Category: Lectures

“Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS,” a lecture by Sanyu Mojola

[ May 12, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_23398" align="alignright" width="100"] Sanyu Mojola[/caption]

Knight Library
Studio A
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

A lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Gender in Africa and the African Diaspora Research Interest Group. Sanyu A. Mojola is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is the author […]

Los amarres de la lengua: política, exilios y contiendas del idioma en Puerto Rico (1942-2016)

Lena Burgos-Lafuente

[ May 12, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Pacific Hall, Rm 30
1025 University St.
UO campus

Lena Burgos-Lafuente, assistant professor of Spanish at SUNY Stony Brook, will lecture on the topic “Los amarres de la lengua: política, exilios y contiendas del idioma en Puerto Rico (1942-2016)” at Pacific Hall, Rm 30, on May 12 at 4 p.m.

[caption id="attachment_24274" align="alignright" width="145"] Lena Burgos-Lafuente[/caption]

Among many articles, Prof. Lena […]

Road Scholars Presentation: Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History

7/31/15
Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History
This CSWS Road Scholars presentation offers 16th- and 17th-century literature and music—together with visual images of paintings, engravings, and sculptures —that portray women forcefully as queens and Amazons. he women in these roles display a confident assumption of equivalence with men, strong agency, and loyal friendship and, at […]

Yvonne Braun lecture: “Networking for Women’s Rights: Transnational Organizing in Southern Africa”

[ November 17, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_20237" align="alignright" width="147"] Yvonne Braun[/caption]

Browsing Rm, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Fall African Studies Lecture Series: Women and Gender in Africa
“Networking for Women’s Rights: Transnational Organizing in Southern Africa”

Dr. Braun is an associate professor in the Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and International Studies at the University of Oregon. She also serves as the […]

“‘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 […]