 3:30pm

Save the Date: WorldQuest for Grownups returns November 21

Save the Date: WorldQuest for Grownups returns November 21WorldQuest - Global Knowledge Competition for Grownups, the Council's rollicking and over-the-moon annual fundraiser for youth and education programs takes place on Friday, November 21, 2014. Read More ››

Travel
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:15pm

Explore Tanzania with Council President Maria Wulff, November 1–11

Explore Tanzania with Council President Maria WulffJoin Council president Maria Wulff and our friends from the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia as they explore Tanzania’s long and fascinating history. This trip is limited to 17 travelers. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:30am

An influx of STEM leaders from abroad visit Oregon through the International Visitor Program

WISE at OSUA look inside a recent visit by ten women working in the sciences that came to Oregon as part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s International Visitor Program. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 2:30pm

Visiting students take inspiration from Portland home to Africa

African Youth GroupIn April, 24 high school students from sub-Saharan Africa came to Portland as part of the U.S. Department of State Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program. One of their main goals in Portland was to develop an action project to implement in their communities, utilizing the skills and techniques learned during the program. Read More ››