Category: Race

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 […]

LANDLINES: A public performance by poet Ana-Maurine Lara

[ August 22, 2015; August 23, 2015; ] [caption id="attachment_20646" align="alignright" width="166"] Ana-Maurine Lara[/caption]

Eugene, OR—On Saturday August 22 and Sunday August 23, 2015, Ana-Maurine Lara, winner of the Oregon Arts Commission Joan Shipley Award, will perform LANDLINES, a public event exploring the ideas home and homeland in Eugene. The Sephardic Jewish notion of kasa inspires two public processions that reflect on what home […]

Michelle McKinley wins the Ligia Parra Jahn Award

Michelle McKinley
UO law professor and CSWS affiliate Michelle McKinley is the 2014 winner of the Ligia Parra Jahn Award. This award is given for the best publication (book or article) on women’s history or publication written by a woman and published in 2014 that began as a Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS) […]

UO Law Professor Michelle McKinley Awarded a 2015 Fulbright Fellowship

Michelle McKinley
March 31, 2015—Michelle McKinley, an associate professor in the University of Oregon School of Law and a long-time faculty affiliate and board member of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, has been named a 2015 Fulbright Fellow. This prestigious fellowship will support the expansion of McKinley’s work on Hispanic urban […]

micha cárdenas, “Shifting Poetics: Trans of Color Movement in Digital Media”

[ February 24, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

 

 

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Shifting Poetics: Trans of Color Movement in Digital Media, with micha cárdenas

After unprecedented visibility for trans women of color in 2014, the number of murders of trans women more than doubled in 2015. In this talk, cárdenas elaborates a trans of color poetics that can […]