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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]