Category: Lectures

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 […]

Lorwin Series: “Transformative Philanthropy” forum

[ November 9, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Transformative Philanthropy
November 9, 2016
Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Panel: 11 am – 1 pm
Keynote: 6 – 8 pm
Printable poster PDF
The Center for the Study of Women in Society will hold two events on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, as part of the 2016-17 Lorwin Lectureship Series. “Transformative Philanthropy” is a forum focused on the unique and […]

OHC Lecture: Reza Aslan

[ October 18, 2016; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Save-the-Date

Oregon Humanities Center Lecture:
Reza Aslan, Iranian-American author, commentator, and religious scholar

Ta-Nehisi Coates: 2017 Ruhl Lecture

[ February 3, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Ta-Nehisi Coates
Friday, February 3, 2017 at 6:00pm
Matthew Knight Arena
1840 E 13th Ave Eugene, OR

2017 Ruhl Lecture

A Deeper Black: Race in America

Ta-Nehisi Coates does not tend to pre-write his keynotes. He talks extemporaneously, forcefully, on the events of the day-sometimes, that literal day-and incorporates themes from his writing. Lately, his focus is on the systemic racism […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Ed Chang Calls for more representation in video games

Ed Chang
In a lecture titled “Brown Skins, White Avatars: Racebending and Straightwashing in Digital Games,” Edmond Chang spoke about how video games like Assassin’s Creed and World of Warcraft “manipulate race and sexuality, reinforce stereotypes, and sometimes lack diversity.”
Chang, a CSWS faculty affiliate and visiting assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at University of […]

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

[ 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 […]