Kawai wins Eastern Oregon Film Festival awards

Masami Kawai

 Masami Kawai, assistant professor of cinema studies at University of Oregon, won the Audience Choice Best Short and Curator’s Pick Director to Watch awards at the Eastern Oregon Film Festival for her 2018 film, “Tides.” Kawai also received the 2020 summer humanities and creative arts faculty grant for writing a feature film screenplay. Her work explores race, […]

Oregon college women’s leadership program applications due Feb. 18

Applications are now open for a six-day residential
leadership development program that educates and encourages outstanding college
women to develop pathways toward leadership.

Open to women enrolled at any college in the state of Oregon,
NEW Leadership Oregon 2020 runs a cross-sector inclusive, women-centered
leadership program that educates and inspires a new generation of women
leaders.

According to the Center for Women’s […]

Feb. 13: Annie Isabel Fukushima,  “Witnessing Violence in These Migratory Times”

[ February 13, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room1501 Kincaid St., UO camp

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

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 […]

Feb. 17: Tina Campt, “The New Black Gaze”

[ February 17, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Ford Lecture Hall, JSMA

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Tina M. Campt is Owen F. Walker Professor of Humanities and Professor of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University. She is a founding member of the Practicing Refusal Collective, and the author of three books: Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender and Memory […]

Intersectionality and the Intergenerational Labor Movement

[ February 20, 2020; 3:00 pm; 3:00 pm; ]
Lyllye Reynolds-Park Black Cultural Center, 1870 E 15th Ave., Eugene

April Sims was elected Secretary Treasurer of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO in December 2018 and began her four-year term in January 2019. She is the first woman of color and the first black person to be elected as a WSLC executive officer.

In this talk, […]

Moans, Groans, Slurping: The Politics of Captioning Pornography

[ February 26, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Noon talk, Jane Grant Room, Hendricks 330

Celeste Reeb, English, 2019-20 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow

Celeste Reeb

On June 27th, 2018 Pornhub announced
it was launching a closed caption (CC) category on its website which would help
serve its d/Deaf and hard of hearing viewers. In 2020, Pornhub is being sued
for a lack of closed captioning by a deaf user. […]