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LET’S TALK FOOD Conversations with Oregon Food Writers: Jennifer Burns Bright

[ March 16, 2017; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Join the Museum of Natural and Cultural History for Let’s Talk Food, a new series exploring food and culture in Oregon and beyond. Sponsored by Oregon Humanities. The conversations are included with museum admission; free for members and UO ID card holders. Third Thursdays in spring at 5:30 p.m. Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of […]

Jen Hofer: Translation for Language Justice

[ March 1, 2017; 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm. 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Coquille Room | EMU | University of Oregon

Wednesday, March 1
2-3:15 pm talk (all welcome)
3:30 – 5:00 pm workshop ( free/ rsvp)
info: apowell@uoregon.edu

Jen Hofer is a translator, poet, interpreter, and activist who advocates for language justice and creative experimentation with Antena collective. Her cutting-edge approaches build advocacy, inclusiveness, and community.

“Language justice affirms that everyone has the […]

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

Applications due Feb. 22 for the New Leadership Oregon program through Center for Women’s Leadership at PSU

[ February 22, 2017; ] The Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University would like to invite the women of University of Oregon to apply for the 14th Annual NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) program. The program encourages women students to lead. The PSU center says that women often don’t self-select into leadership, so having teachers and mentors encourage them […]

Professor Carol Silverman confronts the persecution faced by Roma people

Source: Professor confronts the persecution faced by Roma people | Around the O
In this story from Around the O, CSWS faculty affiliate and anthropology professor Carol Silverman talks about her research among the Roma people, and the racial profiling they experience in Europe and the United States.
“INVADED!!” screams a flier on the computer screen of […]

Remembering Sandra Morgen

A celebration of life for anthropology professor Sandra Morgen will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Morgen died Sept. 27 of ovarian cancer, at age 66. The celebration takes place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Ford Alumni Center’s Giustina Ballroom.
A pioneer in feminist anthropology, Morgen joined the UO in 1991 as an associate professor […]