Category: NW Women Writers Symposium

In Memory: Ursula K. Le Guin

January 23, 2018—Like so many others, we are saddened to learn of the passing on Monday of the great writer Ursula K. Le Guin. The news came through a breaking news announcement in the New York Times.
Ursula Le Guin has been a friend to CSWS, appearing as the keynote speaker at our 2013 40th Anniversary […]

7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ April 25, 2018; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Save-the-date
7th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories”
Panel Discussion: 2:30 PM UO campus: JSMA Ford Lecture Hall

Novelist Laila Lalami will read portions of her novel, The Moor’s Account. Panelists include:

Liz Bohls, PhD, Professor, Department of English
Miriam Gershow, MFA, novelist & Associate Director of Composition, Department of English
Lamia Karim, […]

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.