Category: Films

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 […]

Documentary Screening: Keep Your Eyes on Guatemala, with filmmaker Gabriela Martínez

[ May 18, 2016; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Straub 156
1451 Onyx St.
UO campus

Documentary Screening: Keep Your Eyes on Guatemala, produced and directed by Gabriela Martínez Escobar

Keep Your Eyes on Guatemala tells the story of Guatemala’s National Police Historical Archive intertwined with narratives of past human rights abuses and the dramatic effects they had on specific individuals and the nation as a whole. In […]

Public Screening of film “Sista in the Brotherhood,” with Q&A discussion afterward by director and producer

[ March 11, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Lawrence 177
UO campus
free & open to the public

The Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Social Sciences Feminist Network research interest group will offer a public screening of the film Sista in the Brotherhood on Friday, March 11, 2016, from 7 pm to 9 pm in Lawrence 177 on the University of Oregon campus.

Director […]