Category: Literature

Intertwined: Story Teller Workshop

[ May 11, 2017; ]

May 11, Time TBD, Location TBD Intertwined: A UO Listening Event

Intertwined: A UO Listening Event is a story-telling event that will pair story tellers from the University of Oregon community with musicians to create a staged event that pairs truth and artistry to increase awareness and empathy here at the UO. Student, Faculty, and Staff […]

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 […]

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 […]

Staceyann Chin: Activist & Spoken Word Poet

[ February 21, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
UO campus
free food provided

Presented by the ASUO Women’s Center

Lyllye B. Parker Women of Color Speaker Series

UO CRWR – Reading Series: Solmaz Sharif & Ocean Vuong

[ October 20, 2016; 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
followed by book signing

Source: UO CRWR – Reading Series: Sharif & Vuong 

Solmaz Sharif was born in Istanbul to Iranian parents. She holds degrees from U.C. Berkeley, where she studied and taught with June Jordan’s Poetry for the People, and New York University. Her work has appeared in The New Republic, Poetry, The Kenyon […]

Application period now closed for 2016-17 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship

[ September 2, 2016; 5:00 pm; ] Application Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2016

Printable flyer

Le Guin Funding Details

March 15, 2016—Competition is now open for the 2016-17 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship. Now in its fourth year, the fellowship is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon, Robert D. Clark Honors College, and the […]