Month: July 2017

Easther Chigumira, 2012 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow to speak at UO

[ August 3, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Condon Hall 260
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Consuming Urban Povery: Twists and Turns in Zimbabwe’s Urban Food System and Food Security — A Case of Epworth
a seminar by Easther Chigumira, Ph.D.
University of Zimbabwe (and UO Geography alumna)
Abstract
Africa is considered the fastest urbanising continent in the world, however, rapid urbanisation is not going hand-in-hand with economic growth and […]

“Our Stories, Our Communities” puts UO’s diversity on display

Source: ‘Our Stories, Our Communities’ puts UO’s diversity on display | Around the O
July 26, 2017—“A continuing online photography exhibit, ‘Our Stories, Our Communities: UO Diversity,’ is giving the campus community an opportunity to reflect on the powerful and unique stories of UO members who come from diverse cultures, backgrounds and experiences.
“The exhibit celebrates the strengths and […]

New Book by Kristin Yarris: Care Across Generations

Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families by CSWS faculty affiliate Kristin E. Yarris is due out in August from Stanford University Press. An assistant professor in the UO Department of International Studies, Yarris has been an active member of the CSWS Narrative Health and Social Justice Research Interest Group.
From the publisher: “Global […]

New law dean brings 22 years of energy and creativity to UO

Source: New law dean brings 22 years of energy and creativity to UO | Around the O
June 30, 2017—“When Marcilynn Burke, a law professor who also served at the Department of the Interior under President Obama, gave the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture at Lewis and Clark Law School last January, she didn’t begin […]

Book Celebration: CSWS Faculty Affiliates

[ May 3, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Location: TBD

Save-the-Date

Celebrating Research for CSWS Faculty Affiliates

OHC Clark Lecture: Robin Wall Kimmerer

[ March 13, 2018; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] UO campus

2017-18 Clark Lecture

Robin Wall Kimmerer is the director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. Her latest book “Braiding Sweetgrass: indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants” was released in 2013 and was awarded the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award.