Author: alicee

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 […]

Queer History Lecture features Princeton scholar Regina Kunzel

[ April 11, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Free & open to the public
 “In Treatment: Psychiatry and the Archives of Modern Sexuality”
Queer History Lecture

Regina Kunzel holds the Doris Stevens Chair and is professor of History and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University. Kunzel’s work focuses on histories of sexuality in carceral spaces, and on the twined histories […]

Priscilla Ovalle — “From Black Hair to Black Panther: Collaborative Scholarship and Thinking through Cinematic Blackness”

[ April 13, 2018; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] McKenzie Hall
Room 375
1101 Kincaid St.
UO Campus

Join Priscilla Peña Ovalle (UO Cinema Studies) and guest Leah Aldridge (LMU School of Film and Television) as they discuss their new book projects in a talk titled “From Black Hair to Black Panther: Collaborative Scholarship and Thinking through Cinematic Blackness.” At this CSWS “Works-in-Progress/Author Meets Reader” event, Aldridge and […]

Workshop: Get a Life, PhD — led by Tanya Golash-Boza

[ April 6, 2018; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
Hendricks Hall 330
1408 University St.
By invitation only
RSVP: cswsevents@uoregon.edu

A CSWS Work Life Balance event
In this workshop, Tanya Golash-Boza will explain how it is possible to both have a life and be a productive academic. Drawing from her own experience as well as research on creativity and productivity, Professor Golash-Boza will discuss how to […]

2018 CSWS Acker-Morgen Lecture: Rhacel Salazar Parreñas

[ March 7, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Change of location!
Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
Gerlinger Hall
1468 University St.
UO campus
 

“The Gendered Organization of Migrant Domestic Work”

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Southern California, will deliver the 2018 CSWS Acker-Morgen Lecture. Dr. Parreñas “is an ethnographer whose research examines experiences of migrant workers from the Philippines. Her earlier works examined […]