2017 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium: featuring Ayana Mathis

[ March 3, 2017; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
March 3 Light reception 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March Panel with Ayana Mathis: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March 3 Keynote talk with Ayana Mathis: 6 – 8 p.m. Downtown Eugene Public Library

Free & open to the public
6th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Women and Work: Stories […]

Downtown Languages looking for Program & Volunteer Coordinator

Downtown Languages is pleased to announce a new part-time position for Program & Volunteer Coordinator that will primarily work with the Downtown Languages’ Latino Family Literacy program and the Latino Youth Leadership summer program.
The deadline for priority consideration is MARCH 6TH.
From the job description: “Downtown Languages (DTL) is seeking a part-time Bilingual (English/Spanish) Program and […]

The Triumph of the Will? Theoretical-Critical Assessments of the New Era in American Politics

[ February 24, 2017; 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Condon 260
UO campus
open to the public

Announcing the program for “The Triumph of the Will? Theoretical-Critical Assessments of the New Era in American Politics,” an interdisciplinary symposium on aspects of extreme right-wing tendencies in the present, their historical echoes, their potential consequences, and possible responses.

Topics include: the assault on language, populist co-optation of the media, circulation […]

Jen Hofer: Translation for Language Justice

[ March 1, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm. 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Coquille Room | EMU | University of Oregon

Wednesday, March 1
2-3:15 pm talk (all welcome)
3:30 – 5:00 pm workshop ( free/ rsvp)
info: apowell@uoregon.edu

Jen Hofer is a translator, poet, interpreter, and activist who advocates for language justice and creative experimentation with Antena collective. Her cutting-edge approaches build advocacy, inclusiveness, and community.

“Language justice affirms that everyone has the […]

Intertwined: Story Teller Workshop

[ March 4, 2017; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. May 11, 2017; ] March 4, 10 am – 1 pm   Storyteller Workshop, facilitated by Theresa May, Straub 251

May 11, Time TBD, Location TBD Intertwined: A UO Listening Event

Intertwined: A UO Listening Event is a story-telling event that will pair story tellers from the University of Oregon community with musicians to create a staged event that pairs truth and […]

“Gender, Sexuality, and Leisure in Africa” Symposium

[ February 24, 2017; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

The symposium will bring together a group of multi-disciplinary scholars who work on different regions of Africa to present works-in-progress for an edited volume focused on issues of leisure and expressive culture in the everyday lives of women and men in Africa and the Diaspora. The symposium will consist of […]