Category: Human Rights

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

Keynote: 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 […]

Renisa Mawani: Across Oceans of Law

[ November 7, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
UO School of LawRoom: TBD

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 denied entry into Canada and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Erin Beck: The Uneven Impacts of Violence against Women Reforms in Guatemala

[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]
PLC 348

Join the International Studies Community for a discussion at the INTL Lunch Talk Next Friday, May 10 @ 12 p.m. in PLC 348

The Uneven Impacts of Violence against Women Reforms in Guatemala: Intersecting Inequalities and the Patchwork StatePresented by Dr. Erin Beck

In 2008, Guatemala passed one of the most comprehensive pieces of violence against […]