[ May 8, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_20551" align="alignright" width="257"] Breeze Harper[/caption]
Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
A. Breeze Harper, editor of the anthology Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak On Food, Identity, Health, and Society, and the author of the social justice novel Scars: A Black Lesbian Experience in Rural White New England (2014) will talk about her writing and activism. […]
[ May 28, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] 375 McKenzie Hall
1101 Kincaid St.
Free public lecture
Danielle McGuire argues that Black women’s protests against sexual assault and interracial rape fueled the modern civil rights movement and that even the most well-known movement campaigns — the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott, the 1964 Freedom Summer, and the 1965 Selma March — are rooted in the struggle […]
[ October 22, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
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 […]
[ April 14, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Global Scholars Great Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
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 […]
[ March 4, 2015; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Reception
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 […]
[ February 24, 2015; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_21456" align="alignright" width="150"] Margaret Jacobs[/caption]
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 […]