Category: Books

Professors Kristin Yarris & Rhacel Parrenas to discuss Yarris’s recent book

[ March 7, 2018; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

Please mark your calendars March 7 at 10:30 am for a discussion of Professor Kristin Yarris’s book, Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families, published by Stanford University Press.

This will be a discussion between Professor Rhacel Parrenas, visiting from the University of Southern California, and Professor […]

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]

New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing

Source: New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing
A new exhibit is now on view during the Winter 2018 term in the Paulson Reading Room in Special Collections and University Archives at Knight Library titled Creative Commonplacing: The Facets of Book Love. 
Students of Professor Mai-Lin Cheng’s Fall 2017 course HC421, “Book Love: Or, Reading Commonplaces,” curated this exhibit […]

Mia Alvar: UO Creative Writing Program Reading Series

[ February 22, 2018; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Mia Alvar is the author of In the Country, a collection of short stories that won the PEN/Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, and the University of Rochester’s Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize. In the Country was named one of the best books […]

7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ April 25, 2018; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Save-the-date
7th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories”
Panel Discussion: 3:00 – 4:30 PM UO campus: JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
Light reception: 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall

Novelist Laila Lalami will read portions of her novel, The Moor’s Account. Panelists include:

Liz Bohls, PhD, Professor, Department of English
Miriam Gershow, […]

Sharon Luk: Book Release for “The Life of Paper”

[ January 26, 2018; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Alder 111
Alder Building
15th & Alder
The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity
Author: Sharon Luk, Assistant Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies

A Book Symposium with Discussants:

Professor Colleen Lye, UC Berkeley
Professor Dan HoSang, Yale University
Professor Michael Hames-Garcia, University of Oregon

The Life of Paper offers a wholly original and inspiring analysis […]