Category: Events

Welcome Reception for New Women Faculty

[ October 1, 2019; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Gerlinger Alumni Lounge, Gerlinger Hall1468 University Street, UO campus

The Center for the Study of Women in Societyand the Office of the Provostinvite you to a reception to welcome new women faculty to campus.New and current faculty at the University of Oregon are invited to attend to welcome new women faculty to campus, to learn about […]

Tiffany L. King, “The When and Where of Our Talk: The Shoals of Black and Native Feminisms”

[ October 3, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid St. UO campus

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

“The When and Where of Our Talk: The Shoals of Black and Native Feminisms” Tiffany Lethabo King, Georgia State University

Tiffany Lethabo King

Tiffany Lethabo King is an assistant professor in the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. King’s […]

A novel by Helena María Viramontes about the lives of migrant farmworkers is the 2019-20 UO Common Reading selection

[ October 21, 2019; 4:00 pm; ]
2019-2020 UO Common Reading Selection: Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena María Viramontes

Helen María Viramontes is the Goldwin Smith Professor of English at Cornell University.

A story of loss and survival, Under the Feet of Jesus is a lyrical, powerful novel about the lives of the children, women, and men who endure a difficult existence and labor under dangerous […]

Rhaisa Williams, “Screaming to Dream: Toni Morrison, Emmett Till, and Black Maternal Grief”

[ October 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Gerlinger Lounge, 1468 University St.

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Rhaisa Kameela Williams is assistant professor of Theater and Performance Studies in the Performing Arts Department at Washington University in St. Louis. Williams’ research uses mixed-archive methods—spanning across literature, family history, archives, and public policy—to focus on the intersections of blackness, motherhood, affect, and disquieting modes of freedom.

Rhaisa […]

Irum Shiekh: CSWS Noon Talk

[ November 6, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Hendricks Hall 330 Jane Grant Conference Room UO campus

CSWS Noon TalkSubject: Women’s Mosque Movement of the 21st Century Speaker: Irum Shiekh, Professor, Clark Honors College, University of Oregon

Irum Shiekh

Irum Shiekh is a professor of ethnic studies in UO’s Clark Honors College. Professor Shiekh is a filmmaker and oral historian whose research centers around issues of social justice, […]

Renisa Mawani: Across Oceans of Law

[ November 7, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Erb Memorial Union EMU 230, Swindells Room

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

Speaker: Renisa Mawani, Professor, Sociology Chair, Law and Society Minor Program, Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia

In 1914 the S.S. Komagata Maru left Hong Kong for Vancouver carrying 376 Punjabi migrants. Chartered by railway contractor Gurdit Singh, the ship and its passengers were […]