New Book on Gay Latino Studies

Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader
edited by Michael Hames-García  and Ernesto Javier Martínez
Duke University Press
(April 2011)
384 pages
Michael Hames-García is professor of Ethnic Studies at UO. Ernesto Javier Martínez is assistant professor of Ethnic Studies and of Women’s and Gender Studies at UO. Both are CSWS faculty affiliates.
Publisher’s Synopsis
Ernesto Martínez Lecture

“Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels”—Courtney Thorsson

[ April 18, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus
CSWS Noon Talk—Courtney Thorsson
Professor Thorsson, UO Department of English, will discuss her forthcoming book Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels. Women’s Work argues that late twentieth-century novels by Toni Cade Bambara, Ntozake Shange, Paule Marshall, Gloria Naylor, and Toni Morrison reclaim and revise cultural nationalism.

“Modernist Cuisine for Moderns”—Jennifer Burns Levin

[ April 18, 2012; 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] 115 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
UO campus
FITF Works-in-Progress Series
Jennifer Burns Levin, Clark Honors College

“Modernist Cuisine for Moderns”

Sponsored by the Food in the Field Research Interest Group, UO Center for the Study of Women in Society

Abstract: I examine the ‘modernist’ in Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking (2011), a six-volume, 2,400-page, award-winning cookbook edited by […]

Voices of Environmental Justice: A Panel Discussion

[ April 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] John E. Jaqua Academic Learning Center
1615 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus
FREE and open to the public

A panel discussion about environmental justice in Eugene and Lane County.

Moderator: Lisa Arkin, Executive Director of Beyond Toxics
Panelists:

Luis Olmedo, Executive Director of Comité Civico
Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu
Ben Duncan, Chair of the Oregon Governor’s Environmental Justice […]

“Whatever Happened to Zulay?”—a documentary film by Sharon Sherman

[ April 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] 115 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
UO campus
Free Film Showing
Whatever Happened to Zulay? An Otavaleña’s Journey is the story of a remarkable Ecuadoran woman who went through several life changes and maintained some continuity in her life, a continuity that made her successful in a new world, and surprisingly, at the same time remain attached to her […]

17th Annual Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference

[ April 7, 2012; ] The Coalition Against Environmental Racism (CAER) is proud to announce its 17th Annual Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference on Saturday April 7th, 2012. No registration is required. Please join us for a great weekend of free food and free knowledge at the University of Oregon (EMU Fir Room (Keynotes and Artistic Panel) and River Rooms (all […]