Category: Community Outreach

CSWS Research Matters Fall 2015: Ana-Maurine Lara’s “Landlines” explores the ideas of home and homeland

Ana-Maurine Lara
Fall 2015: CSWS Research Matters   See also: A Public Performance

“LANDLINES” by Ana-Maurine Lara, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology
LANDLINES is a performance poetry project funded through the Oregon Arts Commission, and which explored ideas of home and homeland. This latest issue of CSWS Research Matters explores the research behind the project.

Dr. Ana-Maurine […]

LANDLINES: A public performance by poet Ana-Maurine Lara

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Eugene, OR—On Saturday August 22 and Sunday August 23, 2015, Ana-Maurine Lara, winner of the Oregon Arts Commission Joan Shipley Award, will perform LANDLINES, a public event exploring the ideas home and homeland in Eugene. The Sephardic Jewish notion of kasa inspires two public processions that reflect on what home […]

Breeze Harper’s Kale Smoothie Recipe for “Racial Tension Headaches in a ‘Post-Racial’ USA”

From the ASUO Women Center’s recent issue of The Siren, here’s a Kale Smoothie Recipe for “Racial Tension Headaches in a ‘Post-Racial’ USA” from Dr. Amie “Breeze” Harper, who will be delivering a lecture, participating in a panel discussion, and leading a workshop at the CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium, which runs May 7 – […]

Diana Abu-Jaber At Large | Jefferson Public Radio

“We’re still trying to figure out what Diana Abu-Jaber does NOT do; she’s good at so many things. Novelist, cookbook author, teacher, speaker… and there…”
You can listen to this May 6 interview with Diana Abu-Jaber at:    /  Source: Diana Abu-Jaber At Large | Jefferson Public Radio

Road Scholars Presentation: Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History

Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History
This CSWS Road Scholars presentation offers 16th- and 17th-century literature and music—together with visual images of paintings, engravings, and sculptures —that portray women forcefully as queens and Amazons. he women in these roles display a confident assumption of equivalence with men, strong agency, and loyal friendship and, at […]

CSWS Research Matters Fall 2014: Theresa May, “The Women and Rivers Project”

Fall 2014 CSWS Research Matters:
“The Women and Rivers Project” by Theresa May, Associate Professor, University of Oregon Department of Theatre Arts
A CSWS faculty research grant supports Theresa May’s collaborative creative project on women and rivers, which explores the relationships—both historic and contemporary—of women in the Pacific Northwest to the many rivers of our region. The […]