Category: Literature

2015 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship Open to Applicants

Deadline: 5 p.m.

Le Guin Fellowship printable flyer
The deadline for the 2015-16 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship has been extended to 5 pm, Thursday, October 1, 2015. Applications and questions should be sent to csws@uoregon.edu.  The 2015-16 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, […]

NWWS: Reading & talk with writer Diana Abu-Jaber

[ May 7, 2015; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_19883" align="alignright" width="176"] Diana Abu-Jaber / photo by Scott Eason[/caption]

Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th St.
Eugene, OR 97401

Radio interview with KLCC, May 7: http://klcc.org/post/womens-stories-food-and-resilience-diana-abu-jaber
Radio interview with Jefferson Public Radio, May 6: http://ijpr.org/post/diana-abu-jaber-large

“Food is such a great human connector; it’s so intimate. And Middle Eastern food, when it’s done well, is amazing. I thought…let the food […]

Now available: “Salmon Is Everything: Community-Based Theatre in the Klamath Watershed,” by Theresa May

Salmon Is Everything: Community-Based Theatre in the Klamath Watershed, by Theresa May with Suzanne Burcell, Kathleen McCovey, and Jean O’Hara. Foreword by Gordon Bettles. (First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies, 2014),  208 pages. ISBN 978-0-87071-746-8. Paperback, $19.95.
Synopsis from OSU Press:  “After a devastating fish kill on the Klamath River, tribal members and theatre artist […]

Inaugural Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow Visits UO Campus

Canadian scholar Kathryn Allan traveled to Eugene in late May to carry out her research project, “Locating Dis/Ability in Utopian Feminist Science Fiction.” Chosen as the inaugural Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction fellow, Allan spent 10 days in the University of Oregon Special Collections and University Archives at Knight Library. Read more about her research […]

Anjali Arondekar—“Telling Tales: Sexuality’s Fictions”

[ March 3, 2015; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

Anjali Arondekar is an associate professor of Feminist Studies and Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research engages the poetics and politics of sexuality, geopolitics and historiography. Her first book, For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India (Duke University Press, 2009), won the 2010 Alan Bray […]

Asian American Voices: A Collins Literary Forum

Gish Jen
April 21 – 8:00pm
Public Reading
Knight Browsing Room
Maxine Hong Kingston
May 5 – 8:00pm
Public Reading
Columbia 150
Bill Cheng
May 12 – 8:00pm
Public Reading
Knight Browsing Room
Chang-Rae Lee
May 15 – 8:00pm
Public Reading
Columbia 150
Free and open to public.
Sponsored by the Department of English and the Collins Fund. www.uoregon.edu/~engl.  The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, armative action institution committed to […]