Category: Literature

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 […]

“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 […]