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Ongoing Exhibits

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Red Thread: A Journey through Color

The story of the color red, a digital guide created by Vera Keller, associate professor of history. Hosted by the Digital Scholarship Center.


Past 2020–21 Events

June History Pub. Quin’Nita Cobbins-Modica, Department of History. “Reclaiming the Black Past: Black Women in Pacific Northwest History.” Eugene History Pub Talk cosponsored by the Department of History, Lane County History Museum, and Viking Braggot Co. June 14, 2021.

Guest Speaker Kim Warren Kim Warren, University of Kansas. “The Mind and Memory of Mary McLeod Bethune.” May 25, 2021.

Crossing Borders. HIST 407/507 virtual student research conference, hosted by Julie Weise, Department of History. May 19, 2021.

Annual Pierson Lecture. Priya Satia, Stanford University, “History and Modern Conscience: Evidence from the British Empire.” May 18, 2021.

Oregon and the American West: The Age of Megafires. Eugene History Pub Talk featuring William Robbins, May 10, 2021.

Survivance Alliance. Holly Guise, University of New Mexico, “Survivance Alliance: Alaska Native Mutual Aid and Sovereignty 1942–1945.” April 13, 2021. Cosponsored by the UO Department of History; Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies; and Native American Studies.

Bulldozer in the Playground. History Pub talk featuring Jeff Sanders, associate professor of history at Washington State University. April 12, 2021.

We Are the Land. The Department of History presents “We Are the Land: New Perspectives on the History of California’s Native Peoples” by William Bauer. February 23, 2021.

Jesse Applegate and the Modoc War. History Pub talk featuring R. Gregory Nokes, author and historian. Cosponsored by the Department of History, Lane County History Museum, and Viking Braggot Co. March 8, 2021.

Jewish Women, A Chinese Game, and the Paradoxes of Postwar Domesticity. Eugene History Pub talk featuring Annelise Heinz. January 2021.

Woman Suffrage, Racism, and Civil Rights: An Oregon Overview. Eugene History Pub talk featuring Eliza Canty-Jones. December 2020.

I, Too, Am Eugene. Eugene History Pub talk featuring Mark Harris. November 2020.

Bohemians West: Free Love, Family and Radicals in Twentieth Century America. Eugene History Pub talk featuring Sherry Smith. October 2020.

Should Lane County Change Its Name? Eugene History Pub talk featuring guest speakers Pete Sorenson, Marc Carpenter, Eric Richardson, R. Gregory Nokes, Esther Stutzman, and Shannon Applegate. September 2020.