Month: July 2016

Breathtaking History

 
Last night, on July 28, 2016, history was made when Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first woman to be nominated by one of the two major political parties in the United States. What’s more, her nomination comes as we prepare to say goodbye to our nation’s first black president. To be witnesses to this moment […]

disjecta – Disjecta Dialogues: Charlene Liu and Wendy Red Star in Conversation

[ July 31, 2016; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The Cleaners, Ace Hotel
Portland, OR
403 SW 10th Avenue at Stark St

Please join us for a conversation on art, family, and culture with Charlene Liu and Wendy Red Star. Presented By Ace Hotel Portland

Charlene Liu is an associate professor and the printmaking coordinator in the UO Department of Art and a member of the CSWS Women […]

Portland2016 | A Biennial of Contemporary Art

JULY 9 — SEPTEMBER 18 Established in 2010, the Portland Biennial is a major survey of Oregon artists who are defining and advancing the state’s contemporary arts landscape. Building upon the success of its predecessors, the Portland2016 Biennial is a two-month celebration of the here and now that showcases 34 artists at 25 partner venues in 13 communities […]

Welcome Reception for New Women Faculty on October 4th

[ October 4, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
The Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs invite you to a reception to welcome new women faculty to campus.
New and current women faculty at the University of Oregon are invited to attend this event, which will be an opportunity for participants to learn about […]

Memorial set for revolutionary UO sociology professor Joan Acker

Source: Memorial set for revolutionary UO sociology professor Joan Acker | Around the O
http://around.uoregon.edu/content/memorial-set-revolutionary-uo-sociology-professor-joan-acker
See also: http://csws.uoregon.edu/memory-joan-acker-1924-2016/

Fantasmas de la historia: Racismo y Violencia Policial en los Estados Unidos

Following the events in Dallas, CSWS faculty affiliate Alaí Reyes-Santos was asked to submit a short piece about racism and racial profiling by the Spanish newspaper La Razon. Dr. Reyes-Santos, an associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, said that she is “trying to make sense of all we have been living as […]