Category: Immigrant Rights

Report addresses immigrant rights, health during COVID-19

How are immigrant-rights organizations in Oregon responding to the public health crisis around COVID-19?

Associate professor and director of the global Health Program Kristin Yarris, international studies, recently published a report describing the efforts of local and state service providers to address the health needs of immigrant and indigenous communities in Oregon.

The full article can be […]

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 […]

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

Helena 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 […]

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.