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“It’s on Us” — an update on campus sexual assault from Oregon Quarterly

This Oregon Quarterly article provides an update on campus sexual assault. Go to: It’s On Us

“It’s on Us: Amid a heightened national awareness of the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, many at the UO are working to find solutions,” by Rosemary Howe Camozzi (Oregon Quarterly, Spring 2015).

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Mary E. Wood, “Life Writing and Schizophrenia: Encounters at the Edge of Meaning”

March 3, 2015
3:30 pmto4:30 pm

Wood_bookcover_WEBHumanities Center Conference Rm (159 PLC)
1415 Kincaid St.

Oregon Humanities Center: Faculty Author Series

Mary E. Wood, UO Department of English, will discuss her book Life Writing and Schizophrenia: Encounters at the Edge of Meaning on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. at 3:30 p.m. in the Humanities Center Conference Room. Professor Wood is a member of the CSWS Advisory Board. continue reading….

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Anjali Arondekar—“Telling Tales: Sexuality’s Fictions”

March 3, 2015
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

Anjali_Talk_WEBKnight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

Anjali Arondekar is an associate professor of Feminist Studies and Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research engages the poetics and politics of sexuality, geopolitics and historiography. Her first book, For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India (Duke University Press, 2009), won the 2010 Alan Bray Memorial Book Award for best book in lesbian, gay, or queer studies in literature and cultural studies from the GL/Q Caucus of the Modern Language Association. Her current book project, Lyrical Summonings: Sexuality, Historiography, South Asia, grows out of her interest in the figurations of sexuality, ethics and collectivity in colonial British and Portuguese India. continue reading….

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A Dialogue about Surveys, Services, and Sanctions: Sexual Assault on Campus

March 3, 2015
7:00 pmto8:30 pm

MaryKoss_WEBUO Living Learning Center
Performance Hall
1455-75 E. 15th

Mary Koss, PhD, was coeditor of a two-book series for the American Psychological Association, Violence Against Women and Children (2011). Her first national study on acquaintance rape was published in 1987,
and she developed the most frequently used survey to measure unwanted sexual experiences. Her current projects include developing risk assessment and therapeutic approaches for those found responsible for campus sexual misconduct and a primary prevention program focusing on alcohol serving establishments. She is a member of the working group to develop a best practices manual for the assessment of campus climate and a second group to develop and advocate for innovation in collegiate response to sexual misconduct within OCR and VAWA guidelines. continue reading….

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Nancy Tuana: “Coming to Understand Orgasm and the Epistemology of Ignorance”

March 4, 2015
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

Tuana,-PublicLecture,-Poster,-final115 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
UO campus

A Public Lecture by Nancy Tuana

Nancy Tuana is the DuPont–Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Director, Rock Ethics Institute at Pennsylvania State University.

This event is sponsored by the UO Department of Philosophy with support from the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

For more information, please visit

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Exhibit & reception for Dominicans of Haitian Descent

March 4, 2015
5:30 pmto7:30 pm

Jordan Schnitzer Museum
1430 Johnson Lane

Exhibit March 03, 2015 to May 03, 2015

In the wake of a recent decision by the Constitutional Tribunal in the Dominican Republic, many Dominican youth of Haitian descent are unable to go to school, start a bank account, or get married for lack of proper documentation. This exhibition presents photographs by members of, an organization of Dominican youth of Haitian descent that is struggling to reinstate their rights as nationals. The Spanish word “reconocido” translates to “recognized” or “acknowledged” in English. The photographs document the increasingly hostile situations that Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrants face on a daily basis as they seek recognition from the state. continue reading….