Category: Lectures

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 […]

Modern Girl Culture and Working-Class Women in Interwar Japan

[ November 20, 2010; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
UO campus

A workshop talk by Barbara Sato, Professor of History at Seikei University in Japan

This talk and open discussion is connected to the recent “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” conference, held at the UO in January 2010.  (For a complete program of that event, please visit […]

Women’s Rights in a Global World: 2010-11 CSWS Series

CSWS Initiates the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties with a Series of Lectures, Workshops and Symposia Focused on Women’s Rights
Organized by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the inaugural Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties explores the topic of “Women’s Rights in a Global World” through a […]

Animating the Archive—Tara McPherson

[ April 22, 2010; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Digital Scholars 2010
Collaboration Center, 22A (part of the Computer Lab suite)
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), UO campus

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Tara McPherson’s books and edited collections include Reconstructing Dixie: Race, Gender and Nostalgia in the Imagined South, Hop on Pop: The Politics and Pleasures of Popular Culture, and Digital Youth, Innovation […]