Category: Literature

Mary Kathryn Nagle, “Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories”

[ November 17, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Mary Kathryn Nagle: “Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories”

Mary Kathryn Nagle is a renowned lawyer and playwright in Indian Country. She is a partner at Pipestem Law, a law firm specializing in sovereignty of Native tribes and peoples. In 2013 she authored an amicus brief for the famous […]

“Sliver of a Full Moon,” concert reading

[ November 17, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse, UO campus
1630 Columbia St., Eugene
Followed by discussion with the playwright.
Free & open to the public. Refreshments provided.

A Concert Reading of the play, Sliver of a Full Moon
by Mary Kathryn Nagle

Sliver of a Full Moon, based on interviews with Native women across the continent, traces tribal grassroots efforts to fight for the protection […]

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 […]