Category: Academic

Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy

[ 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 […]

Queer Experiments in Pedagogy, a Roundtable

[ October 25, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Graduate Student Center
111 Susan Campbell Hall
UO campus

The Queer RIG Roundtable Series presents:
“Queer Experiments in Pedagogy”
Guest speakers:

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 […]

UO Doctoral Student Offers PowerPoint Presentation on Educational Reform

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Under the current austerity regime forced on school districts by lack of tax revenue, imagining a more equitable school system that respects individuals may seem out of step with the business oriented forces at work in U.S. education policy. But Shelley Jensen thinks there is no time like the present to […]

Consciousness Rising: Unearthing the Tangled Roots of the University’s Feminist Organizations

 
Open publication
The Siren (Summer 2011, published by the ASUO Women’s Center)—an article by Brandy Ota and Jennifer Busby
Brandy Ota is the director of the Associated Students at the University of Oregon (ASUO) Women‘s Center. Jennifer Busby is editor-in-chief of The Siren.

Lynn Fujiwara Named Chair Elect of ASA Section on Asia and Asian America

July 12, 2011—University of Oregon associate professor Lynn Fujiwara was named chair elect of the Section on Asia and Asian America for the American Sociological Association. Co-coordinator of the Women of Color Project at the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, Fujiwara is an associate professor in the Department of Women’s and […]

CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium presents: MemoirFest

[ May 12, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Hall
Alumni Lounge
1468 University
UO campus map

MemoirFest program
You’re invited to MemoirFest, an all-day symposium on women writers and memoir. MemoirFest will feature presentations and panel discussions by Debra Gwartney, Crystal Williams, Lidia Yuknavitch, Lauren Kessler, Margarita Donnelly, Elizabeth Reis, and Dominick Vetri. Registered participants are invited to take part in roundtable discussions with the panelists on […]