Month: November 2016

Wayne Morse Center codirector Rebecca Flynn wins a UO Outstanding Employee Award

Rebecca Flynn
Source: Outstanding Employee Awards | Human Resources
November 17, 2016—Rebecca Flynn, codirector of the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, is one of several recipients of a 2016 Outstanding Employee Award, named this week by UO’s Human Resources Department. A friend of CSWS, she moderated last week’s panel at the CSWS Transformative Philanthropy Forum.
Rebecca […]

Alexis Lothian: Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture in Lesbian Studies

[ December 1, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Source: Dr. Alexis Lothian delivers first of two 2017 Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture(s) in Lesbian Studies | Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

Title: Queer Longings in Straight Futures: Notes Toward a Prehistory  for Lesbian Speculation
Speaker: Dr. Alexis Lothian
December 1, 2016, 4 – 5:30 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room

Description: The story of lesbian science fiction is generally […]

2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin | UO Libraries

[ December 2, 2016 to December 3, 2016. ] Welcoming scholars, luminaries, and fans of speculative fiction to Eugene, the University of Oregon will host a two-day symposium dedicated to the life and work of Ursula K. Le Guin on December 2-3, 2016. Co-sponsors include the UO Libraries and Oregon Humanities Center.
Source: 2016 James Tiptree, Jr. Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula K. Le Guin | […]

Keywords for Video Game Studies Speaker Series

[ November 30, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] EMU 119
University of Oregon
“Why Diversity and Intentional Inclusion Is Needed in Our Games”
Speaker: Tanya DePass

A brief talk followed by Q&A on why diversity and inclusion in video games and tabletop is not just important but vital to keeping the mediums alive.  From Street Fighter to Mafia III, games are slowly getting better about who’s in […]

Remembering Sandra Morgen

A celebration of life for anthropology professor Sandra Morgen will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Morgen died Sept. 27 of ovarian cancer, at age 66. The celebration takes place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Ford Alumni Center’s Giustina Ballroom.
A pioneer in feminist anthropology, Morgen joined the UO in 1991 as an associate professor […]

Multi-Lingual “Speak Out”

[ November 29, 2016; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Dear Colleagues and Students,

In response to reports of colleagues and students who have felt uneasy speaking languages other than English—particularly Spanish—in public in the days since the election, and out of a wish to celebrate and make audible as well as visible the many, many languages we speak, I invite you to participate in a […]