Category: Literature

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]

In Memory: Ursula K. Le Guin

January 23, 2018—Like so many others, we are saddened to learn of the passing on Monday of the great writer Ursula K. Le Guin. The news came through a breaking news announcement in the New York Times.
Ursula Le Guin has been a friend to CSWS, appearing as the keynote speaker at our 2013 40th Anniversary […]

Mia Alvar: UO Creative Writing Program Reading Series

[ February 22, 2018; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Mia Alvar is the author of In the Country, a collection of short stories that won the PEN/Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, and the University of Rochester’s Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. In the Country was named one of the best books […]

Amalia Gladhart Awarded NEA Literature Translation Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced that Amalia Gladhart, a professor of Spanish and Head of the UO Department of Romance Languages, will receive a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Translation Fellowship, one of 22 literature translation fellowships for fiscal year 2018. Gladhart will translate Jaguars’ Tomb, a work of Angélica Gorodischer.
The […]

Joy Harjo: Poetry Reading

[ February 2, 2018; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] University of Oregon
Poetry reading by Joy Harjo
Straub Hall, Room 156
1451 Onyx St.
Free & open to the public
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The UO campus will host renowned author Joy Harjo for a poetry reading and other activities on the UO campus on Friday, February 2, 2018, in cooperation with the Eugene Public Library (EPL). The campus visit is […]

CSWS graduate research grant recipient Erin Gallo publishes in Hispanic Review

Congratulations to PhD candidate Erin Gallo (Department of Romance Languages), whose article, just published in the prestigious Hispanic Review, was researched and completed with the help of a CSWS graduate student grant.
Abstract: In September 1966, during the incipient stages of the US Women’s Liberation Movement, Rosario Castellanos (1925–1974) began a yearlong stay in the United […]