Category: Community Outreach

CSWS faculty affiliate Ed Chang Calls for more representation in video games

Ed Chang
In a lecture titled “Brown Skins, White Avatars: Racebending and Straightwashing in Digital Games,” Edmond Chang spoke about how video games like Assassin’s Creed and World of Warcraft “manipulate race and sexuality, reinforce stereotypes, and sometimes lack diversity.”
Chang, a CSWS faculty affiliate and visiting assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at University of […]

Directed by Theresa May, the Pulitzer Prize–winning play “Water by the Spoonful” to debut on campus

Source: ‘Water by the Spoonful’ to debut at Hope Theater | Around the O
CSWS faculty affiliate Theresa May directs the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Water by the Spoonful,” which will open at the Hope Theatre in the Miller Theatre Complex on the University of Oregon campus on Jan. 21. Tickets are free to UO students. […]

Latin@s and the 2016 Election: Policies, Immigration, and Action

[ May 13, 2016; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Straub Hall
Room 156
1451 Onyx St.
UO campus

Latin@s and the 2016 Election: Policies, Immigration, and Action
This event will explore the current nature of the Latin@ electorate and the issues most relevant to this constituency. Presenters will also discuss the presidential candidates and their respective policy positions.

This event will feature:

Larry Kleinman, Head of National Initiatives, CAPACES Leadership […]

NWWS Panel “Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande

[ May 6, 2016; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande, Browsing Room, Knight Library.
This panel will focus on Reyna Grande’s memoir The Distance Between Us, featuring Reyna Grande reading sections from her work, with comments […]

NWWS keynote by Reyna Grande, “From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A Young Girl’s Journey to the American Dream”

[ May 6, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Downtown Eugene Public Library
10th and Olive
100 W. 10th St.
Eugene, OR 97401
Takes place during First Friday Art Walk
Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

“From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A young girl’s journey to the American Dream”

Keynote Reading & Talk with Reyna Grande followed by Q & A and book signing

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NWWS “Fearless Journeys on the Edge: A Literary Conversation with Ariel Gore & Chris Scofield”

[ May 6, 2016; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
Reception: 2:30 -3:30 immediately preceding this event
“Fearless Journeys on the Edge: A Literary Conversation with Ariel Gore & Chris Scofield,” moderated by Valerie Brooks
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Ariel Gore is the editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine […]