Category: Race

“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?”: Speech at UO explores topic

From the Oregon Daily Emerald, our award-winning student newspaper, a report on the CSWS-sponsored talk by Walidah Imarisha: “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?”: Speech at UO explores topic
Students, faculty and alumni lined the walls and filled the aisles in Lillis 182 Thursday evening to hear speaker Walidah Imarisha’s talk titled “Why Aren’t […]

“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History” with Walidah Imarisha

[ October 12, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Walidah Imarisha
“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”
Talk followed by Q&A
Thursday, October 12, 2017
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Lillis Hall
Lillis 182 Lecture Hall
955 E 13th Ave.
(13th & Kincaid Streets)
University of Oregon Campus
(Please note change of venue above! We have moved the location of this talk to a larger space to better accommodate the […]

Reflecting on Charlottesville

 
The University of Oregon and the University of Virginia are not as far away, both geographically and politically, as one might think. Both are liberal campuses within liberal, democratic, Bernie-voting enclaves. We have every reason to believe that white supremacists are gearing up for more campus demonstrations. The neo-Nazi white supremacist hate rally that occurred […]

Lisa Lowe, “Archives, Materiality, History”

[ November 2, 2017; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
EMU 245
Gumwood Room
1222 E. 13th Ave.
6th Annual Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture
Sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies

Lisa Lowe, “Archives, Materiality, History”

Drawing connections between the past and the present, this presentation will discuss interdisciplinary methods for constituting and interpreting archival documents and material culture in the recovery of trans-hemispheric links between European liberalism, settler […]

Rinku Sen talks about the racial justice movement

June 6, 2017—Students, faculty, staff, and community members packed the UO Knight Library Browsing Room to hear Rinku Sen talk about “The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality.” This was Professor Dan HoSang’s final event in the “Imagining Freedom Teach-In Series” not only for the year, but for good, as he heads off to […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates gets real about racism at sold-out Knight Arena

Source: Ta-Nehisi Coates gets real about racism at sold-out Knight Arena | Around the O
February 7, 2017—“Ta-Nehisi Coates is known for his willingness to shine an uncompromising light on uncomfortable subjects.
“When the National Book Award-winning author of the 2016-17 UO Common Reading selection ‘Between the World and Me’ took the stage Friday evening to a […]