Category: Literature

“The Literature of Location: Readings by Shibasaki Tomoka”

[ October 11, 2016; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. October 13, 2016; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] 10/13 Bilingual Reading: 2 PM Crater Lake Room North, 146 Erb Memorial Union
10/11 Film Screening: 7:30 PM, Global Scholars Hall 132

Public bilingual reading by award-winning Japanese writer Shibasaki Tomoka, author of the novel Kyo-no dekigoto (2000), the basis for the 2004 film of the same name. Known for her thoughtful female characters and her attention […]

A Public Lecture by Gisèle Pineau with Professor Florence Ramond Jurney as moderator

[ November 11, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Straub Hall
Room 245
1451 Onyx St.
UO campus

Public Lecture: Le sens de l’écriture de Gisèle Pineau dans le contexte post-colonial français / The Meaning of Gisèle Pineau’s Writing in the French Postcolonial Context

(in French, with simultaneous translation)

Gisèle Pineau
Born in Paris of Guadeloupean parents in 1956, Gisèle Pineau began her literary studies at the Université de Paris X […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates: 2017 Ruhl Lecture

[ February 3, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Ta-Nehisi Coates
Friday, February 3, 2017 at 6:00pm
Matthew Knight Arena
1840 E 13th Ave Eugene, OR

2017 Ruhl Lecture

A Deeper Black: Race in America

Ta-Nehisi Coates does not tend to pre-write his keynotes. He talks extemporaneously, forcefully, on the events of the day-sometimes, that literal day-and incorporates themes from his writing. Lately, his focus is on the systemic racism […]

NWWS Panel “Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande

[ May 6, 2016; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande, Browsing Room, Knight Library.
This panel will focus on Reyna Grande’s memoir The Distance Between Us, featuring Reyna Grande reading sections from her work, with comments […]

NWWS keynote by Reyna Grande, “From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A Young Girl’s Journey to the American Dream”

[ May 6, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Downtown Eugene Public Library
10th and Olive
100 W. 10th St.
Eugene, OR 97401
Takes place during First Friday Art Walk
Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

“From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A young girl’s journey to the American Dream”

Keynote Reading & Talk with Reyna Grande followed by Q & A and book signing

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NWWS “Fearless Journeys on the Edge: A Literary Conversation with Ariel Gore & Chris Scofield”

[ May 6, 2016; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
Reception: 2:30 -3:30 immediately preceding this event
“Fearless Journeys on the Edge: A Literary Conversation with Ariel Gore & Chris Scofield,” moderated by Valerie Brooks
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Ariel Gore is the editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine […]