Author: alicee

Walidah Imarisha returns to campus to talk about black history in Oregon

[ February 27, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”
a public lecture with Walidah Imarisha
Straub Hall, Room 156
Walidah Imarisha describes herself as an historian at heart, reporter by (w)right, and rebel by reason. Winner of a 2017 Oregon Book Award for creative nonfiction for Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and […]

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium: Christen Smith, “Facing the Dragon”

[ March 7, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
UO campus
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“Facing the Dragon”
Christen Smith, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Bio

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Christen Smith researches engendered anti-Black state violence and Black community responses to it in Brazil and the Americas. Her work primarily focuses on transnational anti-Black police violence, Black liberation […]

Queering Teacher Education Curriculum authors win an article of the year award

Nov. 9 – Three University of Oregon faculty members in the College of Education’s education studies earned the 2018 Francis P. Hunkins Article of the Year Award from the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum. Jerry Rosiek, Alison Schmitke and Julie Heffeman wrote “Queering Teacher Education Curriculum: A Case Study of Lessons Learned in the […]

When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | Opinion

This opinion piece is written by V Varun Chaudhry, a scholar-in-residence at the Leeway Foundation, an anthropology PhD candidate at Northwestern University, and a predoctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon.
When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | […]

PSU NEW Leadership Oregon Applications Open: Women Student Leadership Training

[ February 21, 2019; ]

Application due Feb. 21, 2019 for PSU’s NEW Leadership Oregon program.
The Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University would like to invite female-identifying students at your college/university to apply for our 16th Annual NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) program!
Thank you so much for encouraging female-identifying students in your life to lead. We know that […]

Sharon Luk wins a book prize from ASA

Annual Awards Ceremony / American Studies Association
October 23, 2018—“The American Studies Association has awarded the 2018 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize to Sharon Luk, The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity (University of California Press). 
“According to the committee, ‘a theoretically sharp, elegantly written, and deeply moving work of scholarship, The Life of […]