Category: Literature

UO Today #558 Molly Gloss

Molly Gloss, prize-winning novelist, is the author of Jump-Off Creek, Wild Life, and The Hearts of Horses. She discusses her writing and her forthcoming novel due out in fall 2014. Gloss was interviewed in November 2013 for UO Today by Paul Peppis, interim director of the Oregon Humanities Center.
Gloss visited the UO campus as a participant […]

A Conversation with Ursula K. Le Guin

[ November 8, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_16984" align="alignright" width="128"] Ursula K. Le Guin / photo by Dan Tuffs[/caption]

Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th Ave.
Eugene, OR, UO campus map
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Online pre-registration for the 40th Anniversary Celebration is now CLOSED.  Limited first come, first served seating will be available for this keynote event:

 Friday, Nov. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. – “A Conversation […]

Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels—Courtney Thorsson

Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels
a new book by Courtney Thorsson
Courtney Thorsson is an assistant professor of English at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate. Her book, published by the University of Virginia Press in June 2013, is now available from the publisher and other outlets. The publisher is offering […]

A concert by Alberto Carrión to celebrate Julia de Burgos centenary

[ May 8, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus

An event to celebrate the centenary of the renowned Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos (1914-1953), with a performance of Burgos’s poetry set to original music by the Puerto Rican musician Alberto Carrión. Carrión will also participate in a question and answer session about his composition process and his relationship to […]

2014 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium “Family, Animal, Story”

[ May 3, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th St.
(10th & Olive)
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Our keynote writer is 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award-winner and New York Times–bestselling author Karen Joy Fowler, whose novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves has opened up new ways of talking about family dynamics and the ethics of animal research.

Saturday’s panels and workshops will meet at Eugene Downtown […]

NWWS Reading: 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award winner Karen Joy Fowler

[ May 2, 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_18165" align="alignright" width="128"] Karen Joy Fowler / photo by Brett Hall Jones[/caption]

Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th St. (10th & Olive)
Eugene, OR
Full details

Karen Joy Fowler —the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award winner for fiction—will read from her work at Eugene Downtown Public Library, which will be open for the first Friday Art Walk. This event is free […]