Category: Literature

Karla Holloway: “From Fact to Fiction: A Colored Life in Letters”

[ March 4, 2020; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Ford Lecture Hall JSMA UO campus

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Karla FC Holloway, James B. Duke Professor Emerita of English at Duke University, will visit the University of Oregon campus March 3 – 5. Her featured lecture is titled “From Fact to Fiction: A Colored Life in Letters.” She will participate also in a series of other […]

CLLAS Poetry Slam & Teach-In with Melissa Lozada-Oliva

[ October 9, 2019; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
A teach-in and poetry slam on the UO campus

CLLAS Teach-In: Language and Poetry as Resistance, October 9, 10am-11am, Knight Library Browsing Room

CLLAS Latinx Heritage Month Poetry Slam by Melissa Lozada-Oliva, October 9, 4pm-5pm, 240C McKenzie Hall

Melissa Lozada-Oliva is a spoken-word poet, author, and educator. Her book Peluda (Button Poetry 2017) explores the intersections of Latina identity, feminism, […]

Ana Lara receives a 2019 Oregon Literary Fellowship in fiction

Recipients of the 2019 Oregon Literary Fellowship include UO assistant professor Ana-Maurine Lara, a CSWS faculty affiliate, in the category of fiction. Oregon Literary Arts said their out-of-state judges spent several months evaluating the 400+ applications they received, and selected thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each.

Ana-Maurine Lara

BioAna-Maurine Lara, Ph.D., […]

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, […]