Tag: UO

“¡Santa!: Afro-Diasporic Ways of Being and Knowing,” with Ana-Maurine Lara

[ November 21, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_20646" align="alignright" width="166"] Ana-Maurine Lara[/caption]

204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus
CLLAS Visiting Scholar Ana-Maurine Lara to deliver lecture about her research
Ana-Maurine Lara is the first ever Visiting Scholar with the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. She recently completed her PhD in African American Studies and Anthropology at Yale University. Her first academic […]

“Same-Sex Intimacies in an Early Modern African Text about an Ethiopian Female Saint, ‘Gädlä Wälättä P̣eṭros’ (1672)”

[ April 24, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

A Lecture by Professor Wendy Laura Belcher, Princeton University
The 17th-century Ethiopian book The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Wälättä P̣eṭros features a life-long partnership between two women and the depiction of same-sex sexuality among nuns. The earliest known book-length biography about the life of an African woman, written in 1672 in […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Jenée Wilde, “Bridging Humanities and Social Science Methods in PhD Research”

[ April 8, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall, 1408 University St.
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Jenée Wilde discusses the challenges and rewards of mixing ethnographic research methods with approaches to literary and visual media in her interdisciplinary project “Speculative Fictions, Bisexual Lives: Changing Frameworks of Sexual Desire.”

Wilde is the 2014-15 CSWS Jane Grant Fellowship Award recipient. A PhD candidate in […]

Road Scholars: Documentary Filmmaker Gabriela Martínez to present “Agents of Change”

[ March 18, 2015; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] George S. Turnbull
Portland Center
Shirley Papé Forum
70 NW Couch St., Floor 3R
Portland, OR 97209

A CSWS Road Scholars Presentation
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Award-winning documentary filmmaker Gabriela Martínez will present Agents of Change: A Legacy of Feminist Research, Teaching and Activism at the University of Oregon, a film she produced with Sonia De La Cruz. The film, developed for the […]

Ms. Fembot Edit-a-Thon + Hack-a-Thon

[ March 6, 2015; ]

Fembot is a CSWS Special Project.

Join Us! For the Ms. Fembot Edit-a-Thon + Hack-a-Thon
Friday, March 6, 2015 and Saturday, March 7, 2015

Sign up for the edit-a-thon online: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Ms._Fembot_Edit-a-Thon

 

Writers, researchers, coders, students: have you ever gone to Wikipedia looking for information about women, trans, and/or gender non-conforming scientists, writers, scholars, filmmakers, artists, activists, politicians, and others, […]

Anjali Arondekar—“Telling Tales: Sexuality’s Fictions”

[ March 3, 2015; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

Anjali Arondekar is an associate professor of Feminist Studies and Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research engages the poetics and politics of sexuality, geopolitics and historiography. Her first book, For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India (Duke University Press, 2009), won the 2010 Alan Bray […]