Tag: UO Today

Kristin Yarris talks about her new book on UO Today

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The most recent UO Today episode features Kristin Yarris, assistant professor of international studies and the director of the new UO global health minor.
Yarris talked about her experience in 2004 going to rural Nicaraguan communities translating for medical doctors. She repeatedly heard the phrase “I’m thinking too much,” which, after […]

UO Today interview with author Ariel Gore

UO Today interviews Ariel Gore, editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine Hip Mama and the author of eight books. Gore appeared at the 5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium, held May 6 – 8, 2016, on the UO campus and at downtown Eugene Public Library. She was interviewed  for UO Today […]

▶ UO Today with Novella Carpenter – YouTube

Published on May 20, 2015
Novella Carpenter, a writer and urban farmer in Oakland, California. Her memoir Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer was published in 2009. Carpenter was a keynote author in “Our Daily Bread: Women’s Stories of Food and Resilience,” the 4th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writer’s Symposium, held May 7th to […]

▶ UO Today with Diana Abu-Jaber – YouTube

Published on May 15, 2015
Diana Abu-Jaber, author of four novels Arabian Jazz, Crescent, Origin, and Birds of Paradise; as well as a memoir The Language of Baklava. Abu-Jaber was a keynote author in “Our Daily Bread: Women’s Stories of Food and Resilience,” the 4th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writer’s Symposium, held May 7th to 9th, […]

UO Today #595 guest: Michael Hames-García

Watch this videotaped interview with the director of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS). Michael Hames-García, professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies, talks about his role as the first male director of CSWS. In addition he discusses his research on race and incarceration in the U.S., gender and sexuality, and theories […]