Category: Lectures

Juan Carlos Areán: “Transforming Men to End Violence Against Women”

[ April 10, 2014; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Lane Community College
Downtown Center
101 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR

Mr. Juan Carlos Areán is an internationally recognized public speaker, trainer and facilitator, published author and documentary film producer. Since 1991, he has worked to engage men across different cultures to become better fathers, intimate partners, and allies to end domestic violence and achieve gender equity. He […]

Dr. Cheryl Mattingly — “Hope, Suffering and the Play of Possible Selves: A Narrative Perspective on the Good Life”

[ March 6, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus

Dr. Cheryl Mattingly is a professor of anthropology in the Division of Occupational Science and Therapy at the University of Southern California. Her talk will draw on a 15-year research study with African-American families in Los Angeles. This study explores the experiences of parents of children with chronic illness, and formed […]

UO Today #526: Brenda Frink

UO Today #526: Brenda Frink | University of Oregon Video.
Brenda Frink, research associate at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, talks about pioneer societies and Pioneer Mother monuments in the American West.
Dr. Frink lectured on “Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West,” at the […]

Karma Chávez — “Queer Fields, Queer Methods: Advancing an Activist Research Methodology”

[ May 23, 2013; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Public Lecture: “Queer Fields, Queer Methods: Advancing an Activist Research Methodology”
Given all the critiques of queer theory and queerness that have emerged in recent years, including pronouncements of queer theory’s impending demise, what’s the good in thinking about queer methodologies now? How should those invested in queer approaches and activist […]

“Bachelors, Boxing, and Boy-ology: American Catholicism in the ‘City of Men’, 1880-1930”

[ March 6, 2013; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 375 McKenzie
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Professor Amy Koehlinger’s lecture derives from her forthcoming book, Rosaries and Rope Burns: Boxing and Manhood in American Catholicism, 1890-1970. Koehlinger holds a Ph.D in religious studies from Yale and an M.A. in history from the University of Oregon. She has published widely on the history of American Catholicism and was […]

“Athletes, Geeks, and Gamers: Exploring Gender and Professional E-sports”

[ February 28, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

T.L. Taylor is an associate professor of  Comparative Media Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the co-author of Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method (with T. Boellstorff, B. Nardi, and C. Pearce; Princeton University Press, 2012), and the author of  Raising the Stakes: E-sports and the […]