Category: Conferences

Racial Representations: African American Literature Since 1975

[ April 26, 2013; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] a

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Gerlinger Hall Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus

A group of innovative scholars who specialize in African American literature will gather at the University of Oregon to give talks about their research on April 26, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This free symposium is open to the public and will take place in the Alumni […]

2012 CSWS NW Women Writers Symposium: MemoirFest Audio Recordings

Audio recordings now available for the 2012 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium: MemoirFest, held Saturday, May 12, 2012 on the University of Oregon campus.
Morning session, with panelists Crystal Williams, Debra Gwartney, and Lidia Yuknavitch.
Afternoon session, with panelists Dominick Vetri, Margarita Donnelly, Lauren Kessler, and Elizabeth Reis.
MemoirFest Program
CSWS Women Writers Project

Jenée Wilde Selected for Fellowship and Research Grant

Jenée Wilde
Jenée Wilde has been selected to receive the 2012-2013 Norman Brown Graduate Fellowship, which was established by alumnus Norman Brown (’68) to support graduate student excellence. A PhD candidate in the UO Department of English (Folklore Program), she has also been selected to receive a 2012 Folklore Summer Research Grant to conduct archival research, […]

“From Suffrage to Citizenship: Empowering Oregon Women in the 20th Century and Beyond,” a Symposium

[ October 25, 2012; 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] UO Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Keynote speaker: Lauren Kessler, Professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication
A symposium celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room on the UO campus.

Linda Long, manuscripts librarian at the UO Libraries and organizer of […]

War and Memory: Bearing witness to loss in everyday life

[ October 18, 2012 to October 20, 2012. ]

University of Oregon School of Law Symposium
Keynote: Arturo Arias, University of Texas, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Symposium website

Political violence, state terror, exceptionalism, and the traumatic effects of war are subjects of vibrant interdisciplinary debate. Social historians, anthropologists, scholars of humanitarian intervention, forced migration, international criminal law, literary critics, and documentary film-makers have long been concerned […]

17th Annual Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference

[ April 7, 2012; ] The Coalition Against Environmental Racism (CAER) is proud to announce its 17th Annual Grassroots Environmental Justice Conference on Saturday April 7th, 2012. No registration is required. Please join us for a great weekend of free food and free knowledge at the University of Oregon (EMU Fir Room (Keynotes and Artistic Panel) and River Rooms (all […]