Category: Community Outreach

NWWS: Saturday afternoon readings & talks

[ May 7, 2016; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Full Schedule: http://csws.uoregon.edu/events-2/2014-nwws/2016-csws-northwest-women-writers-symposium/

5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition,” May 6 – 8, 2016
The symposium includes panel discussions, writing workshops, a keynote talk, author conversations & readings, book signings, and discussion. Our theme is “Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition.” How have our migrations […]

2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium (NWWS)

[ May 6, 2016; 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. May 7, 2016; 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. ] campus location: Knight Library, Browsing Rm
community location: downtown Eugene Public Library
#crossingborders for live tweeting at some events
FULL SCHEDULE: http://csws.uoregon.edu/events-2/2014-nwws/2016-csws-northwest-women-writers-symposium/
5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

“Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition”

The fifth annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium will be held Friday, May 6, 2016, through Saturday, May 7, 2016. American Book Award […]

Cuentos para Dormir (Bedtime stories by deported parents)

[ May 3, 2016; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] 180 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall (PLC)
1415 Kincaid St.
UO campus

UO Department of Education Studies (COE) presents: Guest lecture by Sophia Sobko
“Cuentos para Dormir” — Bedtime Stories by Deported Parents (DREAMers Moms USA/Tijuana A.C.)

Public lecture, display of books, binational book reading with DREAMers Moms and students from El Colegio de la Frontera Norte.

Cuentos para Dormir (Bedtime stories […]

NWWS documentary premiere “Sad Happiness: Cinthya’s Transborder Journey” with director Lynn Stephen

[ May 6, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Opening event of the 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
Documentary Film Premiere:“Sad Happiness: Cinthya’s Transborder Journey,” followed by Q&A with the director. Browsing Room, Knight Library.
Directed by Lynn Stephen, Distinguished Professor College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon (Anthropology and Ethnic Studies) and codirector of the Center […]

“Numbers and Nerves” with Paul and Scott Slovic

[ April 19, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
UO Campus
Reception to follow event
Free and open to the public
Numbers and Nerves: Addressing the Arithmetic of Compassion and the World’s Most Urgent Issues
A talk by Paul Slovic and Scott Slovic

This presentation by a father son team will explore how the social sciences and the environmental humanities can come together to enable us […]

Sexual violence prevention, guest lecture with David Lisak

[ May 26, 2016; 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm. 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] The UO Organization Against Sexual Assault (UO OASA) is bringing renowned sexual violence researcher and prevention advocate David Lisak to the University of Oregon on May 26.

Lisak will host two public talks. The first will explore sexual predators and take place at 4:15 p.m. in Global Scholars Hall 123. The second will concern the experience […]