Month: June 2017

Monique Balbuena: Book award shines a light on the diversity of Jewish culture

Editor’s Note: Monique Balbuena is a CSWS faculty affiliate.
June 7, 2017—“University of Oregon Clark Honors College professor Monique Balbuena was recognized by the Jewish Book Council for her most recent work,  Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora.
“Balbuena’s book was a finalist in the category of Sephardic culture for the National Jewish Book […]

Mary Kathryn Nagle, “Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories”

[ November 17, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Mary Kathryn Nagle: “Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories”

Mary Kathryn Nagle is a renowned lawyer and playwright in Indian Country. She is a partner at Pipestem Law, a law firm specializing in sovereignty of Native tribes and peoples. In 2013 she authored an amicus brief for the famous […]

McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” celebrated at Knight Law School

May 25, 2017—With panel discussions, a keynote, and a festive reception, CSWS celebrated the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700, at the Knight Law School on the UO campus. The book, published by Cambridge University Press, explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms […]

Table is set for the inaugural graduation of food studies minors

Editor’s Note: The Food Studies Program was incubated in part through the CSWS Food in the Field Research Interest Group.
Source: Table is set for the inaugural graduation of food studies minors | Around the O
June 9, 2017—“Eight undergraduate students will graduate this spring and summer with a minor in food studies, the first such degrees […]

“Sliver of a Full Moon,” concert reading

[ November 17, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse, UO campus
1630 Columbia St., Eugene
Followed by discussion with the playwright.
Free & open to the public. Refreshments provided.

A Concert Reading of the play, Sliver of a Full Moon
by Mary Kathryn Nagle

Sliver of a Full Moon, based on interviews with Native women across the continent, traces tribal grassroots efforts to fight for the protection […]

“Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System,” Leigh Goodmark

[ November 10, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Rm 110
Knight Law School
UO campus

Professor Leigh Goodmark, University of Maryland, will speak at the UO School of Law’s Domestic Violence Clinic on November 10, 2017 at 12 pm in room 110. Her talk is titled, “Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System.”

She is one of several speakers invited this year by the Domestic […]