Category: Human Rights

“Trans* Law: Opportunities and Futures” Panel Discussion

[ October 3, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Law Center
NEW ROOM LOCATION: Room 175
1515 Agate St.
Panel Discussion: “Trans* Law: Opportunities and Futures”

Paisley Currah, Professor, Brooklyn College & CUNY
Asaf Orr, Attorney, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Moderator: Beatrice Dohrn, Director, Nonprofit Clinic, UO School of Law

Sponsors: Center for the Study of Women in Society, The Tom and Carol Williams Fund for […]

On the Frontlines of the Gig Economy: Organizing Taxi Workers under Ubernomics

[ May 2, 2018; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. May 3, 2018; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Portland
7 pm Wednesday, May 2
SEIU 503 Hall, 401 SE Foster Rd.

Eugene
7 p.m. Thursday, May 3
Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.

Featuring Bhairavi Desai, executive director and found member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance

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Bhairavi Desai is executive director and founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance. The NYTWA is […]

“Institutional Considerations on Expression, Rights, and Race,” with Shaun Harper

[ May 14, 2018; 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Giustina Ballroom
Ford Alumni Center

UO African American Workshop and Lecture Series

sponsored by The Office of President Michael H. Schill

Shaun Harper is Provost Professor in the School of Education and School of Business, University of Southern California. His lecture is titled “Institutional Considerations on Expression, Rights, and Race.”

For information about the Teach In for Faculty and Students […]

Sarah Seo: “Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom”

[ March 12, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Lewis Lounge, 1515 Agate St.
UO campus
Printable poster PDF
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom”

Speaker: Sarah A. Seo, Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Law

This discussion will focus on a chapter from Professor Seo’s forthcoming book, Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom (Harvard University Press, 2018). Policing Everyman […]

Sharon Luk: Book Release for “The Life of Paper”

[ January 26, 2018; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Alder 111
Alder Building
15th & Alder
The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity
Author: Sharon Luk, Assistant Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies

A Book Symposium with Discussants:

Professor Colleen Lye, UC Berkeley
Professor Dan HoSang, Yale University
Professor Michael Hames-Garcia, University of Oregon

The Life of Paper offers a wholly original and inspiring analysis […]

“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?”: Speech at UO explores topic

From the Oregon Daily Emerald, our award-winning student newspaper, a report on the CSWS-sponsored talk by Walidah Imarisha: “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?”: Speech at UO explores topic
Students, faculty and alumni lined the walls and filled the aisles in Lillis 182 Thursday evening to hear speaker Walidah Imarisha’s talk titled “Why Aren’t […]