Tag: University of Oregon

A report from Andrew Ferguson, 2014-15 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow

Andrew Ferguson, Le Guin Fellow
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When Andrew Ferguson came to campus to explore UO’s superb collection of feminist science fiction, he wasn’t expecting to uncover an original manuscript of Ursula Le Guin’s Tehanu hidden away in the archives. Ferguson, one […]

Ta-Nehisi Coates: 2017 Ruhl Lecture

[ February 3, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Ta-Nehisi Coates
Friday, February 3, 2017 at 6:00pm
Matthew Knight Arena
1840 E 13th Ave Eugene, OR

2017 Ruhl Lecture

A Deeper Black: Race in America

Ta-Nehisi Coates does not tend to pre-write his keynotes. He talks extemporaneously, forcefully, on the events of the day-sometimes, that literal day-and incorporates themes from his writing. Lately, his focus is on the systemic racism […]

Humans not guilty in shaping chimpanzee, bonobo behavior

Frances White
Humans not guilty in shaping chimpanzee, bonobo behavior | Media Relations.
UO’s Frances White and doctoral student are part of international team that analyzed behavior patterns of the two African apes.
EUGENE, Ore. — Sept. 17, 2014 — Human encroachment has not turned chimpanzees and bonobos into warmongers bent on violence and infanticide as many people […]

Reforming Sexual Violence Prevention at the University of Oregon: Caroline Heldman & Danielle Dirks

Editor’s Note: Caroline Heldman and Danielle Dirks were invited to the University of Oregon campus as part of the 2013-14 Lorwin Lectureship Series, presented by the Center for the Study of Women in Society. Because of a winter storm, all events were cancelled on the UO campus that day. CSWS was able to videotape a […]

Fall 2013 Research Matters: Eileen Otis on “Worlds of Work in Walmart, China”

Sociology professor Eileen Otis writes about how migrants from rural areas navigate China’s new urban class system in the latest issue of Research Matters, a publication of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. Otis’s paper, “Worlds of Work in Walmart, China,” discusses her experiences interviewing migrant workers in China during her […]

“Degrees of Freedom: Intimacy, Slavery, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Latin America” with Professor Michelle McKinley

[ January 27, 2014; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Lewis Lounge, Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
UO campus
The University of Oregon School of Law presents the Bernard B. Kliks Professorship lecture:
“Degrees of Freedom: Intimacy, Slavery, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Latin America,” with Professor Michelle McKinley

How could enslaved women assert legal claims to personhood, wages, and virtue, when the law regarded them as mere property? […]