Category: Books

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 […]

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

[ May 25, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Book Celebration: May 25
Knight Law Center
UO campus

On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 2016). This event includes a panel discussion starting at 10 a.m., with a roundtable at 2 p.m., and lunch in between.

The […]

Aletta Biersack’s coedited volume “Gender Violence and Human Rights” now available

February 2, 2017—Cultural anthropologist Aletta Biersack, whose research in Papua, New Guinea, has been supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant, has two new volumes just out. The University of Oregon professor emerita of anthropology is coeditor of Gender Violence and Human Rights: Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu (Australian National […]

2017 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium: featuring Ayana Mathis

[ March 3, 2017; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
March 3 Light reception 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March Panel with Ayana Mathis: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March 3 Keynote talk with Ayana Mathis: 6 – 8 p.m. Downtown Eugene Public Library

Free & open to the public
6th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Women and Work: Stories […]

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 Color Line and the Borderline: William Ellis, the Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire”

[ November 17, 2016; 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Workshop: “Crowd Sourcing Historical Research”
Thursday, November 17, 1:30-2:30, in 375 McKenzie Hall

Public Talk: “The Color Line and the Borderline: William Ellis, the Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire”
Thursday, November 17, 3:30-5, in Gerlinger Lounge

On Thursday, November 17, Karl Jacoby and Robert “Chip” Williams will give two presentations of interest to students and faculty.

Karl Jacoby […]