Category: Literature

NWWS Reading: 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award winner Karen Joy Fowler

[ May 2, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_18165" align="alignright" width="128"] Karen Joy Fowler / photo by Brett Hall Jones[/caption]

Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th St. (10th & Olive)
Eugene, OR
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Karen Joy Fowler —the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award winner for fiction—will read from her work at Eugene Downtown Public Library, which will be open for the first Friday Art Walk. This event is free […]

“Racial Representations” — Symposium Highlights

Racial Representations panelists / photo by Chelsea Bullock.
Students, faculty and community members enjoyed a full day of literary readings and commentary on race at the University of Oregon on April 26, 2013, when a group of innovative scholars who specialize in African American literature gathered to share and discuss their research. “Racial Representations: African American […]

NWWS Panel “Cheek by Jowl: Re-Writing the Human-Animal Relationship”

[ May 1, 2014; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus
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Free & open to the public

The third annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium will be held Thursday May 1, 2014 through Saturday May 3 and will will open with a a conversation about how humans relate to nonhuman beings—whether family members, research subjects, trained workers, zoo dwellers, or free beings—what […]

Racial Representations: African American Literature Since 1975

[ April 26, 2013; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] a


Gerlinger Hall Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus

A group of innovative scholars who specialize in African American literature will gather at the University of Oregon to give talks about their research on April 26, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This free symposium is open to the public and will take place in the Alumni […]

Lauren Kessler: Watching My Daughter Drive

“My daughter drives.
“Are there three scarier, more exciting words in the English language?”
Read UO journalism professor Lauren Kessler’s new post on the blog. Kessler is professor & director of the UO Multimedia Journalism Master’s Program and a member of the CSWS Women Writers Advisory Board.
Kessler will be a leading an afternoon workshop at the 2013 […]

“Common Ground: Land, Language, Story” — the 2013 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ May 11, 2013; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] May 11 panel & workshops: Eugene Public Library, 10th Ave. & Olive St. (100 W 10th Ave Eugene, OR 97401). Free and open to the public. Starting April 20, pre-register for limited spaces for the Saturday afternoon workshops at: 541-682-5450 (Press 2).

The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon […]