Chia Yin Hsu | Russian Involvement in the Election: Kompromat, Ideology, and the Role of the State

Chia Yin Hsu | Russian Involvement in the Election: Kompromat, Ideology, and the Role of the State

On April 13th, 2017, Professors Chia Yin Hsu and Cassio de Oliveira delivered the lecture “Russian Involvement in the Election: Kompromat, Ideology, and the Role of the State.” The run-up to and aftermath of the election has been marked by accusations of Russian meddling and interference in the electoral process. These two lectures aimed to explain the RussianContinue Reading Chia Yin Hsu | Russian Involvement in the Election: Kompromat, Ideology, and the Role of the State

Marc Rodriquez | Latinos and the Future of American Politics: Some Reflections from History

Marc Rodriquez | Latinos and the Future of American Politics: Some Reflections from History

  On March 9th, 2017, Professor Marc Rodriquez, Managing Editor of Pacific Historical Review delivered the lecture, “Latinos and the Future of American Politics: Some Reflections from History”—a discussion on Latino politics in the past 50 years with an emphasis on Latinos and Latinas as an increasingly important “swing” vote population—as part of the Provost’s LectureContinue Reading Marc Rodriquez | Latinos and the Future of American Politics: Some Reflections from History

Marching to Victory! The Briefest History of Women’s Suffrage in Oregon

Marching to Victory! The Briefest History of Women’s Suffrage in Oregon

By Jeannette Butts :: On April 4, 1906, a conference about women’s suffrage was held in Portland with speakers from around the state which featured suffragist Abigail Scott Duniway. Duniway is considered the “Mother of Equal Suffrage” and “the pioneer Woman Suffragist of the great Northwest.” In 1850, an act passed in Oregon which allowedContinue Reading Marching to Victory! The Briefest History of Women’s Suffrage in Oregon