Month: July 2013

Laura Edwards—“Women, Law, and Culture:  Rethinking Legal Change in the Civil War Era”

Time and Place TBA This presentation is about the ways that ordinary people in the South, particularly African American women, contributed to the legal changes that we associate with the Reconstruction Amendments and top-down change. These groups had a much…

CSWS Advisory Board Member Michelle McKinley Named Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law

McKinley named Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law | AroundtheO Associate professor Michelle McKinley has been named the Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law, University of Oregon School of Law Dean Michael Moffitt announced recently. The professorship is awarded to…

Cuban Filmmaker Marilyn Solaya to Screen “In the Wrong Body”

“In The Wrong Body” tells the story of Mavi Susel, who underwent Cuba’s first gender reassignment operation in 1988. In addition this documentary explores such timely issues as the meaning of femininity in the macho and patriarchal society of Cuba.…

Lauren Heidbrink—“Collisions of Debt and Interest: 
Youth Negotiations of (In)debt(ed) Migration 
and the Best Interests of the Child”

Lewis Lounge Knight Law Center 1515 Agate St., UO campus Américas Research Interest Group presents Lauren Heidbrink Lauren Heidbrink is an anthropologist and has a joint appointment as assistant professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Policy at…

The Third Annual Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture

Browsing Room, Knight Library 1501 Kincaid Street University of Oregon The Third Annual Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture, presented by the UO Department of Ethnic Studies Broken Fragments of the Primitive Life’: Race and Dynamic Psychiatry in the Early Twentieth- Century…