Category: Women of Color

UO Today interview with author Ariel Gore

UO Today interviews Ariel Gore, editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine Hip Mama and the author of eight books. Gore appeared at the 5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium, held May 6 – 8, 2016, on the UO campus and at downtown Eugene Public Library. She was interviewed  for UO Today […]

Dr. Lamia Karim will present keynote at upcoming conference at Santa Clara University

Dr. Lamia Karim will deliver the keynote address at the 43rd Annual Western Departments of Sociology and Anthropology Undergraduate Research Conference. The conference will take place on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Santa Clara University. This conference is the oldest such conference in the country.  The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum […]

Tanisha Ford “The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies”

[ April 29, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

“The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies” is the title of a public lecture being offered by Professor Tanisha Ford at noon on Friday, April 29, 2016, in the Knight Library Browsing Room on the University of Oregon campus. Professor Ford will draw the talk from […]

“Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS,” a lecture by Sanyu Mojola

[ May 12, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_23398" align="alignright" width="100"] Sanyu Mojola[/caption]

Knight Library
Studio A
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

A lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Gender in Africa and the African Diaspora Research Interest Group. Sanyu A. Mojola is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is the author […]

“Death Beyond Disavowal: Women of Color Feminism, Neoliberalism, and the Impossible Politics of Difference”

[ April 19, 2016; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Grace Hyungwon Hong, Associate Professor of Women’s and Asian American Studies at UCLA

“Death Beyond Disavowal: Women of Color Feminism, Neoliberalism, and the Impossible Politics of Difference”

Dr. Hong’s research focuses on women of color feminism as an epistemological critique. She is the author of The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of […]

Asali Solomon: a reading with the author of Disgruntled

[ May 19, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Chapman Hall
Room 301
990 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

Disgruntled, effortlessly funny and achingly poignant, follows eight-year-old Kenya from West Philadelphia to the suburbs, from public school to private, from childhood through adolescence, as she grows increasingly disgruntled by her inability to find any place or person that feels like home.

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of […]