Archive for the ‘Lectures’ Category

July 12th, 2013
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The Third Annual Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture

November 15, 2013
12:30 pmto1:30 pm

Pascoe_posterBrowsing Room, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid Street
University of Oregon

The Third Annual Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture, presented by the UO Department of Ethnic Studies

Broken Fragments of the Primitive Life’: Race and Dynamic Psychiatry in the Early Twentieth- Century U.S. —with Martin Summers, National Humanities Center Fellow, cultural historian, and associate professor, Boston College

April 10th, 2013
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Juan Carlos Areán: “Transforming Men to End Violence Against Women”

April 10, 2014
7:30 pmto8:30 pm

Lane Community College
Downtown Center
101 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR

Arean_Flyer_WEBMr. Juan Carlos Areán is an internationally recognized public speaker, trainer and facilitator, published author and documentary film producer. Since 1991, he has worked to engage men across different cultures to become better fathers, intimate partners, and allies to end domestic violence and achieve gender equity. He has led hundreds of workshops and presentations throughout the United States, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Russia, Austria, Sweden, Bermuda, Canada, the U.S. Congress, and the United Nations. He is currently the director of the National Latin Network for Healthy Families and Communities at Casa de Esperanza.

March 6th, 2013
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Dr. Cheryl Mattingly — “Hope, Suffering and the Play of Possible Selves: A Narrative Perspective on the Good Life”

March 6, 2014
4:00 pmto5:00 pm

Mattingly_Poster_WEBGerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus

Dr. Cheryl Mattingly is a professor of anthropology in the Division of Occupational Science and Therapy at the University of Southern California. Her talk will draw on a 15-year research study with African-American families in Los Angeles. This study explores the experiences of parents of children with chronic illness, and formed the basis of her award-winning book, The Paradox of Hope: Journeys through a Clinical Borderland.

December 18th, 2012
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UO Today #526: Brenda Frink

UO Today #526: Brenda Frink | University of Oregon Video.

Brenda Frink, research associate at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, talks about pioneer societies and Pioneer Mother monuments in the American West.

Dr. Frink lectured on “Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West,” at the Many Nations Longhouse on the UO campus on November 1, 2012. Her lecture was sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, with co-sponsorship from

December 14th, 2012
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Karma Chávez — “Queer Fields, Queer Methods: Advancing an Activist Research Methodology”

May 23, 2013
4:00 pmto5:00 pm

krchavez1Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Public Lecture: “Queer Fields, Queer Methods: Advancing an Activist Research Methodology”

Given all the critiques of queer theory and queerness that have emerged in recent years, including pronouncements of queer theory’s impending demise, what’s the good in thinking about queer methodologies now? How should those invested in queer approaches and activist research respond to the precarious status of all things queer? In this talk, Chávez will discuss these concerns and others, insisting that there’s never been a better time to do queer activist research in the interpretive social sciences and humanities.

Karma Chávez is an assistant professor of Rhetoric, Politics, and Culture in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research uses

December 1st, 2012
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“Bachelors, Boxing, and Boy-ology: American Catholicism in the ‘City of Men’, 1880-1930”

March 6, 2013
3:30 pmto5:00 pm

koehlinger--leaflet375 McKenzie
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Professor Amy Koehlinger’s lecture derives from her forthcoming book, Rosaries and Rope Burns: Boxing and Manhood in American Catholicism, 1890-1970. Koehlinger holds a Ph.D in religious studies from Yale and an M.A. in history from the University of Oregon.

December 1st, 2012
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“Athletes, Geeks, and Gamers: Exploring Gender and Professional E-sports”

February 28, 2013
5:00 pmto7:00 pm

0213-Taylor-flyerBrowsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

T.L. Taylor is an associate professor of  Comparative Media Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the co-author of Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method (with T. Boellstorff, B. Nardi, and C. Pearce; Princeton University Press, 2012), and the author of  Raising the Stakes: E-sports and the Professionalization of Computer Gaming (The MIT Press, 2012) and Play Between Worlds: Exploring Online Game Culture (The MIT Press, 2006).

“Athletes, Geeks, and Gamers : Exploring Gender and Professional E-sports”

While we have a growing, and important, body of literature looking at women and girls in relation to gender and gaming, very little has been written that seeks to understand how boys and men are traversing the terrain.