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Headline and Cultural Forums

Peter Laufer/Gabriela Martínez: On The Fence – Border Culture & Spanglish

Now matter how high a wall and no matter who pays for it, determined travelers on both sides historically figure out how to make the border porous or disappear completely. One crucial wall-busting tool is language. Read More ››

Young Professionals

YP C.U.L.T.: A People's History of Portland Walking Tour

YP C.U.L.T.Join the YPs for a walking tour that highlights the lesser known stories of Portland’s immigrants, social activists, and working class heroes. Read More ››

Young Professionals

YP Discussion Group

WAC YP Discussion GroupJoin us for a lively discussion on current events and issues in global affairs. Read More ››

International Speaker Series

Deborah & James Fallows: Understanding China

Deborah & James Fallows: Understanding ChinaDeborah and James Fallows dive deep into a conversation on the culture, language, politics, and economic transformation of China. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Keith Luse: Mutual Understanding with North Korea - Is it a Bridge Too Far?

Keith Luse: Building Bridges with North KoreaWith US talk of tougher sanctions, more pressure and possible military action with North Korea, Keith Luse, executive director of the National Committee on North Korea, explores what is on the horizon for relations between the two countries. Read More ››

Young Professionals

YP International Trivia Night (6/28)

YP TriviaCan you name the world's first zero carbon city? How about the President of Turkmenistan? If you know the answers—or even if you don't— come join fellow Young Professionals for an evening of international trivia! Read More ››


Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia with Derrick Olsen - October 2017

Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia with Derrick OlsenThis nine-day cruise voyage showcases the Iberian Peninsula between Barcelona & Lisbon, featuring Spain’s legendary Guadalquivir River. Visit Portugal’s Algarve region, Spain’s Granada & Valencia, the Strait of Gibraltar, & the Balearic Island of Palma de Mallorca. Read More ››

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