Recordings of Past Programs

Since 1971, Oregon Humanities has invited Oregonians to talk, listen, connect, and reflect together. Here you'll find links to audio and video recordings of past Oregon Humanities programs.

April 7: Consider This with Eric K. Ward
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March 16: Consider This with Leah Sottile
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March 15: Consider This on the Klamath Basin with Russell Attebery, Mark Bransom, Don Gentry, Becky Hyde, and Joe James
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February 16: Consider This with Hahrie Han
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February 2, 2021: Consider This with David French
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January 19, 2021: Consider This with Emma Green
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December 3, 2020: Consider This with Masha Gessen
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October 27, 2020: Consider This with Jamelle Bouie
audio video

September 29, 2020: Consider This with Demian Dinéyazhi, Sharita Towne, and Anis Mojgani
audio video

August 28, 2020: Consider This with Kali Thorne Ladd, Alex Sager, and Paul Susi
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July 21, 2020: Consider This with Nkenge Harmon Johnson and Samuel Sinyangwe
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May 13, 2020: Consider This with Senator Ron Wyden and Clive Thompson
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March 11, 2020: Consider This with Lori Chavez-Deremer and Eddy Morale
video

January 22, 2020: Consider This with Adrienne Nelson, John Haroldson, and Shannon Wight
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October 16, 2019: Consider This with Desmond Meade
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May 22, 2019: Think & Drink with Danielle Allen and Adam Davis on the criminal justice system, equity and democracy.
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March 20, 2019: Think & Drink with Omar El Akkad and Emily Harris on reporting from the Middle East
audio video

January 23, 2019: Think & Drink with Inara Verzemnieks, Kimberly A.C. Wilson, and Les Zaitz on the state of journalism and democracy
audio video

October 24, 2018: Think & Drink with Eli Saslow and Emily Harris on the culture of white supremacy
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May 18, 2018: Think & Drink with Rinku Sen, Mary Li, and Scot Nakagawa on race, identity, government, and radical love
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March 14, 2018: Think & Drink with Rene Denfeld, David Rogers, and Bobbin Singh on alternative systems of criminal justice
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January 24, 2018: Think & Drink with Jess Campbell, Jacqueline Keeler, and Scot Nakagawa on organizing in Oregon.
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November 25, 2017: Think & Drink with Rukaiyah Adams and Eric K. Ward on envisioning an equitable future
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May 25, 2017: Think & Drink with John Haines, Alan Hipólito, and Mary Li on poverty, displacement, and wealth inequality
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March 15, 2017: Think & Drink with Greg Goodman, Kimberly Branam, and Anyeley Hallová on the future of urban development in Portland
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January 25, 2017: Think & Drink with Gwen Carr, Rhea Combs, and Melissa Lowery on land ownership, identity, and belonging
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October 28, 2016: Think & Drink with Bertony Faustin and Adam Davis
audio

October 19, 2016: Think & Drink with Katherine Boo and Adam Davis
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October 9, 2016: Think & Drink with Héctor Tobar and Luis Alfaro
video

April 20, 2016: Think & Drink with Héctor Tobar and Olga Sanchez
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April 19, 2016: Think & Drink with Héctor Tobar and Adam Davis
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February 16, 2016: Think & Drink with Laila Lalami and Adam Davis
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September 23, 2015: Think & Drink with Genevieve Bell and Adam Davis
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July 30, 2015: Think & Drink with Eula Biss and Adam Davis
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May 21, 2015: Think & Drink with Walidah Imarisha and Adam Davis
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February 5, 2015: Think & Drink with Barry Lopez and Adam Davis
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October 23, 2014: Think & Drink with Cheryl Strayed and Adam Davis
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July 10, 2014: Think & Drink with Stephanie Coontz and Adam Davis
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May 8, 2014: Think & Drink with Heidi Boghosian and Adam Davis
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February 5, 2014: Think & Drink with William T. Vollmann and Adam Davis
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October 23, 2013: Serve Your Country with Karl Marlantes and Cameron Smith, moderated by John Frohnmayer
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July 17, 2013: Champion Democracy with Bruce Gilley and Olga Oliker
audio

May 15, 2013: Reinvent America with Gregory Rodriguez and Tomás Jiménez, moderated by Wendy Willis
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March 21, 2013: Dissent & Defend with Steven Wax and Michael Kazin
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October 24, 2012: The Future of War with General Merrill McPeak and Tung Yin, moderated by Richard Read
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July 18, 2012: The Future of Human and Artificial Intelligence with Ramez Naam and Mott Greene, moderated by Richard Read
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May 30, 2012: The Future of Food with Susan Bragdon and Rober Paarlberg, moderated by Richard Read
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October 5, 2011: History and Happiness with Jennifer Michael Hecht and Jennifer Allen
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July 20, 2011: Urban development with Mark Edlen and Tom Manley, moderated by Ethan Seltzer
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February 24, 2011: Wikileaks, Government Secrecy, and Journalism with Aaron Bady and Peter Laufer
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October 13, 2010: Religion and Civic Life with Kevin Palau and David Gutterman
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July 8, 2010: Fossil Fuel Dependency and the Future of Energy with Thomas Andrews and Rebecca Clarren, moderated by Emily Harris
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May 26, 2010: Picturing War with Kirsten Rian and Thorne Anderson
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February 3, 2010: Women, Global Media, and Pop Culture with Jensine Larsen and Andi Zeisler, moderated by Sarah Dougher
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October 7, 2009: Richard Read and Lijia Zhang on life in modern china, journalistic freedom, and writing as social action
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August 12, 2009: Earl Blumenauer and Wim Wievel on leadership
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June 17, 2009: Ursula K. Le Guin and Lani Roberts on Morality and Self-Deception
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April 22, 2009: Alternative Economies with Brian Rohter, Mary King, and Collin Ferguson
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February 11, 2009: John Frohnmayer on Corporate Citizenship and Democracy
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