Month: October 2017

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 […]

President Schill’s 2017 State of the University Address lifts up CSWS leaders & affiliates

October 6, 2017—In his State of the University address, UO President Michael Schill talked about coming together in a shared sense of purpose.
CSWS proudly notes President Schill’s generous remarks that highlighted the research, teaching, and creative work of many CSWS leaders and faculty affiliates. These include CSWS director Michelle McKinley, CSWS Advisory Board member Gabriela […]