Fall 2016

  • Friday, September 26, 10-11:30 a.m. Constitution Day Panel: "What is Free Speech? The First Amendment and the University."


  • Monday, October 3, 7 p.m. FILM SHOWING, PANEL DISCUSSION at the Oregon Historical Society. American Umpire - Panel discussion with Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs and Dr. Christopher McKnight Nichols


  • Monday, October 10, 6-8 p.m. Corvallis Science Pub "Grand Strategies in U.S. Foreign Policy and the Election"

FMI: Science Pub Corvallis

  • Thursday, October 20, 11 - 1 p.m. Brunch: "Citizenship in Times of Crisis" at the Center for Philanthropy

FMI and to register visit SAGE

  • Wednesday, October 19, "Is there an isolationist trend in American politics?" at the Arlington Club (Portland OR) Invitation Only


  • Monday, October 24, 4 p.m. in the MU: Journey room 104 "The Military Welfare State" lecture by Professor Jennifer Mittlestadt from Rutgers University.


  • Join distinguished College of Liberal Arts faculty members for a moderated panel conversation analyzing how foreign policy challenges, rising populism, race, ethnicity and economic changes have combined to upend the political norms of the last half century.   

           Panelists: Christopher McKnight Nichols (2016 Andrew Carnegie Fellow), Andrew Valls, Rorie Solberg and Kara Ritzheimer
           Thursday, Oct. 27
           6 - 8 p.m.
           Crowne Plaza Portland
           Lake Oswego

           Pricing - includes light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres
           $5 OSUAA member | Log in to access your discount
           $10 nonmember

           Details, registration
           Space is limited. Registration closes
           at 9:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct.

  • Thursday, November 17, 4:00 p.m. Freedom of Expression panel discussion at the MU Lounge

    Panelists will include:

    Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Susie Brubaker-Cole

    OSU’s University Librarian and Director of the OSU Press, Faye Chadwell

    Associate Professor of Political Science, Andrew Valls

    Associate Professor of Philosophy and President of the OSU AAUP Chapter, Joseph Orosco

    Moderated by Christopher McKnight Nichols, Associate Professor of History & Director of the Citizenship and Crisis Initiative

    OSU Free Speech Document

    Co-sponsored by: OSU Office of Student Affairs, College of Liberal Arts, OSU Center for the Humanities, Diversity and Cultural Engagement, SHPR & C&CI