Category: Events

Literary Power Hour event to raise funds for Planned Parenthood

—Co-sponsored by CSWS. From Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon:

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Literary Power Hour

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 7:00 PM Online

Outspoken words can change hearts, change minds and change the world. Now more than ever, we need a jolt of energy from some of Oregon’s most acclaimed literary minds to inspire, educate and […]

April is focused on sexual violence awareness, but remotely

Published April 13, 2020, in Around the O, by Collen Schlonga, Student Services and Enrollment Management

When the University of Oregon announced that spring term 2020 would be provided remotely, organizers of Sexual Assault Awareness Month had to shift gears.

The month of April — usually packed with collaborative, in-person events and workshops by UO departments and […]

CSWS postpones spring 2020 events

Alicia Garza

Given the serious nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) has cancelled its Spring 2020 lecture series. Events will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

“While we have thoroughly enjoyed hosting our speakers for the Lorwin lectures, and our Race, Ethnicities and Inequalities colloquium, we have postponed these […]

Raka Ray: Acker-Morgen lecture to be rescheduled

NOTE: This event will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

 “Masculinity and Capitalism: A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of a Foundational Relationship” Raka Ray, University of California, Berkeley

From the UC-Berkeley website: Raka Ray is a professor of sociology and South and Southeast Asia Studies and the dean of the Division of Social Sciences […]

Alicia Garza talk postponed, new date TBA

Note: This event will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

Alicia Garza

“Alicia Garza is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker and freedom dreamer who is currently the Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United […]

Postponed: Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Queer Studies Lecture

Note: This event will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

Queer Studies Lecture

“Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance”

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan 

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes lists his main research interests as queer/LGBT Hispanic Caribbean (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican) studies, U.S. Latina/o, and Latin American literary, […]