Category: Research

“Whatever Happened to Zulay?”—a documentary film by Sharon Sherman

[ April 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] 115 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
UO campus
Free Film Showing
Whatever Happened to Zulay? An Otavaleña’s Journey is the story of a remarkable Ecuadoran woman who went through several life changes and maintained some continuity in her life, a continuity that made her successful in a new world, and surprisingly, at the same time remain attached to her […]

Gender, Race, Culture, History Colloquium

[ April 6, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] McKenzie Hall 229
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus
“Re-enacting Race, Re-enacting Gender: Crossdressing & Embodied Memories of Terror”
A talk by Dr. Mark Auslander
Professor of Anthropology & Museum Studies, Central Washington University
Discussants:

Dr. Melissa Stuckey, UO Professor, History
Dr. Robert Thompson, OSU Professor, Ethnic Studies
Dr. Aletta Biersack, UO Professor, Anthropology

The event is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women […]

Negotiating Human Subject Protocols: From the Practical to the Philosophical

[ April 6, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
Alsea/Coquille Rms
UO campus
IRB Roundtable: A Short Presentation and Q&A for Graduate Students
Panelists

Lisa Gilman, associate professor, UO Department of English and Folklore Program
Lise Nelson, associate professor, UO Department of Geography

Designed for graduate students or other scholars new to human subjects research, this panel will examine the philosophical and practical dimensions of human subjects protocols […]

“Gender Equality and Capitalism: The Impact of Capitalist Development on Women’s Economic Status and Rights”

[ March 8, 2012 to March 9, 2012. ] a
Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics
This two-day symposium, March 8-9, 2012, focuses on human rights and capitalism. Issues will include how to measure economic progress, human rights and the economy, women’s unpaid labor, the care crisis, and women and development. Part of the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which is funded by […]

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 […]

Symposium: “Place and Displacement in African American Literature”

[ March 2, 2012; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

Eve Dunbar (Vassar), “Place and Displacement in the Ethnographic and Literary Writings of Zora Neale Hurston”
Courtney Thorsson (U Oregon), “Vertamae Grosvenor’s Revolutionary Recipes”
Emily Lordi (U Mass), “’Move’: Literary Historiography and the Placing of Lucille Clifton”
Salamishah Tillet (U Penn), “African Mailman: Nina Simone, Africa, and a Global Civil Rights Aesthetics”
Jennifer Williams (Goucher […]