7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ April 25, 2018; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Free & open to the public
7th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories”
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Panel Discussion: April 25, 3:00 – 4:30 PM  Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) Ford Lecture Hall, 1430 Johnson Lane, 97403 UO campus
Light reception: 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall

Laila Lalami, award-winning novelist and […]

“Defective and Deficient: Thinking about ‘Bad’ Bodies” — Eli Clare

[ May 17, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Free event
Limited seating

“All too many people and communities are named defective and deficient in a thousand different ways. Those words are weapons used to create ‘bad’ and disposable body-minds. Through poetry, storytelling, and history, Eli Clare unpacks the power of ‘defective,’ exploring how it is rooted in ableism and wielded by […]

Queer History Lecture features Princeton scholar Regina Kunzel

[ April 11, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Free & open to the public
 “In Treatment: Psychiatry and the Archives of Modern Sexuality”
Queer History Lecture

Regina Kunzel holds the Doris Stevens Chair and is professor of History and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University. Kunzel’s work focuses on histories of sexuality in carceral spaces, and on the twined histories […]

Priscilla Ovalle — “From Black Hair to Black Panther: Collaborative Scholarship and Thinking through Cinematic Blackness”

[ April 13, 2018; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] McKenzie Hall
Room 375
1101 Kincaid St.
UO Campus

Join Priscilla Peña Ovalle (UO Cinema Studies) and guest Leah Aldridge (LMU School of Film and Television) as they discuss their new book projects in a talk titled “From Black Hair to Black Panther: Collaborative Scholarship and Thinking through Cinematic Blackness.” At this CSWS “Works-in-Progress/Author Meets Reader” event, Aldridge and […]

Laila Lalami columnist for The Nation to headline CSWS NW Women Writers Symposium

Laila Lalami will be our keynote speaker for the 7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium on April 25. Her keynote talk is titled “The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories.” Details: http://csws.uoregon.edu/2018nwws/
In an addition to being an award-winning novelist and a Pulitzer finalist, Lalami writes the “Between the Lines” column for The Nation.
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Alice Tallmadge Book Launch for ‘Now I Can See the Moon’

[ May 17, 2018; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join us for a reading and signing with Alice Tallmadge as she discusses her memoir, Now I Can See the Moon.
Source: Alice Tallmadge Book Launch for ‘Now I Can See the Moon’ – University of Oregon

Alice Tallmadge is a long-time Eugene area journalist and former adjunct instructor in SOJC. She was an original member of […]