Category: Race

Lorwin Lecture: James Braxton Peterson examines the triumphs and challenges of the Black Lives Matter movement

[ October 22, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
UO campus
1222 E. 13th Ave.
“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) is pleased to inaugurate its year of programming on the theme of “Justice” with a visit by noted hip-hop scholar, social commentator, and social […]

Mia McKenzie: Lyllye B. Parker Women of Color Speaker Series

[ April 14, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Global Scholars Great Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
Room 123

The ASUO Women’s Center Presents the Lyllye B. Parker Women of Color Speaker Series: Mia McKenzie

Mia McKenzie is a black feminist writer and a smart, scrappy Philadelphian. She is a nerd and the creator of Black Girl Dangerous, a multi-faceted forum for the literary and artistic expression of […]

Exhibit & reception for Reconoci.do: Dominicans of Haitian Descent

[ March 4, 2015; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Reception
JSMA
1430 Johnson Lane
Exhibit March 03, 2015 to May 03, 2015
In the wake of a recent decision by the Constitutional Tribunal in the Dominican Republic, many Dominican youth of Haitian descent are unable to go to school, start a bank account, or get married for lack of proper documentation. This exhibition presents photographs by members of […]

Margaret Jacobs, “Remembering the Forgotten Child: the Indigenous Welfare Crisis of the 1960s-1970s”

[ February 24, 2015; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_21456" align="alignright" width="150"] Margaret Jacobs[/caption]

Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

Margaret Jacobs, Chancellor’s Professor of History at the University of Nebraska, will present a public lecture at the University of Oregon on Tuesday, February 24, from 3-5 p.m. in the Knight Library Browsing Room. It will be titled: “Remembering the Forgotten Child: the Indigenous Welfare Crisis […]