Category: Events

Bodies Under Siege—Barbara Sutton to Talk about Her Recent Book

[ February 23, 2011; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO Campus

Barbara Sutton will talk about the findings and arguments in her recently published book, Bodies in Crisis: Culture, Violence, and Women’s Resistance in Neoliberal Argentina (Rutgers 2010).

Barbara Sutton will talk about the findings and arguments in her recently published book.

Barbara Sutton received funding from the Center for the Study […]

Dealing Head-on with Issues of Environmental Racism

Introduction for Dr. Beverly Wright, Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
by Margaret L. Paris, Philip H. Knight Dean and Professor, University of Oregon School of Law
Dr. Beverly Wright (center) with CSWS Director Carol Stabile (l) and CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim.
Dr. Wright spoke on “The Perilous Consequences of Public Policy Decisions: Weathering the Storm […]

“The Perilous Consequences of Public Policy Decisions: Weathering the Storm of Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Gulf”—Dr. Beverly Wright

[ February 2, 2011; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
1222 E. 13th Ave.
University of Oregon

Dr. Beverly Wright, environmental justice scholar and activist, is the founder of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice currently at Dillard University in New Orleans. The Center addresses environmental and health inequities along the Mississippi River Chemical Corridor and is a community/university partnership providing education, training, and job […]

“A New Epicurean Atlas of Oregon” Roundtable

[ February 8, 2012; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_10865" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Lorane Valley, Oregon—wine country"][/caption]

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330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Conference Room
UO campus
FITF Works-in-Progress Series
Sponsored by the Food in the Field Research Interest Group, UO Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Jim Meacham, Senior Research Associate and Administrative and Research Director, InfoGraphics Lab, “A New Epicurean Atlas of Oregon” roundtable. Join us for […]

“Revisiting The Stranger Next Door: Reflections on Sexual Politics and Human Dignity in the New Millennium”—Arlene Stein

[ January 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Room 110
UO campus
A Talk by Arlene Stein
This talk celebrates the 10th anniversary of the publication of The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community’s Battle Over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights (which won the American Anthropological Association’s Ruth Benedict Award) and considers the current terrain of sexuality politics in Oregon and […]

CSWS Noon Talk: “Sentence and Silence in Lorine Niedecker’s Poetry”—Maggie Evans

[ January 18, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Room
UO campus

Maggie Evans is a graduate student in the UO Department of English.

This presentation will focus on gendered ideas about speech and silence in the compressed, evasive poetry of Lorine Niedecker, a twentieth-century American poet. It will analyze Niedecker’s correspondence and poetry to explore the productive tension in modern and postmodern […]