Author Archives: Natalia Fernandez

Oregon Black Pioneers “Student Activism” Public Program

The event “Student Activists: The Civil Rights Histories of Oregon’s Universities and Colleges” was an opportunity for attendees to learn what was happening during the Civil Rights Movement on Oregon’s college campuses – including PSU, Lewis & Clark College, Pacific … Continue reading

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Imagine OSU

The OMA and OSQA were thrilled to participate in Imagine OSU, an opportunity for the OSU community to engage in an event organized around creative workshop stations aimed at facilitating connection, reflection and the co-creation of a shared vision for … Continue reading

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Feminist Forward: The Future of the Feminist Movement (Panel)

The “Feminist Forward: The Future of the Feminist Movement (League of Women Voters)” panel was a powerful evening of story sharing by four incredible women: Dr. Allison Davis-White Eyes, Dr. Susan Shaw, Maria Chavez-Haroldson, and Luhui Whitebear. Topics discussed included being a … Continue reading

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The Black Woman Series (Panel 2)

“The Black Woman Series” discusses how race intersects within our everyday lives. The first part of this series went over what it is to be a black woman as well as what that experience is like. The second part of … Continue reading

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Oregon Black Pioneers: “Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years” Exhibit Reception

This evening, the OMA was delighted to attend the reception for the Oregon Black Pioneers’ new exhibit “Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years” at the Oregon Historical Society. Check out the pics below! About the Oregon Black Pioneers “Our … Continue reading

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Stories of Being First – OSU Faculty, Staff, and Admin Oral Histories

During this academic year, the OMA is collaborating on a special project with two other OSU Library departments to showcase existing oral histories as well as gather more stories of OSU’s first generation students, faculty, staff, and administrators. About First … Continue reading

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I Love My Librarian 2017

Today, on November 30, 2017, 10 librarians were honored with the 2017 I Love My Librarian Award for their outstanding public service contributions, and the OMA and OSQA curator and archivist Natalia Fernández was one of them! Selected from more … Continue reading

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“Sense of Place” The Latino/a Community in Hood River

On November 8th, the OMA participated in a panel discussion as part of the Hood River “Sense of Place” series. The event “Talking History/Talking Spanish” about the history of the Latino/a community in Hood River was organized by Dr. Lynn … Continue reading

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Glitter in the Archives! Year 2

Today, OSQA hosted its second annual Glitter in the Archives crafting event! We supplied attendees with copies of archival materials to use as part of their collage creations. Just as it was last year, one of the main goals of … Continue reading

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The Black Woman Series (Panel)

The Race in America series began last year and continues on this year with a focus on honoring black women. “Race in America: The Black Woman” will include three events during the 2017-2018 academic year. This fall term event featured … Continue reading

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