Category: Events

Panel at Sydney conference will honor CSWS founder Joan Acker

Two University of Oregon professors will participate next month in a conference panel in Sydney, Australia, that honors the memory of CSWS founder and long-time director Joan Acker. The panel, titled  “Traveling with Joan: A Panel of Global Feminist Scholarship in Honor of Joan Acker,” will take place on the final day of the 10th Biennial Gender, Work & […]

OHC Kritikos Lecture: Margo Jefferson

[ May 30, 2018; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] UO campus

2017-18 Kritikos Lecture

Margo Jefferson

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, journalist, and cultural critic, Margo Jefferson, addresses the Oregon Humanities Center’s 2017-18 theme of “We the People” in her lecture From “I” to “We”: The Role of the Citizen-Critic on Wednesday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m. in 182 Lillis Hall on the UO campus.

Regarding her talk Jefferson says, “‘We the […]

Spring speakers series: “Thinking Authenticity”

[ May 2, 2018; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. May 16, 2018; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. May 23, 2018; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

May 2 : Knight Library, Browsing Room
May 16 & May 23: Willamette 100
Free & open to the public

Spring speakers series: “Thinking Authenticity”

May 16, 2018
Willamette 100
“Reading Aime Cesaire in the Era of Black Lives Matter,” with Frieda Ekotto, University of Michigan

 

May 23, 2018
Willamette 100
“The Face on Film: Made and Unmade,” with Noa Steimatsky, ACLS / Berkeley […]

Amanda Wojick’s “The space is always” to be exhibited in the Governor’s Office April 9 – May 31

April 9, 2018, Salem, Oregon – Eugene artist Amanda Wojick will exhibit “The space is always” in the Governor’s Office of the Capitol Building in Salem from April 9 to May 31, 2018.
Wojick’s work explores a collision of abstraction and everyday life. Using layered texture, vibrant colors and irregular shapes, she weaves together elements of […]

7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ April 25, 2018; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Free & open to the public
7th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories”
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Panel Discussion: April 25, 3:00 – 4:30 PM  Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) Ford Lecture Hall, 1430 Johnson Lane, 97403 UO campus
Light reception: 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall

Laila Lalami, award-winning novelist and […]

“Defective and Deficient: Thinking about ‘Bad’ Bodies” — Eli Clare

[ May 17, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Free event
Limited seating

“All too many people and communities are named defective and deficient in a thousand different ways. Those words are weapons used to create ‘bad’ and disposable body-minds. Through poetry, storytelling, and history, Eli Clare unpacks the power of ‘defective,’ exploring how it is rooted in ableism and wielded by […]