Category: Women of Color

Shoniqua Roach “Unpacking Pariah(s): The Black Queer Feminist Liberation Plot and the Politics of Black (Sexual) Articulation”

[ January 26, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus
CSWS Noon Talk
“Unpacking Pariah(s): The Black Queer Feminist Liberation Plot and the Politics of Black (Sexual) Articulation”

Shoniqua Roach, assistant professor, UO Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, will explore her research in a CSWS Noon Talk on Friday, January 26, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Her talk is […]

Spirits’ Homecoming: a film about sex slaves from Korea and Asia

[ October 12, 2017; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]  

Global Scholars Hall 130
1710 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

Spirits’ Homecoming (Gwi-hyang) is a S. Korean fictional film that tells the story of young women who were taken from their homes in Korea (then a Japanese colony) and forced to become “comfort women” for the Japanese Imperial Army during the Pacific War (1941-45).

CHC Associate Professor Susanna Lim […]

Reflecting on Charlottesville

 
The University of Oregon and the University of Virginia are not as far away, both geographically and politically, as one might think. Both are liberal campuses within liberal, democratic, Bernie-voting enclaves. We have every reason to believe that white supremacists are gearing up for more campus demonstrations. The neo-Nazi white supremacist hate rally that occurred […]

Islam, Feminism, and the Women’s Mosque Movement

[ October 27, 2017; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger 302
University of Oregon
Morning Session: 9 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 2 pm – 5 pm

This event is free and open to the public. If you have questions about the event, please contact Kaley McCarty at kaleym@uoregon.edu for more details. For the detailed schedule, go to: https://mena.uoregon.edu/news-events/

Middle East and North Africa Studies Program Presents:

Islam, Feminism, and […]

“Naynaabeak’s Fishing Net,” Illuminating the History of American Indian Women

[ November 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] UO campus
123 Global Scholars Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
Free & open to the public

a public lecture in support of the 2017-18 UO Common Reading

Brenda J. Child, an award-winning Red Lake Ojibwe scholar is Chair of the Department of American Studies and former Chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at University of Minnesota. […]

Inside Higher Ed: Women of color in academe should not feel pressured to overcompensate

Dr. Yvette Alex-Assensoh
March 29, 2017—In academe, many women of color are constantly pressured to overcompensate in ways that are unhealthy for themselves, their careers and their institutions, writes Yvette Alex-Assensoh, UO Vice-President of Equity and Inclusion.
Source: Women of color in academe should not feel pressured to overcompensate (essay)— from Inside Higher Ed