Consider This Archive

Did you miss one of our Consider This conversations? You can find audio and video from past events here.

2023–24: Fear and Belonging

March 13, 2024: Father Greg Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries

video

November 6, 2023: Consider This on getting older and staying connected
video 
Note: We were excited to present this conversation as a live-stream for audiences beyond Grants Pass. However, we experienced multiple technical failures during the event, and as a result the audio is so poor it is difficult to follow. We apologize for the condition of the recording.

October 11, 2023: Casey Parks, author of Diary of a Misfit
video

2022–23: People, Place, and Power

September 14, 2022: Black Political Power in Oregon with Joy Alise Davis, Keith Jenkins, and Marcus LeGrand.
video 

January 26, 2023: Vanessa Veselka, author of Zazen and The Great Offshore Grounds
video

March 7, 2023: Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy and How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America
video | audio

April 18, 2023: Mónica Guzmán, author of I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times
video audio

May 23, 2023: Redrawing Borders with Alexander Baretich, Matt McCaw, and Carina Miller
video

2022: American Dreams, American Myths, American Hopes

January 11: Omar El Akkad, author of American War and What Stranger Paradise
audio | video

March 10: Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass and Gathering Moss
audio | video

March 16: David F. Walker, comics writer, and Douglas Wolk, comics critic, with Courtenay Hameister
audio | video

May 11: Laura Kipnis, author of Love in the Time of Contagion and Against Love
video

June 8: Nataki Garrett, artistic director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Jelly Helm, founder of the branding agency Studio Jelly
video

2021

October 13: Mitchell S. Jackson on American dreams, home, and family
audio | video

June 3: Why Does Housing Cost So Much? with Kim McCarty, Lorelei Juntunen, and Eli Spevak.
audio | video

July 15: David Treuer on land, possession, and justice
audio | video

2020–21: Democracy Right Now

October 27: Jamelle Bouie on democracy, voting, and history
audio video

December 3: Masha Gessen on democracy and autocracy
audio | video 

January 19: Emma Green on faith and politics
audio | video

February 2: David French on democracy and divides
audio | video

February 16: Hahrie Han on organizing and democracy
audio | video

March 16: Leah Sottile on extremist movements
audio | video

April 7: Eric K. Ward on inclusive democracy and bridging divides
audio | video

April 13: Clint Smith on education, memory, race, and justice
audio | video

April 27: Astra Taylor on the many meanings of the word democracy and the politics of listening
audio | video

2019–20

October 16: Desmond Meade on voting rights and the power of love and forgiveness
audio | video

January 22: Adrienne Nelson, John Haroldson, and Shannon Wight on democracy, justice, and the court system
audio | video

March 11: Lori Chavez-Deremer and Eddy Morales on experiences of running for and holding public office
video

May 13: Senator Ron Wyden and Clive Thompson on the internet, democracy, and community
audio | video

July 21: Nkenge Harmon Johnson and Samuel Sinyangwe on safety, justice, and policing
audio | video

August 28: Kali Thorne Ladd, Alex Sager, and Paul Susi on what school is for
audio | video

September 29: Demian Dinéyazhi, Sharita Towne, and Anis Mojgani on art and politics
audio video

2018–19: Journalism and Justice

October 24: Eli Saslow and Emily Harris on the culture of white supremacy
audio | video

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

March 20: Omar El Akkad and Emily Harris on reporting from the Middle East
audio video

May 22: Danielle Allen with Adam Davis on the criminal justice system, equity and democracy.
audio | video

2017–18: Race, Power, and Justice

November 25: Rukaiyah Adams and Eric K. Ward on envisioning an equitable future
audio | video

January 24: Jess Campbell, Jacqueline Keeler, and Scot Nakagawa on organizing in Oregon.
audio | video

March 14: Rene Denfeld, David Rogers, and Bobbin Singh on alternative systems of criminal justice
audio | video

May 18: Rinku Sen, Mary Li, and Scot Nakagawa on race, identity, government, and radical love
audio | video

2017: This Land: Conversations on Race, Power, and Place

January 25: Gwen Carr, Rhea Combs, and Melissa Lowery on land ownership, identity, and belonging
audio | video

March 15: Greg Goodman, Kimberly Branam, and Anyeley Hallová on the future of urban development in Portland
audio | video

May 25: John Haines, Alan Hipólito, and Mary Li on poverty, displacement, and wealth inequality
audio | video

2016: Pulitzer Centennial

February 16: Laila Lalami and Adam Davis
audio | video

February 17: Laila Lalami and Jason Graham

April 19: Héctor Tobar and Adam Davis
audio | video

April 20: Héctor Tobar and Olga Sanchez
audio

July 20: Isabel Wilkerson and Rukaiyah Adams

July 21: Isabel Wilkerson and Adam Davis

October 9: Héctor Tobar and Luis Alfaro
video

October 19: Katherine Boo and Adam Davis
audio | video

October 28: Bertony Faustin and Adam Davis
audio

2015

February 5: Barry Lopez and Adam Davis
audio | video

May 21: Walidah Imarisha and Adam Davis
audio | video

July 30: Eula Biss and Adam Davis
audio | video

September 23: Genevieve Bell and Adam Davis
audio | video

2014: Private

February 5: William T. Vollmann and Adam Davis
audio

May 8: Heidi Boghosian and Adam Davis
audio

July 10: Stephanie Coontz and Adam Davis
audio

October 23: Cheryl Strayed and Adam Davis
audio | video

2013: How to Love America

March 21: Dissent & Defend with Steven Wax and Michael Kazin
audio

May 15: Reinvent America with Gregory Rodriguez and Tomás Jiménez, moderated by Wendy Willis
audio

July 17: Champion Democracy with Bruce Gilley and Olga Oliker
audio

October 23: Serve Your Country with Karl Marlantes and Cameron Smith, moderated by John Frohnmayer
audio

2012: The Future

March 12: The Future of Social Movements and Citizen Power with Bob Liebman and David S. Meyer

May 30: The Future of Food with Susan Bragdon and Rober Paarlberg, moderated by Richard Read
audio

July 18: The Future of Human and Artificial Intelligence with Ramez Naam and Mott Greene, moderated by Richard Read
audio

October 24: The Future of War with General Merrill McPeak and Tung Yin, moderated by Richard Read
audio

2011

February 24: Wikileaks, Government Secrecy, and Journalism with Aaron Bady and Peter Laufer
audio

July 20: Urban development with Mark Edlen and Tom Manley, moderated by Ethan Seltzer
audio

October 5: History and Happiness with Jennifer Michael Hecht and Jennifer Allen
audio

2010

February 3: Women, Global Media, and Pop Culture with Jensine Larsen and Andi Zeisler, moderated by Sarah Dougher
audio

February 12: Sports in American Culture and Economics with Richard Lariviere, Mike Bellotti, Kitty Piercy, and Jim Leach

May 26: Picturing War with Kirsten Rian and Thorne Anderson
audio

July 8: Fossil Fuel Dependency and the Future of Energy with Thomas Andrews and Rebecca Clarren, moderated by Emily Harris
audio

October 13: Religion and Civic Life with Kevin Palau and David Gutterman
audio

2009

February 11: John Frohnmayer on Corporate Citizenship and Democracy
audio

April 22: Alternative Economies with Brian Rohter, Mary King, and Collin Ferguson
audio

August 12: Earl Blumenauer and Wim Wievel on leadership
audio

June 17: Ursula K. Le Guin and Lani Roberts on Morality and Self-Deception
audio

October 7: Richard Read and Lijia Zhang on life in modern china, journalistic freedom, and writing as social action
audio

2008

December 3: Jelly Helm on Advertising, Identity, and Desire

Tags

Conversation, Think & Drink, Consider This

Comments

No comments yet.

Also in Consider This

Fear and Belonging: 2023–24 Consider This Series

Consider This Archive