Karla Holloway: “From Fact to Fiction: A Colored Life in Letters”

[ March 4, 2020; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Ford Lecture Hall JSMA UO campus

Keynote: Lorwin Lectureship Series

Karla FC Holloway, James B. Duke Professor Emerita of English at Duke University, will visit the University of Oregon campus March 3 – 5. Her featured lecture is titled “From Fact to Fiction: A Colored Life in Letters.” She will participate also in a series of […]

A novel by Helena María Viramontes about the lives of migrant farmworkers is the 2019-20 UO Common Reading selection

[ October 21, 2019; 4:00 pm; ]
2019-2020 UO Common Reading Selection: Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena María Viramontes

Helen María Viramontes is the Goldwin Smith Professor of English at Cornell University.

A story of loss and survival, Under the Feet of Jesus is a lyrical, powerful novel about the lives of the children, women, and men who endure a difficult existence and labor under dangerous […]

Tiffany L. King, “The When and Where of Our Talk: The Shoals of Black and Native Feminisms”

[ October 3, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid St. UO campus

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

“The When and Where of Our Talk: The Shoals of Black and Native Feminisms” Tiffany Lethabo King, Georgia State University

Tiffany Lethabo King

Tiffany Lethabo King is an assistant professor in the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. King’s […]

Rhaisa Williams, “Screaming to Dream: Toni Morrison, Emmett Till, and Black Maternal Grief”

[ October 25, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Location: TBD

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Rhaisa Kameela Williams is assistant professor of Theater and Performance Studies in the Performing Arts Department at Washington University in St. Louis. Williams’ research uses mixed-archive methods—spanning across literature, family history, archives, and public policy—to focus on the intersections of blackness, motherhood, affect, and disquieting modes of freedom.

Rhaisa Kameela Williams

Currently, she […]

Annie Isabel Fukushima,  “Witnessing Violence in These Migratory Times”

[ February 13, 2020; ]
Location: TBD

Lecture:  “Witnessing Violence in These Migratory Times”

Dr. Annie Isabel Fukushima is an assistant professor in the Ethnic Studies Division of the School for Cultural & Social Transformation at University of Utah. Prior to joining the faculty in Utah, she earned her Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies with a Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender & Sexuality […]

Irum Shiekh: CSWS Noon Talk

[ November 6, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Hendricks Hall 330 Jane Grant Conference Room UO campus

CSWS Noon TalkSubject: Women’s Mosque Movement of the 21st Century Speaker: Irum Shiekh, Professor, Clark Honors College, University of Oregon

Irum Shiekh

Irum Shiekh is a professor of ethnic studies in UO’s Clark Honors College. Professor Shiekh is a filmmaker and oral historian whose research centers around issues of social justice, […]