Category: Lectures

Femicide and the Gendered Effects of the Human Rights Crisis in Mesoamerica

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[ June 2, 2016; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Straub Hall 145
1451 Onyx St.
UO campus

Part of Latin American Studies Spring Speaker series

Las Casas Human Rights Lecture:

”Femicide and the Gendered Effects of the Human Rights Crisis in Mesoamerica”

with Professor Alison Brysk of UC Santa Barbara

ALISON BRYSK is the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Professor in Global Studies and Political Science at the University of California, Santa […]

Tanisha Ford “The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies”

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[ April 29, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

“The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies” is the title of a public lecture being offered by Professor Tanisha Ford at noon on Friday, April 29, 2016, in the Knight Library Browsing Room on the University of Oregon campus. Professor Ford will draw the talk from […]

“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.

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Among many articles, Prof. Lena […]

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

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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 […]