Category: Lectures

“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History” with Walidah Imarisha

[ October 12, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Walidah Imarisha
“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”
Talk followed by Q&A
Thursday, October 12, 2017
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Lillis Hall
Lillis 182 Lecture Hall
955 E 13th Ave.
(13th & Kincaid Streets)
University of Oregon Campus
(Please note change of venue above! We have moved the location of this talk to a larger space to better accommodate the […]

Lisa Lowe, “Archives, Materiality, History”

[ November 2, 2017; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
EMU 245
Gumwood Room
1222 E. 13th Ave.
6th Annual Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture
Sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies

Lisa Lowe, “Archives, Materiality, History”

Drawing connections between the past and the present, this presentation will discuss interdisciplinary methods for constituting and interpreting archival documents and material culture in the recovery of trans-hemispheric links between European liberalism, settler […]

“Naynaabeak’s Fishing Net,” Illuminating the History of American Indian Women

[ November 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] UO campus
123 Global Scholars Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
Free & open to the public

a public lecture in support of the 2017-18 UO Common Reading

Brenda J. Child, an award-winning Red Lake Ojibwe scholar is Chair of the Department of American Studies and former Chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at University of Minnesota. […]

Rinku Sen talks about the racial justice movement

June 6, 2017—Students, faculty, staff, and community members packed the UO Knight Library Browsing Room to hear Rinku Sen talk about “The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality.” This was Professor Dan HoSang’s final event in the “Imagining Freedom Teach-In Series” not only for the year, but for good, as he heads off to […]

First Acker-Morgen Lecture will honor two UO feminist scholars

Source: First Acker-Morgen Lecture will honor two UO feminist scholars | Around the O
See also: http://csws.uoregon.edu/evelyn-nakano-glenn/
April 17, 2017 – When Joan Acker, who helped found the Center for the Study of Women in Society, and Sandra Morgen, a longtime center director, passed away last year the UO lost two powerful feminist voices.
But their messages will […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates gets real about racism at sold-out Knight Arena

Source: Ta-Nehisi Coates gets real about racism at sold-out Knight Arena | Around the O
February 7, 2017—“Ta-Nehisi Coates is known for his willingness to shine an uncompromising light on uncomfortable subjects.
“When the National Book Award-winning author of the 2016-17 UO Common Reading selection ‘Between the World and Me’ took the stage Friday evening to a […]