Category: Literature

NALAC awards artist grant to Ernesto Martínez

February 20, 2019—Ernesto Javier Martínez has been awarded a $5,000 NFA Artist Grant from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC). An associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, Martínez is also a member of the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Advisory Board.

Martínez is one […]

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; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. 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 featuring Thi Bui and Ann Le / Book signing with Thi Bui
January 31, 4-5:30 pm, Ford Alumni Center Guistina Ballroom, Livestream in LLC 101, Thi Bui Public Conversation with Dr. Tuong Vu (Political Science) and Dr. Lynn Fujiwara (Ethnic Studies)
Asian Pacific […]

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, […]

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 […]