Category: Books

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 […]

“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 […]

CSWS’s Fembot Project revivifies Books Aren’t Dead

Fembot’s Books Aren’t Dead (BAD) is back and we’re kicking it off with Mara Williams’s (Doctoral Candidate, University of Oregon) interview with Lisa Henderson (Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst) on her book, Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production (New York University Press, 2013). You can listen to this interview at:
Books Aren’t Dead – […]

UO Today interview with author Ariel Gore

UO Today interviews Ariel Gore, editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine Hip Mama and the author of eight books. Gore appeared at the 5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium, held May 6 – 8, 2016, on the UO campus and at downtown Eugene Public Library. She was interviewed  for UO Today […]

Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema, a new book by David Li

Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema
by David Leiwei Li (Routledge, March 2016, 230 pages)
Synopsis
CSWS faculty affiliate David Leiwei Li’s book Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema is due out soon and available for preorder. David Leiwei Li is a professor in the UO Department of English.
The book “investigates major Chinese-language films from mainland […]