Category: Literature

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
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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, […]

Imaginactivism: Author & Activist Starhawk on Social and Environmental Justice

[ April 27, 2017; 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Two appearances in two different locations.
1) Imaginactivism: An afternoon conversation with Renowned Author and Activist Starhawk about Social and Environmental Justice
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Browsing Room, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St., UO campus

In this afternoon event Starhawk will be in conversation with Professor Erin Moore, Department of Architecture; Dr Joan Haran, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow, Center […]

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 […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Joan Haran, “Imaginactivism: Science Fiction and Social Justice Projects”

[ October 26, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

Imaginactivism: Science Fiction and Social Justice Projects

a CSWS Noon Talk presented by visiting scholar Joan Haran

“What can we learn from the activisms of SF writers and fans and how can we practice our own research activisms? I suggest that exploring these questions is particularly urgent at a moment […]