Category: Books

NWWS Panel “Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande

[ May 6, 2016; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande, Browsing Room, Knight Library.
This panel will focus on Reyna Grande’s memoir The Distance Between Us, featuring Reyna Grande reading sections from her work, with comments […]

NWWS keynote by Reyna Grande, “From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A Young Girl’s Journey to the American Dream”

[ May 6, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Downtown Eugene Public Library
10th and Olive
100 W. 10th St.
Eugene, OR 97401
Takes place during First Friday Art Walk
Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

“From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A young girl’s journey to the American Dream”

Keynote Reading & Talk with Reyna Grande followed by Q & A and book signing

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NWWS “Fearless Journeys on the Edge: A Literary Conversation with Ariel Gore & Chris Scofield”

[ May 6, 2016; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
Reception: 2:30 -3:30 immediately preceding this event
“Fearless Journeys on the Edge: A Literary Conversation with Ariel Gore & Chris Scofield,” moderated by Valerie Brooks
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Ariel Gore is the editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine […]

Lamia Karim’s book Microfinance and Its Discontents published in a Korean edition

Dr. Lamia Karim’s book Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) recently came out in a Korean edition (Maybooks, 2015).
The book is a radical critique of the effects of microfinance NGOs, including the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh that went onto win the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize. Through ethnographic […]

2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium (NWWS)

[ May 6, 2016; 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. May 7, 2016; 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. ] campus location: Knight Library, Browsing Rm
community location: downtown Eugene Public Library
#crossingborders for live tweeting at some events
FULL SCHEDULE: http://csws.uoregon.edu/events-2/2014-nwws/2016-csws-northwest-women-writers-symposium/
5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

“Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition”

The fifth annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium will be held Friday, May 6, 2016, through Saturday, May 7, 2016. American Book Award […]

Viet Thanh Nguyen: 2016 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in conversation with David Leiwei Li

[ June 2, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Straub 156
1451 Onyx St.
University of Oregon

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2016 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, will read from The Sympathizer and engage in conversation with David Leiwei Li, Collins Professor of English, University of Oregon. Mr. Nguyen will also sign books.

Sponsored by the Collins Fund, UO Department of English.

David Li is a CSWS faculty […]