Category: Films

“Bourgeois Extreme: Genre and Global Flows,” a talk by Sangita Gopal

[ May 11, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 300 Villard Hall
1109 Old Campus Lane
University of Oregon

Sangita Gopal, associate professor of cinema studies, will present a talk entitled “Bourgeois Extreme: Genre and Global Flows” as part of the Department of Comparative Literature’s “What Matters To Me” series on Friday, May 11, at 4:00 p.m.

Professor Gopal teaches in the Department of Cinema Studies, the Department […]

Veterans Speak: Identity, Community, Resistance Disruption

[ January 24, 2018; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] 145 Straub Hall
1451 Onyx St.
UO campus

Veterans Speak: Identity, Community, Resistance Disruption

Please join us on January 24 (5:30-8:30 pm) in 145 Straub Hall on the University of Oregon Campus for the screening of A Soldier’s Home by U.S. Army veteran and UO doctoral candidate (SOJC) Andrew McLaughlin and Grounds for Resistance by Lisa Gilman, professor of […]

Spirits’ Homecoming: a film about sex slaves from Korea and Asia

[ October 12, 2017; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]  

Global Scholars Hall 130
1710 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

Spirits’ Homecoming (Gwi-hyang) is a S. Korean fictional film that tells the story of young women who were taken from their homes in Korea (then a Japanese colony) and forced to become “comfort women” for the Japanese Imperial Army during the Pacific War (1941-45).

CHC Associate Professor Susanna Lim […]

“The Literature of Location: Readings by Shibasaki Tomoka”

[ October 11, 2016; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. October 13, 2016; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] 10/13 Bilingual Reading: 2 PM Crater Lake Room North, 146 Erb Memorial Union
10/11 Film Screening: 7:30 PM, Global Scholars Hall 132

Public bilingual reading by award-winning Japanese writer Shibasaki Tomoka, author of the novel Kyo-no dekigoto (2000), the basis for the 2004 film of the same name. Known for her thoughtful female characters and her attention […]

Screening of ‘No Más Bebés’ & producer talk on the coerced sterilization of Mexican American women

[ June 2, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Columbia 150
1215 E. 13th
UO campus

No Más Bebés tells the story of a little-known but landmark event in reproductive justice, when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and early […]

NWWS documentary premiere “Sad Happiness: Cinthya’s Transborder Journey” with director Lynn Stephen

[ May 6, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Opening event of the 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
Documentary Film Premiere:“Sad Happiness: Cinthya’s Transborder Journey,” followed by Q&A with the director. Browsing Room, Knight Library.
Directed by Lynn Stephen, Distinguished Professor College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon (Anthropology and Ethnic Studies) and codirector of the Center […]