Category: Events

Javed to talk about honor killings in Pakistan March 9

[ March 9, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]

“In the Name of Honor: Evaluating the Impact of Weather Variability on Honor Killings in Pakistan”Monday, March 9, 12-1:30 p.m.Center for the Study of Women in Society Jane Grant Room (Hendricks 330)

In Pakistan, approximately 500 men and women are killed every year in the name of “honor.” In this talk, economics PhD student Amna Javed […]

Jane Nam to discuss Radical Korean Feminism at Jan. 30 noon talk

[ January 30, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Jane Nam

On Jan.
30, Philosophy graduate student Jane Nam will present a noon talk entitled, “Escape
the Corset: Radical Korean Feminism.” Nam received a 2019-20 graduate student
research award for her work from the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

South
Korea is often deemed the beauty capital of the world, as the cosmetic surgery
hub and home to […]

Women Voters: Race, Gender, and Dynamism in U.S. Presidential Elections

[ February 5, 2020; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, Jane Junn, University of Southern California, will be giving a talk on “Women Voters: Race, Gender, and Dynamism in U.S. Presidential Elections” from 6:30–8 p.m. in the William W. Knight Law Center, Room 175, 1515 Agate Street, Eugene.

Jane Junn is a professor of political science and gender and sexuality studies at […]

Moans, Groans, Slurping: The Politics of Captioning Pornography

[ February 26, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Noon talk, Jane Grant Room, Hendricks 330Celeste Reeb, English, 2019-20 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow

On June 27th, 2018 Pornhub announced
it was launching a closed caption (CC) category on its website which would help
serve its d/Deaf and hard of hearing viewers. In 2020, Pornhub is being sued
for a lack of closed captioning by a deaf user. Most […]

Sylvanna M. Falcón, “Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

[ February 6, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room1501 Kincaid St., UO campus

Lorwin Lectureship Series 

“Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

Sylvanna M. Falcón, University of California, Santa Cruz

Dr. Sylvanna M. Falcón is an associate professor in the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) and the director of the Research Center for the Americas at […]

Ernesto Martínez’s short film a finalist

Ernesto Martínez’s short film, La Serenata, is a finalist in the Imagen Foundation Short Film and Web Series Awards.

You can support this film by voting below and inviting friends and family to vote as well (one vote per 24 hours). You could also watch the film at this site: https://www.imagen.org/vote/short-films/

Film synopsis: two parents struggle with […]