Month: January 2019

Sharon Luk honored with book prize for “The Life of Paper”

Luk Receives Matei Calinescu Prize from the Modern Language Association

Sharon Luk, assistant professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, has been awarded the Matei Calinescu Prize for her book, The Life of Paper: Letters and Poetics of Living Beyond Capacity. The award is given by the Modern Language Association, which works […]

CSWS welcomes Hypatia team

New Editorial Team Chosen for Hypatia

(adapted from the Department of Philosophy website)—After an extensive search, a new editorial team for Hypatia has been enthusiastically and unanimously accepted by the search committee and the newly reconstructed nonprofit board. The new coeditors are: Bonnie J. Mann, Erin McKenna, Camisha Russell, and Rocío Zambrana, all of the […]

Mimi Nguyen: Of Gifts, Debts, and Threats

[ May 22, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
A public talk in conversation with UO’s 2018-2019 Common Reading Book, The Best We Could Do

Thi Bui’s graphic memoir The Best We Could Do movingly tells personal and political histories of the war in Vietnam and its aftermath for her family of refugees. Since this Cold War exodus, however, the United States has increasingly enacted […]

Samantha Irby, Keynote Speaker: Women in Media Symposium

[ May 21, 2019; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
182 Lillis 955 E. 13th Ave. UO campusFor full information about the symposium: https://library.uoregon.edu/women_media_symposium

Samantha Irby

Samantha Irby is a popular comedian and author who writes a blog called Bitches Gotta Eat. Her first book, Meaty, follows Irby through failed relationships, taco feasts, struggles with Crohn’s disease, […]

Miriam Abelson: Book Colloquium

[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Location: Browsing Room, Knight Library

Miriam Abelson returns to the University of Oregon for a colloquium, with a panel of commentators, to discuss her forthcoming book, Men in Place: Trans Masculinity, Race, and Sexuality in America, due out in March from the University of Minnesota Press. This book is based on her PhD research.

Miriam […]

Book Celebration: “Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics”

[ May 22, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Alder Building, Conference Room, 818 E. 15th Ave., UO campus

Book Celebration: Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan this will include a panel discussion

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics, edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan (University of Washington Press, December 2018, 320 pages)

Lynn Fujiwara is an associate professor, University of Oregon Department of […]