Month: October 2017

Sharon Luk: Book Release for “The Life of Paper”

[ January 26, 2018; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Alder 111
Alder Building
15th & Alder
The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity
Author: Sharon Luk, Assistant Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies

A Book Symposium with Discussants:

Professor Colleen Lye, UC Berkeley
Professor Dan HoSang, Yale University
Professor Michael Hames-Garcia, University of Oregon

The Life of Paper offers a wholly original and inspiring analysis […]

TIME CHANGED TO 10 A.M. for Shoniqua Roach, “Unpacking Pariah(s): The Black Queer Feminist Liberation Plot and the Politics of Black (Sexual) Articulation”

[ January 26, 2018; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus
Printable PDF

CSWS Works-in-Progress Talk: NOTE THE TIME CHANGE TO 10 A.M.

“Unpacking Pariah(s): The Black Queer Feminist Liberation Plot and the Politics of Black (Sexual) Articulation”

Shoniqua Roach, assistant professor, UO Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, will explore her research in a CSWS works-in-progress talk on Friday, January 26, […]

Video link for “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History” with Walidah Imarisha

Video link for “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History” with Walidah Imarisha
Here is the link to the video on the UO Channel: https://media.uoregon.edu/channel/archives/12247
This lecture took place on October 12, 2017 at Lillis Hall on the University of Oregon campus to packed audience. 
The Black History slides developed by Walidah Imarisha can […]

“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?”: Speech at UO explores topic

From the Oregon Daily Emerald, our award-winning student newspaper, a report on the CSWS-sponsored talk by Walidah Imarisha: “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?”: Speech at UO explores topic
Students, faculty and alumni lined the walls and filled the aisles in Lillis 182 Thursday evening to hear speaker Walidah Imarisha’s talk titled “Why Aren’t […]

Lamia Karim receives Wenner-Gren Foundation research grant

CSWS faculty affiliate Lamia Karim, an associate professor in the University of Oregon Department of Anthropology, received a Post-Ph.D. Research Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research to conduct ethnographic research on post-industrial workers in the global apparel industry in Bangladesh.
Her project is entitled “After Work: Life in the Shadows of Capital in Bangladesh.”
Professor […]

“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History” with Walidah Imarisha

[ October 12, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Walidah Imarisha
“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”
Talk followed by Q&A
Thursday, October 12, 2017
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Lillis Hall
Lillis 182 Lecture Hall
955 E 13th Ave.
(13th & Kincaid Streets)
University of Oregon Campus
(Please note change of venue above! We have moved the location of this talk to a larger space to better accommodate the […]