Category: Labor

Sally Miller Gearhart “Worlds Beyond World” Symposium: Feminist Utopian Thought

[ November 9, 2013; ] EMU Ballroom
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Sally Miller Gearhart “Worlds Beyond World” Symposium: Feminist Utopian Thought
In this symposium, authors and cultural critics explore feminist creative production and the roles of speculative fiction and utopian ideas in imagining feminist futures.

Friday, Nov. 8

6:30-8:30 p.m. – “A Conversation with […]

“Botanical Interventions: Rebuilding Landscapes, Reshaping Communities” — Oliver Kellhammer & Jennifer Burns Levin

[ May 9, 2013; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Hendricks Hall
Hearth Rm (1st floor)
1408 University St., UO campus

A Fireside Conversation with Oliver Kellhammer, a permaculture artist, writer, and teacher specializing in ecological restoration and land art, and Jennifer Burns Levin, who teaches literature in the UO Clark Honors College. The two  will talk about Kellhammer’s interest in the shifting power relationships within public urban […]

Bob Bussel’s OPB interview regarding 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Oregon

Bob Bussel, associate professor of history and director of the Labor Education and Research Center at the University of Oregon, will discuss the history of the minimum wage on Oregon Public Broadcasting Radio (KOPB) on November 6, 2012. The segment, which is part of several OPB reports marking the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in […]

“Gender Equality and Capitalism: The Impact of Capitalist Development on Women’s Economic Status and Rights”

[ March 8, 2012 to March 9, 2012. ] a
Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics
This two-day symposium, March 8-9, 2012, focuses on human rights and capitalism. Issues will include how to measure economic progress, human rights and the economy, women’s unpaid labor, the care crisis, and women and development. Part of the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which is funded by […]

“Terrorizing Women: Feminicide and Gender Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands”—Cynthia Bejarano

[ February 28, 2012; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] UO Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

This lecture is cosponsored by Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.

Dr. Cynthia Bejarano is the Stan Fulton Endowed Chair in Arts and Sciences and an associate professor of Criminal Justice at New Mexico State University. In 2010, she was […]