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“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 […]

“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 […]

“Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System,” Leigh Goodmark

[ November 10, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Rm 110
Knight Law School
UO campus

Professor Leigh Goodmark, University of Maryland, will speak at the UO School of Law’s Domestic Violence Clinic on November 10, 2017 at 12 pm in room 110. Her talk is titled, “Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System.”

She is one of several speakers invited this year by the Domestic […]

Why Oregon should care about Puerto Rico

CSWS Editor’s Note: Alaí Reyes-Santos is a CSWS faculty affiliate and an associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies.
Source: Why Oregon should care about Puerto Rico
By Alaí Reyes-Santos
For The Register-Guard
SEPT. 28, 2017—Puerto Rico is an archipelago in the Caribbean and a U.S. territory since 1898. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, serve in the […]

Provost’s office announces two interim appointments

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Rebecca Flynn, a member of the CSWS Advisory Board, and to Ellen Herman, a CSWS faculty affiliate.
From Around the O
September 27, 2017—Scott Pratt, executive vice provost for academic affairs, announced that Ellen Herman, professor of history and faculty co-director of University of Oregon’s Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, and […]