Category: Events

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: Dr. Irum Shiekh, Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies; Clark Honors College, University of Oregon

Irum Shiekh

Dr. Irum Shiekh teaches in the UO Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies and the Clark Honors College about […]