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Past Council Events

Headline and Cultural Forums

Immigration & American Politics: Three Perspectives on Past Policies and Practices

Immigration & American PoliticsA panel of immigration experts explore historical perspectives on debates, policies, and practices and their connection to contemporary issues regarding migration and the international refugee crisis. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Paul Hawken: Project Drawdown

Paul Hawken: Project DrawdownJoin the Council and our community partner SAGE for a rich conversation with Paul Hawken about his Project Drawdown, a nonprofit that offers you and I 100 substantive solutions to reverse climate change. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Rapid-Response: Migrant Crisis at the Greek-Macedonian border - The View from the Ground with photographer John Rudoff

Rapid-Response: Migrant Crisis at the Greek-Macedonian border - The View from the Ground with photographer John RudoffJoin us for a moving multimedia look at the human face of the continuing migrant crisis with Portland photographer John Rudoff who recently returned from Greece. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

Joshua Hammer

The Bad-Ass Librarians of TimbuktuTo save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a brave band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Rapid-Response: What's Next for Brazil?

Rapid-Response: What's Next for Brazil?On Sunday, the lower house of Congress voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff. Will the Senate take up the impeachment? How did this happen? Join PSU's Shawn Smallman for a discussion on what could evolve into one of the bigger dramas shaping Brazil’s future. Read More ››

Young Professionals

C.U.L.T.: King's Day at Bazi Bierbrasserie

C.U.L.T.: King's Day at Bazi BierbrasserieJoin the Young Professionals and celebrate Dutch King's Day at Bazi Bierbrasserie! Read More ››

Teach the World

FINDING PLACE: The Human Face of Migration, Displacement and the Search for Home (A Youth Forum for High School Students)

Join us for this day-long educational experience for high school students exploring both global and local perspectives and hear the human stories of families on the move. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Making of Asian America

Erika Lee

The Making of Asia AmericaAward-winning historian Erika Lee rexplores how generations of Asian immigrants and their American-born descendants have made and remade Asian American life in the U.S. Read More ››



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