Category: Literature

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 […]

2017-18 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship: Deadline January 5, 2018

Beginning Fall 2017, this fellowship is being administered and housed at the University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA).
Guidelines
2017-18 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship
Deadline: 5pm, Friday, January 5, 2018
The Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Research Fellowship supports travel for the purpose of conducting research using the papers of feminist science fiction […]

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 […]

“Naynaabeak’s Fishing Net,” Illuminating the History of American Indian Women

[ November 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] UO campus
123 Global Scholars Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
Free & open to the public

a public lecture in support of the 2017-18 UO Common Reading

Brenda J. Child, an award-winning Red Lake Ojibwe scholar is Chair of the Department of American Studies and former Chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at University of Minnesota. […]

National Book Award winner Robin Coste Lewis to read from her poetry

[ November 16, 2017; 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Poet Robin Coste Lewis will read from her work as part of the UO Creative Writing Program’s 2017-18 Visiting Writers Series. Reading followed by Q&A and book signing.

Lewis received the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry for Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems, a meditation on the black […]