Category: Lectures

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 […]

“The Tempest, Europe, & Maritime Modernity”—Ania Loomba

[ May 21, 2012; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Alumni Lounge
Gerlinger Hall
1468 University St.

A free public lecture by Professor Ania Loomba, University of Pennsylvania. Professor Loomba researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, feminist theory, and contemporary Indian literature and culture. She holds the Catherine Bryson Chair in the English Department and is the author of Colonialism/ Postcolonialism and Shakespeare, […]

Sheryl WuDunn: 2011 Lorwin Lecture

“Half the Sky: The Greatest Unexploited Resource in the World Today Isn’t Oil or Gold or Wind. It’s Women.” —Sheryl WuDunn
2011 Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Erb Memorial Union Ballroom
University of Oregon
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Sheryl WuDunn coauthored the influential book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.
Slideshow photographs by […]

Women’s advocate to speak | Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of the book “Half the Sky,” will discuss civil rights and economic promise

Women’s advocate to speak | Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of the book “Half the Sky,” will discuss civil rights and economic promise.
May 10, 2011—From the Eugene Register-Guard

Fighting Impunity in National Courts: Human Rights & Transitional Justice in Latin America

[ March 1, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

This talk addresses critical issues in the efforts to bring to court human rights violators in Latin America. It discusses two types of national courts litigation: first, when litigation is available in the country where the crime occurred; and second and most commonly, when litigation takes place in third […]

Dealing Head-on with Issues of Environmental Racism

Introduction for Dr. Beverly Wright, Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
by Margaret L. Paris, Philip H. Knight Dean and Professor, University of Oregon School of Law
Dr. Beverly Wright (center) with CSWS Director Carol Stabile (l) and CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim.
Dr. Wright spoke on “The Perilous Consequences of Public Policy Decisions: Weathering the Storm […]