Category: Lectures

Cine-Lit 9—A conference on Hispanic Cinema and Literature

[ March 8, 2019 to March 11, 2019. ] Locations: UO PDX and PSU
See also: https://around.uoregon.edu/content/women-hispanic-film-and-literature-focus-pdx-gathering
Founded in 1990, Cine-Lit is the continuing, cooperative organization between the University of Oregon, Portland State University, and Oregon State University that, in conjunction with the Portland International Film Festival, organizes an international symposium on Hispanic film and literature every 3-4 years. The conference is held at the UO […]

Mimi Nguyen: Of Gifts, Debts, and Threats

[ May 22, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
A public talk in conversation with UO’s 2018-2019 Common Reading Book, The Best We Could Do

Thi Bui’s graphic memoir The Best We Could Do movingly tells personal and political histories of the war in Vietnam and its aftermath for her family of refugees. Since this Cold War exodus, however, the United States has increasingly enacted […]

Samantha Irby, Keynote Speaker: Women in Media Symposium

[ May 21, 2019; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
182 Lillis 955 E. 13th Ave. UO campusFor full information about the symposium: https://library.uoregon.edu/women_media_symposium

Samantha Irby

Samantha Irby is a popular comedian and author who writes a blog called Bitches Gotta Eat. Her first book, Meaty, follows Irby through failed relationships, taco feasts, struggles with Crohn’s disease, […]

“Counterplanning from the Kitchen Table: June Jordan and the Domestic Literary Enterprise, 1979-1985”

[ February 7, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
EMU 145: Crater Lake South. University of Oregon

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Speaker SeriesEthnic Studies Speaker, Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture Speaker

Speaker: Dr. Erica Edwards (Rutgers) “Counterplanning from the Kitchen Table: June Jordan and the Domestic Literary Enterprise, 1979-1985”

Join us for the next talk in the New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Speaker Series, organized […]

Author Sohaila Abdulali at Eugene Public Library

[ April 17, 2019; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
Downtown Eugene Public Library100 W. 10th (10th & Olive)Eugene, OR 97401Free & open to the public

A talk by the author of the acclaimed book What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape, examining sexual assault and the global discourse on rape from the perspective of a survivor, former counselor, and activist.

Presented in partnership by […]

A “Prison of Love”: Exploitation and the promotion of “care ethics” for female care workers in China

[ January 23, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
UO geographer Yi Yu, the 2017-18 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow, will give a presentation on her research titled “Prison of Love:” Exploitation and the promotion of “care ethics” for female care workers in China. The talk will take place on Wednesday, January 23 at 4 pm in the EMU Miller Room.

Yi Yu

This talk is […]