Category: Lectures

The Taormino-OSU Case Study: a pedagogical tool

A Pedagogical Case Study of the Keynote-Speaker Controversy at Oregon State University’s Modern Sex Conference
by Lacey Mamak, MLIS, February 2012
http://csws.uoregon.edu/wp-content/docs/Misc/TaorminoOSU_casestudydistro.pdf
Abstract
This pedagogical case study is designed to stimulate discussion in undergraduate and graduate courses in higher education and student affairs administration, women’s studies, intellectual freedom, and related subjects. The case involves the invitation of sex educator […]

“The S-Word: The Squaw Stereotype in American Popular Culture”— a Road Scholars lecture by Debra Merskin

[ October 23, 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR
Free & open to the public
A CSWS Road Scholars Lecture presented by Debra Merskin
This presentation explores the term “squaw” as an element of discourse that frames a version of indigenous female-ness. Speaker Debra Merskin, associate professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication, is developing a theoretical perspective of […]

Madeleine Kunin to Speak on Sustaining a Balance in Work and Life

[ October 8, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
“Finding a Work/Life Balance: How Can It Be Sustained?”
Former Vermont governor and U.S. ambassador to Switzerland Madeleine Kunin will give a free public talk entitled “Finding a Work/Life Balance: How Can It Be Sustained?”

Kunin was the first woman governor of Vermont and the first woman in the U.S. to serve three […]

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 […]