Archive for the ‘Lectures’ Category

July 12th, 2013
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Lauren Heidbrink—“Collisions of Debt and Interest: 
Youth Negotiations of (In)debt(ed) Migration 
and the Best Interests of the Child”

November 15, 2013
10:00 amto11:30 am

heidbrink-180x233Lewis Lounge
Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St., UO campus

Américas Research Interest Group presents Lauren Heidbrink

Lauren Heidbrink is an anthropologist and has a joint appointment as assistant professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Policy at National Louis University in Chicago, Illinois. She received a doctorate in anthropology from Johns Hopkins University,

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

May 9th, 2013
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Workshop: “How to Get Funding for Qualitative Research” with Kathleen Blee

May 9, 2014
2:00 pmto5:00 pm

Blee_workshop_flyerSusan Campbell Hall
Graduate Student Ctr
1431 Johnson Lane
Flyer PDF

The Friday workshop is aimed at scholars affiliated with CSWS in social sciences and qualitative natural sciences and those working toward the social science end of the humanities spectrum.

Kathleen Blee is distinguished professor of sociology and associate dean for graduate studies and research at the University of Pittsburgh. She has published 76 journal articles, encyclopedia entries and book chapters. She has published three edited or co-edited books and four scholarly monographs (one coauthored). Her first monograph, Women in the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s, was published by the University of California Press in 1991. Her coauthored book with Dwight Billings, The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2000. Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement was published by the University of California Press in 2002.

See also: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?” Kathleen Blee, May 8

May 9th, 2013
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Kimberly Theidon — “Speaking of Silences: Gender, Violence and Reparations in Peru”

May 9, 2014
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid
University of Oregon

A talk by Dr. Kimberly Theidon (Harvard University)

Kimberly Theidon is a medical anthropologist focusing on Latin America. Her research interests include domestic, structural and political violence; gender studies; human rights and international humanitarian law; the politics of post-war reparations; disarmament, demobilization and reintegration programs for ex-combatants; and US counter-narcotics policy.

Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Anthropology Association of Graduate Students

May 9th, 2013
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Public Lecture by Libby Larsen, Composer

May 9, 2014
4:30 pmto6:00 pm
Libby Larsen

Libby Larsen

Collier House Living Room
1170 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

Libby Larsen, composer and co-founder of American Composers Forum, will give a public lecture on her work and experience as one of America’s most performed living composers.

May 8th, 2013
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Kathleen Blee: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?”

May 8, 2014
3:00 pmto5:00 pm
Kathleen Blee

Kathleen Blee

Susan Campbell Hall
Room 111, Graduate Student Ctr
1431 Johnson Lane
Flyer PDF

May 8: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?” a research talk with Kathleen Blee

Kathleen Blee, distinguished professor of sociology and associate dean for graduate studies and research at the University of Pittsburgh, has published 76 journal articles, encyclopedia entries and book chapters; three edited or coedited books and four scholarly monographs (one coauthored). These include Women in the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s (University of California Press, 1991); The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia (coauthored with Dwight Billings, Cambridge University Press, 2000); Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement (University of California Press, 2002); and Democracy in the Making: How Activist Groups Form (Oxford University Press, 2012).

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.