Category: Immigrant Rights

A novel by Helena María Viramontes about the lives of migrant farmworkers is the 2019-20 UO Common Reading selection

[ October 21, 2019; 4:00 pm; ]
2019-2020 UO Common Reading Selection: Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena María Viramontes

Helen María Viramontes is the Goldwin Smith Professor of English at Cornell University.

A story of loss and survival, Under the Feet of Jesus is a lyrical, powerful novel about the lives of the children, women, and men who endure a difficult existence and labor under dangerous […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

CLLAS Town Hall with Mae Ngai: “Citizenship and Denaturalization in the Era of US Nationalism”

[ January 17, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room

Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies presents:

CLLAS Town Hall with Mae Ngai

“Citizenship and Denaturalization in the Era of US Nationalism”

At the CLLAS Town Hall, Prof. Ngai will be addressing issues of immigration, citizenship, and denaturalization both historically and in present day. The event will be moderated by Prof. Rocío Zambrana, UO Department […]