Month: June 2016

Author Ibram Kendi to visit UO to discuss race in America

[ November 30, 2016; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Source: Author Ibram Kendi to visit UO to discuss race in America | Around the O

Ibram X. Kendi, who recently won the 2016 National Book Award in nonfiction for his book “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America,” will give a talk Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 3:30 p.m. in the […]

Application period now closed for 2016-17 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship

[ September 2, 2016; 5:00 pm; ] Application Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2016

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Le Guin Funding Details

March 15, 2016—Competition is now open for the 2016-17 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship. Now in its fourth year, the fellowship is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon, Robert D. Clark Honors College, and the […]

CSWS faculty affiliates Elly Vandegrift and Daniel HoSang receive teaching honors

June 27, 2016—Two CSWS faculty affiliates were selected as this year’s recipients of the UO’s Williams Fellowships. Elly Vandegrift, associate director of the UO Science Literacy Program and a senior instructor in biology, and Daniel HoSang, an associate professor of ethnic studies and political science, are known for innovative teaching and their ability to inspire […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Joan Haran, “Imaginactivism: Science Fiction and Social Justice Projects”

[ October 26, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

Imaginactivism: Science Fiction and Social Justice Projects

a CSWS Noon Talk presented by visiting scholar Joan Haran

“What can we learn from the activisms of SF writers and fans and how can we practice our own research activisms? I suggest that exploring these questions is particularly urgent at a moment […]

Two long-time CSWS faculty affiliates receive Faculty Excellence Awards 

June 10, 2016—Long-time CSWS faculty affiliates Lisa Gilman and Courtney Thorsson are among 15 recipients of the 2016-17 Faculty Excellence Award. The Faculty Excellence Award is granted through the UO Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs.
The award —“designed to further the university’s commitment to improving its academic quality and reputation by recognizing, supporting and […]