Month: May 2013

“Too Many P’s”? Personal, Political, Publics and Potatoes — a conversation about the politics of food and kinship with novelist Ruth Ozeki

[ May 9, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Fir Room, 1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus    FREE & open to the public
“Too Many P’s”? Personal, Political, Publics and Potatoes
Ruth Ozeki will read from her novel, All Over Creation, and will be joined at the table by an interdisciplinary panel of scholars. We will talk about public engagement with agricultural technoscience, genetic […]

Public Lecture by Libby Larsen, Composer

[ May 9, 2014; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_19300" align="alignright" width="137"] Libby Larsen[/caption]

Collier House Living Room
1170 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

Libby Larsen, composer and co-founder of American Composers Forum, will give a public lecture on her work and experience as one of America’s most performed living composers.

The UO School of Music and Dance has named Larsen a 2014 Robert M. Trotter Visiting Professor, […]

“Botanical Interventions: Rebuilding Landscapes, Reshaping Communities” — Oliver Kellhammer & Jennifer Burns Levin

[ May 9, 2013; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Hendricks Hall
Hearth Rm (1st floor)
1408 University St., UO campus

A Fireside Conversation with Oliver Kellhammer, a permaculture artist, writer, and teacher specializing in ecological restoration and land art, and Jennifer Burns Levin, who teaches literature in the UO Clark Honors College. The two  will talk about Kellhammer’s interest in the shifting power relationships within public urban […]

Kathleen Blee: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?”

[ May 8, 2014; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_18218" align="alignright" width="118"] Kathleen Blee[/caption]

Susan Campbell Hall
Room 111, Graduate Student Ctr
1431 Johnson Lane
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May 8: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?” a research talk with Kathleen Blee

Kathleen Blee, distinguished professor of sociology and associate dean for graduate studies and research at the University of Pittsburgh, has published 76 journal articles, encyclopedia entries […]

A concert by Alberto Carrión to celebrate Julia de Burgos centenary

[ May 8, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus

An event to celebrate the centenary of the renowned Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos (1914-1953), with a performance of Burgos’s poetry set to original music by the Puerto Rican musician Alberto Carrión. Carrión will also participate in a question and answer session about his composition process and his relationship to […]

2014 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium “Family, Animal, Story”

[ May 3, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th St.
(10th & Olive)
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Our keynote writer is 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award-winner and New York Times–bestselling author Karen Joy Fowler, whose novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves has opened up new ways of talking about family dynamics and the ethics of animal research.

Saturday’s panels and workshops will meet at Eugene Downtown […]