2017-2018 Upcoming Events and Opportunities

See what’s happening in connection to Common Reading

This page will be updated as events are announced.





  • Ongoing Event: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse, Sahaptin/Ichishkiin class with Regan Anderson









  • May 11, Time TBD, Kalapuya Ilihi Hall Dedication Ceremony


  • May 11th-13th, Native American Student Union (NASU) presents the 49th Annual Mother’s Day Powwow and Salmon Bake


  • May 14, 2018, 4:00PM, Knight Library Browsing Room, Public Reading by Susan Choi, Author of The Foreign Student, My Education, Person of Interest, and American Woman, a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize








  • April 22, 2018, Submissions due for “Honoring Our Rivers” contest for student submissions of art, photography, poetry, and writing.






  • March 13th, 2018, Oregon Humanities Center presents Robin Wall Kimmerer (Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment) as the 2017-18 Clark Lecture





  • Ongoing Event: Global Scholars Hall lobby exhibit, We Just Keep Going, a first-year student exhibit responding to themes from Louise Erdrich’s The Round House.
    • Exhibit will be open December 1, 2017 – February 3, 2018





  • February 2, 3-4:30PM, Straub 156. Joy Harjo Poetry Reading. Sponsored by CSWS, NAS, UGS in collaboration with the Eugene Public Library




  • University of Oregon Native American Heritage Month Events
    • Events listed below, sponsored by the Native American Studies and the Division of Equity and Inclusion.

      List of events sponsored by the Native American Studies Department relating to the Native American Heritage Month at the University of Oregon.





  • November 14, 12-1:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse. “Oregon Indian History Research Presentations” with Jennifer O’Neal, Special Collections and University Archivist



Brenda Child lecture poste
Brenda Child lecture poster


  • November 7, and 21st, 5-8 PM, Many Nations Longhouse. NDN Taco Tuesdays and Movie Night



  • November 10, 6-7:30, Many Nations Longhouse. Beading with Beth Dyea