Category: Public Policy

Roundtable “Achieving Justice: Gendered Violence, Displacement, and Legal Access in Guatemala and Oregon”

[ April 13, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Ford Lecture Hall
1430 Johnson Lane
UO campus
PDF: printable flyer

Organized by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group, this roundtable will explore how gendered violence in Guatemala leads indigenous women to flee the country as refugees to seek asylum in the United States. By putting experts […]

The Triumph of the Will? Theoretical-Critical Assessments of the New Era in American Politics

[ February 24, 2017; 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Condon 260
UO campus
open to the public

Announcing the program for “The Triumph of the Will? Theoretical-Critical Assessments of the New Era in American Politics,” an interdisciplinary symposium on aspects of extreme right-wing tendencies in the present, their historical echoes, their potential consequences, and possible responses.

Topics include: the assault on language, populist co-optation of the media, circulation […]

Open Forum on Recent Immigration Rule Changes for Faculty and Staff

[ March 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Gumwood Room
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UO faculty and staff, as well as their families, face distinct challenges associated with recent federal changes in immigration rules. UO Leaders recognize the distinct worries and questions facing the faculty and staff in our community, from research and conference travel linked to professional advancement, to family concerns. Representatives […]

Saru Jayaraman—Food First: Justice, Security, and Sovereignty

[ January 23, 2017; ] Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Opening panel, film & keynote
Free & open to the public

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Lorwin Lecture Series: Saru Jayaraman
Keynote: (3:30–5 pm). “Forked: A New Standard for American Dining”

Saru Jayaraman is the cofounder and codirector of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of […]

Food Fight: Forked Author Discusses Food Industry Labor Issues | eugeneweekly.com

Seventeen states, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, still pay the federal minimum wage of $2.13 per hour to workers who receive more than $30 in tips per month, according to the U.S.
Source: Food Fight: Forked Author Discusses Food Industry Labor Issues | eugeneweekly.com

“Undocumented Students in the Age of Trump: What Every Campus Needs to Know”

[ January 31, 2017; 9:00 am to 10:00 am. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
107 Miller Room
Light breakfast served.

RSVP (required) to Prof Daniel HoSang (Ethnic Studies), dhosang@uoregon.edu

A Teach-In featuring María Blanco ,Executive Director of the Undocumented Student Legal Services Center, UC Davis

DESCRIPTION: The new administration promises dramatic changes to the legal and political status and conditions facing undocumented students. What do faculty, staff and students need […]