Category: Lectures

Juana Maria Rodriguez to deliver Sally Miller Gearheart Lecture

[ January 27, 2017; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ] Crater Lake South
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus
“Feeling Photography, Visualizing Testimony, Imagining Alterity”
Keynote, Sally Gearheart Lecture, Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Oregon

Professor Juana Maria Rodriguez, University of California, Berkeley

Abstract: This paper considers two books of photography that document the lives of the residents of a home for elderly sex workers in Mexico […]

“Visualizing the Black Body in Photography and Popular Culture”

[ January 12, 2017; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 182 Lillis Hall
UO campus
ohc.uoregon.edu

2016–17 O’Fallon Memorial Lecture in Art and American Culture

“Visualizing the Black Body in Photography and Popular Culture”
with Deborah Willis, art photographer and historian of African American photography and culture

Images of the black subject, whether artistic, documentary, or anthropological, are forever fixed in the popular imagination through photography. From the medium’s beginning, race […]

“Gender Justice in Guatemala: Advances and Challenges,” with Erin Beck and Lynn Stephen

[ January 19, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Room 119
UO campus

UO professors Erin Beck and Lynn Stephen will discuss their research in a CLLAS Faculty Collaborative Research talk titled “Gender Justice in Guatemala: Advances and Challenges.” The talk will take place in Room 119 in the Erb Memorial Union on January 19, 2017, at 3:30 p.m.

Presentation Focus
“In Guatemala, a woman […]

Alexis Lothian: Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture in Lesbian Studies

[ December 1, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Source: Dr. Alexis Lothian delivers first of two 2017 Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture(s) in Lesbian Studies | Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

Title: Queer Longings in Straight Futures: Notes Toward a Prehistory  for Lesbian Speculation
Speaker: Dr. Alexis Lothian
December 1, 2016, 4 – 5:30 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room

Description: The story of lesbian science fiction is generally […]

Sephardic Cultures class to focus on Ladino music

[ October 10, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_24914" align="alignright" width="300"] Guy Mendilow Ensemble[/caption]

Public Lecture: October 10, 6:00 pm, 145 Straub Hall, 1451 Onyx Street; “Myths, Lies and Truths: The Re-Invention of Ladino Song as Ancient”

Concert: October 9, 7:30 pm at The Shedd; “Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom”

Class: October 10, 12:00-1:50pm, 30 Pacific, UO campus: “Introduction to Ladino song”

As part of her […]

Author Ibram Kendi to visit UO to discuss race in America

[ November 30, 2016; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Source: Author Ibram Kendi to visit UO to discuss race in America | Around the O

Ibram X. Kendi, who recently won the 2016 National Book Award in nonfiction for his book “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America,” will give a talk Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 3:30 p.m. in the […]