Category: Human Rights

UO Dreamer Ally Training

[ April 26, 2019; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. May 24, 2019; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
Registration for Spring Dreamer Ally Trainings is now open.

To register, please scroll to the bottom of the UO Dreamers website; under faculty and staff resources you will see buttons to register for the April and May trainings.

UO Dreamer Ally Training, Friday, April 26, 2019

1 pm-5pm (lunch included during registration at 12:30pm)

*We cannot accommodate partial attendance, please plan on staying for the entire workshop.

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Mam women flee rural violence, seek gendered justice

New journal article by Lynn Stephen

Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S.

by Lynn Stephen. Journal of Peasant Studies, 46(2): 229-257. January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2018.1534836

Dr. Stephen’s uses the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and […]

UO Today: Columbia professor Mae Ngai speaks on the history of immigration

UO Today #729 guest: Mae Ngai

Mae Ngai on UO Today

Mae Ngai, professor of History and Lung Family
Professor of Asian American Studies at Columbia University, is the
2018-19 Wayne Morse Chair. She discusses the history of immigration to
the United States; and talks about how restrictive immigration policy
leads to increased illegal immigration. Ngai critiques […]

Practicing Resistance: Becoming & Growing as an Ally

[ February 11, 2019; February 12, 2019; ]
PRACTICING RESISTANCE:
BECOMING & GROWING AS AN ALLY

Allyship Trainings for the UO Campus & Eugene/Springfield Community
With facilitator Dena Zaldúa
CSWS invites you to join us to learn — or refresh your knowledge of — how to be a part of The Resistance with TWO days of trainings!
RSVP REQUIRED!

Both days of trainings will take place at:
Many Nations Longhouse
University of […]

CANCELLED due to weather: Walidah Imarisha returns to campus to talk about black history in Oregon

[ February 27, 2019; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ] EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”
an interactive lecture with Walidah Imarisha
Wednesday, February 27th
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Straub Hall, Room 156
Free & open to the public

Walidah Imarisha describes herself as an historian at heart, reporter by (w)right, and rebel by reason. Winner of a 2017 Oregon Book Award […]

Common Reading Program events with Thi Bui, “The Best We Could Do”

[ January 30, 2019; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. January 31, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. February 1, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] For more information, visit: commonreading.uoregon.edu

January 30, 5:30-8pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Artist Reception featuring Thi Bui and Ann Le / Book signing with Thi Bui
January 31, 4-5:30 pm, Ford Alumni Center Guistina Ballroom, Livestream in LLC 101, Thi Bui Public Conversation with Dr. Tuong Vu (Political Science) and Dr. Lynn Fujiwara (Ethnic Studies)
Asian Pacific […]