Category: Human Rights

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 […]

Karla Holloway: “From Fact to Fiction: A Colored Life in Letters”

[ March 4, 2020; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Ford Lecture Hall JSMA UO campus

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Karla FC Holloway, James B. Duke Professor Emerita of English at Duke University, will visit the University of Oregon campus March 3 – 5. Her featured lecture is titled “From Fact to Fiction: A Colored Life in Letters.” She will participate also in a series of other […]

Raka Ray: Acker-Morgen Lecture

[ April 30, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
12:00–1:30 pm. Gerlinger Lounge.

 “Masculinity and Capitalism: A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of a Foundational Relationship” Raka Ray, University of California, Berkeley

From the UC-Berkeley website: Raka Ray is a professor of sociology and South and Southeast Asia Studies, and the present Chair of the Department of Sociology at the University […]

Lorwin Series, Alicia Garza: “Gender, Power, and Grief”

[ June 4, 2020; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Knight Law Center, Room 175

Alicia Garza

“Alicia Garza is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker and freedom dreamer who is currently the Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States.

Garza, along with […]

Annie Isabel Fukushima,  “Witnessing Violence in These Migratory Times”

[ February 13, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room1501 Kincaid St., UO camp

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

Lecture:  “Witnessing Violence in These Migratory Times”

Dr. Annie Isabel Fukushima is an assistant professor in the Ethnic Studies Division of the School for Cultural & Social Transformation at University of Utah. Prior to joining the faculty in Utah, she earned her Ph.D. in Ethnic […]

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 […]