Category: Human Rights

“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 […]

Islam, Feminism, and the Women’s Mosque Movement

[ October 27, 2017; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger 302
University of Oregon
Morning Session: 9 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 2 pm – 5 pm

This event is free and open to the public. If you have questions about the event, please contact Kaley McCarty at kaleym@uoregon.edu for more details. For the detailed schedule, go to: https://mena.uoregon.edu/news-events/

Middle East and North Africa Studies Program Presents:

Islam, Feminism, and […]

“Naynaabeak’s Fishing Net,” Illuminating the History of American Indian Women

[ November 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] UO campus
123 Global Scholars Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
Free & open to the public

a public lecture in support of the 2017-18 UO Common Reading

Brenda J. Child, an award-winning Red Lake Ojibwe scholar is Chair of the Department of American Studies and former Chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at University of Minnesota. […]

Teach-In: “History of Environmental, Economic, and Political Debts: Puerto Rico and the US”

[ November 21, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Condon Hall
Room 260
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Teach-In
“History of Environmental, Economic, and Political Debts: Puerto Rico and the US”

Professors Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel (Romance Languages), Rocío Zambrana (Philosophy), and Alaí Reyes-Santos (Ethnic Studies) will lead a teach-in to engage in conversation about Puerto Rico and its place in the contemporary colonial history of the United States.

Sponsored by the Center […]