Category: Human Rights

“Mass Incarceration and Race in Oregon” Beyond 13th: Community Panel Discussion

[ May 9, 2018; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Light dinner at 5 | Panel at 5:30
TEMPLE BETH ISRAEL
1175 E. 29th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405

SHOWING UP FOR RACIAL JUSTICE SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE invites our community to a forum with speakers from around the state who will deepen our understanding of the problem of mass incarceration and prepare us to take action. We are honored to include panelists […]

Sarah Seo: “Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom”

[ March 12, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Lewis Lounge, 1515 Agate St.
UO campus
Printable poster PDF
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom”

Speaker: Sarah A. Seo, Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Law

This discussion will focus on a chapter from Professor Seo’s forthcoming book, Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom (Harvard University Press, 2018). Policing Everyman […]

Practicing Resistance: Becoming & Growing as an Ally

[ February 12, 2018; February 13, 2018; ]
PRACTICING RESISTANCE:
BECOMING & GROWING AS AN ALLY

Allyship Trainings for the UO Campus & Eugene/Springfield Community
With returning guest facilitator Janée Woods
CSWS invites you to join us to learn — or refresh your knowledge of — how to be a part of The Resistance with TWO days of trainings!
RSVP REQUIRED!

Both days of trainings will take place at:
Redwood […]

Sharon Luk: Book Release for “The Life of Paper”

[ January 26, 2018; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Alder 111
Alder Building
15th & Alder
The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity
Author: Sharon Luk, Assistant Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies

A Book Symposium with Discussants:

Professor Colleen Lye, UC Berkeley
Professor Dan HoSang, Yale University
Professor Michael Hames-Garcia, University of Oregon

The Life of Paper offers a wholly original and inspiring analysis […]

“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?”: Speech at UO explores topic

From the Oregon Daily Emerald, our award-winning student newspaper, a report on the CSWS-sponsored talk by Walidah Imarisha: “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?”: Speech at UO explores topic
Students, faculty and alumni lined the walls and filled the aisles in Lillis 182 Thursday evening to hear speaker Walidah Imarisha’s talk titled “Why Aren’t […]

Why Oregon should care about Puerto Rico

CSWS Editor’s Note: Alaí Reyes-Santos is a CSWS faculty affiliate and an associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies.
Source: Why Oregon should care about Puerto Rico
By Alaí Reyes-Santos
For The Register-Guard
SEPT. 28, 2017—Puerto Rico is an archipelago in the Caribbean and a U.S. territory since 1898. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, serve in the […]