Month: June 2017

JSMA exhibit features women of different cultures and abilities

OPENING RECEPTION JUNE 28: An opening reception for the public will take place at the museum Wednesday, June 28 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
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“Brilliant and Resilient: Celebrating the Power of Disabled Women Activists,” a summer exhibit at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of […]

Cultural Adaptation of Career Development Intervention for Latina Immigrant Partner Violence Survivors

[ November 30, 2017; 3:30 pm; ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Diamond Lake Room
Room 119

Faculty Research Series: Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS)

“Cultural Adaptation of Career Development Intervention for Latina Immigrant Partner Violence Survivors”

Dr. Krista Chronister, Professor, Counseling Psychology, School of Education, and Yolanda Valenzuela, doctoral student, Counseling Psychology, will present on their research in their talk “Cultural Adaptation of Career […]

“Naynaabeak’s Fishing Net,” Illuminating the History of American Indian Women

[ November 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] UO campus
123 Global Scholars Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
Free & open to the public

a public lecture in support of the 2017-18 UO Common Reading

Brenda J. Child, an award-winning Red Lake Ojibwe scholar is Chair of the Department of American Studies and former Chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at University of Minnesota. […]

Rinku Sen talks about the racial justice movement

June 6, 2017—Students, faculty, staff, and community members packed the UO Knight Library Browsing Room to hear Rinku Sen talk about “The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality.” This was Professor Dan HoSang’s final event in the “Imagining Freedom Teach-In Series” not only for the year, but for good, as he heads off to […]

National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis to read from her poetry

[ November 16, 2017; 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Poet Robin Coste Lewis will read from her work as part of the UO Creative Writing Program’s 2017-18 Visiting Writers Series. Reading followed by Q&A and book signing.

Lewis received the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry for Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems, a meditation on the black […]

Anita Weiss receives large grant for research on countering violent extremism in Pakistan

June 12, 2017—CSWS faculty affiliate Anita M. Weiss recently received a Harry Frank Guggenheim Research Award in the amount of $34,000 to support research for her book project Countering Violent Extremism in Pakistan: Local Actions, Local Voices. The research will be conducted September 2017 – March 2018.
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation “supports research and programs […]