Category: Literature

Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Source: Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

 August 16, 2017 to February 11, 2018

This academic year, all UO first-year students received Louise Erdrich’s novel The Round House; faculty are using the book in courses across campus for undergraduate and graduate students. Last year, more than sixty classes […]

Mai-Lin Cheng Receives Two Research Fellowships

CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng was notified recently of an appointment as an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow at The Huntington for a period of two months.
She also learned that she is the recipient of a UCLA Clark Memorial Library fellowship.
Both awards are for her new book project, “Autotopography: Place and Commonplace in Romanticism and […]

Monique Balbuena’s book “Homeless Tongues” a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Monique Rodrigues Balbuena, whose book Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora (Stanford University Press, 2016, 256 pages) is a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards in the category of Sephardic Culture, sponsored by the Jewish Book Council.
Monique Balbuena is an associate professor of literature in […]

Fiction writer Chinelo Okparanta to read at UO

[ May 11, 2017; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

2016 – 2017 Reading Series: UO Creative Writing Program

Chinelo Okparanta was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. A University of Iowa Provost’s Postgraduate Visiting Writer in Fiction as well as a Colgate University Olive B. O’Connor Fellow in Fiction, Okparanta received her BS from Pennsylvania State University, her MA from Rutgers […]

2017 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium: featuring Ayana Mathis

[ March 3, 2017; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
March 3 Light reception 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March Panel with Ayana Mathis: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March 3 Keynote talk with Ayana Mathis: 6 – 8 p.m. Downtown Eugene Public Library

Free & open to the public
6th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Women and Work: Stories […]

Sarah Deer, “The ‘Non-Fiction’ Version of The Round House: A History of Sexual Violence in Indian Country”

[ June 9, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia St.
UO campus
Refreshments served
Register here

The Round House: Contexts for Teaching

Join the Teaching and Learning Center’s Teaching Engagement Program (TEP) and Undergraduate Studies as staff prepare for the 2017-2018 UO Common Reading: Louise Erdrich’s The Round House. Part coming-of-age story, part crime drama, the novel explores tribal sovereignty, federal Indian policy, sexual violence, […]