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CLLAS Symposium “Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas”

[ March 8, 2018; ] Events take place at:
Knight Library, Browsing Room
and Gerlinger Lounge
Time: 9 am to 7:30 pm
Free & open to the public

For the full schedule, go to: “Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas”

Our thematic line of inquiry this year: America, Bridge Between Oceans poses the following questions: What happens when we put the Atlantic world […]

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]

In Memory: Ursula K. Le Guin

January 23, 2018—Like so many others, we are saddened to learn of the passing on Monday of the great writer Ursula K. Le Guin. The news came through a breaking news announcement in the New York Times.
Ursula Le Guin has been a friend to CSWS, appearing as the keynote speaker at our 2013 40th Anniversary […]

AAUW of Oregon offers 2 scholarships to National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

January 23, 2018—Applications are still open for two scholarships being offered by AAUW of Oregon for the National Conference of College Women Student Leaders. Application: https://aauw-or.aauw.net/files/2017/11/2018-NCCWSL-app.pdf

 Please check out all of the details about the conference at AAUW.org.

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), the nation’s premier conference for college women. It is a transformative […]

Mia Alvar: UO Creative Writing Program Reading Series

[ February 22, 2018; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Mia Alvar is the author of In the Country, a collection of short stories that won the PEN/Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, and the University of Rochester’s Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. In the Country was named one of the best books […]

7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ April 25, 2018; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Save-the-date
7th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories”
Panel Discussion: 3:00 – 4:30 PM UO campus: JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
Light reception: 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall

Novelist Laila Lalami will read portions of her novel, The Moor’s Account. Panelists include:

Liz Bohls, PhD, Professor, Department of English
Miriam Gershow, […]