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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, […]

Take Back the Night Rally, March & Speak Out Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

[ April 25, 2019; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
The UO Women’s Center will conduct its annual Take Back the Night Rally, March and Speak Out Against Sexual and Domestic Violence on Thursday, April 25, 2019 starting at 6pm in the EMU Amphitheater.

Take Back the Night is a yearly international protest founded in 1976 which seeks to raise awareness about the realities of sexual […]

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 […]

International Conference on Feminism/Theory/Film

[ February 28, 2019; March 1, 2019; ]
For full information, go to: https://gerscan.uoregon.edu/conferences/film-conference-2019/

Critical Intersections in the Practice and Theorization of Experimental Filmmaking since the 1970s

This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the rich intersections and critical conversations between feminist film theory and experimental filmmaking in the German-speaking world and beyond since the 1970s. Scholars from a variety of disciplines will trace the emergence of […]