Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics

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[ June 2, 2016; 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Opening reception: 4:30-5:00
Talk: 5:00-6:30

“Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics”

with Jennifer Lawless

Dr. Jennifer Lawless is professor of government at American University. She focuses on gender politics in the United States and will discuss the finding of her most recent book, Running from Office: Why Young Americans […]

Increasing the Visibility of Your Humanities or Social Science Research

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[ June 3, 2016; 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Come learn how to increase the visibility of your humanities and social science work among academic and non-academic audiences from a panel of experts including the University of Oregon’s Lauren Kessler (School of Journalism and Communication), Nicole Dahmen (School of Journalism and Communication), Molly Blancett from UO Media Relations, Jennifer […]

Femicide and the Gendered Effects of the Human Rights Crisis in Mesoamerica

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[ June 2, 2016; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Straub Hall 145
1451 Onyx St.
UO campus

Part of Latin American Studies Spring Speaker series

Las Casas Human Rights Lecture:

”Femicide and the Gendered Effects of the Human Rights Crisis in Mesoamerica”

with Professor Alison Brysk of UC Santa Barbara

ALISON BRYSK is the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Professor in Global Studies and Political Science at the University of California, Santa […]

Screening of ‘No Más Bebés’ & producer talk on the coerced sterilization of Mexican American women

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[ June 2, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Columbia 150
1215 E. 13th
UO campus

No Más Bebés tells the story of a little-known but landmark event in reproductive justice, when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and early […]

Viet Thanh Nguyen: 2016 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in conversation with David Leiwei Li

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[ June 2, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Straub 156
1451 Onyx St.
University of Oregon

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, will read from The Sympathizer and engage in conversation with David Leiwei Li, Collins Professor of English, University of Oregon. Mr. Nguyen will also sign books.

Sponsored by the Collins Fund, UO Department of English.

David Li is a CSWS faculty […]