Roundtable “Achieving Justice: Gendered Violence, Displacement, and Legal Access in Guatemala and Oregon”

[ April 13, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Ford Lecture Hall
1430 Johnson Lane
UO campus
PDF: printable flyer

Organized by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group, this roundtable will explore how gendered violence in Guatemala leads indigenous women to flee the country as refugees to seek asylum in the United States. By putting experts […]

Evelyn Nakano Glenn to deliver inaugural CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture

[ April 24, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Flyer: printable PDF
“Settler Colonial Legacies: Racialized and Gendered U.S. Citizenship”
* Inaugural CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture

Evelyn Nakano Glenn, professor emerita of the Graduate School and founding director, Center for Race and Gender, at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the inaugural CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture on April 24, 2017, at […]

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

[ May 25, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Book Celebration: May 25
Knight Law Center
UO campus

On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 2016). This event includes a panel discussion starting at 10 a.m., with a roundtable at 2 p.m., and lunch in between.

The […]

University of Houston associate dean to lead UO law school

University of Houston associate dean to lead UO law school | Around the O
—By Tobin J. Klinger, University Communications

March 15, 2017—The University of Oregon will welcome Marcilynn Burke as the new dean of the School of Law following a national search.
Scott Coltrane, provost and senior vice president, made the announcement in a message to the […]

Rinku Sen, “The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality”

[ June 6, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Location: TBA
UO campus
“The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality”
Rinku Sen, Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation

Rinku Sen is the president and executive director of Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation and the publisher of the award-winning news site Colorlines. Race Forward brings systemic analysis and an innovative approach to complex […]

Intertwined: Story Teller Workshop

[ May 11, 2017; ]

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 artistry to increase awareness and empathy here at the UO. Student, Faculty, and Staff […]