Category: Human Rights

Walidah Imarisha returns to campus to talk about black history in Oregon

[ February 27, 2019; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ] “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 for creative nonfiction for […]

“Affirmative Action Chronicles: From the Era of Colorblindness to White Nationalism”

[ February 19, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ]
Derrick Bell Lecture

“Affirmative Action Chronicles: From the Era of Colorblindness to White Nationalism”Professor Cheryl Harris

Save the date for this year’s Derrick Bell Lecture, Tuesday, February 19, 12-1:15 pm, Room 110, Knight Law Center. Professor Cheryl Harris will deliver a lecture titled “Affirmative Action Chronicles: From the Era of Colorblindness to White Nationalism.”

Cheryl Harris

Professor Harris […]

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 […]

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 […]

CSWS Allyship Trainings

[ February 11, 2019; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. February 12, 2019; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Must pre-register for these workshops. For full details, see also: https://csws.uoregon.edu/ally/
Trainer, Dena ZaldúaCSWS Operations Manager
Feb. 11    10 am – 12:30 pm       Allyship 101
Feb. 12     9:30 am – 12 pm        Allyship 101
Feb. 12    12:30 pm – 3 pm         Allyship 201
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.