Month: January 2019

UO Today: Columbia professor Mae Ngai speaks on the history of immigration

UO Today #729 guest: Mae Ngai

Mae Ngai on UO Today

Mae Ngai, professor of History and Lung Family
Professor of Asian American Studies at Columbia University, is the
2018-19 Wayne Morse Chair. She discusses the history of immigration to
the United States; and talks about how restrictive immigration policy
leads to increased illegal immigration. Ngai critiques […]

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

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

Book Celebration: Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics

(Edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan (University of Washington Press, December 2018, 320 pages)Publisher’s synopsis

Lynn Fujiwara is an associate professor, University of Oregon Department of Ethnic Studies.

Shireen Roshanravan is […]

2018-19 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship winner Laura Strait to talk about her research

[ May 30, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
330 Hendricks Hall, 1408 University St., UO campus

Laura Strait, a Ph.D. candidate in Media Studies, School of Journalism and Communication, will give a talk about her dissertation research, “Occupying a Third Place: Pro-Life Feminism, Legible Politics, and the Edge of Women’s Liberation,” on May 30, 2019, in the Jane Grant Conference Room at CSWS, 330 […]

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 […]

Cine-Lit 9—A conference on Hispanic Cinema and Literature

[ March 8, 2019 to March 11, 2019. ] Locations: UO PDX and PSU
See also: https://around.uoregon.edu/content/women-hispanic-film-and-literature-focus-pdx-gathering
Founded in 1990, Cine-Lit is the continuing, cooperative organization between the University of Oregon, Portland State University, and Oregon State University that, in conjunction with the Portland International Film Festival, organizes an international symposium on Hispanic film and literature every 3-4 years. The conference is held at the UO […]