UO Channel Archive of Oregon Humanities Center Lectures in streaming video
2012-13 "being human | human being" lectures
David Eagleman requested that his lecture not be available online.
Wade Davis: "The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World" on February 12, 2013.
Ira Byock, M.D.: "Mortality, Morality, and the Meaning of Life" on January 24, 2013 in Eugene.
Ira Byock, M.D: "The Best Care Possible Through the End of Life: What It Is and How to Get It" on January 25, 2013 in Portland.
Michelle Alexander: "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" on November 13, 2012.
2011-12 "Conflict" lectures
Andrew Bacevich: "A Decade of War" on May 15, 2012.
Doug Peacock: "The Greatest Adventure: A Survivor's Guide to a Melting Century" on March 6, 2012.
Paul Gilding: "The Mother of All Conflicts: Infinite Economic Growth vs. a Finite Planet" on November 15, 2011.
Stacy Bannerman: "The War at Home: What America’s Longest War Has Shown Us About Who We Are, and Who We Can Become" on October 18, 2011.
2010-11 "Sustenance" lectures
Kathleen Dean Moore: "Ethics and Climate Change: What Do We Owe the Future?" on May 9, 2011.
James E. McWilliams: "Beyond the Food Movement: Four Big Ideas About Food and Sustainability" on April 26, 2011.
William Forbath: "Human Rights: The Socialism of the 21st Century?" on April 7, 2011.
Richard Louv: “Beyond Nature-Deficit Disorder: The Restorative Power of the Natural World” on March 7, 2011.
Van Jones: "Beyond Green Jobs: The Next American Economy" on January 24, 2011 in Eugene, OR.
Terry Tempest Williams requested that her November 2, 2011 lecture not be available online.
Kwame Anthony Appiah: "A Life of Honor" on May 27, 2010 in Portland, OR.
Kwame Anthony Appiah: "Defending Freedom of Expression in the Written Word" on May 26, 2010 in Eugene, OR. (YouTube)
Peter Kornbluh: “Information is Power: Access to Archives and Human Rights in Latin America” on May 5, 2010 (YouTube)
Donald Etherington: “A Sixty-Year Odyssey in Bookbinding and Conservation” on April 13, 2010. (YouTube)
Frances Moore Lappé: “Getting a Grip—Gaining Clarity, Creativity and Courage for the World We Really Want” on April 5, 2010. (YouTube)
Denis Hayes: “Is Prosperity Incompatible With Posterity?” on February 24, 2010. (YouTube)
Suzanne Moore: "Manuscript: The Historical Roots of the Modern Manuscript Book" on Thursday, February 4, 2010. (YouTube)
Temple Grandin: "My Experiences with Animals and Autism" on Tuesday, February 9, 2010. (YouTube)
Paul Courant: “The Book—Not Just Another Gadget” on Thursday, January 21, 2010. (YouTube)
Robert Darnton: "Digitize, Democratize: Google, Libraries, and the Future of Books" on November 12, 2009. (YouTube)
Kenneth Miller: “Time to Abandon Darwin? Evolution and the Battle for America’s Soul” on May 27, 2009.
Kenneth Miller: “Darwin, God, and Design: America’s Continuing Problem with Evolution” on May 28, 2009. (Portland) (YouTube)
Mary Evelyn Tucker: "The Emerging Alliance of Religion and Ecology" on May 9, 2009. (YouTube)
Sean B. Carroll: “Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species” on May 4, 2009. (YouTube)
Lawrence Joseph: "Being in the Language of Poetry, Being in the Language of Law" on April 16, 2009. (YouTube)
Frances White: “Make Love, Not War: What Chimpanzees Can Tell Us About the Evolution of Human Behavior” on April 14, 2009. (YouTube)
Joe Thornton: “The Evolution of Complexity: Inside Darwin’s Black Box” on March, 10, 2009. (YouTube)
Dr. Edward Tick: "War and the Soul: Healing our Veterans, Families, and Communities from the Wounds of War" on February 18, 2009. (YouTube)
Warren Holmes: "The Evolution of Cooperation and the Paradox of Altruism” on February 10, 2009. (YouTube)
Peter Galison: "The Assassin of Relativity" on January 21, 2009. (YouTube)
Patrick Phillips:“Darwin’s Puzzles: The Evolution of Sex and Death” on January 13, 2009. (YouTube)
Henry Jenkins: "Talking Snowmen, Moose Stew, and the 3 a.m. Girl: New Media, Popular Culture, and American Politics 2008" on November 3, 2008. (YouTube)
Richard Taruskin: "Did Somebody Say Censorship?" on May 13, 2008. (YouTube)
George Lakoff, linguistics, UC Berkeley and co-founder/senior fellow, Rockridge Institute, spoke on "The Brain and Its Politics" on April 25, 2008. (YouTube)
Stephen Schneider, biology, Stanford Univesity, spoke on "Global Warming: How Do We Manage the Risks?" on March 4, 2008 as the 2007-08 Robert D. Clark Lecturer in the Humanities. (YouTube)
Bill McKibben, the 2007-08 Cressman lecturer, spoke on "Building the Climate Movement" on October 30, 2007.
Witnessing Genocide Symposium:
Domincik LaCapra, Nicholas Kristof, Samantha Power, James Young, Barbie Zelizer, April 28-30, 2007.
Bishop John Shelby Spong, the 2005-06 Kritikos Professor in the Humanities, spoke on “Who is the Popular God in Public Life in the 21st Century?” on May 24, 2006. (YouTube)
Richard Thompson Ford, the George Osborne Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, discussed his book Racial Culture: A Critique as the 2005-06 Colin Ruagh Thomas O’Fallon Lecturer in Law and American Culture on April 11, 2006. (YouTube)
Loretta Napoleoni, economist and journalist, spoke on her book Terror Inc.: Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Network on May 16, 2005. (YouTube)
Louis Menand, critic and author of The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America, spoke about Andy Warhol’s 1962 exhibit of paintings of Campbell’s soup cans and the role it played the intellectual history of the Cold War era on May 12, 2005. (YouTube)
Gary Moulton, the 2004-05 Luther S. and Dorothy Cecilia Cressman Lecturer in the Humanities and Thomas C. Sorenson Professor of American History Emeritus at the University of Nebraska and editor of The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, spoke on “Lewis and Clark’s New Look” on November 4, 2004. (YouTube)