Category: Literature

New children’s book, movie put a song in professor’s heart

Editor’s note: CSWS is one of several UO units that awarded research funds to Prof. Ernesto Javier Martínez in support of this creative work.
A new book and film have a University of Oregon professor singing a happy tune.
December 10, 2018 (from Around the O)—Ernesto Javier Martínez, an associate professor of ethnic studies at the UO, […]

Common Reading Program events with Thi Bui, “The Best We Could Do”

[ January 30, 2019; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. January 31, 2019; February 1, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] For more information, visit: commonreading.uoregon.edu

January 30, 5:30-8pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Artist Reception and Book Signing featuring Thi Bui

January 31, (Time TBD) Ford Alumni Center Guistina Ballroom, Thi Bui Public Conversation with Dr. Tuong Vu (Political Science) and Dr. Lynn Fujiwara (Ethnic Studies)

February 1, 11am-Noon, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Ford […]

Producing Literature & Film for Queer Latinx Youth

[ October 13, 2018; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] EMU—145
Crater Lake South Room

A Film Discussion and Book Celebration

Join Ernesto Martínez and others for a discussion of the groundbreaking new bilingual queer Latinx children’s book When We Love Someone We Sing To Them, and get a “sneak peak” of our new short film La Serenata. Light refreshments provided.

Maya Christina González, award-winning queer Chicana Illustrator, author, progressive educator and publisher. www.reflectionpress.com
Adelina Anthony, critically acclaimed […]

Native Play Reading Series: “Salmon is Everything: Community-Based Theater on the Klamath Watershed”

[ December 5, 2018; 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia Street, Eugene, OR
Editor’s Note: Author Theresa May is an associate professor in theatre arts and a CSWS faculty affiliate whose research has been supported by CSWS.
Come out to the Many Nations Longhouse for a night of community-centered Native drama featuring faculty, staff, students, and community members from the UO/Eugene Native […]

Ana-Maurine Lara’s poetry book a finalist for Lambda Literary Award

March 6, 2018—Kohnjehr Woman, a book of poetry by Ana-Maurine Lara, has been nominated as a finalist for the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards.
Lara, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an award-winning poet and fiction writer whose novels include Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) and […]

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]