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War and Memory: Bearing witness to loss in everyday life

[ October 18, 2012 to October 20, 2012. ]

University of Oregon School of Law Symposium
Keynote: Arturo Arias, University of Texas, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Symposium website

Political violence, state terror, exceptionalism, and the traumatic effects of war are subjects of vibrant interdisciplinary debate. Social historians, anthropologists, scholars of humanitarian intervention, forced migration, international criminal law, literary critics, and documentary film-makers have long been concerned […]

Women and the Broadcast Blacklist—Carol A. Stabile

Carol A. Stabile, “Women and the Broadcast Blacklist,” Communication Currents: A Publication of the National Communication Association (Volume 6 , Issue 5 – October 2011)
“In June 1950, an organization called American Business Consultants published Red Channels: The Report of Communist Influence in Radio and Television, a slender volume that would become known as the bible […]

Madeleine Kunin to Speak on Sustaining a Balance in Work and Life

[ October 8, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
“Finding a Work/Life Balance: How Can It Be Sustained?”
Former Vermont governor and U.S. ambassador to Switzerland Madeleine Kunin will give a free public talk entitled “Finding a Work/Life Balance: How Can It Be Sustained?”

Kunin was the first woman governor of Vermont and the first woman in the U.S. to serve three […]

UO Doctoral Student Offers PowerPoint Presentation on Educational Reform

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Under the current austerity regime forced on school districts by lack of tax revenue, imagining a more equitable school system that respects individuals may seem out of step with the business oriented forces at work in U.S. education policy. But Shelley Jensen thinks there is no time like the present to […]

River in the Sea: Tina Boscha’s novel now available as an e-book

Tina Boscha, instructor of composition in the University of Oregon Department of English, recently took matters into her own hands and self-published her novel as an e-book.
“A few years back, I was a very fortunate recipient of a CSWS Faculty Research Grant (and before, of a CSWS Graduate Research Grant) for my novel River in the […]

My Teenage Werewolf: book trailer

BOOK TRAILER – YouTube
What do mothers and teens REALLY think as they interact? Catch the angel-devil inner monolog in this book trailer for the paperback edition of …
My Teenage Werewolf—by Lauren Kessler

 
Professor Lauren Kessler is the director, graduate program, Literary Nonfiction, University of Oregon, and the editor of Etude magazine.