Month: January 2016

Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema, a new book by David Li

Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema
by David Leiwei Li (Routledge, March 2016, 230 pages)
Synopsis
CSWS faculty affiliate David Leiwei Li’s book Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema is due out soon and available for preorder. David Leiwei Li is a professor in the UO Department of English.
The book “investigates major Chinese-language films from mainland […]

Feminist Philosophy RIG Members Retreat to Workshop Papers-in-Progress

Feminist Philosophy RIG members at retreat, January 2016
From January 8-10, 2016, the CSWS’s Feminist Philosophy Research Interest Group (RIG) at the University of Oregon journeyed on an organized writing retreat to Waldport, Oregon. Participants workshopped papers-in-progress in a supportive community setting, which offered the time and space for small and focused workshops organized around specific […]

Book celebration: Alaí Reyes-Santos presents “Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles”

[ May 20, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Alder Building Conference Rm (first floor)
818 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

Ethnic Studies professor Alaí Reyes-Santos presents her book Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antillesat UO. Prof. Amalia Cabezas, UC, Riverside, will discuss the contributions of the book to the fields of Ethnic Studies and Gender Studies, and Caribbean, Latin American and Latino […]

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

[ 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

[ 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 […]

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

[ 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 […]