Novelist Susan Choi to visit campus

[ May 14, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Novelist Susan Choi will visit campus and give a public reading on May 14 at 4:00 in the Browsing Room, Knight Library. Please save the date and encourage your students to attend! Choi teaches English at Yale University and is the author of The Foreign Student (1998); American Woman (2003); A Person of Interest (2008); and My Education (2013). American Woman was a finalist for the 2004 […]

Marie Vitulli publishes two articles on women in mathematics

Marie A. Vitulli, professor emerita of mathematics and a long-time CSWS faculty affiliate, recently published a pair of articles relevant to Women’s History Month in Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 65, No. 3. One is a 25-year-long study of gender (and citizenship) differences in first jobs of PhDs from US institutions. The other […]

Joy Harjo Interview: UO Today

 
 

Oregon Humanities Center
Published on Feb 15, 2018
Joy Harjo, an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is a poet, musician, and author. She is the Professor and Chair of Excellence at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Harjo discusses and reads her poetry. Her eight books of poetry include the recent Conflict Resolution for Holy […]

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]

New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing

Source: New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing
A new exhibit is now on view during the Winter 2018 term in the Paulson Reading Room in Special Collections and University Archives at Knight Library titled Creative Commonplacing: The Facets of Book Love. 
Students of Professor Mai-Lin Cheng’s Fall 2017 course HC421, “Book Love: Or, Reading Commonplaces,” curated this exhibit […]

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 […]