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A Pedagogical Case Study of the Keynote-Speaker Controversy at Oregon State University’s Modern Sex Conference
by Lacey Mamak, MLIS, February 2012
This pedagogical case study is designed to stimulate discussion in undergraduate and graduate courses in higher education and student affairs administration, women’s studies, intellectual freedom, and related subjects. The case involves the invitation of sex educator […]
From InsideOregon—Bryna Goodman, a professor of modern Chinese history and executive director of the University of Oregon’s Confucius Institute, has been offered a membership at the Institute for Advanced Study beginning next fall. The title of her project is “Economics and the New Chinese Republic: Sovereignty, Capitalism, and Freedom in the Shanghai Bubble of 1921-22.” […]
The article “The Female Programmer: Gender Stereotypes & Computers” discusses a trend of female disinvolvement in the field of computer programming. The article describes how modern stereotypes have discouraged women from becoming programmers, and calls readers to change the way we think of computer programming. “The profession was at first heavily dominated by females,” notes […]
[ November 7, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Kathleen Fitzpatrick, director of scholarly communication at the Modern Language Association, will speak on “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy” in Knight Library’s Browsing Room, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Fiztpatrick, a professor of media studies at Pomona College, is the […]
[ October 25, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Graduate Student Center
111 Susan Campbell Hall
The Queer RIG Roundtable Series presents:
“Queer Experiments in Pedagogy”
Chicora Martin, Assistant Dean of Students and Director, LGBT Education and UO Support Services
Mary Wood, Associate Professor, UO Department of English
Drew Beard, Postdoctoral Instructor, UO Department of English
How do we place “queerness” in historical and cultural context in ways that […]