Category: NW Women Writers Symposium

NWWS: Saturday afternoon readings & talks

[ May 7, 2016; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Full Schedule: http://csws.uoregon.edu/events-2/2014-nwws/2016-csws-northwest-women-writers-symposium/

5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition,” May 6 – 8, 2016
The symposium includes panel discussions, writing workshops, a keynote talk, author conversations & readings, book signings, and discussion. Our theme is “Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition.” How have our migrations […]

NWWS: Zapotec hip-hop artist Mare Advertencia Lirika in performance

[ May 8, 2016; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Sunday, May 8, 7:30 p.m.  Musical performance by Mare Advertencia Lirika. Beall Concert Hall, 961 E. 18th Ave.
Mare, a Zapotec hip-hop artist from Oaxaca, Mexico, and founder of Advertencia Lirika, will appear on tour for her new CD, SiempreViva. Mare uses her rap as a tool to develop consciousness and to build networks within social […]

Lidia Yuknavitch wins two 2016 Oregon Book Awards

Lidia Yuknavitch at the 2012 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium / photo by Robert Hill Long.
Congratulations are due UO graduate Lidia Yuknavitch, who helped inaugurate the CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium in May 2012 as a featured author at MemoirFest. Lidia, who earned her PhD in English at the University of Oregon, is the winner […]

2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium (NWWS)

[ May 6, 2016; 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. May 7, 2016; 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. ] campus location: Knight Library, Browsing Rm
community location: downtown Eugene Public Library
#crossingborders for live tweeting at some events
FULL SCHEDULE: http://csws.uoregon.edu/events-2/2014-nwws/2016-csws-northwest-women-writers-symposium/
5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

“Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition”

The fifth annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium will be held Friday, May 6, 2016, through Saturday, May 7, 2016. American Book Award […]

NWWS documentary premiere “Sad Happiness: Cinthya’s Transborder Journey” with director Lynn Stephen

[ May 6, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Opening event of the 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
Documentary Film Premiere:“Sad Happiness: Cinthya’s Transborder Journey,” followed by Q&A with the director. Browsing Room, Knight Library.
Directed by Lynn Stephen, Distinguished Professor College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon (Anthropology and Ethnic Studies) and codirector of the Center […]

Reading with Lauren Kessler: Raising the Barre

[ November 30, 2015; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Global Scholars Great Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

The UO Bookstore presents a reading, signing and reception with Lauren Kessler, featuring her latest book, Raising the Barre: Big Dreams, False Starts and My Midlife Quest to Dance the Nutcracker. The event also includes a short performance by The Eugene Youth Ballet.

Kessler is a professor in the […]