Author: alicee

Symposium: “Place and Displacement in African American Literature”

[ March 2, 2012; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

Eve Dunbar (Vassar), “Place and Displacement in the Ethnographic and Literary Writings of Zora Neale Hurston”
Courtney Thorsson (U Oregon), “Vertamae Grosvenor’s Revolutionary Recipes”
Emily Lordi (U Mass), “’Move’: Literary Historiography and the Placing of Lucille Clifton”
Salamishah Tillet (U Penn), “African Mailman: Nina Simone, Africa, and a Global Civil Rights Aesthetics”
Jennifer Williams (Goucher […]

Addressing Violence: In the Lives of South Asian Women

[ February 25, 2012; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] a

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Lillis Building, Room 111
UO campus
Free and open to the public
Film Presentation and Panel Discussion

Join us for this moving and engaging film directed by Deepa Mehta and discussion led by representatives from the South Asian Women’s Empowerment and Resource Alliance (SAWERA) and Family and Community Empowerment (FACE).

Sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women […]

UO Today #469: Dr. Beverly Wright

UO Today #469: Dr. Beverly Wright
Posted on Feb 9th, 2011 in Oregon Humanities Center, UO Today
Dr. Beverly Wright, environmental scholar and founding director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice at Dillard University, discusses her work advocating for the African-American community in New Orleans. Dr. Wright was interviewed on the program UO Today on February 2, 2011.
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Bodies Under Siege—Barbara Sutton to Talk about Her Recent Book

[ February 23, 2011; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO Campus

Barbara Sutton will talk about the findings and arguments in her recently published book, Bodies in Crisis: Culture, Violence, and Women’s Resistance in Neoliberal Argentina (Rutgers 2010).

Barbara Sutton will talk about the findings and arguments in her recently published book.

Barbara Sutton received funding from the Center for the Study […]

Dealing Head-on with Issues of Environmental Racism

Introduction for Dr. Beverly Wright, Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
by Margaret L. Paris, Philip H. Knight Dean and Professor, University of Oregon School of Law
Dr. Beverly Wright (center) with CSWS Director Carol Stabile (l) and CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim.
Dr. Wright spoke on “The Perilous Consequences of Public Policy Decisions: Weathering the Storm […]

“The Perilous Consequences of Public Policy Decisions: Weathering the Storm of Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Gulf”—Dr. Beverly Wright

[ February 2, 2011; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
1222 E. 13th Ave.
University of Oregon

Dr. Beverly Wright, environmental justice scholar and activist, is the founder of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice currently at Dillard University in New Orleans. The Center addresses environmental and health inequities along the Mississippi River Chemical Corridor and is a community/university partnership providing education, training, and job […]