Tag: UO

2018 CSWS Acker-Morgen Lecture: Rhacel Salazar Parreñas

[ March 7, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

“The Gendered Organization of Migrant Domestic Work”

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Southern California, will deliver the 2018 CSWS Acker-Morgen Lecture. Dr. Parreñas’s areas of research include labor, migration, transnational feminism, economic sociology, gender and the family.

The CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture honors two […]

Professors Kristin Yarris & Rhacel Parrenas to discuss Yarris’s recent book

[ March 7, 2018; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

Please mark your calendars March 7 at 10:30 am for a discussion of Professor Kristin Yarris’s book, Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families, published by Stanford University Press.

This will be a discussion between Professor Rhacel Parrenas, visiting from the University of Southern California, and Professor […]

CLLAS Symposium “Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas”

[ March 8, 2018; ] Events take place at:
Knight Library, Browsing Room
and Gerlinger Lounge
Time: 9 am to 7:30 pm
Free & open to the public

For the full schedule, go to: “Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas”

Our thematic line of inquiry this year: America, Bridge Between Oceans poses the following questions: What happens when we put the Atlantic world […]

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 […]

OHC Clark Lecture: Robin Wall Kimmerer

[ March 13, 2018; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] UO campus

See Oregon Humanities Center website for full information at: http://ohc.uoregon.edu/kimmerer.html

2017-18 Clark Lecture, Oregon Humanities Center

Robin Wall Kimmerer is the director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. Her latest book “Braiding Sweetgrass: indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants” was released in 2013 and was awarded the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award.