Category: Race

“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 […]

Lorwin Series: “Transformative Philanthropy” forum

[ November 9, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Transformative Philanthropy
November 9, 2016
Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Panel: 11 am – 1 pm
Keynote: 6 – 8 pm
Printable poster PDF
The Center for the Study of Women in Society will hold two events on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, as part of the 2016-17 Lorwin Lectureship Series. “Transformative Philanthropy” is a forum focused on the unique and […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Ed Chang Calls for more representation in video games

Ed Chang
In a lecture titled “Brown Skins, White Avatars: Racebending and Straightwashing in Digital Games,” Edmond Chang spoke about how video games like Assassin’s Creed and World of Warcraft “manipulate race and sexuality, reinforce stereotypes, and sometimes lack diversity.”
Chang, a CSWS faculty affiliate and visiting assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at University of […]

Tanisha Ford “The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies”

[ April 29, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

“The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies” is the title of a public lecture being offered by Professor Tanisha Ford at noon on Friday, April 29, 2016, in the Knight Library Browsing Room on the University of Oregon campus. Professor Ford will draw the talk from […]

Showcase Oregon will focus on women’s empowerment

[ March 7, 2016; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th
UO campus
Full program

Source: Showcase Oregon will focus on women’s empowerment | Around the O

The upcoming Showcase Oregon, a biannual event put on by the Division of Equity and Inclusion, will explore the theme “Race, Gender, Faith and Justice: Empowering Women, Transforming Our World” when it convenes Monday, March 7.

The gathering will […]

James Braxton Peterson’s lecture “A Song, A Slogan, and A Service: Dispatches from the Movement for Black Lives” | UO Media Channel

Source: James Braxton Peterson’s lecture “A Song, A Slogan, and A Service: Dispatches from the Movement for Black Lives” | University of Oregon Media Channel
“A Song, A Slogan, and A Service: Dispatches from the Movement for Black Lives”
James Braxton Peterson, Africana Studies and English, Lehigh University
The Oregon Humanities Center (OHC) inaugurated its year of programming […]