Category: NW Women Writers Symposium

2017 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium: featuring Ayana Mathis

[ March 3, 2017; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
March 3 Light reception 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March Panel with Ayana Mathis: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March 3 Keynote talk with Ayana Mathis: 6 – 8 p.m. Downtown Eugene Public Library

Free & open to the public
6th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Women and Work: Stories […]

A good time to hear stories of people of color | Opinion

When I attended the annual MLK awards luncheon Jan. 18 on the University of Oregon campus, I felt a warm sense of pride for my co-workers at the Center for the Study of Women in Society, where I have worked since the day Barack Obama was inaugurated in 2009. This year the director of CSWS, […]

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 […]

Illegal Immigration, First-Person | Jefferson Public Radio

Reyna Grande garnered critical acclaim and awards for her first two novels. Then she turned her focus on herself for a memoir about her illegal
Source: Illegal Immigration, First-Person | Jefferson Public Radio
May 5, 2016—Jefferson Public Radio interviewed author Reyna Grande on the eve of her visit to the CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium.

Immigrants’ struggle is really our struggle | Opinion | R-G

Source: Immigrants’ struggle is really our struggle | Opinion | Eugene, Oregon
In the midst of this political season’s hateful hullabaloo about building a higher wall, all of us whose ancestors came to this country from other lands must in good conscience challenge ourselves to consider the personal story — and to take a closer look […]

Freedom Fighter | Cascade

Lynn Stephen, professor of anthropology and codirector of the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, combines her research and refugees’ stories into a powerful petition for political asylum. Read about her work as an expert witness for more than two-dozen refugees from Mexico and Guatemala in: Freedom Fighter | Cascade: University of Oregon […]