Category: Lectures

“‘Who is Marjorie Mensah?’ The Educated Woman and the Formation of a Modern West African Nation”

[ November 4, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
African Studies Lecture Series, Fall 2014: Women and Gender in Africa
“’Who is Marjorie Mensah?’ The Educated Woman and the Formation of a Modern West African Nation”

Dr. Prais is the assistant director of the Institute of African Studies at Columbia University.  She received her PhD in history and women’s studies […]

“The Longest Unwritten Chapter”: Interrelated Histories of African and Native America

[ November 21, 2014; 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

Department of Ethnic Studies presents
Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture
Professor Tiya Miles—“The Longest Unwritten Chapter”: Interrelated Histories of African and Native America

Professor Tiya Miles is the Elsa Barkley Brown Collegiate Professor of African American Women’s History in the Department of American Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her research and creative […]

Brazilian Documentary: Two lectures by visiting scholar Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho

[ November 17, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. November 19, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] 221 Allen Hall
1020 University St.
UO campus

Brazilian Video Documentary
The Latin American Studies program is bringing Brazilian scholar Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho to give two lectures on November 17 and November 19, both at 6PM at 221 Allen Hall. The talks are titled “National Identity during the Military Dictatorship in Brazil: Documentaries and Travels,” and “Women, Videos and […]

“¡Santa!: Afro-Diasporic Ways of Being and Knowing,” with Ana-Maurine Lara

[ November 21, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_20646" align="alignright" width="166"] Ana-Maurine Lara[/caption]

204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus
CLLAS Visiting Scholar Ana-Maurine Lara to deliver lecture about her research
Ana-Maurine Lara is the first ever Visiting Scholar with the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. She recently completed her PhD in African American Studies and Anthropology at Yale University. Her first academic […]

Marie A. Vitulli named 2014 AWM-MAA Falconer Lecturer

Marie A. Vitulli
University of Oregon professor emerita of mathematics and CSWS faculty affiliate Marie A. Vitulli will deliver the 2014 AWM-MAA Falconer Lecture at MathFest 2014 during August 6 – 9 in Portland, OR.
May 19, 2014—The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) are pleased to announce that Marie […]

Nancy Tuana: “Coming to Understand Orgasm and the Epistemology of Ignorance”

[ March 4, 2015; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] 115 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
UO campus

A Public Lecture by Nancy Tuana

Nancy Tuana is the DuPont–Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Director, Rock Ethics Institute at Pennsylvania State University.

This event is sponsored by the UO Department of Philosophy with support from the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and the Center for the Study of […]