Category: Native American

Native Studies Research Colloquium — Lynn Stephen

[ December 1, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_3969" align="alignright" width="232" class=" "] Professor Lynn Stephen (photo by Michael McDermott)[/caption]



Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia St.
UO campus
Free & open to the public
(Bring Your Own Lunch)
“Transborder Gendered Violence and Resistance: Indigenous Women Migrants Seeking U.S. Asylum”
a talk by Dr. Lynn Stephen, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology, and Director of the Center […]

Now available: “Salmon Is Everything: Community-Based Theatre in the Klamath Watershed,” by Theresa May

Salmon Is Everything: Community-Based Theatre in the Klamath Watershed, by Theresa May with Suzanne Burcell, Kathleen McCovey, and Jean O’Hara. Foreword by Gordon Bettles. (First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies, 2014),  208 pages. ISBN 978-0-87071-746-8. Paperback, $19.95.
Synopsis from OSU Press:  “After a devastating fish kill on the Klamath River, tribal members and theatre artist […]

Theresa May Featured in Oregon Quarterly—Autumn 2012

Oregon Quarterly Magazine – Autumn 2012.
“Watershed Moment,” by Bonnie Henderson takes a look at the Klamath River Basin and highlights CSWS faculty affiliate Theresa May’s play “Salmon Is Everything.”
Theresa May is assistant professor, UO Department of Theatre Arts.

“The S-Word: The Squaw Stereotype in American Popular Culture”— a Road Scholars lecture by Debra Merskin

[ October 23, 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR
Free & open to the public
A CSWS Road Scholars Lecture presented by Debra Merskin
This presentation explores the term “squaw” as an element of discourse that frames a version of indigenous female-ness. Speaker Debra Merskin, associate professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication, is developing a theoretical perspective of […]

Fighting Impunity in National Courts: Human Rights & Transitional Justice in Latin America

[ March 1, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

This talk addresses critical issues in the efforts to bring to court human rights violators in Latin America. It discusses two types of national courts litigation: first, when litigation is available in the country where the crime occurred; and second and most commonly, when litigation takes place in third […]