Month: December 2012

“The Pleasure Principle: A Post-Hip Hop Search for a Black Feminist Politics of Power”—Joan Morgan

[ March 8, 2013; 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Collier House
Free Admission
UO campus
UO School of Music and Dance: A Presentation by the THEME Colloquium
Joan Morgan is an award-winning journalist and author, as well as a provocative cultural critic. A pioneering hip-hop journalist, she began her professional writing career freelancing for The Village Voice. She is the author of When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost, […]

CSWS Noon Talk, Kate Mondloch — Mind Over Matter: Mariko Mori and the Neuroscientific Turn

[ January 23, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] a

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330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Conference Room
1408 University St., UO campus
Free & open to the public

“This talk examines the neuroscientific turn across the humanities, and in relationship to art history in particular. I explore new media artist Mariko Mori’s (b. 1967, Japan) multimedia installation ‘Wave UFO’ as a provocative entry into debates about the increasing influence of […]

“Rape: Race, Power & Politics in Early America” — Historical Background to the War on Women — Sharon Block

[ January 31, 2013; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Rm
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

Sharon Block, a respected historian of gender, sexuality and race in colonial America and associate professor of history at the University of California–Irvine, will deliver a free public lecture on the material from her first book, Rape and Sexual Power in Early America, (University of North Carolina Press, 2006).  Block’s work […]