Category Archives: OMA

TOO BLACK Workshop and Performance

As part of the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, the OMA was honored to collaborate with Diversity & Cultural Engagement, University Housing and Dining Services, and the School of History, Philosophy, & Religion, to organize the event … Continue reading

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Radio Movimiento Interview

The OMA was on Radio Movimiento as part of its Dinos Quién Eres, Lazos Universitarios OSU series! The series, which airs every second Wednesday of the month, focuses on showing the stories of leaders and people from OSU’s Latino community and the work they … Continue reading

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ES 351 Fall Term 2016 Class Poster Session

This fall term the OMA hosted the students of Professor Daniel López-Cevallos’ ethnic studies course ES 351 “Ethnic Minorities in Oregon” for a session on the collections and histories available for them to use as part of their class projects. … Continue reading

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The OMA at the Oregon Migrations Symposium

The OMA was delighted to give a presentation on one of its current projects, the Latinos en Oregón oral history project, at the Oregon Migrations Symposium on November 17, 2016, at the University of Oregon in Eugene. It was a … Continue reading

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“Occupying Margins” A Panel Discussion on Gender

“This panel aims to spotlight the lived experiences of non-binary/genderqueer/gender non-conforming folx who live beyond the gender binary” As part of Trans Awareness Week on OSU’s campus, SOL and the Pride Center hosted an event entitled “Occupying Margins: A Panel … Continue reading

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The OMA and OSQA in the SCARC exhibit “Catching Stories: The Oral History Tradition at OSU”

This year the OSU Special Collections and Archives Research Center curated a new exhibit featuring its oral history program – and the hundreds of interviews within its collections – and the OMA and OSQA were highlighted!         … Continue reading

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Glitter in the Archives!

Today, OSQA hosted its first ever crafting event as part of OSU’s Queer History Month celebrations. We supplied attendees with copies of archival materials, including images from the Pride Center records, old event flyers, After 8 materials, and of course, … Continue reading

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Taste of the ‘Chives 2016: Obo Addy’s Hot and Spicy Cookbook

Today was SCARC’s annual Taste of the ‘Chives! This year we used the Hot and Spicy Cookbook from the Obo Addy Legacy Project (OALP) archival collection – and the dishes were delicious. We also used the event as an opportunity … Continue reading

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Hear the Stories: Oregon African American Railroad Porters Oral History Collection

The OMA just hosted the first of SCARC’s 2016 Archives Month events and we have it recorded for you to view online! “Hear the Stories: Oregon African American Railroad Porters Oral History Collection” featured the oral historian, filmmaker, and educator, … Continue reading

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The Urban League of Portland’s 2016 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

Another amazing Urban League of Portland Equal Opportunity Day Dinner! Each year the ULPDX and community members come together to celebrate the organization’s work to help to empower African Americans and other Oregonians to achieve equality in education, employment, and economic security. … Continue reading

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